The International FOP Association (IFOPA) depends on the generous support of people like you to continue its mission of funding research to find a cure for FOP while supporting individuals and families through education awareness and advocacy.
The IFOPA is a 501c3 nonprofit organization, Federal Tax ID #: 59-2918100, so your donation is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
Donate Online, Mail, Phone or Fax
Click Donate Now to complete the online donation form and make one-time or recurring gifts using your credit card or debit card.
To donate by mail, send a check made out to IFOPA to:
IFOPA, 1520 Clay St. Ste. H-2, North Kansas City, MO 64116
To donate by phone, call the IFOPA English-speaking office staff at (407) 365-4194.
Your gift to the IFOPA is an excellent way to remember or honor a loved one. Pay tribute to a friend or family member, or celebrate a special occasion, such as a birthday. The IFOPA will acknowledge your gift and promptly send an ecard or postcard to the individual you designate on your donation form.
If you wish to request donation envelopes to have at a memorial service or special event, please call the IFOPA at 407-365-4194 or send an email.
Other Ways to Give
Employer Matching Gifts
Your employer may have a program to match the charitable contributions or volunteer hours you donate to the IFOPA. Consult with your Human Resource’s Department on the possibility of your donation going twice as far.
To donate through the United Way, simply designate the IFOPA under the "Donor Option" section of your pledge card. Write the following in the blank provided: "International FOP Association (IFOPA), 1520 Clay St. Ste. H-2, North Kansas City, MO 64116" If you need assistance making a donation through United Way please contact the IFOPA office.
GoodSearch and GoodShop
GoodSearch.com is a search engine that donates half its revenue, about a penny per search, to charity. Goodsearch.com is an engine powered by Yahoo! which provides users with great results. To get started, visit www.goodsearch.com and enter the International FOP Association as your charity of choice.
GoodShop, GoodSearch's shopping extension, donates a percentage of your online sale to the IFOPA from many popular online retailers. Participating stores include Amazon.com, Ebay and Gap. To get started, visit www.goodsearch.com, click on the Shopping tab, select the IFOPA as your charity of choice and then click on the online shop links found on that page to access the sites. Simply purchase your products as you normally would, and the donation will be made automatically after the sale.
Through the AmazonSmile program, the IFOPA receives a percentage of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. To get started, go to www.smile.amazon.com and choose "International FOP Association" as your charity of choice.
iGive is an internet shopping mall where merchants give a percentage of proceeds to charity. Merchants include Land's End, Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, Outpost.com, Microwarehouse, Sharper Image, Toys R Us, and many others. Click here to get started.
Tobi Cares makes it simple to support the IFOPA. When you register and shop online, Tobi will donate a portion of your purchase to help patients with FOP. Get started at http://www.tobi.com/#donation_program/184.
Electronic Transfer of Stocks & Securities
Electronic or depository trust company (DTC) transfer of stock through a broker can be made through the account held by the International FOP Association using the information listed below.
Electronic transfers DO NOT indicate the donor's name - please contact us so that we can issue you a receipt letter appropriate for I.R.S. requirements.
The preferred account for transferring shares of publicly traded stock and/or mutual funds is:
DTC # 0164
Acct. # 6066-2885
For more information regarding Electronic Transfer Of Stocks & Securities, please contact us or call the IFOPA office at (407) 365-4194.
The Jeannie L. Peeper Heritage Roll of Honor
Established to honor those individuals and families who have placed the International Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva Association (IFOPA) in their estate plans.
Membership in the Jeannie L. Peeper Heritage Roll of Honor is by written confirmation of a deferred gift arrangement. Qualifying gifts include wills, trusts, life insurance, retirement assets or life income arrangements.
Joining the Jeannie L. Peeper Heritage Roll of Honor, you help affirm our founder's vision to find a treatment and a cure for FOP while supporting FOP families.
For more information regarding Jeannie L. Peeper Heritage Roll of Honor, please contact us or call the IFOPA office at (407) 365-4194.