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How to Donate

Thank you for  donating towards KBG Research!

It is because of people like you that we can make a difference in the lives of our families. 


Three Donation Options

Mail a Check

Fill out the Form and include it with a check addressed to: 

Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc.

 Central Office, 

 150 Broadway, Suite 301, 

 Menands, NY 12204.  

Please note on the check it is for KBG Syndrome.

Electronic ACH payment

Please contact us for information on how to direct this payment. No additional fees are taken for this option.


Donate with Paypal or a Credit Card. Note Paypal does charge a fee (which is currently 1.99% plus a $.49 transaction fee.)

Note; Link will take you to the Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene page- click the yellow button on their page to donate directly. 

The More You Know...

  • ALL donations go DIRECTLY to an account overseen by the Research Foundation for Mental Hygeine and are managed by Dr Lyon. 

  • ALL donations will go directly towards active and future research for KBG Syndrome. 

  • All donations (to any non-profit) are subject to administrative expenses, and this rate is set at 10%. 

  • The donor should be sure to specify the donation goes to a fund for Dr. Gholson Lyon and that it is for KBG Syndrome

Who is Dr Gholson Lyon?

Dr Lyon is a board certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. He works as physician-scientist at the New York State George A. Jervis Clinic and Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities (IBR) in Staten Island, New York. 

You can learn more about him HERE.

How will this Research be used for KBG Syndrome?

The data collected with this research will be presented as part of a grant application with the NIH (National Institute of Health.) It will also provide natural history data as we learn more about the progression of KBG Syndrome and how individuals are affected, possibly opening the doors to other forms of research and testing. 

Are your donations tax deductible? 
Yes! With your generous donation you will receive a letter from the RFMH and a thank you from Dr Lyon. 

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