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New $500K Donation to OMF Research

Anon donor Graphic sample-2It’s happened again! An anonymous but very generous donor has expressed confidence in OMF research by donating $500,000.

As you may recall, just a few months ago, we reached our goal of $1 million to do the OMF ME / CFS Severely Ill-BIG DATA Study, which is part of the End ME / CFS Project. This study will give us a thorough, deep-dive and comprehensive molecular profile of some bedbound, ME / CFS patients.

How this big donation will help:
With these new funds, we will be increasing the types and number of tests we do in the OMF ME / CFS Severely Ill-BIG DATA Study. We hope to have more news on this study after the first of the year.

We can only succeed in Ending ME / CFS with large and small donations, like this one. Thank you.

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME / CFS) Post Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS), Fibromyalgia Leading Research. Delivering Hope.Open Medicine Foundation®

What are the advantages of giving from your Donor Advised Fund (DAF)?

  • Your gifts to your donor advised fund entitle you to an immediate income tax deduction at the time of contribution.
  • You avoid capital gains tax on appreciated assets you place in your donor advised fund.
  • Your fund’s investment gains accumulate tax free.
  • Funds are distributed to Open Medicine Foundation in your name and immediately put to use to support our worldwide research efforts.

How do I make a donation through my DAF?

Just click on the DAF widget below. It is simple and convenient to find your fund among the over 900 funds in our system.

Still can’t find your fund? 

  • Request a grant distribution through your Donor Advised Fund sponsor
  • Be sure to use OMF’s EIN #26-4712664
  • You can also designate OMF as a beneficiary for your Donor Advised Fund
  • Questions? Give us a call at 650-242-8669