Tara Chatavea


The Berrien County Cancer Service, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization funded primarily by the United Way of Southwest Michigan, private and corporate donations, and through fundraisers such as Pennies for Patients™ and the Quilt Raffle/Open House.  We receive no Medicare, Medicaid or other insurance payments.  To continue our services at no cost for those with cancer or related serious illnesses in Southwest Michigan; we need your help and any donation made stays in our community for our community.

Donations to our General Fund will help balance our current budget.  Donations to our Endowment Fund will help guarantee that the Berrien County Cancer Service will be available for as long as needed.  Your contribution to our non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation is tax deductible. We will send you an acknowledgment and receipt for tax purposes.

Donations can be made in honor of someone or in memory of a loved one.  In these instances, we would like to send an acknowledgment to the honoree or family, so please provide that information when making your donation.



When donating through PayPal, please type in the type of gift you are giving (i.e. General Fund, Memorial, Endowment, etc.) and any needed additional information in the "Add Special Instructions to the Seller" box on the 2nd page (review donation page).  Thank you for your heart-felt gift.