Other Ways to Give

Give by Mail or Phone

We want to ensure you are able to give in the way you feel most comfortable. To give by phone, call us at 202-888-6200. If you have questions or need further assistance, you can reach out to Fundraising Officer Jennifer Bentzel at 717-353-5088 or jenniferbentzel@imaworldhealth.org.

To give by mail or fax, print out a donation form and complete the information. Then fax it to 1-202-470-3370 or mail it to:

IMA World Health
1730 M Street NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20036

Gifts of Securities

There are many benefits to transferring securities to IMA, such as receiving an income tax deduction for the full, fair market value of the stock at the time of the gift, paying no capital gains tax on donated securities, and the satisfaction of making a significant gift to IMA so we can expand our programs and provide more services to those most in need.

If you want to make a gift of stock, contact Jennifer Bentzel, fundraising officer.

Donating Medical Products

For more than 50 years, IMA World Health has been a leader in providing essential medicines and medical supplies to the developing world. We welcome the opportunity to partner with corporations to donate essential medicines in the developing world.

Click here to see a list of acceptable and unacceptable donated items.

Contact our headquarters 202-888-6200 or email info@imaworldhealth.org for more details.

We will ask for the following information:
  • Company address and point of contact
  • NDC/Product number
  • A description of the item/s
  • Lot numbers
  • Expiration dates
  • Product strength
  • Approximate size of the package

IMA World Health will provide the corporate donor with a tax document to verify the value of the contribution for federal tax deduction purposes.

Workplace Giving

Employer Matching

Many employers have workplace giving programs and will match charitable gifts made by employees—a great way to multiply your gift for IMA World Health.  Check with your employer to see if your gift is eligible. (Some workplaces may list us under our incorporated name, Interchurch Medical Assistance, Inc.) To take advantage of your workplace giving program, be sure to request a matching gift form from your employer, complete and sign it, and send it to the address below:

IMA World Health
1730 M Street NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20036

Combined Federal Campaign

IMA World Health (CFC #10901) participates in the Combined Federal Campaign.  We are a member of Christian Charities USA.

Matching Gift Program

Participating in a matching gift program makes your donation go further. Many companies encourage employees to donate to their favorite charities by matching their contributions, in some cases dollar-for-dollar or more. Some companies may match gifts made by retirees or spouses of employees.

How Do I Apply for a Matching Gift?
Simply click our Corporate Match Service button below. Enter your company name and company email address. Donate via credit card. Your company’s corporate match forms will be emailed to you with detailed filing instructions. Complete and submit. Your company will send the matching gift amount directly to us.

Corporate Match

Let us know if you have any questions. Thank you for doubling your gift!

United Way

If your organization participates in the United Way Campaign, check to see if IMA World Health is an eligible charity (look for our incorporated name, Interchurch Medical Assistance, Inc.)  If we are not listed, you may be able to write in the name of your favorite charity or ask your employer to consider including IMA World Health as an eligible charity.

Leaving a Legacy

Legacy gifts provide the resources that create extraordinary opportunities and preserve our future. Your support today makes it possible for us to create lasting change for people in some of the most challenged regions of the world.

Wills and Estates

A bequest is a gift to IMA World Health specified in your will.  Providing a gift to IMA in your will is a way to leave a legacy of helping others in need, and it can also have certain tax benefits for your estate and heirs.  Here is some sample language you can provide your attorney. Please note our legal name is Interchurch Medical Assistance, Inc.

Gifts Made by Beneficiary Designations

Life Insurance Policy – Consider whether your life insurance policy is no longer needed to ensure your family’s security.

Bank Assets and Securities (Stocks, Bonds, Etc.) – You can designate that all or a portion of specific assets be transferred to IMA World Health upon your death.  A POD (payable on death) form is used for bank assets (e.g., savings and checking accounts, savings bonds, deposit certificates); while a TOD (transfer on death) form is used for securities (e.g. stocks, bonds, mutual funds).

Retirement Accounts – You may name IMA World Health as a beneficiary of all or a portion of your 401(k), 403(b), Keogh, IRA, or other qualified pension plan. To set up your gift, contact the plan administrator to obtain a beneficiary designation form. Beneficiary designations can be updated or changed at any time.

Please let us know if you have named IMA World Health in your will or as a beneficiary.  We recognize that you’ve made a truly extraordinary commitment to improving health care for those who need it most, and we would love the opportunity to thank you for your generosity.

For more information, or if you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Bentzel, fundraising officer, at jenniferbentzel@imaworldhealth.org.