Join the fight against cancer by donating to the American Cancer Society
Call to donate: 1-800-227-2345
Dedicate a donation in honor or memory of a loved one and send a card to the honoree or family notifying them of your gift. You'll be able to send an ecard or a paper card after you complete your donation.
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Please review or modify your monthly donation to join the fight against cancer below. You will be charged on the 15th of every month.
How is my donation used?
The American Cancer Society makes significant investments in cancer research, advocacy, and patient support, including information and education on prevention and early detection as well as treatment options. A smaller portion of our resources are used to fund our management and general expenses, as well as fundraising expenses.
Are donations made to the American Cancer Society tax deductible?
Yes, monetary donations to our organization are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. However, certain donations in which the donor receives a good or service in return for a donation are not tax deductible or may be only partially deductible. This would apply to American Cancer Society initiatives such as the Cars For a Cure program, Golf Pass programs, and Discovery Shop purchases. Donors should consult with their tax advisors if they have questions about their deductions.
Can I make a donation in honor or memory of someone?
It’s easy to celebrate the life of a friend or loved one by making a donation to the American Cancer Society in their honor or memory. Simply select the checkbox to dedicate your donation and complete the dedication information on the donation form. Once you’ve completed the donation, you will have the opportunity to send a card to the honoree or family acknowledging your gift.
Why should I donate monthly?
Monthly giving to the American Cancer Society is simply the best investment you can make to help create a cancer-free future. It’s the most effective and manageable way to support our efforts to help save lives from cancer. Your support helps fund lifesaving research and provides essential programs for prevention and early detection, patient support, and the trusted information cancer patients and their families need.
All monthly charges occur on the 15th of each month. Your first online gift won't be charged to your card until the 15th. All subsequent charges will occur on the 15th of each month.
If you wish to change your monthly gift, simply call us at 1-800-227-2345 or click the chat icon to live chat with a donations specialist.
Does the American Cancer Society have a matching gift program?
Yes, we do have an employer matching gift program. Please check with your employer to determine if your gift is eligible to be matched. You can also call us at 1-800-227-2345 for more information.
Are there other ways I can donate to the American Cancer Society?
To donate to the American Cancer Society by phone, call 1-800-227-2345.
To donate by mail, simply download the form, print it, and mail the completed donor form with your check to this address:
American Cancer Society P.O. Box 6704 Hagerstown, MD 21741
Can I make a donation on behalf of my Company or Business?
Yes! Simply visit cancer.org/corporate to make a donation on behalf of your company, business or organization.
What is your refund policy?
Please contact us within 30 days from the date of your donation if you identify an error in the amount of payment or to report unauthorized use of your credit or debit card. We are available to assist you at 1-800-227-2345.
I have a question about my donation, who should I contact?
Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or click the chat icon to live chat with a donations specialist.
The American Cancer Society is a qualified 501(c)(3)
tax-exempt organization and donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. No goods or services were provided for this gift. Please consult your tax advisor regarding specific questions about your deductions.
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