The PMC accepts checks made out to the Pan-Mass Challenge, PMC, Jimmy Fund and/or Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Mail checks to your rider or directly to the PMC at 77 4th Ave, Needham, MA 02494. Include the rider’s name and egift ID in the memo line. Tax acknowledgments are sent automatically for all donations over $250 and upon request for check donations below $250.
Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) are very effective charitable giving vehicles whereby donors set aside money to be granted to charitable organizations. You can support a PMC rider with a DAF grant. When processing a DAF grant through a charitable giving account, search for the PMC by tax ID (04-2746912). The PMC typically receives DAF grant checks within two weeks and credits a rider’s fundraising immediately upon receipt.
Fidelity Charitable DAF grants can be initiated by clicking on the DAF button on the donation checkout page. Learn more about DAFs in the Fidelity Charitable Giving Report.
Double your donation! Complete your company’s online process or send paper matching forms with your check or online donation receipt to the PMC office at 77 4th Ave., Needham, MA 02494. Once we confirm receipt of the original donation, we apply the match to the rider’s fundraising account.
In addition to matches, many employers have grant programs based on volunteer hours or other criteria.
Make a tax-free gift to the PMC directly from your IRA. IRA distributions are exempt from taxable income and qualify for the Required Minimum Distribution (RMD).
By including the PMC in your estate plans, you will make a profound difference in the lives of cancer patients and their families for years to come. Donors may designate their gift to a specific rider’s fundraising, the PMC’s annual gift to Dana-Farber or in support of PMC operations via the 100% Fund.
Wills and Living Trusts – You can name the PMC as a charitable bequest in your will or living trust. Your gift entitles your estate to an unlimited federal estate tax charitable deduction.
Beneficiary Designations – You can name the PMC as a beneficiary of your assets – retirement plans, life insurance policies DAFs, bank or brokerage accounts. Simply fill out a form that is entirely separate from your will and does not require an attorney. You can adjust beneficiary designations at any time or include multiple beneficiaries. A beneficiary gift to PMC is exempt from taxes.