Why Leave A Gift

Why Leave a Gift?

Allow your personal values to make a lasting impact on the world and inspire others to join in your commitments.

The generosity of donors like you is why we are able to fund life-saving research. Research that contributes to programs that ensure all patients have the same access to quality healthcare. Science and research on heart diseases and stroke are the core of everything the association does, but we couldn't achieve our goals without the commitment, enthusiasm and knowledge of our supporters.

A gift through your estate plan can benefit you and your loved ones and help save lives. You can enhance your family's financial well-being while continuing to support a cause that is near and dear to your heart.

Selecting the right charitable estate planning vehicle can allow you to reduce your estate and income taxes. It can help you maximize the financial and tax benefits of your gift, and allow you to make a larger gift than you thought possible.

Ways To Gift

We offer many types of gifts to fit your personal and financial needs. Read more about types of gifts.

Meet Our Donors

Read why our generous donors have chosen to give through their estate plan. Read more about our donors.

Paul Dudley White Legacy Society

Dr. Paul Dudley White was one of the founding members of the American Heart Association. A forward thinker, Dr. White’s vision helped the association emerge as the world’s leader in heart research and education.

You are eligible to become a member of the Paul Dudley White Legacy Society when you give a gift through your estate plan. View our Ways to Gift page or contact your local charitable estate planning representative to learn more about joining our cause, and becoming a member.

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