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FirstGiving: How Participants can Raise Funds Online to Support CBTF Initiatives

Firstgiving is for team building for CBTF events or to raise funds in honor or memory of someone special to futher research intiatives and other programs of the Foundation. An easy way to e-mail your friends through your personal appeal to support children with brain tumors.

 

How to set-up your fundraising page

  • Log on to FirstGiving
  • Click the Get Started button
  • Next step: Please personalize the text and include a great photo on your online fund-raising page. This is an opportunity for you to express your passion about supporting research and/or education for pediatric brain tumors.
  • E-mail the link to your friends, family, colleagues and encourage them to join your team and watch it build.

Privacy Statement

Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation (CBTF) respects and recognizes that protection of privacy is one of the most important issues for Internet users. This statement about our information privacy practices is to ensure that users of the Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation’s website (www.childhoodbraintumor.org) understand how personal information that is collected from our website is used.

The Information We Collect
To enable you to receive communications from us, we request that you join our mailing list and share your e-mail address wih us. We may collect personally identifiable information from you if you become a volunteer, request information, or donate to CBTF.  Information collected may include:  your first and last name, street address, city, state, zip code, telephone number(s), and e-mail address in connection with any request and/or donation you choose to make to our organization. We also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Firefox, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows 7 or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America OnLine, Hotmail, G-mail).  CBTF does not collect personally identifiable information from you unless you provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. 

How We Use the Information
Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation does not sell, rent, or exchange any information with third parties that is personally identifiable information that you provide about yourself online without first obtaining your permission. Personally identifiable information you provide about yourself is soley used in response to your requests for information about issues concerning childhood brain tumors and to for CBTF to provide information about our organization. We sometimes use this personally identifiable information to communicate with you, such as to notify you of our fundraising efforts or to inform you of changes to our registered user agreements. We also may use such information, combined with information from outside records, to send you our newsletter or to communicate with you via postal mail.
Health-related information is considered privileged and confidential.  CBTF will not share or release your information to any organization or business entity. We have a strict privacy policy.

Information also is used to generate demographic summaries of Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation’s user base. It may be disclosed in summary form only to third party development partners and industry supporters for the expressed purpose of evaluating overall system utilization and funding opportunities. These summaries never contain information that could identify an individual user.

Non-personally identifiable information that we collect is used to analyze site usage and to improve the design and content of our site.

Unless you explicitly authorize us to do so, we do not share personally identifiable information with third parties, other than in response to legal process or when we believe in good faith that the law requires it, for example, in response to a court order, subpoena, or a law enforcement agency’s request.

Links Posted on our Website
Although the CBTF includes Internet links to other websites, the privacy policy above only applies to the use of the CBTF website.  CBTF does not disclose any personally identifiable inforamtion with the links we have provided and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites. Read the privacy statements associagted with those sites to learn about their policies.  Linking to other sites is not intended to imply that CBTF endorses the associated site's materials or policies.  

Cookies
Childhoodbraintumor.org uses "cookies" to enhance your experience with our site. Cookies are text files we place in your computer’s browser to store your preferences. We cannot use our cookies to determine any personally identifiable information about you. We use cookies to understand site usage and to improve the content and offerings on our site.

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CBTF's Commitment to Security
Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation has ppropriate security measures in place to prevent unauthorized access to information that we collect online.

Reviewing Your Information
You may review your personal information that we have collected online and that we maintain in the ordinary course of our operation and/or request correction of any erroneous or outdated information by sending a request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Changes in Our Privacy Policy
If we materially change our practices in handling personally identifiable information as described in this notice, we will notify you by changing this notice and posting the changed notice at our website.

How to Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns about the privacy policy for childhoodbraintumor.org or its implementation, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The information on www.childhoodbraintumor.org is maintained by the Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation, Inc. (CBTF).

Every attempt has been made to conform to prevailing w3.org standards. Comments on the style and content of these pages are welcome. We would like to be notified of broken links, out-of-date information, and other content problems using the Contact Us form on the menu.

CBTF assumes no responsibility for the content, performance, or availability of the pages at this site or the information contained therein.

All rights to the design and content of this information are reserved by the Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation except where indicated. The information may not be used without permission except for limited personal use.

CBTF will use reasonable efforts to include up-to-date and accurate information in this internet site, but makes no representations, warranties, or assurances as to the accuracy, timeliness, or completeness of the information provided. CBTF shall not be liable for any damages or injury resulting from your access to, or inability to access, this internet site, or from your reliance on any information provided at this internet site.

This internet site may provide links or references to other sites, but CBTF has no responsibility for the content of such other sites and shall not be liable for any damages or injury arising from that content. Any links to other sites are provided as merely a convenience to the users of this internet site.

The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation publishes a newsletter three times per year. In addition to information about upcoming events, the newsletters include educational and scientific aticles concerning childhood brain tumors and related research. Other information is furnished upon request. If you have a special interest, would like to receive the newsletter by mail or e-mail, or need detailed information contact the Foundation.

Please send us your mailing information and we will include you on our private mailing list to receive a copy of our newsletter.

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Many children suffer debilitating side effects from their brain tumors and treatments.  Cures are desperately needed. Help us support important research that will lead to cures for children with brain tumors. Donating is made easy through our Give Online button or by mailing us our downloadable donation form. All donations made in honor of or in memory of someone will be acknowledged to the family or loved one. E-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 877-217-4166 with your special interests regarding research and information.

Contact us if you need additional information about pediatric brain tumors; specific and in general.

GIVE ONLINE is our secure online donation button for CBTF supporters. A special message or instructions may be included in the message box.
Donating via stock option is also available through GIVE ONLINE, or contact us for our broker. Donations may also be made in your will.

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The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation depends upon public donations to continue its work. Our online donation form provides several donation options to support research and education. Making a donation through our secure server is fast and easy, and when we receive your donation, we will send you an acknowledgment in the mail for tax purposes.

Click on the Give Online button above to support pediatric brain tumor research/education as a general or event donation, in honor of, or in memory of someone.

If you prefer to mail in your donation, you can download and print the donation form (Word) (pdf) and mail it in.

 Provide support to children suffering from brain tumors. Help fund vital scientific
and clinical research. Through research, there is hope for a cure.


CBTF funds top-quality research and accepts applications for all pediatric tumors. We receive applications through our competitive process and each proposal is peer-reviewed by brain tumor experts. Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 877-217-4166 if you need general or specific information, have any special interests or questions.

        Services Provided by the Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation

  • Annual support for scientific and clinical research
  • Tri-annual newsletter with reporting of funded research, events, educational articles, and personal stories
  • Family Retreat Day and/or conferences
  • Childhood Cancer Ombudsman Program, (CCOP) to help with health insurance analysis and application, employment, and educational difficulties that may arise during or after treatment
  • Related Articles and Stories
  • Fund-raisers, Events
  • Provides additional specific information about brain tumors or treatments upon request
  • Sponsorship for the International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, and [2014]
  • Sponsorship for the Society for Neuro-Oncology annually since 2000 for the International Program.

 

The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation and Children’s National Medical Center partnered again in the collaboration of the Childhood Cancer Survivorship Conference, Focus on Brain Tumors, on Sunday, May 22, 2011.  The comprehensive conference included excellent topics and expert speakers from the region who shared their knowledge.  

If you are interested in any information that was covered, please contact the foundation to inquire about any of the available copies of Power Point presentations,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We look forward to future collaborations that provide vital information to families.

Thanks to Our Sponsors