America's Charities | December 18, 2018

Give Hope to Every Child Fighting Cancer This Holiday Season

During the holiday season, when most families gather to share festive meals and to exchange gifts, some families face the unthinkable.

Take Harlan for example. Harlan was an active and happy toddler when his world changed forever. At just two-years-old, Harlan was diagnosed with a rare brain cancer for which there was no cure.

With no new treatments in over 20 years, Harlan bravely endured standard therapies – radiation, chemotherapy and brain surgery. Yet even in pain, his infectious giggle and big smile captured the hearts of everyone he met.

CureSearch - Give Hope this Holiday SeasonConsider Sydney, who was just 5 years old when she was diagnosed with Wilms’ tumor – a type of cancer that starts in the kidneys. Sydney immediately started on a grueling treatment process that would span over multiple years. However, she did not let it take away from her happy and positive spirit that touched everyone around her.

While Harlan and Sydney courageously fought cancer for years with their families by their sides every step of the way, both ultimately lost their battles with cancer.

This holiday season you can honor Harlan, Sydney, and other families facing similar situations by donating to CureSearch. A donation to CureSearch provides the necessary funding for research that propels new treatments and cures to the children and families who need them most so we can eliminate the pain of cancer and give hope to families affected by it.

Ways You Can Give Hope This December

(1) Payroll Deduction Giving:

As a donor, you can support CureSearch by donating to them through your employer’s workplace giving program (or by pledging support to CFC#10701 if you’re a military or federal employee participating in the Combined Federal Campaign). Payroll deduction pledges made through employer-sponsored charitable giving programs are tax-deductible and represent one of the most cost-effective and near effortless ways you can support CureSearch’s mission. Plus, because you can spread out your donation through deductions from each paycheck, workplace giving makes it easy for you to donate more without breaking the bank. Take the following diagram for example. While a donation as small as $1 per paycheck might not seem like much to you. When you combine your support with thousands of employees across the country who are also passionate about supporting childhood cancer research, it all add up and amounts to a huge difference for CureSearch and the children and families their work benefits.

Example of how each employee payroll deduction donation adds up to impact

Click here to learn more about how you can give through workplace giving.

As CureSearch’s workplace giving partner, America’s Charities has multiple employee giving technology solutions to fit employers’ varying needs and specializes in helping companies implement campaigns centered on supporting the important work of charities like CureSearch. Click here to request more information and learn how we can help you do this.

(2) Use your clout to be a CureSearch digital advocate:

Follow CureSearch on social media to spread awareness about their work and to share their patient stories, resources, asks for donations and more.

(3) CureSearch’s Website:

Ready to give hope right this minute? Make your tax-deductible donation through CureSearch’s website now and help fund critical childhood cancer research.

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