Donation FAQ’s

Is OjaiCARES affiliated with national organizations?

No. OjaiCARES is not affiliated with any national cancer organizations. We are a local 501(c)(3) non-profit serving individuals in the Ojai Valley. All donations to OjaiCARES remain here in our community. We do not receive funding from the American Cancer Society or other national groups. We therefore rely heavily on private donations from individuals in our community.

How will my donation be used?

OjaiCARES has a number of programs and services in support of our Mission. 100% of your gift remains in this community and will be used to support staff and volunteers in their work to support families facing cancer.

Is my donation tax deductible?

Yes. OjaiCARES is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. All monetary donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Our 501(c)(3) tax ID is 46-3130611

 Can I give stock as a donation?

Yes. The Cancer Resource Center accepts donations of stock. To make a donation of stock to the Center please contact the Executive Director at 805-646-6433.

Who do I speak to about putting OjaiCARES in my will?

If you think you would like to remember OjaiCARES in your estate planning, please call the Executive Director at 805-646-6433 after speaking with your attorney or financial planner.

How can I donate?

You can donate online under the Ways to Give tab on our website or you can write a check payable to OjaiCARES.

Is my online gift to OjaiCARES safe and confidential?

Absolutely! All of our donation processing is securely processed and PCI compliant.

Where should I mail donation checks?

All donations should be mailed to OjaiCARES, 960 East Ojai Avenue, Suite 105, Ojai, CA 93023.

How is a notification made for a donation in honor/memory of someone?

If your donation is made in honor or in memory of someone and you wish us to send an acknowledgment to the family, please be sure to include the names and addresses of the family member(s).