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CN Advisory: High Concern

Children's Cancer Fund of America

Their hopes for tomorrow depend on help today

2317 West Emory Road Powell, TN 37849

EIN: 20-1226416

Board Leadership
Gloria Ditmore
Chairman

 
 
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On May 19, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission reported on the findings of its investigation of Children's Cancer Fund of America in a press release titled, "FTC, All 50 States and D.C. Charge Four Cancer Charities With Bilking Over $187 Million from Consumers." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see the Federal Trade Commission press release and the FTC complaint.

  • On March 30, 2016, the FTC published a press release titled, "FTC, States Settle Claims Against Two Entities Claiming to Be Cancer Charities; Orders Require Entities to Be Dissolved and Ban Leader from Working for Non-Profits." For more information, please see the FTC's website.


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EIN 20-1226416
Name in IRS Master File CHILDRENS CANCER FUND OF AMERICA
NTEE Code E86
NTEE Classification Patient Services - Entertainment, Recreation
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date January, 2005
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Charity Contact Info

Children's Cancer Fund of America
2317 West Emory Road
Powell, TN 37849
fax: (865) 947-9830
EIN: 20-1226416


Board Leadership

Gloria Ditmore
Chairman

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