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Your gift to Compassion & Choices will help improve care and expand choices for the end of life — in your community and nationwide. We help people become empowered healthcare decision-makers and work to ensure end-of-life options are available and accessible. Our success depends on the generous support of individuals like you. Join donors from across the country in ensuring every individual’s wishes are honored at the end of life. Please make a tax-deductible contribution today! See a list of memorial and honoring gifts here.

Generous supporters contribute gifts of all sizes to advance Compassion & Choices’ work. It is through this thoughtful giving that we are fully prepared to seize the moment and accelerate our efforts to improve care and expand choice at the end of life.

We thank each of you for your donations. And, we encourage you to explore the numerous ways to maintain your support of C & C now and into the future.

Compassion & Choices receives stellar ratings from the nonprofit world’s major charity evaluators. The experts say: We use your generous contributions effectively. Read more about our ratings below.

Charity Navigator Rating: 4 Stars 

Charity Navigator’s 4-star rating means Compassion & Choices is “Exceptional: Exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in its Cause.” The organization gives Compassion & Choices 4 stars for Financial, Accountability & Transparency, and Overall.

GuideStar Profile: Gold-Level Participant

Compassion & Choices is a “GuideStar Gold” participant, which means we demonstrate our commitment to transparency by providing Guidestar with information on our impact and effectiveness. GuideStar does not rate or rank nonprofits.

BBB Wise Giving Alliance Accreditation: Meets Standards

The BBB Wise Giving Alliance’s accreditation means that Compassion & Choices meets 20 exacting standards for charity accountability, in governance and oversight, effectiveness, finances, solicitations and informational materials, and complaints.

CharityWatch Top Rating

Compassion & Choices is included in the organization’s Top-Rated Charities list because we meet CharityWatch’s transparency and governance benchmarks, based on calculations that we spend 74% of our expenses on charitable programs and spend just $14 to raise $100.

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More ways to give:

Compassion & Choices Circles

Join other leadership supporters in a Compassion & Choices Circle and receive distinctive benefits by making a significant gift of $1,200 or more.

Monthly and Quarterly Giving

Join our Champions giving program to make automated monthly or quarterly donations to support C&C year-round! It’s easy to sign up, and you can change or cancel at any time.

Honor and Memorial Gifts

Celebrate someone special with a gift in their honor or memory.

Gifts of Stock

Click here for instructions on how to make a gift of stock to Compassion & Choices.

Planned Giving

Create a personal legacy by making Compassion & Choices a part of your overall estate and financial plans, and you can help improve care and expand options at the end of life for future generations.

Compassion & Choices Action Network

Help enact legislation to improve care and expand choice by contributing to our successful grassroots lobbying and campaigning efforts.

Membership

Join our thousands-strong force of members who support our advocacy efforts in Washington, D.C., and throughout the nation.

Interested in supporting the Compassion & Choices Action Network’s efforts to change state and federal laws? Click here to make a nondeductible donation to help us improve laws through direct lobbying.

See a list of memorial and honoring gifts and the generous supporters who gave them here.