Leukemia Research Foundation News

August is Make-a-Will Month

The Leukemia Research Foundation wants to thank you for your kindness and support. Because of donors like you, the Leukemia Research Foundation has funded more than 600 research projects worldwide and provided critical support services to thousands of patients and families. 

Our work is made possible because of donors and supporters like you. As a small token of our appreciation, we are proud to share a free online estate planning resource called FreeWill to encourage our community to make their plans this Make-a-Will month at no personal cost.  

No matter what your “estate” includes, everyone needs a plan. But two-thirds of Americans don’t have one, and many in our community may not have a trusted place to start. So join the movement of the over 500K individuals who have used FreeWill as a way to complete a compassionate act of protecting your future, your pet, and even your most cherished causes.  

We understand this may seem like an unusual offering — but at a moment of great uncertainty, it’s more important than ever to have a plan in place for your future. Estate planning can serve as an act of care to protect the people and communities we care about — from our loved ones who shape our day-to-day lives to the leukemia patients we serve. 

FreeWill also helps you organize your non-probate assets (such as IRA, 401(k), life insurance policy, or any other asset that an estate plan does not cover) in one place, so you can easily plan your beneficiary designations. It provides easy-to-follow instructions on how to update the institutions where your non-probate assets are held if you need to set or change designations from time to time. 

We are so grateful for your consideration and ongoing support. Thank you for making our important work possible. 

PS If you have already incorporated the Leukemia Research Foundation into your legacy, will you notify us? We want to thank you for making a difference in the lives of our future patients and update our records. 

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