What is the Maryland Cancer Fund?
The Maryland Cancer Fund provides funding and resources for cancer prevention, screening, and treatment programs in Maryland.
The Maryland Cancer Fund is completely funded through direct contributions.
What has the Maryland Cancer Fund accomplished?
Cancer screenings provided for more than 650 people.
Cancer diagnosis and treatment services provided for more than 150 people.
Why You May Wish to Donate to the Maryland Cancer Fund:
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in Maryland.
In 2012, nearly 31,000 Marylanders will be diagnosed with cancer and more than 10,440 will die of cancer.
A cancer diagnosis is even more devastating without health insurance.
How can you contribute to the Maryland Cancer Fund?
Make a check payable to the "Comptroller of Maryland" and send to:
Comptroller of Maryland
Revenue Administration Center
Taxpayer Service Section
Annapolis, MD 21411
(Place "Maryland Cancer Fund" on memo line)
Indicate a contribution on Line 37 of the Maryland Income Tax Return. The donation will either reduce a refund or increase the tax payment.
Contribution to Maryland Cancer Fund...............................................37 _$$_
Donate any amount. All donations are tax deductible.
Your Maryland Cancer Fund donation will go towards:
Providing funds for cancer treatment for qualified Marylanders.
Offering free cancer screenings to low income, uninsured Marylanders; and
Promoting education and outreach programs such as: tobacco prevention, nutrition, and various cancer prevention topics.
If every Maryland taxpayer donated a few dollars, The Maryland Cancer Fund could make a difference in hundreds of lives.
For more information:
The Maryland Cancer Fund - Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
201 West Preston Street . Baltimore, MD 21201
Check out the Maryland Cancer Fund PSA by clicking on the video below