DONATE TODAY – TO SHINE A LIGHT ON TMJ
Your contribution is more than a donation. It is how we will ensure that TMJ patients have a voice — through education, patient support and advocacy. We cannot do this important work without you! Help us to continue our progress towards advancing research, public awareness and safe and effective treatments for this debilitating condition.
Thank you for your generosity!
The TMJ Association is the only patient advocacy organization fighting for the best science that will lead to a greater understanding of Temporomandibular and related disorders and safe and effective treatments. We cannot change the face of TMJ without YOU. Make a tax-deductible contribution today! The TMJ Association, Ltd. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.
We are excited to receive your donations by check. Please send your check to: The TMJ Association, P.O. Box 26770, Milwaukee, WI 53226
To make it easier, we provide a PDF form for you to use – donation details are on the form.
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Many companies have a matching charitable program. Click here to see if your company will match your contribution to the TMJA.
These programs are a great way to show your support for the TMJA’s mission. Simply write in The TMJ Association on your donor form.
If you are a federal government employee, please designate The TMJ Association as your charity. Our Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) # is 12102.
We all know one federal employee. Ask your postal carrier if he or she has a special charity. If not, you may educate them about the needs of TMJ patients, and ask them to designate the TMJ as their charity with CFC#12102. Also, you may have family members or friends serving in the military who would welcome the opportunity to support us.
If you are a state government employee in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Washington, or Wisconsin, please designate a gift by writing The TMJ Association on your state government donation form.
Consider a planned gift to The TMJ Association. Planned giving takes into careful consideration both your family’s financial needs and your personal charitable goals, allowing you to leave a portion of your assets to The TMJ Association in your will, trust, beneficiary designation in your retirement accounts, insurance contract or planned gift arrangement.
Simply name The TMJ Association as a beneficiary of a sum of money, or a percentage of your estate in your will or living trust. This revocable gift allows you the flexibility to revise your wishes over time as life circumstances change.
Sample bequest language:
- Specific: I give $_____ (number spelled out) to The TMJ Association, present address at P.O. Box 26770, Milwaukee, WI 53226-0770.
- Fraction: I give The TMJ Association ______% (fraction spelled out) of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate, after payment of all specified bequests, expenses, taxes, and debts, to The TMJ Association, present address at P.O. Box 26770, Milwaukee, WI 53226-0770.
- Residual: I give the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate, after payment of all specified bequests, expenses, taxes, and debts, to The TMJ Association, present address at P.O. Box 26770, Milwaukee, WI 53226-0770.
Life insurance is a low-cost, simple way to make a significant planned gift. Do you have a life insurance policy that you no longer need now that your children are out of college and on their own? Name the TMJ Association as a partial, contingent, full beneficiary or even the owner of your policy.
Designate The TMJ Association as a full or partial beneficiary of your qualified retirement plan (IRA, 401(k), 403(b)) using a beneficiary form.
The above information is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Examples are for hypothetical purposes only and are subject to change.
For FLORIDA residents: “A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE”
The Florida registration number for the TMJ Association in Florida is CH18762, and the contact information for the Division of Consumer Services is 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352) and www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com.
You can also send a check to: The TMJ Association, P.O. Box 26770, Milwaukee, WI 53226.
A copy of the annual financial report of The TMJ Association can be obtained by contacting: Mr. David Hilker, CPA, Hilker Associates, P.O. Box 511454, Milwaukee, WI 53203-0251.
The TMJ Association, Ltd. participates in Candid (formerly GuideStar), the online standard for nonprofit accountability.