There are a variety of ways you can offer your financial support to the Texas Veterinary Medical Foundation. To learn more about donation opportunities, please review the options below.
Memorial Gift Program
The Memorial Gift Program is for those who wish to remember a deceased individual or pet. Whomever you choose to remember, we will send the family a card of acknowledgment so that they are aware of your generous contribution. Your individual and pet memorials are gifts that truly keep on giving and provide a meaningful, special way to remember your loved ones. To make a donation in memory of an individual or pet click here.
The Buck-A-Year plan in an annual gift campaign that every veterinarian can afford. It’s an easy way to give something back to the profession and to help colleagues and clients for years to come. Contributions made to the Buck-A-Year program fund grants to Texas A&M’s Veterinary Medical Scientist Research Training Program (VMSRTP). To make a donation to the Buck-A-Year program click here.
Honor Your Veterinarian
The Texas Veterinary Medical Foundation offers a special donation to honor veterinarians who have provided outstanding health care to their patients. The Veterinary Honor Roll offers a unique opportunity to both honor your veterinarian and give a gift that will resonate for years to come. To honor your veterinarian click here.
TVMF and Meals on Wheels (MOW) have partnered to provide veterinary care free of charge to clients of the Pets Assisting the Lives of Seniors (PALS) program of MOW for the purpose of strengthening the human animal bond by ensuring the health and welfare of animals belonging to people who are homebound, elderly and disabled. To make a donation to the TVMF PALS program click here.
Disasters can strike at any time and the Texas Veterinary Medical Foundation is ready at all times to assist veterinarians who provide medical care to the animal victims during and after any disaster with Disaster Relief Grants.
To apply for a disaster relief grant click here.
To donate to TVMF’s Disaster Relief Fund click here.
Vehicle Donation Program
Donate a car to the Texas Veterinary Medical Foundation and help provide Texas pets with much needed veterinary care. Each vehicle donation helps TVMF provide veterinary care for the pets in our TVMF PALS program, offer assistance to animals in need, and support veterinary students. Make a difference today! Click here for more information.
Have you heard about the new AmazonSmile program? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the work of the Texas Veterinary Medical Foundation every time you shop at no cost to you. Simply shop through the smile.amazon.com link and select the Texas Veterinary Medical Foundation as your charity of choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know, but for eligible purchases, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your purchases to TVMF.
There's no better time to get started than now. Sign up for AmazonSmile today, and don't forget to use this link each and every time you shop on Amazon!
Randalls and Tom Thumb Good Neighbor Program
Randalls believes in working together with their customers to support programs that improve the quality of life in the communities they serve. By linking your Randalls card to TVMF’s account number, TVMF will receive a Community Buck for every $50.00 in groceries you buy. To link your Randalls card account to donations for TVMF, download the Good Neighborhood Program application here.
The GoodDining Program allows members to earn donations for the cause of their choice at thousands of participating restaurants, bars and clubs. It's an easy-to-use program that's totally discreet, cost free, and allows members to earn donations when they visit participating restaurants, bars and clubs. Visit the GoodDining website to sign up and start donating to TVMF today!
Pets belonging to P.A.L.S. clients of Meals on Wheels and More in need of urgent veterinary treatment cannot wait until funds are available for their care.
They need help now, and the TVMF P.A.L.S. program is there for them. Become a monthly donor and support urgent-need cases (such as heartworm treatments, dentals and monthly medications). A donation as much as $20 per month will ensure that their companion animals will live longer healthier lives which will result in an improved health and quality of life for the P.A.L.S. clients. You can easily set up a recurring, monthly donation through ILiveHereIGiveHere.org.
Employer Matching Gifts
Does your employer offer a matching gift program? Matching Gift Programs are a wonderful way to increase your charitable giving. As a 501(c)(3), the Texas Veterinary Medical Foundation is eligible for most employers' matching gift programs. Check with your employer today!
If you are interested in helping us with a multi-year commitment, you can click here to print out a pledge donation form and mail or fax it to us.
Gifting of Appreciated Securities
Giving appreciated securities or mutual fund shares that you have owned for more than one year is one of the best ways of giving to the Texas Veterinary Medical Foundation. Such a gift can maximize your tax savings and the impact you can have on TVMF and its programs.
Making gifts of appreciated securities need not be complicated. When giving securities be sure to consult with your financial advisors and/or attorney. Additional time should be allowed for completion of such gift transactions. As with any decision involving your estate plans, we urge you to seek the advice of professional counsel when considering a gift to the Texas Veterinary Medical Foundation. Click here for transfer instructions.
TVMF Legacy Society
Many people would like to help strengthen the long-term viability of the Texas Veterinary Medical Foundation but feel they cannot afford to make such a gift today. A bequest by will is a unique way to ensure that TVMF’s work will continue into the future. Your bequest can be tailored to complement your personal lifestyle and financial goals and support the Texas Veterinary Medical Foundation.
If you have or plan to include the Texas Veterinary Medical Foundation in a bequest provision, please notify us by using the TVMF Bequest Intention form so that we ensure your wishes can be fulfilled.
For questions about leaving the Texas Veterinary Medical Foundation in your will, please click here for the Planned Giving Information Sheet. If you have additional questions, please contact Leah Ann Tibbitts, Director, at 512-452-4224 or by email at Ltibbitts@tvma.org.
As with any decision involving your estate plans, we urge you to seek the advice of professional counsel when considering a gift to the Texas Veterinary Medical Foundation.