Make a difference in a family or child’s life through volunteering
If you’re looking to make a difference in someone’s life, volunteer with us! We aim to be a support system for families navigating their way through diagnosis, treatment, and beyond. It’s truly our volunteers who make one of the biggest impact in how we connect with and support our C.U.R.E. families.
It’s no exaggeration to say that C.U.R.E. would not exist without the efforts of dedicated volunteers. Most volunteer opportunities do not require special skills, just a positive attitude and a desire to help others! Here are some of the volunteer activities that are available:
Digging in the dirt to tend our beautiful gardens
Lending a hand at a fundraiser or one of the events we host for our families
Helping parents choose gifts for their children at our annual Holiday Shop
Preparing for our premier fundraiser, the C.U.R.E. Sunday Brunch
Performing administrative duties such as data entry
C.U.R.E. also welcomes educators with K-12 teaching experience to volunteer as tutors for our Boost Tutoring program.
Volunteering with C.U.R.E. is an enjoyable, rewarding way to help hundreds of local families whose lives have been affected by cancer and blood disorders. It’s also a lot of fun!
Create Your Own Fundraiser
Do you love planning parties and other events? Are you a social butterfly with ample friends, contacts, and connections? If so, why not spearhead a fundraising event to benefit C.U.R.E. Childhood Cancer Association and have fun for a good cause?
Past fundraisers have included sporting events, tag sales, wine and cheese tastings, concerts, art shows, bake sales, arts and crafts bazaars, and 5K walk/runs — but the sky’s the limit, so get creative! Contact us [link] to learn how C.U.R.E. can help. We’ll also share tips and tricks for making your fundraiser a success.
C.U.R.E. is proud to partner with the United Way, the Amazon Smile program, and several local businesses to raise awareness as well as funds. If you want an effortless way to make a difference, look no further.
If your employer offers contributions to the United Way, it’s easy to ensure that your donation goes to C.U.R.E. Childhood Cancer Association. Simply obtain the donor choice designation form from the United Way solicitor, check off Choice 4 — Provider Designation, and specify ID #1028. Then fill in the amount of your donation. It’s that simple.
C.U.R.E. participates in the Amazon Smile program, which donates a percentage of each purchase you make. Nearly everything on Amazon is eligible! If you already have an Amazon account, all you have to do is follow this link and choose C.U.R.E. as the charitable organization you wish to support. Thereafter, all of your purchases will help benefit our ability to assist local families.
Keepsake jewelry featuring a loved one’s fingerprint, handprint, or footprint makes an ideal gift for any parent, grandparent, sibling, or other family member. Check out Smallprint Northeast’s website to choose from charms, keychains, cufflinks, and other one-of-a-kind jewelry options. When you place an order, they will donate 15% of the purchase price to C.U.R.E.
Nestled in the heart of Rochester’s vibrant Neighborhood of the Arts, nosh combines an inviting ambiance with inventive food and drink. C.U.R.E. is proud to be part of nosh’s oneROC initiative, which promotes and supports local non-profit organizations. Order the delicious K-Town Empanadas — filled with tender bulgogi beef, sweet corn, peppers, napa cabbage slaw, cheese, and gochujang-sesame crema — and nosh will donate a portion of the proceeds to C.U.R.E.
Whether you rely on that daily cup of joe to get you going each morning or enjoy treating yourself to an afternoon pick-me-up of espresso, why not support C.U.R.E. with your choice of coffee?
The folks at Awareness Coffee Company roast single-origin beans in small batches before packaging them in eye-catching bags, each design devoted to a specific cause. Awareness Coffee Company then donates a whopping 50% of its profits to the associated charities.
Another win-win way to benefit our mission while also crossing tasks off your “honey-do” list is to purchase a three-pack of laser car washes from CauseWash. Redeemable at many locations in the Rochester area, these certificates make a great stocking stuffer, teacher appreciation gift, or present for a newly licensed driver. You get a discount, C.U.R.E. gets a donation — it’s a win-win!