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The search for a cure to choroideremia is not possible
without generous donors like you!

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There Are Many Ways to Show Your Support —

Sustaining Supporter

The Choroideremia Research Foundation’s urgent pursuit of a treatment or cure for choroideremia is only made possible by the generous donations of our supporters.

Becoming a Sustaining Supporter is a perfect way to give a defined amount each month to help the CRF accelerate the pace of science and provide critical funds to researchers that will allow them to push forward toward a cure. These regular donations are automatically charged each month making it an easy and convenient way to give.

Learn more on how to be a sustaining supporter

Tribute & Memorial Giving

Tribute and memorial donations can be made in honor or in remembrance of a special person or occasion, or in lieu of flowers allowing your family and friends to make donations directly to benefit CHM research, education and support services. The Choroideremia Research Foundation will issue a letter of thanks to all donors which will serve as a tax-deductible receipt. CRF can also provide you with a list of donors for you to acknowledge personally if desired.

To simply make a donation in honor of a loved one, please click here.

To create an online tribute giving page so that others can honor your loved one as well, please click here.

Team CHM and CRF Merchandise


Show your support for the CHMers in your life by purchasing a Team CHM t-shirt, CRF mug, Team CHM water bottle, Cure CHM baseball cap or CHM awareness wristbands!


Shop to Donate


Amazon Smile logoWhen you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to CRF. You use the same account on and AmazonSmile. Just visit AmazonSmile, and select the Choroideremia Research Foundation to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Every time you return to the site and shop, CRF will receive a donation.

eBay for Charity

eBay for Charity enables sellers to donate a portion of their sales—and buyers to shop—while also supporting their favorite charities. Start a virtual tag sale to benefit CRF at eBay for Charity today.

Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor will match charitable contributions made by their employees. To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, please ask your human resources department, or you may review a partial list of companies that offer matching gifts here: Matching Gift Companies (PDF)

If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and signed with your gift. CRF will do the rest. The impact of your gift may be doubled or possibly tripled! Some companies also match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses.

Estate Giving / Gifts of Stock

Remember the Choroideremia Research Foundation in your estate or with a planned gift to strengthen research efforts to find treatments and a cure so that future generations may never experience vision loss caused by CHM. The planned gifts below should not be taken as financial advice; please consult your personal financial advisor for additional information.


A bequest is a gift from your estate or will—a transfer of cash, securities, or other property made through your estate plans. You can make a bequest to the Choroideremia Research Foundation by including language in your will or living trust leaving a portion of your estate to CRF. Bequests can be made for a specific amount, for a percentage of your estate, or for all or a portion of what is left after you have made bequests to your family. To make a gift from your estate, you must sign a new will or living trust instrument, add a codicil to your present will, or make an amendment to your present trust instrument.

Life Insurance

You can designate CRF as a beneficiary of a retirement plan or life insurance policy. To do so, contact the retirement plan administrator or life insurance company and complete the appropriate beneficiary designation form.


Your gift can be electronically transferred to the Choroideremia Research Foundation.


Please provide your broker with the following information about the Choroideremia Research Foundation’s account:

      • Broker Name: JP Morgan Clearing Corporation (Phone Number: 800 392 5749)
      • Transferring agent: JPMCC
      • Name on account: Choroideremia Research Foundation
      • Choroideremia Research Foundation Account # 73327304
      • Choroideremia Research Foundation DTC (Depository Trust Corp) # 0352
      • Choroideremia Research Foundation Tax ID: 04-3511754


Notify the Choroideremia Research Foundation so that we can accurately identify, allocate and acknowledge your gift.

IRA Charitable Contribution

An IRA Charitable Contribution allows you to meet your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) requirements without adding to your taxable income. This benefits you while supporting the important work of the Choroideremia Research Foundation.

Ask your IRA administrator how best to proceed, because the process can vary from firm to firm.

For more information on making a bequest, gift of stock, gift of life insurance or IRA, please contact Kathi Wagner, CRF’s Executive Director, by email or (800) 210-0233, Ext 5.