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Financial Support

Contributions to the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center can be earmarked to several of the Cancer Resource Center's important programs.

Donate online:

Click the button to be directed to our online giving form

Thank you for supporting the important work of the Cancer Resource Center.

Donate by mail:

Print and complete our donor-response form and mail it to:
UCSF Foundation
Cancer Resource Center
P.O. Box 45339
San Francisco, CA 94145-0339

Volunteer Support

As a volunteer you will have the opportunity to help patients connect with the services they need, as well as to learn within the environment of a major cancer center. The program provides individual on-the-job training and offers between three to six additional trainings per year.

  • Answering inquiries about our programs
  • Performing online research for patients
  • Assisting in our library
  • Distributing health education materials to clinical practices
  • Updating our database of cancer resources and support groups
  • Providing administrative and programming support
  • Working on special projects for other Cancer Center staff
  • Bringing lunch to patients undergoing chemotherapy

Requirements for volunteering are:

  • a solid commitment of one shift a week for a minimum of six months
  • attend the general UCSF Volunteer Services orientation
  • strong communication skills and a desire to engage with others
  • a desire to help
  • a desire to learn

In order to better gauge your interests and availability, we request that you complete our volunteer interest form (PDF) and mail or email it to:

Paul Asfour, Volunteer Manager
UCSF Cancer Resource Center
1600 Divisadero St., Room B-101
San Francisco, CA 94115

You will be contacted after your form is received. Please don't hesitate to contact Paul with any of your volunteering questions at 415-885-3785 or paul.asfour@ucsf.edu

Amazon Wish List

The Cancer Resource Center maintains a 1,500 title patient lending library. Every effort is made to ensure materials are current and relevant. The library is 100% supported by donations and grants. Donating a book can make a wonderful difference to a cancer patient!

  1. Go to www.amazon.com
  2. Click on “Gifts & Wish Lists”
  3. Type in “UCSF Cancer Resource Center”
  4. Buy us a book!