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Our work is made possible by the generous donations of individuals, foundations, and corporations who believe in our effort to advance research for rare neuro-immunologic disorders. Your contribution is critical to helping us promote research and provide services to our membership community.

The Transverse Myelitis Association is a registered nonprofit organization in the States of Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and is recognized by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) organization. Your donation is tax deductible to the extent provided by U.S. law. Our Tax ID number (EIN) is 91-1780467.

You may be able to double or even triple your contribution to the TMA if you work for a company that matches employee gifts. A large number of companies will match your donations to selected charitable organizations with corporate funds, simply by asking you to fill out a form. In many cases, the Transverse Myelitis Association will qualify for these matching funds. Please see your Human Resources department to see if your company has such a matching gift program, and to determine the TMA’s eligibility. Even companies without formal programs will often provide contributions to charitable organizations in which employees are involved.

There are no membership dues for TMA members, and we would like to maintain this policy for the Association. It is our goal to have sufficient funds to perform the work of the Association through voluntary contributions and some form of institutional funding. Contributions will be used to provide membership support, advance education and research programs on rare neuro-immunologic disorders of the central nervous system, which include: Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM), Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO), Optic Neuritis (ON), and Transverse Myelitis (TM).