This year, we were chosen as one of the benefiting charities for the Shaw Charity Classic Birdies for Kids matching program. Even though the Shaw Charity Classic has been cancelled for 2020, they will continue to support their chosen charities. Meaning that any donation, large or small, benefiting the Alberta Cancer Foundation’s Patient Financial Assistance Program will be matched up to 50%. This matching program will help leverage our donations even further during this time. Last year, the Patient Financial Assistance Program was accessed more than 4,933 times by over 926 families across Alberta.
Cancer can be a huge strain on the finances. People are often forced to cash in their retirement funds and use up their savings to make ends meet during treatment. The costs can be so overwhelming that some patients will decide against having life-saving therapy and instead choose a lesser treatment as they simply cannot afford the out-of-pocket expenses for items such as medications, medical supplies, transportation, accommodations and child care. Thanks to individuals like you, patients and families are able to receive financial support during their treatment so they can focus on what matters most – healing.
How to make a donation:
Credit Card: https://shawcharityclassic.com/donate/albertacancer
Cheque: Please make cheques payable to “Calgary Shaw Charity Classic Foundation” Memo: Alberta Cancer Foundation and mail to: Suite 1700, Bow Valley Square III, 255 – 5th Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P
If you have any questions about your gift, please reach out to Michelle Body at 403.828.7044 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.