Make an Impact at Work

Employee Fundraising

Supporting a charity through employee fundraising has excellent benefits for both the company and its staff. Besides raising invaluable funds to support Komen Greater NYC and help us achieve our vision of a world without breast cancer, creating an employee fundraising campaign will help:

  • Motivate employees
  • Increase teamwork
  • Create a positive workplace atmosphere
  • Give employees the opportunity to develop new skills

With our Ignite Online Fundraising Program you and your co-workers can track your success and make donations through a dedicated fundraising page. Click here for more information on how to get started on your Ignite Fundraising Page.

Be adventurous and have some fun with your fundraising campaign. Consider some of the following fundraising ideas to get you started:

  • Dress down day make a donation to Komen Greater NYC and avoid wearing your business suit or uniform for the day!
  • Bake Sale invite employees to donate home baked goods and host a coffee and bake sale for your colleagues.
  • Interoffice Challenge Plan a healthy sporting competition and team building activity that all company employees can participate in that will both help raise awareness and much needed funds to run breast cancer out of town!

Matching Gifts

Many companies offer matching gift programs to encourage employees to contribute to charitable organizations. Most match contributions dollar for dollar, and some double or triple the amount of your gift! Employer matching gifts may also be available to you if you are the spouse of an employee, a retired employee, or the spouse, widow or widower of a retiree.

Find out if your company will match gifts. If you do not find your employer on this list, please check with your company to see if it offers a matching gift program.

Here are three easy and quick steps to double or even triple your donation:

  1. Obtain a form from your Human Resources Department
  2. Complete the employee information, including your donation amount and method, and send it to the following address:

    The Greater New York City Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure
    P.O. Box 27963
    GPO
    New York, NY 10087-27963
  3. We will do the rest by filling out our portion, sending it to your company’s processing department, and following up for the match!

The whole process is quick and the match will make your donation go much farther at no cost to you. It is also worth noting that many companies distribute donations on a quarterly or annual basis so the sooner you submit, the quicker your matched donation will be available to those that need it.

Automatic Payroll Donations

Community Health Charities Member

Donating to Komen Greater NYC via an automatic payroll donation is one of the simplest ways to make an impact in the fight against breast cancer. You can designate when and how much you donate to Komen Greater NYC through your payroll check. Your employer issues the check for your donations, so all you have to do is sign up initially and your employer takes care of the rest! This option is offered to Federal, State and Municipal employees and many employees in the private sector as well.

Federated Appeals (Government Employees)

Federal employees will find the Greater New York City Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure listed as an option in the Community Health Charities of New York - Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). Please locate Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Greater NYC in the Alpha index at newyork.healthcharities.org

Our CFC number is 20571.

Private Sector

The Greater New York City Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is a member of Community Health Charities, which offers payroll-deduction giving options to employees in a number of private firms. For a list of participating companies visit newyork.healthcharities.org.

There are many more payroll donation campaigns and some companies make the deduction internally so check with your employer to see if this option is available. If it isn’t, suggest it!

Passionately Pink for the CureŽ

Check out the Komen, Passionately Pink for the Cure program. Download a branded toolkit with tips on how to have a successful workplace fundraiser. You can also learn about how your company can sponsor workplace fundraisers and have fun while helping Komen Greater NYC achieve its vision of a world without breast cancer.

Join us today

There are many different ways to make a donation:

Donate online:

Use your credit card on our secure server. It's quick, safe, and easy to donate online.

By phone:

Please call us 212-560-9590.

By mail:

Please do not mail cash. Checks or money orders may be mailed to:

The Greater New York City Affiliate of
Susan G. Komen for the Cure

P.O. Box 27963
GPO
New York, NY 19987-27963

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