Giving to Bay Area Cancer Connections
Your contribution supports Bay Area Cancer Connections’ (formerly Breast Cancer Connections) work as a critical community resource to those facing breast or ovarian cancer, including such services as support groups, practical help, and early breast cancer detection for the uninsured.
For questions about donating please call (650) 326-6299, ext. 17
Mail donations to 2335 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306.
Ways to Give
Donate in honor or in memory of a loved one or in honor of a special occasion or milestone such as a birthday or anniversary. We’ll send a special acknowledgement card to someone you wish to honor or to the family of a loved one who has passed away.
Many companies offer giving options for their employees, and many will match your contribution! Please contact your Human Resources Department to discover what programs your employer offers and how you might make an even greater impact with your gift.
The best method of transferring your assets to Bay Area Cancer Connections is to contact your broker and electronically transfer the stock from your account to Bay Area Cancer Connections account at Schwab Bank. Please call our Development office at (650) 326-6299, ext. 17 to let us know you would like to make a stock donation. Provide your name, your phone number, the name of the stock you are giving and the number of shares (e.g. 30 shares of Apple, Inc.)
We love it when families get involved with our community. Here are some easy ways to get your family and friends involved and raise money for a great cause.
Make signs that indicate all proceeds are going to Bay Area Cancer Connections. Add a bake sale/lemonade stand and make sure to have a donation jar available.
Hold a car wash in your neighborhood, place of worship, or business. If you have enough help, consider adding a dog wash!
Walk, Run, or Bike Ride
Hold your own walking, running, or biking event. Whether it’s around the neighborhood or beyond, ask friends and family to donate to BCC in your honor.
Many people choose to support Bay Area Cancer Connections by making a provision in their estate plans to support our organization. Gifts from an estate to Bay Area Cancer Connections are free of federal estate taxes. Please let us know if you have made a bequest to BCC. Another way of supporting Bay Area Cancer Connections is by making a distribution from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA). Contact your attorney or financial planning advisor to learn more about planned gifts.
Donate your new or gently used items for people affected by breast cancer. We also accept in-kind gifts for the administration of our resource center, including office supplies and technology. If you have an item to donate that is on our wishlist, please call (650) 326-6686 for more details.
- Wigs, hats, scarves
- Breast prostheses and bras
- Breast cancer books
- Ovarian cancer books