How will I raise the $2,000 minimum?
You can do that and more. We’ve helped thousands of people raise more than $100 million for cancer and we’re here to help you. Even 1-Day Walkers with their $1,250 minimum can utilitize the same tried-and-true ways to fundraise. Call us at or visit the fundraising tools page for ideas on how to get started!
Does my registration fee apply towards the fundraising minimum?
No. That fee pays for the support you'll receive prior to and during the event. Your fundraising goes 100% straight to the . And once you get started you’ll realize that you can raise more than you imagined.
How do I donate online?
It's easy with our secure online credit card process. Click the "Donate Now" button at the top of this page and select the participant you want to donate to. Choose a donation amount and follow the instructions. Donors will receive a tax receipt via email.
How do you keep information (like my credit card number) safe?
We make every effort to protect your personal information. The software we use for registrations and donations on the website uses industry-standard SSL encryption techniques to make sure that your credit card information, passwords, and personal information travel securely over the Internet. Our software provider has also installed an encryption engine on our database server so that your data is securely stored. Credit card information is never stored in our database or our software provider's database.
How do I donate by mail?
Go to a Walker or Crew Member's Personal Page and print out the donation form. Mail this form in with your donation cheque. The mailing address is on the form. You can also get a form by calling our office at and we can mail or fax you one. You will receive a receipt by email if your form includes a valid email address, or by mail if not.
How do I change my personal fundraising goal?
Is your contribution to The Weekend exceeding your expectations? Why not increase your fundraising goal? Simply login to your Participant Centre and type in your new goal in the box on the right side of your Personal Page. Then click the "Update Fundraising Goal" button to submit your new goal.
How do I change a name on the Fundraising Honour Roll?
To update or change this, simply call us at
or send us an email at
with the revised information and we will update your Fundraising Honour Roll for you.
Can I sell or serve alcohol at an event OR hold a 50/50 draw?
If you plan a fundraising event outside of your home and will be serving or selling liquor, you may be required to obtain a liquor license. Contact your liquor licensing board directly to ensure that you comply with their policies and receive appropriate approvals, licenses and permits.
If you wish to hold a raffle or 50/50 draw, you must apply for a license from the Gaming Commission. Please contact your Gaming Commission directly to ensure that you comply with their policies and receive appropriate approvals, licenses and permits.
Please note that neither " Weekend to End Women's Cancers™ nor "" can be named on any required licenses and we cannot help you obtain these licenses. You may also want to talk to one of our coaches about other successful fundraising techniques that don’t require special permits or licenses.
Can I receive cash donations? Do I mail in the cash?
Yes, you can absolutely receive cash donations. But, please do not mail the cash to us! We don’t want it to get lost in the mail. Instead, write a cheque for the donation amount and mail it in with your donation form just be sure to enter the donor’s information on the donation form. You can also make the donation online using your credit card just be sure to put the donor’s information in the required fields.
Can a donor contribute to my team (ie: donate $100 and have $25 applied to each of the 4 members)?
A donor who wants to donate to several members of a team can print out the Team Donation Form. This form can be found on the Weekend Tool-Kit page.
In reference to teams - does each member need to raise $2000 - or is it a combined total of $2000?
Each individual team member must raise a minimum of $2000 each. So, if it is a team of 5 people their combined goal will be $10,000. If there are team members that are walking the 1-day distance, their fundraising minimum is $1,250. So if it is a team of 5 people and 1 person is walking the 1-day distance, their combined goal will be $9,250.
I have reached my $2000 goal can I help my team members by applying some of my donations to their account?
Congratulations on reaching your goal! You cannot apply your donations to another person’s account but you can help your team members raise their own money by sharing your successful ideas. You can help them hold a fundraising party or do anything else that helps them get to their goal!