Massachusetts General Hospital, Herscot Center
TSC Fellow Dr. Elisabeth Winterkorn examines David

Make a Gift Today

Your gift of any amount will open new doors for outstanding patient care, research, clinical education and community outreach at the Herscot Center for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex.

Through the support of people committed to furthering understanding and advancing treatment of tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), our physicians and staff are in a stronger position to make great things possible at the Mass General Herscot Center for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex. Gifts to the centerís general fund will give leaders a source of flexible funding to apply when and where it is needed most. You may also choose to designate your gift in support of the centerís clinical, research or educational missions.

For more information about giving to the Herscot Center, please contact:

Anne MacLean
Development Office
Massachusetts General Hospital
Phone: 617-643-0463

There are a variety of ways to support the Mass General Herscot Center:

Donate an outright gift of cash or securities

Making an outright gift to the Mass General Herscot Center allows your donation to be put directly to use in advancing the understanding and treatment of TSC and related disorders.

A gift of cash is the most common and convenient method of donating to the Herscot Center. To donate via mail, please make your check payable to Mass General and send it to:

Massachusetts General Hospital Herscot Center
c/o MGH Development Office
165 Cambridge Street, Suite 600
Boston, MA 02114

Establish an Endowed Fund

A robust endowment is needed to sustain the centerís programs and services. For example, a named and endowed faculty position will create protected time dedicated to research and teaching, while also ensuring that faculty can maintain clinical time to focus on their patientsí special needs. All endowed funds are carefully managed for growth, and will support the hospital in perpetuity. Endowed funds may also serve as distinguished tributes to loved ones by bearing their names. A minimum of $100,000 is required to establish an endowed fund.

Planned Giving Opportunities and Bequests

Donors often choose to make a contribution in the form of gifts that provide them and/or their beneficiaries with income for life. These arrangements can also provide donors with significant tax benefits. This invaluable type of support builds a foundation of hope for Mass General patients and families ó those who come to the hospital in search of exemplary care today and those who will come in the future.

Learn more about planned gifts to Mass General on our planned giving page.

Leverage Matching Gifts from Your Workplace

Many companies match charitable gifts made by their employees, retirees and directors. Please consult your companyís human resources department to learn how your workplace matches charitable contributions to hospitals, and how you might be able to increase the value of your individual donation in this way. For more information about matching gifts, please e-mail us or call Shana Novak at 617-726-2200.

Host an Event

Get together with friends and family and support the Mass General Herscot Center. Whether you host a walk, benefit or golf tournament, you can have fun and help the hospital.

Mass General is grateful to the dedicated volunteers who work tirelessly to build support for the hospital. By finding new ways to engage the community and help raise funds, you support programs that provide the highest quality care to patients, advance care through biomedical and clinical research, educate future leaders in the healthcare professions and improve the health of the diverse communities we serve.