Giving

Tribute

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A tribute gift is a personal way to recognize an individual by dedicating a gift to Baylor College of Medicine in their name. There are several ways a tribute gift can be made at the Baylor in honor or in memory of an individual, or as a grateful patient of Baylor physicians or staff.

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Donate in Honor of Someone Special

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Make a gift in honor of someone close to you by listing them as the honoree when you make a gift to Baylor College of Medicine. A tribute card can be sent to your honoree, or other recipients, in recognition of your generous gift. 

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Donate in Memory of a Loved One

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Cherish the memory of a loved one by giving a gift in their memory.  This is a wonderful way to recognize the important impact someone has had on your life by donating to Baylor College of Medicine. A tribute card can be sent to the honoree’s family, or other loved ones, to show your sympathy and support, letting them know their loved one is being remembered.

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Donate as a Grateful Patient

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Whether it was a kind word from a Baylor College of Medicine nurse, a helping hand from a staff person or a lifesaving procedure performed by a surgeon, we provide an opportunity for grateful patients and their family and friends to say thank you by making a gift in honor of those who made a difference in their care. 

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How Your Honoree is Notified

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When a tribute gift is made, donors have the option to notify a family member, friend, or other loved one by sending a tribute card. A tribute card informs the recipient a gift was made.

On the donation form, following the tribute information, select the option to “Send a Tribute Card”, and fill out the name and contact information of the recipient to be notified.

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Obituary Information

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If you would like to direct gifts to Baylor College of Medicine in an obituary, we can help you with suggested memorial gift language:

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of _______ may be made in support of __<optional designation>__ at Baylor College of Medicine. Please donate online at www.bcm.edu/giving or make checks payable to Baylor College of Medicine and mail to:

Baylor College of Medicine
Institutional Advancement and Alumni Affairs
MSC# 800  PO Box 4976
Houston, TX 77210

The family of ________requests that memorial gifts be designated for _<optional designation>__ at Baylor College of Medicine. Memorial gifts can be made online at www.bcm.edu/giving or checks payable to Baylor College of Medicine can be mailed to:

Baylor College of Medicine
Institutional Advancement and Alumni Affairs
MSC# 800  PO Box 4976
Houston, TX 77210

If you have designated gifts to Baylor College of Medicine in memory of your loved one, please contact us to let us know at giving@bcm.edu or (713) 798-4714. Please include the name and mailing address of whom you would like us to notify regarding memorial gifts. If you prefer to receive notifications by email, please let us know. Thank you for your thoughtful support of Baylor College of Medicine.