As we head through 2016, we here at BUCK want to thank everyone for supporting our mission. Whether you have liked us on Facebook, attended or volunteered at one (or more) of our events, and/or donated to our cause, you have made a difference. For that, we thank you! Without you, BUCK would not have been able to accomplish what we have in only 16 months.
We have held three successful fundraising events since Buck passed away from cancer in August 2014, raising over $14,000 for our cause. We have over 430 “friends of BUCK” and almost 300 engaged followers on Facebook. We have reached out to several local research hospitals in Philadelphia, who are very supportive of our mission to provide research funding for complementary cancer treatments.
Over the last several months, BUCK has recruited six additional Directors to the Foundation. These Directors have certain core competencies needed to move our mission forward.
On May 20, 2015, BUCK received its 501(c)(3) tax exempt status from the IRS. This has allowed us to work with corporate partners and large foundations to raise money. If you work for a company with a Corporate Giving Campaign that matches employee donations, please ensure BUCK is included (our EIN is 47-1671076), because for every buck you give, BUCK gets two!
We are also looking for corporate sponsors and volunteers for our 2016 fundraising events. BUCK has many good volunteering opportunities, from marketing and event planning to accounting and content development. Your company may also donate to BUCK if you volunteer a certain number of hours per year. If your company is interested in sponsoring an event for BUCK or you are interested in volunteering, please go to the Contact Us page and send us a message!