Frequently Asked Questions

How do I make a gift?
You may make a secure online donation. Call 215-728-2547 to make a credit card donation over the phone or print out a form to mail to us with your credit card number or check made out to Fox Chase Cancer Center.

How do I make a memorial or honor gift?
Whether memorializing or honoring a loved one or friend,  celebrating a birthday, wedding, bar/bat mitzvah, or other important milestone, you may make a contribution or call us at 215-728-2547.

I would like to make a donation to Fox Chase in honor of my wedding guests in lieu of favors. Can you help me?
We can create place cards or scrolls for your special day that indicate that a donation has been made in lieu of favors. Read more »
If you are interested in this program, please contact the Institutional Advancement Office at 215-728-2745 or e-mail

Does my employer have a matching gifts program?
Many companies will match your contribution, often doubling the size of your gift. Find out if your company will match gifts to Fox Chase.

Does Fox Chase accept gifts of securities?
Please contact us at 215-728-2547 for information about our brokers and mutual fund accounts. Your name will not accompany the electronic transfer of shares, so it is very important that you notify our staff of your intent. We will then notify our broker or mutual fund company to expect a gift from you.

Is my gift to Fox Chase tax-deductible?
Yes. Fox Chase is a 501(c)(3) organization. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent of the law. After you make a contribution, you will receive a letter documenting your gift to Fox Chase. If it is associated with a product, event, or service, the letter will inform you of the tax-deductible portion of the gift for tax preparation purposes.

Do you have a Tax Identification Number (TIN)?
Our tax identification number is 23-2003072.

How do I update my address or remove my address from your mailing list? How do I remove a deceased individual from the mailing list?
Please call us at 215-728-2547 or e-mail We will be happy to accommodate you. To ensure a quick resolution, please provide us with both old and new complete name and address information.

What will you do with my e-mail address?
Fox Chase has many valuable services to you and your family and friends. E-mail is a cost-effective way to alert our friends about webinars, news bulletins, and other services. Many people also find this to be a convenient way to make contributions or participate in events. Share your e-mail address with Fox Chase.

I do not have a credit card. May I send a check? I do not have a checking account. May I send a money order?
Yes. Please make a check or money order payable to Fox Chase Cancer Center and mail it to the Office of Institutional Advancement, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111.

Why do I receive multiple mailings to the same address?
We may have more than one record for you in our database.  We can fix this for you. Call us at 215-728-2547 or e-mail Be sure to provide us with complete name and address information for the duplicate mailings.

I wish to receive fewer solicitations. What do I need to do?
Fundraising appeals are an important source of support for Fox Chase. If you’d like to receive fewer solicitations, please contact 215-728-2547 or e-mail You can help us save money to be used for cancer programs. We will be happy to adjust the number of appeals you receive. Please be aware that it will take a few months to see a difference in the number of letters you receive as mailings are prepared in advance.

How can I manage my relationship with Fox Chase?
Give us a change of postal or e-mail address, phone number, and name change. You can also let us know how and when you want us to contact you, and what types of information are valuable to you. Call us at 215-728-2547 or e-mail with your information.

Contact Us

Institutional Advancement
Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111