Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program
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For Donors

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Our veterans volunteered to serve our country. Now, they need our help. See the entire campaign.Please consider making a donation and help our veterans and their families recover from post traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury. The Home Base Program is committed to serving the needs of our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much in service to our country. There are many ways to support the Home Base Program:

 

Make A Gift

Your tax–deductible gift to the Home Base Program will help fund programs that give veterans and families access to clinical and support services, and to the most advanced treatments. For more details about any of the following donation options, please visit www.massgeneral.org/give or www.redsoxfoundation.org/donate. There are a variety of ways to make a gift:

Donate an Outright Gift of Cash or Securities

Making an outright gift to the Home Base Program allows your donation to be put directly to use in the care of veterans and their families. A gift of cash is the most common and convenient method of donating to the Home Base Program. Honor a loved one, family, friend, military hero or favorite service member by making a donation in his or her name. A gift to the Home Base Program is a meaningful and enduring gesture to remember a loved one, honor a family member or friend, thank an outstanding caregiver, or celebrate an accomplishment or event.

Make a Donation by Credit Card

To make a donation by credit card, please use our secure online donation form or contact us by phone at 617-726-2200. View our credit care processing and handling security policy »

Make a Donation by Check

To donate by check, please make the check payable to the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program and list the name of the person being remembered, honored or thanked. Mail your check to either of the addresses below:

c/o MGH Development Office
100 Cambridge Street
13th Floor
Boston, MA 02114 
OR c/o Red Sox Foundation
4 Yawkey Way
Boston, MA 02215

CFC logoMake a Donation via the Combined Federal Campaign

If you are a federal employee, you are able to support the Home Base Program via a donation to the Combined Federal Campaign. Home Base CFC number is: 12288.

Make a Gift of Appreciated Securities

A gift of appreciated securities is another popular way to support the Home Base Program, and this method of giving may provide you significant tax benefits. To learn more about gifts of appreciated securities, please e-mail us at homebaseprogram@partners.org or call Shana Novak at 617-726-2200 or contact the Red Sox Foundation at 617-226-6614.

Make a Planned Gift or Bequest or Establish an Endowed Fund

Creating an endowed fund or making a planned gift forges a permanent bond between you and the Home Base Program.

Planned Gift or Bequest

Planned giving opportunities and bequests can provide donors significant tax and estate planning benefits. Donors often choose to make a contribution in the form of gifts that provide them and/or their beneficiary income for life. Learn more about planned gifts on Mass General’s planned giving page. You can also e-mail the planned giving team or call MGH Planned Giving at 617-726-2200 or the Red Sox Foundation at 617-226-6614.

Endowed Fund

Endowed funds are carefully managed for growth, and will help the Home Base Program 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.

Leverage Matching Gifts From Your Workplace

Many companies match charitable gifts made by their employees, retirees and directors. Please consult your company’s human resources department to learn how your workplace matches charitable contributions to charitable programs, 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 Gabe Manchon in MGH Development at 617-726-2200 or contact the Red Sox Foundation at 617-226-6614.

Become A Sponsor

The Home Base Program welcomes inquiries about individual and corporate sponsorships of the Program’s key signature events and potential cause marketing relationships. To request a sponsorship proposal package or more information, contact either of the following:

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Tracy West
MGH Development Office
tawest@partners.org
617-643-6789 
OR Gena Borson
Red Sox Foundation
gborson@redsox.com
617-226-6440

 

 

 

Visit the Mission Gratitude website for more info on event sponsorship.

Host a Fundraiser

Thank you for your interest in hosting a special event to benefit the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program. The Home Base Program is tremendously grateful to the committed, visionary people who use their talents, time and creativity to organize a variety of wonderful activities that support the Home Base mission. Your initiative makes all the difference in sustaining — and furthering — the Home Base Program’s vital care for veterans and their families.

Whether you’re the driving force behind a golf tournament; encouraging others to join you in a walk-a-thon or marathon; presiding over a lively auction; or hosting any number of other exciting events, you are playing a direct role in helping veterans and their families...today and in the future.

Prior to any event activity, please read Your Guide to Support Home Base for all details related to hosting a fundraiser and contact the Home Base Program Development office or the Red Sox Foundation to obtain approval. To request event approval, please complete the Register Your Home Base Program Fundraiser form. The Home Base Program will review your request and will contact you within 14 days of receipt. The Home Base Program reserves the right to request additional information prior to approving a planned event or activity.

Special Note: We are unable to provide any Red Sox tickets, player autographs or memorabilia, or player or mascot appearances in conjunction with your planned fundraiser.

Participate in the Run to Home Base

Supporters can participate and raise money for the following event(s):

2014 run to home base logoRun to Home Base Presented by New Balance

Honoring our nation's heroic veterans and helping raise much needed funds, the Run to Home Base Presented by New Balance is a unique fundraising event through scenic Boston ending with the unforgettable experience of finishing the race by literally crossing home plate at historic Fenway Park.

Team Home Base

Team Home BaseThank you for your interest in joining the Home Base Program Marathon Team – Team Home Base.  Your efforts will help the Home Base Program in our mission to serve New England veterans affected by the invisible wounds of war.

If you are interested in joining Team Home Base and running in the 2014 New York City Marathon, please contact pgoldfarb@partners.org.

If accepted as a Team Home Base runner, you must agree to the $2,500 fundraising commitment for charity runners.  Please note that runners must be at least 18 years of age.

All funds raised by Team Home Base support the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program.  The Home Base Program serves New England Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and families affected by PTSD and traumatic brain injury through clinical care, education and research.