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Suits And Sneakers Week is operated by Coaches vs. Cancer, a nationwide collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). Visit coachesvscancer.org to learn more about the Coaches vs. Cancer program. Coaches vs. Cancer has teamed up with Pledge It to operate the Suits And Sneakers online fundraising campaigns.
Get your team involved by registering at suitsandsneakers.org/register.
All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society's mission to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer.
Approximately 97.5% of each donation goes to the American Cancer Society.
Yes, you will receive an email receipt for your donation. Receipts are emailed immediately after your credit card is charged. If you are unable to find your email receipt, please contact Pledge It customer support at email@example.com or 888-847-9854.
Yes, your charitable donation to the American Cancer Society is tax-deductible. You should consult your financial planner or tax advisor to determine the exact tax advantage of any gift you are considering.
You can view the Pledge It Terms of Service by visiting pledgeit.org/tos.
Yes, teams are encouraged to raise funds online as well as offline for Suits And Sneakers! Each team will develop a fundraising plan that fits best for their school and community.
Visit the Offline Funds tab within this Resource Center page for instructions on submitting your offline funds collected.
Please note that once the instructions are followed to submit offline funds, it could take up to 7 business days for those offline funds to be reflected on your team's page.
If you'd prefer to support general American Cancer Society programs and services instead of childhood cancer, that’s fine. Just send an email to us with your event name to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes, please email email@example.com for additional questions.
Teams can raise funds during Suits And Sneakers Week (Jan 25-31, 2021) or anytime during the season.
The Suits And Sneakers Champions on both the High School and College levels will be named after the completion of the regular season.
We know the 2020-2021 season will likely look different, so we will continuously monitor the seasons and make an official date announcement when the season time frames are more clear.
Coaches, players and administrators hosting Suits And Sneakers fundraisers - this Resource Center is your dedicated location to find best practices, guides and tips for your fundraising efforts. If you'd like to speak with a Coaches vs. Cancer representative about the program, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We appreciate your support!
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Coaches, players and administrators hosting Suits And Sneakers fundraisers - this Resource Center is your dedicated location to find best practices, guides and tips for your fundraising efforts. The Coaches vs. Cancer team will post new resources to this page throughout the program to help you maximize your impact in the fight against cancer. If you'd like to speak with a Coaches vs. Cancer representative about the program, please send us an email at email@example.com. We appreciate your support!
Teams participating in Suits And Sneakers fundraisers are encouraged to raise funds within your community through your online fundraising page as well as through offline methods while observing local and state social distancing guidelines (eg pass the bucket, 50/50 raffle at the game).
The best way to submit your offline funds raised and have them posted to your team’s fundraising page is to contact your American Cancer Society staff partner who will direct you on how and where to send your offline funds.
If you have not been working with an American Cancer Society staff partner, please follow the instructions below:
1) Email firstname.lastname@example.org and put “CVC Offline Donation” in the subject line.
2) In the body of the email, please include the following information:
• Name of primary contact for questions and what your role is (coach, team parent, teacher, etc.)
• School/team name
• City and state
• Preferred email address
• Phone number
• Online fundraising page URL (the same web address you send to supporters to make donations)
• Exact amount you are submitting
We will notify your ACS staff partner, who will contact you with instructions on how and where to physically send your offline funds.
Please allow up to 7 business days from the day your email is received for the offline funds to be reflected on your online fundraising page.
Teams hosting Suits And Sneakers Games and/or fundraisers who are looking purchase Coaches vs. Cancer t-shirts and apparel should contact their local American Cancer Society staff partner or email email@example.com.