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State Fundraising Notices

Although our financial report is always sent free to anyone requesting a copy, certain States require us to advise you that a copy of our financial report is available from them.

The American Cancer Society (“ACS”) is a New York not-for-profit corporation that is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy and patient service programs. Our Global Headquarters is located at 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303. The information enclosed describes one or more of ACS’s activities. Your gift is very much appreciated and tax deductible as a charitable contribution to the fullest extent allowed by law. A copy of ACS’s latest financial report may be obtained by writing to ACS, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303 or by calling 1-800-227-2345. If you are a resident of the following states, you may obtain information directly by contacting:

Colorado: Colorado residents may obtain copies of registration and financial documents from the office of the Secretary of State, (303) 894-2680, http://www.sos.state.co.us/, re: Reg. No. 20053004121.

FLORIDA: A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION OF THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING 1-800-435-7352, TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE. OUR REGISTRATION NUMBER IN FLORIDA IS CH7486.

Georgia: The following information will be sent upon request: (A) A full and fair description of the programs and activities of the American Cancer Society; and (B) A financial statement or summary which shall be consistent with the financial statement required to be filed with the Secretary of State pursuant to Code Section 43-17-5.

Kansas: In Kansas our license number is 242-782-1.

Maryland: Copies of documents and information submitted by the American Cancer Society under the Maryland Solicitations Act are available for the cost of copies and postage from the Secretary of State, Statehouse, Annapolis, MD 21401, 1-410-974-5534.

Michigan: Charities Reg. No. 13135. 

Mississippi: The official registration and financial information of the American Cancer Society may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office by calling 1-888-236-6167.

New Jersey: INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING (973) 504-6215 AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/ocp.htm#charity. REGISTRATION WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT.    

New York: You may obtain information on charitable organizations and obtain a copy of our latest financial report from the New York Attorney General’s Charities Registry at www.charitiesnys.com or, upon request, by contacting the Office of the Attorney General, Charities Bureau, 28 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10005, or calling (212) 416-8401 or writing to American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303 or by calling 1-800-227-2345.    

North Carolina: Financial information about the American Cancer Society and a copy of its licenses are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 888-830-4989  within North Carolina or (919) 807-2214 outside North Carolina. This is not an endorsement by the state.

Pennsylvania: The official registration and financial information of the American Cancer Society may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

Virginia: A financial statement for the most recent fiscal year is available upon request from the State Division of Consumer Affairs, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23209; 1-804-786-1343.

Washington: You may obtain additional financial disclosure information by contacting the Secretary of State at 1-800-332-GIVE.

West Virginia: West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. 

Wisconsin:  A financial statement of the American Cancer Society, disclosing assets, liabilities, fund balances, revenue, and expenses for the preceding fiscal year, will be provided upon request.  

REGISTRATION WITH A STATE AGENCY DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THAT STATE.

Charitable Gift Annuity Disclosure

Charitable gift annuities are offered to U.S. residents by the American Cancer Society, Inc., in all states. The act of establishing a gift annuity with the ACS is not, and should not be viewed as, an investment. Payments made under charitable gift annuities are not insured or otherwise guaranteed by any government entity. The annuity payments are a general obligation of the ACS and they are backed solely by the full faith and credit of the ACS. Charitable gift annuity rates vary according to age and are subject to change.

Would you like to know more about the American Cancer Society? A copy of the latest financial report and Form 990 for the American Cancer Society, Inc. may be obtained by writing to the American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, NW, Suite 400, Atlanta, GA 30303, by calling 1-800-227-2345, or by visiting our financial and governance section.

This is not legal advice. Any prospective donor should seek the advice of a qualified estate and/or tax professional to determine the consequence of his or her gift.

In South Dakota: Charitable gift annuities are not regulated by and are not under the jurisdiction of the South Dakota Division of Insurance.

In Oklahoma: A charitable gift annuity is not regulated by the Oklahoma Insurance Department and is not protected by a guaranty association affiliated with the Oklahoma Insurance Department.