Team TBCRU 2019, clôture de la campagne “Dress for the Cause

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Pour conclure mes articles de blog Dress for the Cause 2019, j’aimerais tout d’abord saluer tous les efforts extraordinaires de collecte de fonds qui serviront à financer d’incroyables recherches sur le cancer du sein. Notre journée “Dress for the Cause” s’est déroulée le 25 octobre 2019. Il était étonnant de voir toutes les activités, les ventes de pâtisseries, les concours et les autres événements organisés pour collecter des fonds et sensibiliser le public à une cause aussi importante. Cette année, les bénéficiaires de la bourse d’études TBCRU du Robarts Research Institute de la Western University ont été heureux d’organiser notre vente annuelle de pâtisseries TBCRU ce jour-là et de collecter des fonds.

L'équipe TBCRU 2019
Stagiaires de la TBCRU de gauche à droite : Vy Ngo, Shanshan (Jenny) Zhong, Julia Gevaert, Veronica Dubois, Lawrence Yip, Nathan Orlando, Natasha Knier.

Notre vente de pâtisseries a commencé à 9 heures. Nous avions plusieurs produits de boulangerie et une station de tirage au sort. Tous ont été financés par des dons généreux de membres de nos communautés de recherche, d’amis et de familles, ainsi que d’autres organisations locales à Londres. Comme vous pouvez le voir sur ces photos, les occasions de faire preuve de créativité ont été nombreuses. Décorer les pâtisseries en rose ou emballer les friandises avec les logos de la Breast Cancer Society. Nous sommes toujours reconnaissants à ceux qui continuent à fournir à notre équipe des produits de boulangerie chaque année. Nous avons la chance d’avoir quelques boulangers passionnés dans notre institut aussi !

L'équipe TBCRU 2019

Deux nouvelles initiatives ont été mises en œuvre cette année : le tirage d’une tombola et un photomaton pour que les gens puissent se prendre en photo. Partager sur les médias sociaux leur participation à notre événement “Dress for the Cause”. La tombola a connu un énorme succès, car ceux qui n’étaient pas intéressés par le don de produits de boulangerie pouvaient tout de même participer aux concours de la tombola. Notre photomaton était également très intéressant, il a permis aux participants de partager l’événement sur les médias sociaux et d’attirer l’attention sur notre site.

L'équipe TBCRU 2019

Après l’événement, notre équipe était heureuse d’annoncer que nous avions dépassé nos objectifs de collecte de fonds, en récoltant plus de 500 dollars pour la recherche sur le cancer du sein ! Nathan Orlando, un autre bénéficiaire de la TBCRU, a joué un rôle déterminant dans l’organisation des finances afin qu’elles puissent être ajoutées à la page de dons en ligne de notre équipe. Bien que l’événement de cette année ait été un grand succès, nous avons encore plus d’idées pour améliorer nos efforts de collecte de fonds pour l’année prochaine. Nous nous réjouissons également de participer à la marche annuelle de la fête des mères en mai 2020.

Comment s’est déroulée votre collecte de fonds cette année ? Nous voulons savoir comment s’est déroulée l’édition 2019 de Dress for the Cause pour vous. Faites-nous savoir si vous avez atteint vos objectifs ! Saviez-vous que vous pouviez devenir un Top Fundraiser ? Si vous soumettez vos dons au plus tard le 30 novembre 2019, vous pourrez prétendre au titre de meilleur collecteur de fonds. Le meilleur collecteur de fonds recevra un don incroyable de 5 000 $ à son centre local de traitement du cancer en l’honneur de l’organisation, de l’équipe ou de la personne qui a recueilli le plus d’argent cette année pour Dress for the Cause ! Pour en savoir plus sur l’endroit et la façon de soumettre l’argent que vous avez recueilli, visitez le site dressforthecause.ca.

Merci beaucoup aux lecteurs et aux adeptes de cette série de blogs. J’ai hâte d’en savoir plus sur la collecte de fonds pour la recherche sur le cancer du sein avec vous bientôt.

N’oubliez pas de soumettre vos dons recueillis dès aujourd’hui à dressforthecause.ca. Envoyez vos dons au plus tard le 30 novembre 2019 et vous pourrez prétendre au titre de meilleur collecteur de fonds de l’année 2019.

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A partnership with Breast Cancer Canada is a win-win. It improves employee engagement, boosts morale, fosters a tighter culture. It raises your organization’s profile and demonstrates your support for breast cancer research. To customers. To employees. To suppliers. Most of all – it makes a positive impact for those affected directly by breast cancer.

We’ll raise money for life-saving breast cancer research, together.

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The more money we raise, the sooner we can end breast cancer. The more time researchers have in the lab. The more technology they can use. The more support we can get. Advancements in early detection and personalized treatment are in reach, and with your help to raise funds, we can find a cure sooner.

There are many ways to fundraise – whether you want to create a competition or tournament, fundraise with your team, challenge your colleagues, host a pink party, have a bake sale or cook-off, the idea is to raise more for breast cancer research.

Breast Cancer Canada will empower you with all the tools you need for a successful fundraiser, and if you need more information, contact Dawn Hamilton at: [email protected]  

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How to Sponsor

Thinking about becoming a corporate partner of Breast Cancer Canada? Amazing. work with all types of organizations. We’ll help you deliver results which are measurable. National or local.

A partnership with Breast Cancer Canada is a win-win. It improves employee engagement, boosts morale, fosters a tighter culture. It raises your organization’s profile and demonstrates your support for breast cancer research. To customers. To employees. To suppliers. Most of all – it makes a positive impact for those affected directly by breast cancer.

We’ll raise money for life-saving breast cancer research, together.

Let’s talk about building your program!

Contact Dawn Hamilton today to get started.
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1-800-567-8767 

To make an online corporate donation, please click here.

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Over the last 30 years, many generous donors have left a legacy to Breast Cancer Canada in efforts to advance breast cancer research.

No matter what the form of your gift, you will be remembered by your legacy which will live on through each of the lives you touch with your gift.

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Leave a legacy. Plan for a future gift.

  • Leave a gift in your will
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  • Donate a TFSA, RRSP, or RRIF

Support Breast Cancer Canada with a future gift to create a better future for breast cancer patients. Your gift helps to save lives through early detection and improve outcomes with better treatments.

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LEAVE A GIFT IN YOUR WILL

This is often called a bequest. It’s the simplest way to make a legacy gift. A gift in your will has no effect on your current income and your estate receives a charitable donation tax receipt. Here’s a sample of simple bequest wording : “To pay the sum of $_________ OR _______% of the residue of my estate to Breast Cancer Canada.”


DONATING A LIFE INSURANCE POLICY

Life insurance is a way to provide financial security for your family. If the needs of your family are already taken care of, a life insurance policy is a smart way to donate to charity including tax savings for your estate. Speak to your financial advisors for your personalized advice and learn how a gift of life insurance can work for you. Here’s the top-line on ways of leaving gifts of life insurance:


Bequeath your policy to Breast Cancer Canada for the future:

  • Name Breast Cancer Canada as the beneficiary of your policy. BCC will receive your insurance proceeds tax-free. Your estate will receive a donation receipt.


Transfer ownership of a paid-up policy to Breast Cancer Canada now:

  • Want to gift us your existing, paid-up policy right now? Make Breast Cancer Canada the beneficiary and owner of your policy. You will receive a donation receipt for the fair market value of the policy. BCC may redeem the policy now, or hold it and receive the face value in the future – however your gift can be put to best use.


Transfer ownership of a policy on which premiums are still owing to BCC now:

  • Premiums still owing? You can still opt to transfer your policy ownership to BCC. You’ll receive a donation receipt for the policy’s fair market value. Want to make it an ongoing gift? Transfer the ownership to BCC, and still continue to pay the premiums owing. You’ll receive donation receipts for those payments too.


DONATE A TFSA, RRSP, RRIF

Register a significant difference in the lives of those affected by breast cancer. Donate the proceeds of a registered account: Tax-free savings account (TFSA); Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP); Registered retirement income fund (RRIF). It’s a smart way to make a major contribution. Without reducing your current assets. Without subjecting the funds to probate fees. While reducing taxes on your estate through a donation receipt.

Making a gift like this is easy. Designate Breast Cancer Canada as the beneficiary of your registered account.  You benefit from the full use of your account(s) during your lifetime. We receive any remaining funds after your passing.

For more information, contact Natalina Hamilton: [email protected]

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When you support Breast Cancer Canada, you are helping to improve and save lives through better treatments and early detection of breast cancer.

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Gifting securities

Donating securities is becoming more popular, and supports Breast Cancer Canada just like cash donations. Gifts of publicly traded securities (stocks, bonds, mutual funds) are an easy, tax-effective way to make a contribution towards life-saving research that helps with early detection, better treatments, and ultimately  Securities can be of any size and given immediately, or you can bequeath them to Breast Cancer Canada in your will. Just like a cash donation, you’ll get a donation tax credit for your gift of securities.

Today, most securities are held electronically and are easily transferred from your brokerage account to our BCC brokerage account. Your Financial Advisor can make all the arrangements.

For more information, contact Natalina Hamilton: [email protected]

Send e-cards in memory or honour

Bravery is beautiful. That’s why we encourage you to make a donation in honour of a loved one’s own experience with breast cancer. With your donation, we’ll send a email to acknowledge the dedication to the individual or family.

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Fact: thousands of companies will match donations made by employees.

It’s true, and it’s very generous. Want to know if your company will match your donation to BCC? Use the search tool below. It also has access to all the forms, guidelines, and instructions you need to submit a company-matchable gift donation today.

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Support life-saving breast cancer research every month of the year.

 

When you make a monthly contribution to Breast Cancer Canada, you provide stable funding for year-round campaigning and allow us to continue to support research projects across Canada.

 

To join, simply pre-authorize a monthly deduction from your credit card.

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Breast Cancer Canada, National Office
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You will need to provide us the credit card type, number and expiry date, and the amount you would like to give each month.

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Volunteers are Breast Cancer Canada’s most important resource, and the backbone of our organization. From helping build our PROgress research to helping breast cancer patients, to supporting events, special fundraising projects and administrative tasks, our volunteers are dedicated to making a positive, life-changing impact.

We ensure our volunteers have the best possible experience and apply the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement.

You can help us end breast cancer by:

  • Volunteering with one of our fundraising campaigns. Or a BCC signature event
  • Helping with local community events where you live
  • Joining our PROgress research at a local hub
  • Assisting us with virtual office tasks

Learn more about our volunteer driven Regional Hubs.

Regional Hubs are an integral part of Breast Canada Canada. We connect communities and those committed to our mission to make the goal local. Together, we can save lives through advancing breast cancer research, coast to coast.

Connect to learn more about what is happening in your area: [email protected]