Through the generosity of our community, LifeLink Legacy Fund has provided
more than two million dollars to fulfill its mission of support.
In 1995, LifeLink Foundation established the Endowment for Giving as a separate 501(c)3 in support of the Foundation’s mission. In collaboration with transplant centers throughout LifeLink Foundation’s three organ recovery service areas, the Legacy Fund supports transplant patients through financial assistance programs. LifeLink Legacy Fund also funds research and other initiatives that positively impact organ donation and the transplant community.
The Legacy Fund is privileged to contribute to hundreds of patients at transplant centers across Florida and Georgia. Below are a few ways the Legacy Fund currently supports its transplant communities. As the Legacy Fund grows, our outreach efforts will expand as well as our support of more patients and organizations. Our financial support comes in many forms:
Financial requests are fulfilled for patients in LifeLink service areas. Types of financial assistance include:
To learn more about transplant patient assistance, contact your local transplant center. Transplant centers served by LifeLink Legacy Fund throughout Florida and Georgia include:
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
Advanced Organ Disease & Transplantation Institute at Tampa General Hospital
Transplant Institute of Florida at Largo Medical Center
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Scientific endeavors to improve organ and tissue transplantation outcomes.
Organizations and their initiatives associated with organ and tissue transplantation and donation.
There are many ways you can donate and help a donor or recipient in need.
To donate online, click here.
Donate by telephone: 800-262-5775
To donate by mail, send this form and your contribution to the address below. LifeLink Foundation, Attn:
LifeLink Legacy Fund,
9661 Delaney Creek Boulevard,
Tampa, Florida 33619
LifeLink employees can donate bi-weekly directly from their paychecks to the Legacy Fund. Please contact Human Resources for complete information and documentation.
Many companies offer their employees the opportunity to donate to a non-profit organization. If this is offered, a deduction can be taken directly from each paycheck.
When you shop on Amazon, 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchase can be donated directly to the LifeLink Legacy Fund. To participate, click here and LifeLink Foundation will be selected as your charity of choice, then you can proceed with your purchase. For future purchases, visit smile.amazon.com, log in to your account, and the LifeLink Foundation will automatically be chosen as your charity of choice. The same products are offered on both the Amazon Smile and Amazon websites at the same prices.
Donations can be made in memory of a loved one. This is a great opportunity to pay tribute to an amazing life.
Donations can be made in honor of a loved one to help celebrate any number of occasions – a successful transplant, birthdays, anniversaries, etc. are all fantastic ways to pay tribute to a loved one.
A great way to raise funds is to plan a fundraiser and donate the proceeds to the Legacy Fund. Host a car wash, garage sale, etc. and let the patrons know the funds will be donated to a great cause.
For more information on any of these avenues of donation, please contact LifeLink Legacy Fund.