Benefits the HBOC Society as a whole. Donations may be in the form of financial support, services or gifts-in kind. Services or gifts-in-kind will be recognized at the level commensurate with market value. See Partners
Specific to an event hosted by the Society. For example, the annual Out of the Blues Fundraiser or the OUR GENES educational conference.
Some of our past sponsors:
Often, people wishing to support our cause who own a business wil prefer to do so by way of a sponsorship rather than a donation. In general, the difference between a sponsorship and a donation is that a sponsorship is not tax deductible because the sponsor is receiving a benefit from the transaction in the way of exposure, but it may be considered as an advertising expense. A donation is tax deductible because the donor is giving a gift.
Specific to one of HBOC Society’s programs or funds.
■ Specialized Services Establishment and Growth
■ Lianne Hanson Hope Fund – Financial support to offset uninsured medical costs.
■ Gayla’s Gift – Financial support for personal costs during treatment. i.e. help with immediate bills, babysitting or transportation costs.
■ Research to prevent hereditary cancer