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MedicAlert Foundation® is asking individuals throughout the United States to observe #GivingTuesday on December 3.

#GivingTuesday™ is a campaign to create a national day of giving at the start of the annual holiday season. It celebrates and encourages charitable activities that support nonprofit organizations.

Our mission is to protect and save lives by serving as the global information link between members and emergency responders during medical emergencies or other times of need. Your gift today helps ensure emergency responders and hospital staff get our member's medical information the moment they need it.

Join thousands of others and support those in need this #GivingTuesday

Giving Levels:

$5.00 - $10.00:Provider
$10.00 - $20.00:Supporter
$20.00 - $50.00:Contributor
$50.00 or more:Defender

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Your Support

Your tax deductible contribution is immediately put to use to provide continuing professional education to emergency medical professionals and sponsored memberships for those individuals that are unable to afford the cost of membership. Your gift will help extend our services to those in need, offering medical protection and peace of mind. You will also improve the service you rely on by empowering us to invest in the first-rate people, programs, and technology that safeguards you and your loved ones.


#GivingTuesday is a new, yearly initiative support those in need during the holidays. By giving today, children, adults, and families all over the nation will benefit from our services. - Learn more about #GivingTuesday.

Your Gift Will Help Support and Save Lives

Donations to MedicAlert Foundation are not limited to but may be attributed to any of the following needs:

  • First Responder Training & Education
  • Sponsored Membership to those in need
  • Special condition specific research and program development
  • Emergency Response Contact Center Training & Development
  • Technological enhancements of Information Technology to support our Emergency Medical Information Record database
  • Partnership Building
Consider joining us to help protect and save lives through your tax-deductible charitable donation today!

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It started when one man created a paper bracelet to protect his daughter

In 1956, physician and father Dr. Marion Collins took action to keep his daughter Linda safe after she survived a near-death incident from an allergy. He inscribed medical information on a piece of paper and wrapped it around Linda’s wrist. Soon after, Dr. Collins invested his life’s savings to fund MedicAlert Foundation as a nonprofit organization, headquartered in his family room. Almost 60 years later, we’re now the world’s largest and most trusted emergency support network; but our work is far from done.

The tradition of philanthropy began over 5 decades ago with the belief and commitment of that our founder Dr. Collins had and his commitment in saving lives. Dr. Collins understood the importance of Emergency Medical Information and knew that the establishment of MedicAlert would benefit the health and wellbeing of all communities.

Thank you for supporting MedicAlert Foundation. Together we can achieve extraordinary good in the world, one gift at a time.