Making a Financial Gift
More Ways to Give the Gift of Life
In addition to the over 500 donations of blood needed each day by the patients served
by LifeStream, financial contributions from caring and compassionate people, such
as you, are critical in maintaining our ability to meet the needs of the patients
and medical facilities we serve.
A special thank you along with a receipt for your tax-deductible gift will accompany
Your financial gift:
- Assures the advancement of our lifesaving services and supports community programs.
- Can be contributed in memory or recognition of a friend, family member or in honor
of a special person.
- Is recognized in our published annual report and more.
Give by Credit-Card or ACH Transfer
Give by Phone
Call 1.800.879.4484, extension 594, and share your lifesaving gift by using your
Give by Mail
If you'd prefer to give by mail, you may either:
Make your check payable to LifeStream and mail to:
Attn: Marketing and Public Relations
384 West Orange Show Road
San Bernardino, CA 92408
Special Giving Opportunities
Planned Giving is an excellent way to make a significant donation to saving lives
through the work of LifeStream.
Bequest in your will ensures that your legacy will live on through the continuing
medical programs and research at LifeStream.
Annuities and trusts provide personal income to you or someone else for life, offering
immediate tax benefits to you and benefiting LifeStream later. These planned giving
opportunities also qualify for income and estate tax deductions.
Gifts of personal property, real estate, life insurance, works of art or even rare
coins provides you with the knowledge and satisfaction that you have made a difference.
Gifts of real property are usually fully tax-deductible at fair market value.
Tribute and Memorial Gifts
Tribute gifts support the LifeStream mission and help fund bloodmobiles and other equipment to ensure an adequate,
safe blood supply for our community, and help advance lifesaving programs and services. There are two types of
tribute giving: Tribute gifts and memorial gifts. When you make a tribute or memorial gift to LifeStream, the person you
designate is immediately sent a letter acknowledging your gift in his or her name. The amount of your gift is
shown only on the receipt mailed back to you. Every gift is tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.
The donor receives an acknowledgment of his or her donation.
A gift made in honor of a loved one is a meaningful way to recognize a special occasion or milestone
(Birthday, Anniversary, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, holiday, etc.)
A gift in memoriam is a special way to honor a loved one by donating to in their memory. It’s a meaningful way
to pay tribute and show how they live on in your heart.
Matching Gift Programs
The effects of your generosity can easily be multiplied with a matching gift from
your employer. Some companies offer matching gift programs. Ask if yours is one
You can provide permanent support for LifeStream's research and life-giving programs
through an endowment.
Join together with a group of friends, neighbors or a group of volunteers who wish
to support LifeStream. These valuable guilds often are centered around particular
interests, neighborhoods or communities.
Please consider donating your car, boat, truck, RV, jet ski or snowmobile to LifeStream.
Donation Line LLC, makes the experience easy. They even have towing agents in all areas
of the United States ready to pick up your vehicle donation. This is a no-cost, no-hassle
process that begins when you contact Donation Line LLC at 1-877-227-7487. Make sure to ask
for LifeStream’s extension 2665 or
, and complete the Vehicle Donation Form online.
Please select LifeStream from the dropdown list. It is helpful to have your vehicle title in
hand when you donate.
For More Information about Giving
To find out more information about the many ways you can give to the lifesaving
efforts of LifeStream, please call LifeStream, at 1.800.879.4484 extension 594.