Warning! Know where your money goes – The Prostate Cancer Fund is NOT the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF)!
Here is some information about the two organizations.
|Prostate Cancer Fund||Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF)|
|Donations are tax-deductible?||NO! The Prostate Cancer Fund is not a 501 ( c ) 3. Donations made to Prostate Cancer Fund are not tax-deductible.||YES! The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is a 501 ( c ) 3 charity and donations are tax-deductible.|
|Funds prostate cancer research?||NO!||YES!|
|Background||Prostate Cancer Fund is a program of Project CURE which also runs similarly misleading “National Diabetes Fund” and “Alzheimer’s Disease Fund” fundraising campaigns.||The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is a twenty-year old organization that only funds prostate cancer research.|
|Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity?||NO!||YES! The Prostate Cancer Foundation is a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity.|
|Considered one of the worst charities in the nation?||Prostate Cancer Fund is a program of Project CURE which was recently named #15 on a list of America’s 50 Worst Charities.||NO!|