FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 Where are Game On Cancer funds directed?

100% of funds raised are directed to our mission - 40% go to patient assistance, 30% to research, and 30% to supportive oncology and programs. 

Who can attend the culmination event at Ford Field at the end of the year?

Any registered participant that raises at least $150 or above.

Are children or guests allowed to the culmination event?

Children 5 and under are free to attend with a registered participant. All participants that raise a minimum of $150 may bring ONE guest to the culmination event.

How many people are required for a team?

There is no minimum or maximum number required- we just ask that all members on your team are engaged in the campaign and actively fundraising.

Who should checks be written out to?

Henry Ford Health System.

What do I do with cash or check donations?

1.    Please convert cash donations to a check or, preferably, a credit card donation on your webpage.
2.    Checks can be A) made out to you and converted to a donation on your webpage using a credit card or B) made out to Henry Ford Health System and sent to us. 

If you are sending in cash or checks, please download and print a donation card, fill it out, and send back to us with your funds at: 

Game On Cancer
One Ford Place, Suite 5A
Detroit, MI 48202

We want to have a fundraising event – how do we start?

Contact us!  We can help you with the entire process – from providing rules and regulations on the marketing of your event, use of our logo, in-kind donations, merchandise for a silent auction and so much more!  Contact Lynn Vogt, Team Lead, today at lvogt1@hfhs.org or (313) 874-3994.

Please note: if you are a HFHS employee, please do NOT submit your fundraising events to MorningPost or other internal publications - send them to Lynn and she will help coordinate marketing for your event! Thanks in advance. 

If I have a fundraising event, how should funds raised be submitted to Game On Cancer?

Option 1: Personally collect ALL funds (cash and checks made out to you) and at the conclusion of your event, make one online deposit on your Game On Cancer page.

Option 2: Personally collect ALL funds (cash and checks made out to you) and write ONE check to Henry Ford Health System.  Include team name or individual fundraiser name(s) with your check.

Mail check to:
Game On Cancer
One Ford Place, Suite 5A
Detroit, MI 48202

I want to personalize my page, add a photo or change the content – where do I go?

You can personalize your webpage by logging into your Participant Center. Don’t hesitate to contact us for assistance.

How does my company or organization become a Game On Cancer sponsor?

To form a corporate team or for information on corporate sponsorship, please contact Christina Johnson at cjohns37@hfhs.org or (313) 876-9228.

I am / I know a Henry Ford cancer patient. How do I access Game On Cancer support? 

If you are a patient that is experiencing financial hardship and would like to inquire about assistance from Game On Cancer, please send your request to GameonCancerFinancialAssistance@hfhs.org

Are there volunteer opportunities available with Game On Cancer? 

Yes - at every home game during the Detroit Lions season, we need about 100 volunteers to help sell 50/50 raffle tickets. A portion of these proceeds will benefit Game On Cancer. Please contact Lynn Vogt for information on signing up.

I am interested in joining the run/walk team for Game On Cancer. How do I do that? 

Joining the run/walk team is easy! This year we have participants running and walking on our behalf at the Detroit Free Press Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K on October 20-21. Simply select the participant type when you register online which matches the event type you want to run or walk (5K, half marathon, marathon or relay). You will be contacted by our Run/Walk Team Manager once you’re registration has been confirmed. You’ll also need to register for your event on the Freep Marathon website. Click here for step-by-step instructions. For questions please contact Anika Smith.


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