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Order your ACS holiday cards now!

​It's holiday card time! Visit our updated greeting card store and order your 2020 holiday cards today.

We have a variety of American Cancer Society exclusive designs, and a lot of photo card options to choose from. We also offer Thanksgiving cards, Hanukkah cards, and everyday thank you cards, too. In addition, we continue to offer exclusive designs from Tony Bennett, whose partnership we've enjoyed for 27 years now.

As always, 100% of the net proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. So send some holiday cheer and help support our fight against cancer.

  • The Chevrolet #IDriveFor campaign is back and we need your help!

    Help us “drive” fundraising for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer with a simple Twitter post. 

    From October 1-31, Chevrolet will donate $5 to ACS – up to $220,000 – for every post on Twitter using the hashtag #IDriveFor. 

    Here are some easy ways you can help:

    • Watch the ACS Twitter account and retweet posts that include the hashtag #IDriveFor.
    • Share this post on Twitter:  We all have a person who drives us to find a cure to breast cancer. Share with us who that person is with #IDriveFor and Chevy will donate $5 (up to $220,000) to the @AmericanCancer Society.

    The Society’s partnership with Chevrolet has helped raise nearly $14 million dollars over the past 10 years, specifically for breast cancer research, prevention, and care. 

    Sharing the #IDriveFor message on Twitter is a simple but a meaningful way to celebrate survivors, show support for loved ones, and pay tribute to those who have lost their lives to cancer – all while helping to raise funds for ACS.  

    Thanks in advance for doing your part!

  • Peer-to-Peer fundraising challenge passes halfway point

    Relay For Life, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, select DetermiNation, and other events are rallying together to fund the fight against cancer through a first-ever, collaborative Fund the Future fall incentive challenge which ends on Friday, Oct. 30, at noon CST.

    So far, more than 3,304 participants have raised at least $250 and earned a long-sleeve, hooded t-shirt. Since Oct. 1, more than $3.1 million has been raised across our peer-to-peer properties. The Peer-to-Peer Fund the Future fundraising challenge leaderboard is updated twice a week with the latest results.

    Here’s how this challenge works:

    • All challenge participants who raise $250 or more online between Oct. 1 - Oct. 30, 2020 at Noon CST are eligible to receive a gray, long-sleeve, hooded t-shirt, with their choice of Relay For Life, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, DetermiNation or ACS logo.
    • Only online and mobile app donations (including checks deposited via the app) qualify.
    • On a weekly basis, qualified participants will receive an email containing a redemption code to claim their shirt and will be able to identify a shipping address.

    Here’s how you can help:

    • Since word-of-mouth is our most powerful tool, share the challenge with friends and family, encouraging them to sign up and begin fundraising. See below for sample social media posts.
    • You can always share local and national social media posts on personal social media pages. 

    Sample Social Media Posts

    • Strides: We are stronger together. For the first time ever, join all American Cancer Society event participants in a critical nationwide challenge to fund the future. 79% of cancer patients report delays in care due to the pandemic - and they need our support! Sign up and raise $250 online between Oct. 1-30 and earn a gray Making Strides hooded T-shirt.
    • Active/DetermiNation: We are stronger together. For the first time ever, join all American Cancer Society event participants in a critical nationwide challenge to fund the future. 79% of cancer patients report delays in care due to the pandemic - and they need our support! Sign up and raise $250 online between Oct. 1-30 and earn a gray DetermiNation hooded T-shirt.
    • Relay: We are stronger together. For the first time ever, join all American Cancer Society event participants in a critical nationwide challenge to fund the future. 79% of cancer patients report delays in care due to the pandemic - and they need our support! Sign up and raise $250 online between Oct. 1-30 and earn a gray Relay hooded T-shirt.

  • Sign up for our Strides Across America Walk Challenge, Oct. 18-31

    The American Cancer Society hosted its first-ever national Making Strides broadcast on Sunday, Oct. 18. Strides Live Across America ensures every community and survivor has an opportunity to celebrate and be celebrated. This broadcast showcased and united breast cancer survivors and communities from coast to coast. If you missed it, you can watch the replay on

    Making Strides participants are invited to go the distance during the new Strides Across America Walk Challenge, Oct. 18-31, 2020. Those interested can sign up now to prepare for our 5-mile virtual walk beginning on Oct. 18 – and then continue the Making Strides movement by logging 279,100 miles together during the virtual walk challenge.

    As one nationwide community, let’s walk a mile in honor of every person that will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Challenge participants can unlock exclusive content, safely enjoy connecting with supporters across the country, and keep the Making Strides spirit alive in October! To signup, visit

    Even though we are apart this year, there are plenty of unique events and activations happening in many markets across the country. Please be sure to check out your local event page to learn more about Making Strides activities close to home.

  • The NFL and ACS team up for Crucial Catch

    ​#ItTakesAllOfUs to fight cancer

    The NFL and ACS are teaming up for the 12th season of the Crucial Catch program partnership under the campaign “It Takes All of Us,” because one person’s fight is never one person’s fight. 

    Crucial Catch helps more people catch cancer early, when it may be easier to treat. Crucial Catch also addresses the unequal burden of cancer in underserved communities through the ACS CHANGE grant program currently being conducted in all 32 NFL team markets. Since 2009, Crucial Catch has raised more than $22 million and impacted more than one million people in communities that need it most. Visit to learn more.  

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on screening. Since March 2020, Americans have been urged to delay routine cancer screenings, resulting in a screening rate drop between 86% and 94% for some cancers. In 2020, CHANGE grants will be funded to aid in the restart of cancer screenings in communities most in need. 

    This October, the NFL and ACS are teaming up to attack cancer in several ways:  

    • Crucial Catch games: throughout the month of October, NFL games will feature multicolored Crucial Catch branding on-field and in-stadium to represent multiple cancers – including breast, colorectal, lung, cervical, prostate and childhood – to raise awareness for how cancer has impacted lives in communities. Much of the apparel worn at games by players and coaches, along with brand new Crucial Catch game items, will be auctioned off at the NFL Auction. 
    • NFL-produced PSA: Underscores the significance of screening and early detection, and the role we all play in encouraging friends and loved ones to get screened.
    • The Defender: Through the Crucial Catch partnership, the NFL and ACS developed The Defender, a tool that provides personalized tips on how to reduce your risk of cancer. This tool creates a personalized user experience, including tips on how to have a conversation with your healthcare provider about getting screened.
    • Crucial Catch apparel: the NFL partners with Nike and New Era to produce a line of multicolored team apparel for sale on its site, with proceeds benefiting the Crucial Catch partnership and the CHANGE Grant initiative. 
    • Youth Crucial Catch TikTok Challenge: Youth will post videos sharing their “Crucial Catch moment” as their favorite way to celebrate a big play or a moment in their life – such as iconic moves, latest dance, high fives – to raise awareness and funds to fight cancer.

  • Dallas Cattle Baron's Ball online auction open to all

    Proceeds will fund critical cancer research

    The Dallas Cattle Baron’s Ball is hosting a premier raffle and online auction in lieu of its annual large gathering. All proceeds will fund our research program.

    Registration for the online auction is live now at Bidding will open at 9 a.m. CST on Oct. 2 and ends at approximately 8 p.m. CST on Saturday, Oct. 17. 

    More than 200 packages, offering an array of luxury items, travel, local experiences, jewelry, and much more, are included in this year’s Cattle Baron’s Ball online auction. A few of the highlighted packages include: 

    • Get-a-way to a five-bedroom home in Aspen, Colorado, including airfare. 
    • Two tickets plus airfare to attend the 2021 U.S Open tennis tournament.
    • In-home wine tasting and a trip to Napa Valley where you can create your own wine brand.
    • Jersey and photo autographed by Dallas Maverick Luka Doncic.
    • One-year golf membership at Four Seasons Golf and Sports Club Las Calinas

    Raffle tickets can be purchased for a chance to win a luxury car from Park Place, $10,000 PlainsCapital Bank debit card, $15,000 shopping spree at NorthPark Center, watch from Eiseman Jewels and Breitling, and a no-waiting restaurant pass to Hillstone, R&D Kitchen, and The Honor Bar. The raffle will be held during a Facebook Live event on Saturday, Oct. 17, beginning at 7 p.m. CST. For details, visit

    Known for being Dallas’ biggest party in the Fall, the Cattle Baron’s Ball raises nearly $4 million annually to help fund lifesaving cancer research. This year’s fundraising effort is projected to decline by more than 65% due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

    Since 1974, the Cattle Baron's Ball has raised $85 million for breakthrough cancer research. This is the first year in its history that we have been unable to host the event in person.

  • Denim Days are back - with a twist

    ​Denim Days will take place throughout October, with a national day of celebration on Oct. 23.

    Denim Days, presented by Buckle, is getting a makeover this year. Since so many people are working virtually from home due to COVID-19, participants are encouraged to “Unite To Fight” by joining or creating a team, “dressing up” their denim, and donating $5 or more to help save lives from breast cancer. New toolkit items include resources for virtual and in-office fundraising. To donate or learn more, visit

    Denim Days will take place throughout the month of October, with a national day of celebration on Oct. 23. Proceeds support ACS’ breast cancer programs and services. 

    Additionally, our corporate sponsor Buckle is offering their customers several ways to donate to ACS:

    • Give-Back Denim: For every pair of regular-priced jeans purchased in-store and online from Oct. 4-25 from a participating brand, Buckle will contribute $1 to ACS. 
    • Give-Back Tees: For every t-shirt with a “Unite to Fight” sticker sold from Oct. 4-25, Buckle will contribute 20% of the retail price to ACS. 
    • Round Up at Register: From October 4-25, customers can 'round up' their total to the nearest dollar, with all proceeds going to ACS.  

    You can find additional information and resources in the Denim Days toolkit on the Brand Toolkit. 

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month is here!

    Each October, we turn our focus to the fight against breast cancer. It is a time to celebrate breast cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost to the disease, and come together to raise funds and awareness. And, while this yeaar's National Breast Cancer Awareness Month might look and feel a little different than it has in past years, our commitment remains as strong as ever.

    There are a number of ways volunteers and supporters can engage in the fight against breast cancer this year, including:

    • Fundraising: We are hosting our first-ever national Making Strides Against Breast Cancer broadcast – called Strides Live Across America on Oct. 18 at noon ET to ensure every community and survivor has an opportunity to celebrate and be celebrated. Tune in via Facebook, YouTube, or to view highlights from communities and supporters across the nation. Viewers can contribute or follow along on social media by using #StridesLive. Many events and activations are happening in cities throughout the country, and Real Men Wear Pink Candidates around the U.S. are busy raising funds and awareness in support of our efforts, as well.
    • Social media: The Chevrolet #IDriveFor campaign is back. Now through Oct. 31, Chevy will donate $5, up to $220,000, for every post on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #IDriveFor. Share who you drive for using the hashtag #IDriveFor and tag @AmericanCancer. Our partnership with Chevrolet has raised nearly $14 million for breast cancer research over the last decade.
    • Promotions: Denim Days, presented by Buckle, encourages denim fans to “dress up” their denim and donate $5 or more to help save lives from breast cancer on Oct. 23. Now through Oct. 25, Buckle is offering customers several ways to donate to ACS, including via an in-store round-up campaign and give back opportunities on select regular-priced jeans and “Unite To Fight” t-shirts. 
    • Support: Our Reach To Recovery program is now available via a new website and mobile app to make it easy for patients to connect with trained volunteers who are breast cancer survivors. And, our “tlc” Tender Loving Care® program celebrates 25 years of helping women with appearance-related side effects by offering them a variety of affordable wigs, hats, and scarves, as well as a full range of mastectomy products.

    And do not forget: If you are a woman 40 and older, talk to your health care provider about the breast cancer screening plan that is right for you. You can find more information on our breast cancer special coverage page on

    We have heard concerns from many people about whether they should continue cancer screenings amid the pandemic. We encourage you to discuss your concerns with your care providers. This resource on offers background on cancer screening during these uncertain times.

  • Microsoft celebrates $10M in donations to ACS

    ​The tech giant and its employees have been loyal supporters since 1988

    Every year in October, Microsoft kicks off their annual giving campaign with employee volunteerism and fundraising. This year, Microsoft has surpassed a milestone of $10 million in contributions to the American Cancer Society, helping save countless lives and funding cancer research grants, programs, and services.

    Microsoft’s payroll deduction and matching programs are one of the best in the country, with employee donations and volunteer time matched up to $15,000 per year per employee.

    "Microsoft's contributions to the American Cancer Society, through funding and employee time, have been vital to the work that we do,” said Daniel Widner, our vice president of Regional Distinguished Partners. “Microsoft's giving model allows for great impact through innovation and involvement across the nation. We are grateful for every employee who has helped us achieve our mission"

    This year, Microsoft and ACS will promote a joint project—Notes of Hope—where employees create handwritten notes of encouragement and well wishes to cancer patients staying at one of our Hope Lodge facilities, as well as contributing $25 an hour in volunteer match. 

    Learn more about Microsoft’s partnership with ACS.

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