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Planned Giving

A Gift with the Future in Mind


What is Planned Giving?

A planned gift is a meaningful way to leave a legacy at McLean through your will or estate plan.

The most common type of planned gift is a bequest, but there are other vehicles, including:

  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Real Estate
  • Charitable Gift Annuity
  • Lead Trust
  • Charitable Unitrust
  • Charitable Annuity Trust

You can designate your gift for a specific department or program, or allow McLean's leaders to direct it to the area of greatest need. No matter the size, vehicle or purpose of your planned gift, you can make a difference at McLean for generations to come.

The John McLean Society

In 1823, Boston merchant John McLean left a generous portion of his estate to what was then known as the Asylum of Massachusetts General Hospital. Today, McLean Hospital rests on a 200-year tradition of philanthropy, and the legacy of John McLean continues through donors like you.

The John McLean Society honors and recognizes the grateful patients, inspired family members and friends who have included McLean Hospital in their estate plans.

Next Steps

To learn more about the John McLean Society and planned giving at McLean Hospital, please contact us at or 617.855.3415. We would be pleased to assist you or your financial planner.

If you have already made a provision for McLean Hospital in your estate plan, please consider informing us so we may thank you and recognize your membership in the John McLean Society.

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