Making a corporate donation is a simple and meaningful way to take a leadership role in the fight against cancer while demonstrating to your employees, customers and community that your company cares about the causes that affect them.
By supporting the Canadian Cancer Society with a corporate donation, your company will have the opportunity to:
- Associate with the Canadian leader in the fight against cancer – a disease that
affects 2 in 5 Canadians.
- Reduce your corporate tax burden. You will receive a tax receipt for your
- Enjoy local, provincial and/or national recognition relative to your contribution.
- Designate your donation to a specific community, program or area of cancer
research that reflects your company’s specific interests.
A partnership with the Canadian Cancer Society can help your company achieve its business objectives. Together we can:
Enhance your corporate image
Consumers regard companies that associate themselves with a worthy cause more positively. Support for the Canadian Cancer Society directly associates your company with the national leader in the fight against cancer. The Canadian Cancer Society has strong brand recognition, a solid reputation and is a respected and trusted charity, committed to the health and well being of Canadians.
Add value to your brand
Bolster your brand by showing a commitment to the fight against a disease that affects 2 in 5 Canadians and by joining with the organization that is having the greatest impact in the fight against cancer.
Support for the Canadian Cancer Society delivers promotional value and gets your name, products and services out in the community. Our events, services and information outreach attract wide and diverse audiences. We can connect you with your target market.
Stand apart from the competition
With little differentiation in the marketplace, consumers are more likely to purchase from companies that distinguish themselves through their support of a worthy cause. Partnership with the Canadian Cancer Society will help your company stand out from the rest.
Encourage employee goodwill and teamwork
It fosters goodwill when a company demonstrates an interest in the causes its employees care about. The Canadian Cancer Society offers many opportunities for employee involvement. Employee participation in events, such as Relay For Life, builds teamwork across an organization and encourages corporate spirit. To review volunteer opportunities for your employees, visit www.cancer-volunteer.ca
Attract and retain employees
Supporting the Canadian Cancer Society increases your profile and stimulates interest in your company. People want to work for companies that demonstrate a commitment to the communities where they do business.
Protect the future of your business
The cost of cancer is immeasurable – both in terms of the lives that are affected by the disease and the economic cost of cancer. Every dollar donated to the Canadian Cancer Society has a long-term impact on the health of your company.
For more information about all corporate opportunities with the Canadian Cancer Society, British Columbia/Yukon Division, please contact Sarah Ross at 604-675-7339, or toll free at 1-800-663-2524 ext 7339, or by email at Sarah.Ross@cancer.ca.