Ways you can Donate to MSU

Donations are tax-deductible in the U.S.

On our Website

Donate with a credit card and you can also make your donation in honor of or in memory of someone special. For this option, scroll down to Donate using a credit card.

By Mail

Make your check or money order payable to MSU and mail it to MSU, 9125 N. Old State Road, Lincoln, DE 19960. We will mail you a tax receipt.

PayPal Giving Fund

Use this for one time time PayPal donations through the PayPal Giving Fund. PayPal will not deduct any fees so we receive 100% of your online donation. It’s fast and easy and you do not have to have a PayPal account to use this option.

Recurring PayPal Donations

Click to visit the our PayPal donation form to set up your monthly or yearly PayPal donation. For one time PayPal donations, please use the PayPal Giving Fund option and no fees will be charged.

Facebook Page

Facebook no longer is charging nonprofits to accept donations through their social networking platform. Make a one time donation through our Facebook page. For recurring donation, see other available options.

Donate to MSU using a Credit Card

Donations are tax-deductible in the U.S.

About Donations

MSU is a 501 (c)3 non-profit tax-exempt organization in the USA. Our Federal EIN  is 47-4570748.

Donating options include:

  • Donate Online using the form
  • Donate via check
  • In Honor/Memory
  • Employer Gift Match
  • United Way (contact your local chapter)
  • Become a Recurring Donor
  • IRA charitable rollover

In Honor and In Memory
Honor or memorialize someone in your life with Myositis. Make a tribute to remember a fellow Myositis champion. Those you honor will receive a letter from MSU letting them know!

Become a Recurring Donor

Your ongoing gift will change lives.

MSU advocates on behalf of those living with Myositis while empowering the Myositis community to become proactive. We rely on your support to make sure we can make the most impact for those affected with Myositis. Your ongoing, recurring donation ensures we have continual funding to move forward.

Employer Gift Match

With matching gifts, you may be able to double your gift contribution to MSU!

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs that will match charitable contributions made by their employees. Some companies even match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses.

To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, please contact the Human Resources team at your company.

IRA charitable rollover

Offers tax benefits for those who qualify

The IRA Charitable Rollover allows individuals who are 70 1/2 years old to donate up to $100,000 to charitable organizations directly from their IRA, without that donation being counted as taxable income when it is withdrawn. To qualify, contributions must come from a traditional IRA or Roth IRA, and they must be made directly to a qualified charitable organization like MSU.

To fully reach those affected by Myositis, as well as offer support, Myositis Support and Understanding needs to be able to grow and expand our programs. Since our inception, we have succeeded in keeping overhead to a bare minimum so donations can directly improve the lives of those living with Myositis. This will continue to be the way we organize and maintain our organization’s structure.

MSU is a 501 (c)3 non-profit tax-exempt organization. Our federal ID # is 47-4570748.

As we take pride in being transparent, we would like you to know a bit more about our funding and distribution of funds. Each member of the Board of Directors volunteers his or her time. Besides individual charitable donations we receive, MSU will also seek grants and educational funding from various corporate sponsors.

We appreciate each and every donation we receive. No matter how big or small, each dollar ensures that those living with Myositis receive validation and proper medical care. All donations are tax-deductible.

© Myositis Support and Understanding Association, Inc. 2010-2018. All Rights Reserved. MSU is a patient-centered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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