You may see BC Cancer Foundation canvassers on the street, or come to your doorstep to talk to you about becoming a monthly donor.

Monthly giving is a powerful way to support cancer research. Your monthly donations provide stable and predictable funding to support ongoing, life-saving cancer research projects.

Please consider joining us as our newest Partner in Discovery monthly donor today. Your support will make a tremendous difference.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why does the BC Cancer Foundation do door-to-door and street fundraising?
Face-to-face fundraising is one of the most effective and personal ways we can reach out to donors. Today, cancer is the number one killer of men and women in Canada – but thanks to increased awareness and generous support from caring donors, the BC Cancer Foundation can fund research that enhances cancer care and improves outcomes for British Columbians and beyond.

2. How do I know if a fundraiser is from the BC Cancer Foundation?
All BC Cancer Foundation fundraisers have identification badges (as seen below) and name tags. They can also process your donation electronically on a tablet.

3. Do you accept cash gifts?
No, we do not accept cash or coin gifts at the door or on the street.  This helps protect both the donor and fundraiser.  If you wish to make a monthly gift, our fundraisers will accept void cheques for Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) and credit card payments. You may also choose to make your gift by clicking here.

4. Is it safe to give personal and financial information to the fundraisers?
Yes, we use tablets with encrypted software to collect payment information in a secure way. All the data we collect is immediately uploaded to our remote servers, processed and then completely removed from the tablet. Once processed, your financial data is further encrypted according to Payment Compliance Industry (PCI) Standards.

5. Will you protect my privacy?
Yes. The BC Cancer Foundation is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information and adheres to legislated privacy requirements. Any personal information we collect is used for donor-related and tax-receipting purposes, or to keep you informed about our activities and other mission-related communications. We do not sell, trade or rent out any names or personal information. View our full privacy statement here.

6. I have signed up, but how do I know I am a monthly donor?
Thank you for joining us as a monthly donor. You will an email confirmation immediately, and a phone call to welcome you within one week. If you haven’t received any of the above please call us at 1.888.906.2873.

7. What if I want to cancel or change my giving?
You can cancel your monthly gifts at any time by calling our toll free number
1-888.906.2873 or email bccfinfo@bccancer.bc.ca  You can also reduce or increase your donation amount or change your gift schedule simply by calling or emailing us.

8. When and how will I receive my tax receipt?
You will receive a consolidated tax-receipt for all your donations in a specific year at the beginning of the following year - usually in February to the address that you have provided.

Contact information

Email: bccfinfo@bccancer.bc.ca  
Toll free: 1.888.906.2873