You can make a difference in the specialty and your community with a tax-deductible gift. AAD Donors go the extra mile by providing contributions that allow the organization to continue to develop and enhance programs that help members care for patients, reinforce the importance of the specialty, and demonstrate the commitment dermatologists have to their communities. Every dollar matters! Join your peers in an AAD giving society. As a member of a giving society, you will receive special year-round benefits to recognize your generosity. President’s Ambassadors Society ($10,000) Two tickets to the AAD President’s Gala, a plaque suitable for display, plus all benefits below. President’s Circle ($5,000) Ticket to the AAD President’s Gala, a plaque suitable for display, plus all benefits below. Leadership Circle ($2,500) Special recognition at Leaders in Giving Reception at the Annual Meeting, certificate suitable for display, plus all benefits below. Cornerstone ($1,000) Invitation to regional special events, plus all benefits below. Patron ($250) Name listing on donor recognition signage at the Annual and Summer Meetings, plus all benefits below. Contributor ($100) Name listing in Aspire magazine and year-round recognition on our website. AAD Friends Circle (monthly giving) Invitation to Leaders in Giving Recognition Reception, name listing on donor recognition signage at the Annual and Summer Meetings, name listing in Aspire magazine, and year-round recognition on our website. 1938 Legacy Society (planned gifts) Prominent recognition at Leaders in Giving Reception, name listing on donor recognition signage at the Annual and Summer Meetings, name listing in Aspire magazine, and year-round recognition on our website. Make your gift using the attached envelope or call (847) 240-1409 for more information. Show someone you care. Tribute gifts make a big impression Show someone they’ve made a positive impact on your life by honoring them with a Tribute gift. You can even send a personalized e-card telling them the difference they’ve made. Make giving easy. Monthly gifts are quick, easy, and automatic Just choose the amount you’d like to contribute each month, enter your credit card information, and we’ll take care of the rest. Special recognition is offered for monthly donors through the AAD Friends Circle. Leave a lasting legacy. Include the Academy in your will, trust, or estate plan Making a planned gift to the Academy is a thoughtful way for you to benefit your estate and loved ones as well as leaving a legacy that can continue giving in perpetuity. Special recognition is offered for planned giving donors through the 1938 Legacy Society. Take advantage of tax benefits. Donate stock or mutual fund shares and take advantage of valuable tax benefits As you review your portfolio at the end of the year, consider donating stock, mutual fund shares, and other securities to the AAD. The more appreciation the securities have, the greater your tax savings.
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