Frequently Asked Questions

Q. When are the donations due?
A.  Please send in donations immediately when they are received. You may collect donations up to 30 days from the time your event or fundraiser has ended.

Q. What if I receive a check for my event that is made out to me, not the AACR?
A.  If a donor makes the check out to you, simply endorse the check with your signature and underneath add “Payable to the AACR” and submit it with your donation form.

Q. Can I accept the bulk of the donations and write AACR one check?
A. It is not advisable that your write one consolidated check, so the individual donor may be recognized accordingly and for tax purposes. If you must, checks should be made out to the AACR with “Your Fundraiser Name” written in the memo line.

Q. What do the funds raised support?
A. Funds support lifesaving cancer research through the AACR. For more details, please visit

Q. Can the AACR provideany brochures or giveaways for my fundraiser?
A. Please contact your AACR team captain to discuss what is available at least one month before your fundraiser and learn how we may help.

Q. Where can I find more tips about fundraising?
A. Visit the Resources page on our AACR Foundation Events site or check the Resources section at the top of your fundraising portal for more information.

Q. Can I use the AACR logo on my Facebook page or Twitter?
A. Yes, please contact your AACR team captain who will provide you with the appropriate logo and approval process.

Q. My question is not answered here. How can I contact you?
A. Please contact your AACR team captain or email with any questions.

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