How You Can Help Us Make A Difference

Making a Difference BrochureThe Pancreas Center's many accomplishments are due primarily to the generosity of concerned individuals, foundations, corporations, and other grant-making associations and institutions. With your support, we enhance and expand the Center's comprehensive patient care, research, and education programs. Your contributions will benefit countless others by advancing research, technological innovations, and the education and training of tomorrow's leaders in pancreatic cancer patient care.

Our doctors, scientists, nurses and other professional staff share one goal: to eliminate pancreatic disease. Won't you join our team by supporting our efforts at the Pancreas Center? Your gift will make a difference.

How To Make a Gift

Outright gifts made by check or credit card are fully tax-deductible as provided by law. Your support of the Pancreas Center can reduce your taxable income and lower your tax bill.


You can make a gift online and support the Pancreas Center please click here. Click the "Select a designation" drop down menu to select the fund you wish to support.

By Credit Card

A credit card gift to Columbia is not only convenient; it also entitles you to the same income-tax deduction as a gift of cash. To make your credit card gift over the phone, call us at 212.304.7099.

By Wire Transfer

To make a gift to Columbia by wire please contact Rebecca Solinsky at 212.304.7099 or email at

Planned Gifts

With a little planning, your gift to the Pancreas Center can help achieve your financial, philanthropic, and estate-planning goals.

Planned gifts give back, allowing you to take sizeable income, capital gains, and estate deductions on your taxes. They can provide income for you and your loved ones for life. And planned gifts can be much larger than other gifts, so you can leave a legacy that fits your philanthropic goals.

Matching Programs

Many companies will make a matching gift to Columbia when one of their employees makes a donation. To find out if your company has such a program, use our convenient search engine.

By Check

Check should be made payable to The Trustees of Columbia University and include "The Pancreas Center" in the memo line. To ensure that your gift is properly credited, please include a letter outlining the purpose of the gift.

Please mail checks to the following address:

Rebecca Solinsky
Columbia University Medical Center
Office of Development
516 West 168th Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10032
Phone: 212.304.7099
Cell: 646.799.2793

If you would like to learn about named giving opportunities such as endowed professorships, fellowships and other programs and/or planned giving at Columbia University Medical Center, please contact Rebecca Solinsky at 212.304.7099 or email at rs3668@cumc.columbia.eduu.

Thank you for your support!