Playing "The Cancer Card" by collecting and distributing gift cards to cancer patients – 4,835 gifts to date

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2011 – 2021

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Ten years ago I asked for gift cards for my 40th birthday so I could send them to people facing cancer, simply to brighten their day. I collected $1,800 worth and The Cancer Card Xchange began. You may have heard my cancer story. If not, you can read about it HERE or HERE. The short version: While I was pregnant with our 4th son in 2007, I was diagnosed with oral squamous cell carcinoma. I was referred to MD Anderson in Houston, TX. On our first visit there, dear friends arranged for a gift card to be waiting at a local Mexican restaurant. A...

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Good in the World

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Since June 1, we have been quietly going about our business of spreading #goodintheworld. Our hope is that this effort, as always, has brightened the day of people facing cancer and lifted the spirits of their loved ones. In the past 5 months, we have mailed $20,000 worth of gift cards to 200 cancer patients all over the country. Since we began almost 10 years ago, The Cancer Card Xchange has sent gift cards to 4,628 people who are facing cancer – every dollar donated by people who understand the power of a simple act of kindness. Now,...

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Frequently Asked Questions

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How can I receive a gift? To receive a one-time gift from The Cancer Card Xchange, fill out the Request Gift Card form fully. Every field must be completed. Provide a diagnosis verification image such as a letter from your doctor or social worker, your appointment schedule, etc. The verification must include your name. Why aren’t you accepting new referrals? The Cancer Card Xchange is a small nonprofit that depends 100% on donations to send gifts to cancer patients. Once our Patient Referral System contains 100 patients, we stop accepting new...

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Be the Good WITHOUT the Bash

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As of today, nearly $12,000 has been donated to brighten the day of people with cancer via our Be The Good WITHOUT the Bash efforts. These donations are already going out to people all over the country – 65 gifts in the last week! Thank you to every single person who has donated. And again, thank you to our Event Sponsors who never hesitated to honor their donation after our event was cancelled. People are good.

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Be The Good WITHOUT the Bash

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First and foremost, I would like to thank each of you for your past and current support of The Cancer Card Xchange. It means more to me that you know. If you asked any nonprofit, they would say the same thing, “We couldn’t do what we do without the generosity of our supporters.” For a small, grassroots nonprofit like The Cancer Card Xchange, that statement holds even more meaning. We depend 100% on donations to brighten the day of cancer patients. We operate with no paid staff, minimal overhead and solely because people like you support our...

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Support The Cancer Card Xchange

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  Since 2011, The Cancer Card Xchange has sent $333,197 – 100% donated – in gift cards to 3,769 people who are facing cancer, simply to brighten their day.  Would you like to support our mission?  Mail in gift cards to PO Box 1004 Collierville, TN 38027. Or donate online:https://www.cancercardxchange.org/donate

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#GIVEGOOD T-SHIRT

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#GiveGood Month continues. Donate $50 or more and receive a CCX #GiveGood T-shirt ! Shipping included. Please note size in Paypal note. https://www.paypal.me/TheCancerCardXchange

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#GiveGood

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It’s #GiveGood month for The Cancer Card Xchange.We need everyone who cheers us along as we send gift cards to cancer patients all over the country and supports us as our waiting list grows to help us continue our mission of spreading #GoodInTheWorld.So, please #GiveGood the whole month of February to brighten the day of people who are facing cancer.Easy to donate here or via our Facebook page.

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The Good News of 2018

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In December, The Cancer Card Xchange sent gift cards to 88 people who are facing cancer. In 2018, we sent gift cards to 610 people who are facing cancer. Since 2011, a total of 3,550 gifts have been sent by CCX to brighten the day of people who are facing cancer. Those gifts total well over $300,000 in gift cards. A small act of kindness is never wasted. The chain reaction that results has a greater impact than we will ever know. Thank you for your continued support of our mission to brighten the day of cancer patients. Overwhelmed with...

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Be The Good Bash Annual Fundraiser 2018

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Be The Good Bash Annual Fundraiser 2018 Total   A week ago, I said these words at our Be The Good Bash. And they couldn’t be more true today. ALL OF YOU donated $21,523 to brighten the day of people who are facing cancer. Overwhelmed with gratitude, Emily Tickle Thomas, Founder and Executive Director   *Tonight isn’t about me, but it is personal to me. Since my initial diagnosis in 2007 to my last check up a couple of months ago, and all the people I care about, many in this room, who have been affected by cancer,...

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