Support Our Cause

Help us provide resources for young breast cancer patients and young breast cancer survivors in the bay area.

Support BAYS

Your tax-deductible donations to BAYS will help support our member programs, including monthly breast cancer support group meetings with free childcare, wellness activities, community-building events, and outreach and education. Additionally, we provide monthly grants to BAYS members in need of assistance during breast cancer treatment.

How can I help?

It’s fast, easy, and secure. Your gift will be processed through our nonprofit online donations processing partner, Network for Good.

Click here to donate online.

Or send a check payable to “Bay Area Young Survivors” or “BAYS” and mail to:
BAYS | P.O. Box 190056 | San Francisco | CA | 94119

Can I donate in honor or memory of a loved one?

Yes, if you are honoring a specific BAYS member, please enter the individual’s name in the notes section of the Network for Good online form, or on the memo line of your check. You may also send an email to BAYS at info@bayareayoungsurvivors.org to specify the purpose of your donation. BAYS will notify any member in whose honor a donation has been made.

Will I receive an acknowledgement?

Yes, all donations made through Network for Good are automatically acknowledged. In addition, BAYS will personally acknowledge each donation, whether through Network for Good or by personal check. All donations to BAYS are completely tax-deductible. Please allow 4-8 weeks for receipt of your acknowledgment letter or email.

What are my donations to BAYS used for?

BAYS is fortunate to have an all-volunteer board of directors and donated meeting space. Your donations support OUR support of young breast cancer patients by covering our operating expenses, which include insurance, website development and maintenance, outreach materials, support group meeting food and paper goods, community-building events, and childcare.

Grants Recieved

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We have received grants from the following organizations:

Stocks and Securities

By making a donation in the form of stocks, bonds, mutual funds or other appreciated securities, you are helping to continue to support of Bay Area Young Survivors.

The benefits available to you when contributing stock or mutual funds may include:

 

  • Avoid paying capital gains tax on the sale of appreciated stock
  • Receive a charitable income tax deduction

Here is the information you need to gift stock to BAYS to support young individuals with breast cancer:

 

Fidelity Account Number: Z40410473
Bank DTC #0226
Staff contact: Lindsay Hopewell, President president@bayareayoungsurvivors.org

 

Effective Date and Value of Your Gift

Your gift of stock or publicly traded securities will be valued based on the mean market price of the securities on the date the stock is received in our account. We will provide you with a donation receipt for your tax records.