Giving to MCW

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Memorial and Honor Gifts

Memorial Gifts

In lieu of flowers, Memorial gifts may be directed to support the Annual Fund or research, such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, ALS, arthritis or macular degeneration.

When writing an obituary, important information to include: "In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to support {optional designation} research can be made to the Medical College of Wisconsin, Attn: Office of Development, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd. or P.O. Box 26509, Milwaukee, WI 53226-0509. Memorial gifts may also be made online by clicking on the button above.

Memorial gift envelopes are also available.  Please call the Office of Development at (414) 955-4700 and we can furnish a supply to the funeral home of your choice in advance of the memorial service.

All donors are provided with a receipt for their generosity and extended a note of gratitude in compliance with IRS requirements. 

Every week the spouse or family of the deceased will be provided with the names and addresses of the donors who have chosen to provide a gift in his/her memory.  Please alert the Medical College of Wisconsin to the name and address of the family or friend of the deceased who should be notified of the memorial gifts.

Memorial gifts to the Medical College of Wisconsin are greatly appreciated. May the knowledge that these gifts help others be of comfort to you and your family.

Please contact the Office of Development at (414) 955-4700 for additional information.


Honor Gifts

Honor gifts can be made to acknowledge a special occasion or perhaps to honor a significant person in your life. You may even want to pay tribute to a special doctor by making a gift in their honor. We'll be happy to let them know if you do.

If you have any questions about honor gifts, please contact Angela Nelson at (414) 955-4708 or annelson@mcw.edu.

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