American Society of Addiciton Medicine

Charitable Giving

About Us

Charitable Giving

ASAM is a community of hope, led by medical professionals, that treats addiction and saves lives. ASAM envisions a future when addiction prevention, treatment, remission, and recovery are accessible to all, and profoundly improve the health of all people.


The Treat Addiction Save Lives Fund

The ASAM Treat Addition Save Lives Fund provides ASAM with the flexibility and resources it needs to respond proactively and provide solutions to challenges related to the disease of addiction.

This unrestricted fund supports ASAM’s dedication to:

  • improve and increase access to the quality of addiction treatment,
  • educate medical professionals and the public,
  • support research and prevention, and
  • promote the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addiction.


The Ruth Fox Endowment Fund

The ASAM Ruth Fox Memorial Endowment Fund builds a sustainable funding source to support the organization's ability to respond to major changes and pursue opportunities to grow and expand.

To create a memorial tribute, donate an appreciated stock/bond, bequest a trust fund or retirement fund please email or call 301-547-4140. 

If you are ASAM member who is interested in making a gift to the endowment fund, please donate using your ASAM member profile. Log into your profile and click the donate button in the profile portal.


Other Ways to Give Throughout the Year

With this link, your will be able to easily create a fundraiser for American Society of Addiction Medicine - ASAM. Share it with other supporters and encourage them to help you raise money on Facebook. 

Give Tide

ASAM has partnered with GiveTide! GiveTide makes charitable giving effortless by letting users link their credit cards, round purchases up to the nearest dollar, and donate the spare change automatically at the end of every week. You can also make one-time donations and view your giving history in real-time all through the GiveTide app. GiveTide works on any budget and are 100% tax-deductible.

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Need Assistance?

For information on making a pledge or to discuss other types of gifts, please contact Christine Merrifield at 301.547.4140 or