Tribute Gifts are a powerful way to remember and honor a loved one, friend, or colleague.

In Memory of

Create a legacy to celebrate the life of loved ones lost with a memorial to fund a better future for EDS and HSD patients. In lieu of flowers, ask that family and friends help to advance EDS research, education, and support by giving to  The Ehlers-Danlos Society.

Below is suggested wording for an obituary or other tribute. To learn more about online memorial pages or for additional information on memorial gifts, please contact Carissa Hocevar.

In Honor of

Inspire others and donate your birthday, anniversary or other holiday!  Ask that donations to The Ehlers-Danlos Society be made in your honor instead of gifts.  Below is suggested wording for a tribute or contact Carissa Hocevar. for your own fundraising page!

Suggested wording for Tribute Gifts

In lieu of [flowers or gifts], please donate in [memory or honor] of [insert name] to:

The Ehlers-Danlos Society


1732 1st Ave. #20373
New York, NY 10128

*The Ehlers-Danlos Society is a 501 (c)(3) organization. EIN# 38- 2813140*