I CAN, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization doing business as Ann’s Place, The Home of I CAN. Your donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
Your support of Ann’s Place, The Home of I CAN is an invaluable part of keeping critical services available at no charge to cancer patients. Here are some of the ways you can contribute:
Gifts In Memory Of
Designate memorial gifts for your friends and loved ones. People living with cancer will benefit from your caring concern and generosity as you pay tribute and honor precious memories.
Gifts In Honor Of
Celebrate your friends and family by designating gifts to observe special occasions like birthdays, promotions, anniversaries, or to recognize selfless contributions of others.
Corporate Matching Gifts
Many companies will match your gift, thus doubling its impact. Get Matching Gift forms from your HR department to include with your donation. If you also volunteer your time, some companies will double match your donation, tripling the impact.
Your gift will be promptly recorded and acknowledged to you and to any family members you designate. We are deeply appreciative of your support, which enables us to extend our services.
Hope in Action Capital Campaign
Read details of our campaign to secure our new facility and its operation by clicking on Building Campaign. You can make an outright gift or a multi-year pledge. Your larger gift can also be used to designate (name) a room or space in our new facility on Saw Mill Road. What an incredible way to memorialize or honor a loved one in perpetuity! We accept checks, credit cards and stock transfers for campaign pledges.
Your family or your company can support our services through a sponsorship in our Ladies Golf Tournament, the Ann Olsen Greater Danbury Golf Classic or our annual Festival of Trees & Traditions.
This is a perfect way to advertise your support to the community and encourage others to join your efforts to support our daily operation.
Your commitment to Ann’s Place can be further demonstrated with a very simple act: when you use www.goodsearch.com as your default search engine, you automatically earn one penny for us each time you search. The site is powered by Yahoo!, so you'll get the same quality search results that you're used to. An incredibly small effort on your part, when combined with the equal efforts of thousands of other supporters, can mean a very welcome annual check to Ann’s Place, The Home of I CAN. Just indicate our name in the box under “Who Do You GoodSearch For?” and we will get credit virtually every time you use the search engine, each and every day.
A planned gift to Ann’s Place during your lifetime or upon your death is a thoughtful way to benefit cancer patients for years to come and can be incorporated into your financial, retirement or estate planning now. Speak with your attorney or financial planning consultant for current advice.
Your support can also provide a valuable tool to help lower your Federal and State income and estate taxes.
Planned Gifts to consider are: Bequests:
These may take the form of cash, securities or real estate.
Gifts of Life Insurance:
Your financial planner can show you the tax benefits of naming Ann’s Place, The Home of I CAN as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy.
Transferring assets into a remainder unitrust or lead unitrust can provide significant benefits to you, your heirs and for an endowed fund for our future operations. Please consult your attorney or financial planner for details.
Your IRA can be a wonderful way to provide for our services after you are gone. You can change your beneficiary for your IRA to Ann’s Place, The Home of I CAN to help us continue our vital work. This is a gift that can be directed according to your expressed written wishes, for endowed funding, for operating expenses or for any current or future capital projects.
Here are 4 ways to transmit your donation:
Donate Now on-line through our secure PayPal/Verisign connection.
Credit Card payments can be phoned in to (203) 790-6568 to Sue Neikirk or Joyce Banks.
Transfer appreciated stock equities and gain a tax benefit at the same time. Please contact Wilda Hayes or Sue Neikirk at (203) 790-6568 for information on stock transfers.
Mail a Check: Print the Donation Form, fill in and mail with your check, payable to I CAN, to:
Ann's Place, The Home of I CAN
39 Old Ridgebury Road, Suite 17
Danbury, CT 06810
If you should receive any goods or services related to a particular donation, we will detail those benefits in our acknowledgment letter and/or on our event materials so that you can identify the tax-deductible portions of your gift.