The Easiest Way to Impact Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic has provided hope and healing to generations of patients. A simple, flexible and versatile way to help us provide top-notch care and lead the future of medicine is through a gift in your will or living trust, known as a charitable bequest.

By including a bequest to Mayo Clinic in your will or living trust, you ensure that we can continue to advance medical excellence and serve our patients' unique needs.

Learn about The Mayo Legacy, our donor recognition program.

If you have included Mayo Clinic in your estate plans, please let us know here.

See How It Works

An Example From Mayo Clinic

Murray and Valerie Wise

When Mayo patients Murray and Valerie Wise developed their estate plan, they made sure to balance their philanthropic goals with the future needs of their family. As part of the estate planning process, they met with their accountant and attorney to discuss the potential tax implications of their options. They chose to name Mayo in their will and fund a scholarship for students after learning there is no tax under the plan they created. Not only will they support their family, they will benefit Mayo in the future as well.

"When you look at everything Mayo Clinic does in patient care, research and education, you come to a realization," Murray says. "Outside support is necessary to sustain Mayo and to make its future as bright as its past," Murray says.

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