Facts You Should Know About Telemarketing
Telemarketing: Why Do We Do It?
United Cancer Support Foundation uses the telephone to raise funds for cancer research, cancer prevention events/programs, educational events, and to recruit volunteers to further United Cancer Support Foundation’s mission. We often get asked about our use of telemarketing.
In the interest of transparency, here is a quick Q & A that you might find useful.
How do I get you to stop calling me?
That’s simple: If you don’t want to be called, just tell us. It is never our wish to bother or inconvenience you in any way. After all, if our attempts to reach you make you angry or upset, it’s very unlikely that when we do manage to reach you, you won’t be in a mood to support our mission. So, if you do not want to be called, that’s all we need to know.
But – and this is important – we do need to know that you do not want to be called.
The easiest way to be removed from our calling list is to call our offices at 855-622-6237.
Once you call or complete the form, we will suppress your selected contact information from future campaigns. Note that it may take up to 72 hours to remove your information from our list. You can reach us in person at 855-622-6237 weekdays from 9am to 4pm Eastern Standard Time to request that we remove you from our calling list.
Please complete the following form and indicate which item (Address, Phone, or email) you wish to remove from our contact list. You may choose one or all methods of contact.
Do Not Call Request Form
I registered with the National Do Not Call List, so why are you calling me at all?
I get multiple calls from a number I don’t recognize. Is that you?
If, however, you believe for any reason we are in fact responsible for multiple calls, or calls outside the mandated window, call us at 855-622-6237. We will take your information and investigate immediately.
I read that only a small percentage of telemarketing donations actually reach the charities.
But in practice, a charity like United Cancer Support Foundation generally receives more than the stated minimum. This amount is reported in financial statements at the conclusion of the contract period. Overall, the money we spend to raise money via telemarketing must be considered in the context of all that we raise and spend.
Thanks for spending the time to get a picture of United Cancer Support Foundation’s use of telemarketing for fundraising and volunteer recruitment.