Support the Study

Please help grow the Heartland Study!

Please consider a charitable gift to The Heartland Study. Gift instructions follow.

Your gift will make a difference!

  • $100 pays the lab bill for testing one sample of urine for a glyphosate
  • $300 support the recruitment and enrollment of a new mother-infant pair
  • $1,200 covers the cost of a new mother-infant pair through delivery
  • $2,000 will support our cutting-edge work on herbicide impacts on autism, ADHD and children’s neurodevelopment
  • A gift of any size is appreciated

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Thank you for your interest in supporting the Heartland Study.

After donating, you will be emailed a gift acknowledgment receipt from our crowdfunding provider Qtego. Your receipt will serve as your receipt of a tax-deductible contribution to our fiscal sponsor, the Franciscan Health Foundation.

Contributions by check are welcome.  Checks should be mailed to the Franciscan Health Foundation at the address below. Please write “Heartland Study” on your check’s memo line and mail to:

Jamie Staats
Franciscan Health Foundation
5255 E Stop 11 Road, Suite 245
Indianapolis, IN 46237

If you have questions about the Foundation or need assistance with your donation, please call Marcia Saunders at (574) 273-5685.

A Special Gift for Donations Over $100

Donors who give $100 or more will be sent a copy of this limited-edition poster from our first concert fundraiser in Mill Valley, CA at Sweetwater Music Hall on September 24, 2019.

Thank you!
Your generous gift will help improve the health of our children for generations to come.

About the Heartland Study’s Fiscal Agent

Franciscan Health Foundation (Foundation) is an IRS registered 501(c)3 tax-exempt charitable organization. The Franciscan Health Foundation is the fundraising and grant management arm of Franciscan Health — Central Indiana. One of the Heartland Study’s Co-Principal Investigators Dr. Paul Winchester is a neonatologist at Franciscan Health’s Indianapolis hospital.  This relationship, and their long history of fundraising in Midwestern communities, makes the Foundation an ideal and secure fiscal agent to receive your donations in support of this study.

Why This Study?

Current Funding