Workplace Giving
Corporate Giving
Planned Giving
No Cost Ways To Give
Everyone at some point in time wishes they could support their favorite cause but time and money are usually the roadblocks. However, there are many areas listed below including our "FIVE IN FIVE" -- five no cost ways you can contribute that only takes five minutes (we're sure, we've timed them). So if you can give $5, 5 hours or 5 minutes, you'll help make a difference in the lives of low-income cancer patients by helping them continue the fight and hopefully deliver dignity.


Your money goes where it's needed the most! Every dollar you give supports No Wooden Nickels' efforts to assist low-income cancer patients through financial assistance, empowerment through education and advocacy. For your convenience, there are several ways that you can support No Wooden Nickels by making a donation:

Give Online: This easy, convenient and secure process will save you time, and also allow us to quickly process your support and start reaching more cancer families with resources, tools and important health information.
Give By Phone: No Wooden Nickels is able to take your donation via phone at (888) 842-2654.

Give By Mail: Please mail a donation to NWN to: P.O. Box 5287, Evanston, IL 60204.


Combined Federal Campaign (CFC):

If your organization participates in a CFC campaign, submit your donation form to your campaign manager or your workplace giving office and designate CFC #14566 to donate to No Wooden Nickels.

Employee Match:

You can also make gifts to No Wooden Nickels through your workplace giving program. For your convenience we have a list of corporations and organizations which currently participate in charitable giving by offering employer matching funds. If your company or organization is not on the list, inquiry with your company's human resources division if they participate in workplace giving.


A corporate partnership with No Wooden Nickels benefits your company and the cancer patients of our community. No Wooden Nickels values the partnership of the corporate community to continue providing the highest quality resources and assistance absolutely free. Businesses of any size can demonstrate their support through a corporate giving program to benefit No Wooden Nickels.

Our staff can design a program to meet your philanthropic and marketing goals. To learn more, please contact us at 888.842.2654.

A corporate giving program may include:

Sponsoring An Event:

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Each year, No Wooden Nickels looks to supplement its core mission by having sponsors host events which directly benefit the patients and families of MedStart-5. Gain unique and meaningful exposure for your brand while demonstrating your commitment to low-income cancer patients. Whether you'd like to host an intimate fundraiser, a 5K walk, art show, auction or gala, there's a fun event to benefit the and families at No Wooden Nickels.

Corporate In-Kind Gifts:

Corporate contributions play a critical role in funding a number of programs in family services, advocacy and charity care.

Cause-Related Marketing:

Motivate employees and retain customers with a community-minded approach to business. Discover how giving back can complement your overall marketing plan.

To learn more about corporate giving , please contact us at 888.842.2654.


Memorial Funds:

In lieu of flowers, you can encourage family members, friends, co-workers, classmates and neighbors to remember your loved one by making a donation to No Wooden Nickels. To assist you in saying "thank you," we will provide you with a list of all donations made in memory of your loved one, as well as mail an acknowledgement to each donor on behalf of you and your family. To set-up a memorial fund, please contact us at 888.842.2654 or at info@nowoodennickels.org.

Honor the Memory of a Loved One - Make a Memorial Gift:

Many of you may wish to support the ongoing work of any of No Wooden Nickels' programs and honor the memory a family member, friend, co-worker, classmate or neighbor by making a memorial gift. With your tax-deductible gift, No Wooden Nickels will continue to develop resources to help deliver dignity to low-income cancer patients and live healthier and longer lives. We will send acknowledgement of your thoughtful gift to the person you designate us to notify. And, we will not reveal the amount of your donation.

Make a Tribute Gift:

Give a tribute donation to someone you love for any special occasion. Tribute donations to No Wooden Nickels can be the perfect gift for:
  • Weddings
  • Birthdays
  • Anniversaries
  • Mother's Day
  • Graduations
  • Holidays
  • Any Occasion to Say "Thank You," "Congratulations" or "I Love You"
Your tax-deductible donation shows your thoughtfulness while helping low-income cancer patients fight with dignity. We'll send an acknowledgement to announce your caring support to the person you designate us to notify.


No Wooden Nickels appreciates your consideration to make a bequest to our organization, and we look forward to speaking with you in detail about this donation option. A bequest is the legal act of giving through a will. Due to the legal implications of such a transaction, NWN encourages you to consult with a qualified attorney or financial advisor to help you prepare, designate us and finalize your will. Please contact us to discuss this option further.



What better way to give than that of your time, attention and professional knowledge than by volunteering? Whether it is important to you to solve a community problem, advance a worthy cause or to develop as a person, volunteering offers many benefits in appreciation for the gift of your time and expertise. Volunteering can help you:

  • Make a difference in someone's life
  • Learn or develop skills
  • Build self-esteem and self-confidence
  • Improve your health
  • Meet new people
  • Make important networking contacts
  • Teach your skills to others
  • Enhance your resume
  • Gain work experience
  • Feel needed and valued
  • Express gratitude for help you may have received in the past from an organization
  • Communicate to others that you are ambitious, enthusiastic and care about the community

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    At iGive you can buy everyday items or something you've always wanted--like that CD box set or expensive cologne, only without the guilt. It's FREE, no invisible costs or tricky obligations. As much as up to 20% of your purchases could come back to NWN at no cost to you just for shopping online through iGive at many of the same retailers you currently patronize.

    Join our On-line Community:

    By "liking" our Facebook page, sharing your story of how cancer has touched you or a loved one, or by adding your voice of support, you're helping to create awareness and spread the word about our cause to users in the social networking world.

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