Make an investment in the future of GI Endoscopy. Become a Circle of Light Society Donor.
The Circle of Light Society is a committed group of ASGE members and friends who support the ASGE Foundation with cumulative annual gifts of $1,000 or more.
Annual gifts from Circle of Light Society donors are critical to
Supporting GI endoscopic research and translating it into improvements in patient care
Keeping practitioners on the cutting edge through specialized education and training
Raising awareness and understanding of GI endoscopy-related health issues through public outreach initiatives
Helping patients find qualified endoscopists
Circle of Light Society Donors
donate online or complete a gift/pledge form
donate online or complete a renewal form
Circle of Light Society donors receive special benefits for their annual support.
Recognition in ASGE Foundation Annual Report, ASGE publications, Web site, exhibits and meetings
Complimentary reservation to attend the annual ASGE Crystal Awards held in conjunction with Digestive Disease Week®
Special invitations to ASGE and Foundation events
Lapel Pin (given to donor on the first occasion they reach Circle of Light Society level donation)
Foundation publications, e-mail alerts and press releases
Inclusion on ASGE’s Preferred Housing List at ASGE’s DDW® headquarter hotel (Subject to availability. Some restrictions do apply.)*
Annual giving recognition is earned through gifts made to the ASGE Foundation between January 1 and December 31.
Benefits are subject to change and availability. These benefits, which include complimentary tickets to the ASGE Crystal Awards, have a fair market value, the amount of which will be subtracted from the tax-deductible portion of your contribution. You will receive an annual tax statement from the ASGE Foundation for your records.
* Housing for Digestive Disease Week DDW® (DDW®) is managed by DDW® Administration. Eligible donors will be added to ASGE’s Preferred DDW® Registration and Housing List subject to housing availability at ASGE’s headquarter hotel and in priority order based on the date a Circle of Light Society donation is received by the ASGE Foundation. Donations must be received by September 1 of the previous year to be included. Registration materials will be provided by DDW®. ASGE will not be responsible for submitting registration materials or housing requests to DDW®, nor will ASGE be responsible for hotel room, tax and incidental charges. A deposit will be required to secure housing accommodations.