Giving is Easy with NREF

Making a gift to the NREF is easy, and there are many options from which to choose

Mobile Device Text “NREF” to 312.313.NREF (6733) to receive a link. Then, click on the link, log in and pay using either a credit card or ApplePay.
Retail Support NREF while you shop! Register with or AmazonSmile and designate the NREF as your chosen charity. The NREF will receives a donation whenever you shop via their website at no additional cost to you.
Social Media Celebrate a birthday or milestone event by hosting a Facebook fundraiser from your social media account.
Mail/ Phone/Fax Make checks payable to “Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation" and send to: NREF, 7661 Eagle Way, Chicago, IL 60678-1076 or call/fax the NREF at 847.378.0500 or 888.566.2267 (Phone) or 847.378.0600 (Fax)
Planned Gifts Individuals should consult with a personal tax advisor or financial planner to determine which charitable giving strategy – bequests, stock transfers, annuities, royalties, etc. – is best.
Matching Gifts If your employer has a matching gift program, donors should obtain the proper forms from their personnel office.
Donor-Advised Funds A donor-advised fund (DAF) allows donors to make a charitable contribution, receive immediate tax benefit and recommend distribution from the fund over time. Donors then recommend a grant to the NREF when they are ready.
Memorials and Tributes The NREF has partnered with to assist individuals and families in directing memorial donations. To honor a loved one, consult with a funeral director or include the NREF as the designated charity in an obituary.

Your generosity is making a difference in patients’ lives.

NREF is the Philanthropic Arm of the AANS

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5550 Meadowbrook Industrial Ct.
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-3852