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For every dollar donated to the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California through year-end, a special donor will match up to $25,000!

CCCC works to ensure that all people who are seriously ill or near the end of life receive the care they want — no more and no less. With a charitable donation to CCCC, you can support the movement to ensure access to quality, compassionate care for all patients and families facing serious illness now and in the future.

Make your gift to CCCC and recognize someone special on our WALL OF REMEMBRANCE below.

The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with Federal Tax ID Number 27-0419836.

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Wall of Remembrance

John James O'Malley and Mary Virginia Gariepy O'Malley
In memory of my parents John James O’Malley and Mary Virginia Gariepy O’Malley
Marjorie Ruth Pigman
In memory of my mother, Marjorie Ruth Pigman
Pat and Cliff Mahler
In memory of my parents and their parents, Henry and Edith, and Paula and Cliff
Edgar E. Smith
Fishing in heaven
Marjorie Jenkins
My “Spring Chicken” grandmother who taught me to be young at heart
Robert Eugene Varro 1943-2016
Life is this simple: we are living in a world that is absolutely transparent and the divine is shining through it all the time. This is not just a nice story or a fable, it is true. – Thomas Merton
Michelle Goldbach
In honor of Michelle Goldbach.
Helen Juhl and Eleanor Bower
In loving memory of my grandmothers Helen Juhl and Eleanor Bower. Their strength and conviction inspires me every day.
Jeannette Marie Varro 1973-1973
Beloved daughter and sister, always remembered
Matilda Bold Miller 1903 – 1994 & James Bernard Miller 1905-1978
Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28
Carole Queale
Beloved mother, grandmother, and friend


How to Add a Name to the Wall of Remembrance

Make your donation to CCCC online or by check.  You can then provide us with the name of your special someone and, if you’d like, a brief (50 words or less) description,  or quote to add to our Wall of Remembrance. The Wall should be updated to include your honoree within 2 business days of receipt of your donation.

Online donations: During payment processing, you should see an option for designating your donation in honor or remembrance of someone special and a place to enter the information. If for some reason you were not able to enter the name of your honoree online, please email us directly with the honoree’s information.

Donating by check: Mail your donation and include your honoree’s information with you payment.



Donor Privacy & Rights

Donor Privacy Policy

Our relationship with our contributors is the highest expression of our mutual commitment to the vision of transforming care at the end of life in California. We are committed to the privacy of our donors.

CCCC uses donors’ information to understand their interests in its mission and to update them on the organization’s plans and activities. The types of donor information that CCCC collects and maintains are as follows:

  • Contact information: name, address, telephone number, and email address
  • Giving history and information
  • Information on events attended, publications received, and special requests for program information
  • Information provided by the donor in the form of comments and suggestions

This information is kept in a secure database, and access to the database is restricted to personnel with legitimate business who need to access or modify the information contained therein. The organization also assures donors that their names and addresses will never be shared with any third party.

Donors who wish to avoid any disclosure of their contributions may inform CCCC when making a pledge or gift. This request for anonymity shall be honored unless, and until, a donor informs CCCC otherwise. In the absence of a donor’s request for anonymity, CCCC may, at its discretion, recognize a donor’s contribution.

It is the policy of CCCC to communicate with donors according to their expressed preferences whenever possible. We will discontinue or change the method used to contact any person upon that person’s oral or written request directed to the organization.

Donor Bill of Rights

CCCC subscribes to the Donor Bill of Rights, which was created by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and the Giving Institute: Leading Consultants to Non-Profits.

Philanthropy is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To ensure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the nonprofit organizations and causes they are asked to support, we declare that all donors have these rights:

  • To be informed of the organization’s mission, of the way the organization intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.
  • To be informed of the identity of those serving on the organization’s governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.
  • To have access to the organization’s most recent financial statements.
  • To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.
  • To receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.
  • To be assured that information about their donation is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.
  • To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.
  • To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired solicitors.
  • To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists that an organization may intend to share.
  • To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.
Financial Transparency

As a tax-exempt public nonprofit organization, CCCC embraces the values of financial accountability and transparency. Our yearly audited financial statements are provided so that you, our donors, can be aware of our financial standing.

2014 Audited Financial Statements (PDF)
2013 Audited Financial Statements (PDF)
2012 Audited Financial Statements (PDF)

CCCC is proud to earn Platinum-level Exchange Seal from GuideStar.org. The GuideStar Exchange program recognizes 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations for providing evidence of financial transparency.

The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with federal tax number 27-0419836.

IRS determination letter of 501(c)3 status (PDF)