CureSearch for Children's Cancer funds and supportstargeted and innovative children's cancer research with measurableresults, and is the authoritative source of information and resourcesfor all those affected by children's cancer.
There are many different ways to raise funds for your event. A successful event will include a combination of some, or all, of the following types of contributions.
Donations can be in the form of cash, checks, or credit card payments. Checks should be made payable to CureSearch and credit card forms can be obtained from your regional office. Upon completion of your event, all funds should be mailed to CureSearch. Please do not mail cash. Convert any cash to a check or money order prior to sending.
In-kind donations are tangible gifts from corporations or local businesses that take the place of a cash donation. These gifts are tax-deductible. In-kind donations are a great way to involve local business in your event, as many companies are more willing to provide goods than money. Examples of in-kind donations are:
Sponsorships are gifts made by companies, typically in exchange for advertising before or during your event. For example—if you are holding a run/walk—you may have a large sign at the starting line for the highest level sponsor and include their logo in your fliers. Lower level sponsors may have smaller signs at the finish line. When approaching a corporate sponsor, it is helpful to bring the following: