How do I find a participant's personal fundraising webpage?
On the Event Campaign's page, click in the search bar where it says "Find a Participant" and begin typing the first or last name. Your options will display as you type.
Can I make a donation to a team?
Yes. You can make a donation to a participant on a team, to the team as a whole, or to the Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer™ location.
Who should I make a check out to and where do I send it?
Please make all checks payable to: Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation. In the memo line, please indicate the campaign name/location and what participant/team the donations should be credited to (ex: Susie Smith in Lincoln, Nebraska). Please be mindful that we cannot split checks across multiple participants.
All donations should be mailed to: Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation Attn: Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer™ PO Box 306191 Nashville, TN 37230-6191
What happens if I check the checkbox to "cover processing fees"?
By covering processing fees, you help ensure the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation incurs fewer fees and expenses which enables us to give more to fund cancer research. Please note that our credit card processor is Stripe and you will see this vendor name in your credit card statement.
Are donations tax-deductible? What is your Tax ID number?
Your contribution is deductible to the extent permitted by Federal law.
A Tax ID number identifies the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation as a 501(c)(3) non-profit Organization. The Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation's Tax ID number is 47-2328142
Do all donors receive a receipt?
All donations made online via credit card will receive a transaction receipt as well as as a tax acknowledgement via email.
All donations made by check will receive a tax acknowledgement in the mail.
What can I do if a check is written out to me personally?
If a donation donation in the form of a check has been written out to you personally, you may endorse the back of the check and mail it to: Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation Attn: Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer PO Box 306191 Nashville, TN 37230-6191
Can I mail in a cash donation?
Do not put cash in the mail. Please convert the cash to a Cashier's Check or Money Order and mail it to us at: Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation Attn: Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer PO Box 306191 Nashville, TN 37230-6191
How quickly can I expect an online donation to post to my page?
Any donation made online via a credit card should post immediately. If your donation does not post within 5 minutes, please contact Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer™.
How do I apply a check to my fundraising page?
Log-in to your participant Dashboard and click the Reports menu. On this page, you can enter a check as an "Offline Donation." Then, mail the check to us at: Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation Attn: Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer PO Box 306191 Nashville, TN 37230-6191
The status of the check will be pending until the check is received and verified by Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer™.
A donor is requesting a Tax ID number; what is that and how can I get it?
A Tax ID number identifies the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Many donors will request this number to validate their donation as tax-deductible. The Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation's Tax ID number is 47-2328142.
Not all of my donors are showing up in the "Recent Donations" section of my page. Why?
As your donors make a contribution, they have the option of whether or not they want their name to appear or if they'd like to be listed as "Anonymous."
Where can I find a list of the people who have donated to me?
Log in to your participant Dashboard and select the Reports menu. You will then find a list of all of your donors as well as a list of all donors to your team.
How can I send a thank you email to my donors?
To easily send personalized thank-you emails to donors, follow these steps:
Log in to your fundraiser dashboard by clicking the "My HQ" link in the top right
Click "My Fundraising Report" in the left sidebar
Locate the donor/donation you'd like to thank, and click "Send Email" (If the donor didn't submit their email address, this option is unavailable.)
Type the message in the pop-up window, and click "Send Email"
The Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) dedicated to changing the future of cancer by funding advanced, innovative research that treats the cancer while sparing the patient.
CARES takes seriously our compliance with charitable registrations as required by various states and managed in each state by the Office of the Attorney General. The rules and regulations are set forth by each state and their legislative bodies for the Office of the Attorney General to implement and to monitor. Financial and other information about our charity's purpose and activities may be obtained by contacting our Executive Director at P.O. Box 680483 Franklin, TN 37068 or 844.726.8884 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Our Tax I.D. Number is 47-2328142. Charitable registration in a state does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation of the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation by that state.
For more information on individual state charitable registrations held by our Foundation click here.