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Frequently Asked Questions

How much should I charge for cookies and other baked goods at my bake sale?

There are two approaches. We encourage you not to set a price for your baked goods, but to simply suggest to visitors that they give a generous donation. For example, if someone asks, "How much for a cookie?" you can respond, "You can give whatever you would like to donate for children with cancer." This will encourage generosity and often more than what you might earn by setting prices.

Some locations may require or be better suited for setting a price for baked goods. For example, schools or events have other beverage vendors or where people are in a rush and simply want to grab and go. In that case, set a minimum price that seems appropriate. You might set a price for a single cookie and offer a value for a half dozen, or a dozen. Just keep you're pricing simple so volunteers and visitors can quickly total transactions. It also simplifies making change.

Can people write checks when they want to donate?

Yes, we encourage people to do so. We have a checks payable sign you can download and use at your bake sale.

All checks should be made payable to:
Cookies for Kids' Cancer
At the end of your bake sale mail them to:
Cookies for Kids' Cancer
31 Hoffmans Crossing Rd.
Califon, NJ 07830

How do I send in the donations?

When your bake sale is over and you have added up all of the cash that was donated please send a personal check, cashiers check, or money order for the total amount collected payable to:
Cookies for Kids' Cancer
Mail along with any other personal checks supporters might have written at your bake sale to:
Cookies for Kids' Cancer
31 Hoffmans Crossing Rd.
Califon, NJ 07830

Where does the money go?

Money raised will be used to support the efforts of doctors and scientists who are working to create less toxic and more effective treatments for children battling cancer at comprehensive cancer like Memorial Sloan-Kettering, Dana Farber, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, St Jude, Texas Children's, and other world class centers across the country. Our hope is that with your support we will help to save the lives of many innocent young children and to push science closer to the end goal…a cure. For more information on our strategy and our medical advisory board please visit the how your support helps section of our website.

Do you have a letter that I can send to businesses for their support?

We have several letters that help you spread the word of your bake sale or fund-raising event. Checkout our Sample Fund Raising Letter, Sample Press Release Letter, and Permission to Use a Location Letter, as a starting point (sample letters). You may alter the letters to suite your specific needs.

Can my company match the donations raised at my stand or event?

Yes! Requesting a matching grant from your employers is a great way to increase the earnings of your event and your support of Cookies for Kids' Cancer. Many companies require a specific form be filled out. Simply email or mail the form to us and we will complete it and forward it to your employer. Be sure you remember to sign it.

Please email form to: donations@cookiesforkidscancer.org

or mail to:
Cookies for Kids' Cancer
31 Hoffmans Crossing Rd.
Califon, NJ 07830

How much of the money goes directly to research?

Today Cookies for Kids' Cancer is proud to be able to state that over 90% of money raised at individual bake sales will go directly to research. You also have the ability to direct the funds you raised toward a specific type of pediatric cancer if you desire.

How can I set up a bake sale?

It is easy enough that anybody can do it, even if they don't want to bake. Follow our easy steps to ensure a successful bake sale. You can also review the tips and ideas many have shared about their very own Cookies For Kids' Cancer bake sales on our blog.

Do I need to build anything to hold a bake sale?

There is no need to build anything. A simple table along with our various posters, signs, brochures, and a few helpers and you are ready to raise awareness and funds to support children fighting cancer. You are certainly welcome to make your bake sale as elaborate as you desire and to personalize it in your own creative way. You might consider a seasonal theme or choose eye catching table cloths, t-shirts , or handmade signs with pictures of local children who are fighting cancer.

Can I organize an event other than a bake sale?

Of course! We welcome anyone and everyone to find a way to get involved. A Bake Sale is just one of many ways to support the children. Our belief is that there are endless ways you can support Cookies for Kids' Cancer and our fight against pediatric cancer. Each of you has a skill or passion, when applied to our cause in your own personal way, will work to benefit children in their fight against cancer. The numerous ways you can help raise money for Cookies for Kids' Cancer and pediatric cancer research is only limited by your imagination. We have provided various ideas you might consider trying. Have a suggestion for a fundraiser? We would love to hear your ideas! If you know of a local event in your community that might be willing to make CFKC its cause and beneficiary let us know.

Where can I get your logo?

We have provided our logo in various downloadable forms for your use. If you need something specific please feel free to call or email us and we will do our best to get you the logo in the format you desire.

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Do you have a local organization in my community?

Cookies for Kids' Cancer Foundation is a national organization with supporters around the globe. Our main office is located in Califon, New Jersey. We're happy to do everything we can to help you no matter where you live, so email us at info@cookiesforkidscancer.org

How do I volunteer?

Cookies for Kids' Cancer would not exist if not for the support and encouragement provided by those who want to help make a difference in the lives of children fighting cancer. We would love to hear from you so we can discuss ways you can help Cookies for Kids' Cancer further its mission in your community.

Is my donation to Cookies for Kids' Cancer tax deductible?
Cookies for Kids' Cancer Foundation is exempt from Federal income tax as described in section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations to Cookies for Kids' Cancer are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law. Donations of stock/securities are also welcome as are donations in kind. Please consult your tax advisor for details.

If you need the Cookies for Kids' Cancer tax ID number, please email erin@cookiesforkidscancer.org.

Have a different question?

We are here to answer any and all questions you might have about Cookies for Kid's Cancer or Children's Cancer in general. You may contact us by email at info@cookiesforkidscancer.org

Thank you for your interest in our cause and we hope that you will take the time to help us make a difference in whatever way you can. No donation is too small, no amount of time given too little, no number of people introduced to our mission too few.

Sincerely,

Cookies for Kids' Cancer