Volunteer

“One of the greatest gifts you can give is your time.”

Volunteer Opportunities

Connect Thru Cancer’s volunteers help to provide the support services and resources that allow individuals and families to persevere through a difficult time in their lives. As a volunteer, you offer more than just your time – you offer support, encouragement, strength, and relief to those in our community affected by cancer.

Individuals

Groups

Individual Opportunities

EVENTS

Looking to make a difference?

Connect Thru Cancer Awards Dinner/Auction Event Volunteer Opportunities

(Held in the Spring every year)

Event Support Volunteer

  • Volunteer time, based on your availability in November, January and February
  • Communicate weekly/bi-weekly with CMK volunteers needed for following positions:
    • Chair or Co-Chair Event
    • Chair or Co-Chair Live/Silent Auction
    • Chair or Co-Chair Program Advertisements

Sponsorship Committee Member

  • Volunteer time, based on your availability in November, January and February

  • Contact prior event sponsors and possible new event sponsors to support Annual Awards Dinner

  • Contacts, materials and event information will be provided to you

PROGRAMS

In Home Program Volunteer

Help support families with cancer by volunteering your time during weekday hours to supplement staff for an In Home visit. Visits typically run 2-3 hours including travel time. Must provide clearances, limited opportunities available.

Cancer Connect Volunteer

Volunteer to help with our monthly Cancer Connect Program. Help support our Program Coordinator to make this family-centered event run smoothly. Cancer Connect takes place on weekend days. We ask that volunteers be 16 years of age or older for this program. You will be added to an electronic sign up for these events and volunteers are accepted on a first come basis.

Fill out our Program Volunteer Application Form

Group Opportunities

Connect Thru Cancer Quarterly Bag Fills

Is your school, team or company looking for a group volunteer opportunity? Connect Thru Cancer has quarterly fills for our Cancer Comfort Kits and Busy Bags that are filled and shipped to hospitals and cancer centers throughout the country. We suggest having a minimum of 20 volunteers for this event. If interested, please email info@connectthrucancer.org or click the button below to fill out our form.

FUNdraising

Here are some fun ways to help Connect Thru Cancer (CTC) continue their mission of providing no-cost resources and support for individuals and families with cancer in our community:

Play for a Purpose

At Connect Thru Cancer we support individuals and families affected by all types of cancers.

This meaningful program aims to recognize that people are touched by so many different forms of cancer. These games allow players/participants, family members and friends to purchase a t-shirt in a color to represent the specific cancer that has affected them personally.

How Are You Connected?

We believe most of us are directly affected by a cancer diagnosis at some point in our lives.

This campaign allows individuals to purchase a “How Are You Connected” card with our logo and a blank space to write how/who connects them to the fight against cancer. These cards can then be displayed to show the impact of cancer in our community.
If interested, please email 
info@connectthrucancer.org.

Secret Santa

Looking to support a family in need during the holidays?

At Connect Thru Cancer we work closely with the community to find sponsors to fulfill Christmas wishes for our families. This volunteer opportunity is available to individuals and groups. If you are interested in becoming a Secret Santa, please email info@connectthrucancer.org.

Cocktails for a Cause

Host a cocktail party, invite your friends and share the mission of Connect Thru Cancer.

Your guests can make a tax-deductible donation in honor of the host, in memory of a loved one, or just because.

Get Cozy for a Cause

Organize a “Get Cozy for a Cause” day at your school or office.

This is a fun, easy way to raise money for our organization. A small donation to Connect Thru Cancer will get you cozy for a day, while providing comfort to those affected by cancer.

Other Ideas

  • Bake Sale
  • Car Wash
  • Lemonade Stand
  • Chores for a Cause
  • In-Lieu of Birthday or Hostess gifts, have guests make a donation to Connect Thru Cancer. 

Be creative and spearhead your own fundraiser!

Fill out our Community Outreach Agreement Form

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