Cause Day™ enables you to raise awareness and funds for the health cause YOU choose. Simply mark your favorite cause on your fundraising envelope, or raise funds online by clicking below.


Cause Fund is a registered 501(c)(3). Your donations are tax deductible. Our tax ID is 82-1802991. We aim to serve you and your community to help raise funds and distribute those funds to the charity of your personal choice. Our goal is to get our program cost 100% sponsored as soon as possible, but right now our program cost is 20%, which is lower than most other charities.

Your donations will be earmarked for the largest national charity related to the cause you choose, unless you specify a name for another charity. In that case, write the name of your favorite charity on the dotted line on your fundraising envelope or when registering on your online fundraising page. If you want to know what the largest national charities are for each cause according to Charity Navigator and Cause Fund, or if you want to look at some examples of charities which focus on these causes, you can look below in the "frequently asked questions" section.(Just remember that your charity of choice has to be health related and listed on Charity Navigator or Guidestar). Our online platform is the easiest way to raise awareness and funds for your charity because the emails you will send to friends and family will specify the name of the charity you choose!. Check it out for yourself and become an instant advocate. 'Cause you Matter!
ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
Colors for this Cause are Blue and White
ALS Charities
If you choose this cause, the funds you raise will be earmarked for the largest national ALS related charity. However, YOU can choose a different charity for ALS if you wish. Write the name of that charity on the space provided on your envelope, or on your online student page when you register. If you want to know what kind of charities focus on this cause, please check our "frequently asked questions" section. Your charity has to be health related and listed on Guidestar or Charity Navigator in order to qualify as a charity you can choose for our program.
Alzheimer's
Color for this Cause is White
Alzheimer's Charities
If you choose this cause, the funds you raise will be earmarked for the largest national Alzheimer's related charity. However, YOU can choose a different charity for Alzheimer's if you wish. Write the name of that charity on the space provided on your envelope, or on your online student page when you register. If you want to know what kind of charities focus on this cause, please check our "frequently asked questions" section. Your charity has to be health related and listed on Guidestar or Charity Navigator in order to qualify as a charity you can choose for our program.
Autism
Colors for this Cause are Tie Dye Colors
Autism Charities
If you choose this cause, the funds you raise will be earmarked for the largest national Autism related charity. However, YOU can choose a different charity for Autism if you wish. Write the name of that charity on the space provided on your envelope, or on your online student page when you register. If you want to know what kind of charities focus on this cause, please check our "frequently asked questions" section. Your charity has to be health related and listed on Guidestar or Charity Navigator in order to qualify as a charity you can choose for our program.
Adult Cancer
Including Breast, Lung, Pancreas, Prostate, Skin, Brain Tumors, Ovarian, etc.
Color for this Cause are different shades of Pink
Adult Cancer Charities
If you choose this cause, the funds you raise will be earmarked for the largest national Cancer related charity. However, YOU can choose a different charity for Cancer if you wish. Write the name of that charity on the space provided on your envelope, or on your online student page when you register. If you want to know what kind of charities focus on this cause, please check our "frequently asked questions" section. Your charity has to be health related and listed on Guidestar or Charity Navigator in order to qualify as a charity you can choose for our program.
Childhood Cancers
Color for this Cause is Gold
Childhood Cancer Charities
If you choose this cause, the funds you raise will be earmarked for the largest national Childhood Cancer related charity. However, YOU can choose a different charity for Childhood Cancers if you wish. Write the name of that charity on the space provided on your envelope, or on your online student page when you register. If you want to know what kind of charities focus on this cause, please check our "frequently asked questions" section. Your charity has to be health related and listed on Guidestar or Charity Navigator in order to qualify as a charity you can choose for our program..
Leukemia and Lymphoma
Colors for this Cause are Red and White
Leukemia & Lymphoma Charities
If you choose this cause, the funds you raise will be earmarked for the largest national Leukemia and Lymphoma related charity. However, YOU can choose a different charity for Leukemia and Lymphoma if you wish. Write the name of that charity on the space provided on your envelope, or on your online student page when you register. If you want to know what kind of charities focus on this cause, please check our "frequently asked questions" section. Your charity has to be health related and listed on Guidestar or Charity Navigator in order to qualify as a charity you can choose for our program.
Type 1 (Juvenile) Diabetes
Color for this Cause: Bright Blue
Juvenile Diabetes Charities
If you choose this cause, the funds you raise will be earmarked for the largest national Juvenile Diabetes related charity. However, YOU can choose a different charity for Juvenile Diabetes if you wish. Write the name of that charity on the space provided on your envelope, or on your online student page when you register. If you want to know what kind of charities focus on this cause, please check our "frequently asked questions" section. Your charity has to be health related and listed on Guidestar or Charity Navigator in order to qualify as a charity you can choose for our program..
Type 2 Diabetes
Color for this Cause: Grey
Type 2 Diabetes Charities
If you choose this cause, the funds you raise will be earmarked for the largest national Diabetes Type II related charity. However, YOU can choose a different charity for Diabetes Type 2 if you wish. Write the name of that charity on the space provided on your envelope, or on your online student page when you register. If you want to know what kind of charities focus on this cause, please check our "frequently asked questions" section. Your charity has to be health related and listed on Guidestar or Charity Navigator in order to qualify as a charity you can choose for our program..
Heart Disease
Color for this Cause: Red
Heart Disease Charities
If you choose this cause, the funds you raise will be earmarked for the largest national Heart Disease related charity. However, YOU can choose a different charity for Heart Disease if you wish. Write the name of that charity on the space provided on your envelope, or on your online student page when you register. If you want to know what kind of charities focus on this cause, please check our "frequently asked questions" section. Your charity has to be health related and listed on Guidestar or Charity Navigator in order to qualify as a charity you can choose for our program.
Stroke
Color for this Cause: Burgundy
Stroke Charities
If you choose this cause, the funds you raise will be earmarked for the largest national Stroke related charity. However, YOU can choose a different charity for Stroke if you wish. Write the name of that charity on the space provided on your envelope, or on your online student page when you register. If you want to know what kind of charities focus on this cause, please check our "frequently asked questions" section. Your charity has to be health related and listed on Guidestar or Charity Navigator in order to qualify as a charity you can choose for our program.
MS (Multiple Sclerosis)
Color for this Cause: Orange
MS Charities
If you choose this cause, the funds you raise will be earmarked for the largest national MS related charity. However, YOU can choose a different charity for MS if you wish. Write the name of that charity on the space provided on your envelope, or on your online student page when you register. If you want to know what kind of charities focus on this cause, please check our "frequently asked questions" section. Your charity has to be health related and listed on Guidestar or Charity Navigator in order to qualify as a charity you can choose for our program.
Autoimmune Diseases
Including Crohn’s, Celiac, Graves, Myasthenia Gravis, Lupus, etc.
Color for this Cause: Black
Autoimmune Diseases Charities
If you choose this cause, the funds you raise will be earmarked for the largest national Automimmune Disease related charity. However, YOU can choose a different charity for Autoimmune Disease if you wish. Write the name of that charity on the space provided on your envelope, or on your online student page when you register. If you want to know what kind of charities focus on this cause, please check our "frequently asked questions" section. Your charity has to be health related and listed on Guidestar or Charity Navigator in order to qualify as a charity you can choose for our program.
Cystic Fibrosis
Color for this Cause: Purple
Cystic Fibrosis Charities
If you choose this cause, the funds you raise will be earmarked for the largest national Cystic Fibrosis related charity. However, YOU can choose a different charity for Cystic Fibrosis if you wish. Write the name of that charity on the space provided on your envelope, or on your online student page when you register. If you want to know what kind of charities focus on this cause, please check our "frequently asked questions" section. Your charity has to be health related and listed on Guidestar or Charity Navigator in order to qualify as a charity you can choose for our program.
Mental Health
Color for this Cause: Green
Mental Health Charities
If you choose this team, the funds you raise will be earmarked for the largest national Mental Health related charity. However, YOU can choose a different charity for Mental Health if you wish. Write the name of that charity on the space provided on your envelope, or on your online student page when you register. If you want to know what kind of charities focus on this cause, please check our "frequently asked questions" section. Your charity has to be health related and listed on Guidestar or Charity Navigator in order to qualify as a charity you can choose for our program.
Veterans
Color for this Cause: Yellow
Veterans Charities
If you choose this cause, the funds you raise will be earmarked for the largest national Veterans related charity. However, YOU can choose a different charity for Veterans if you wish. Write the name of that charity on the space provided on your envelope, or on your online student page when you register. If you want to know what kind of charities focus on this cause, please check our "frequently asked questions" section. Your charity has to be health related and listed on Guidestar or Charity Navigator in order to qualify as a charity you can choose for our program.
Homelessness
Color for this Cause: Brown
Homelessness Charities
If you choose this cause, the funds you raise will be earmarked for the largest national Homelessness related charity. However, YOU can choose a different charity for Homelessness if you wish. Write the name of that charity on the space provided on your envelope, or on your online student page when you register. If you want to know what kind of charities focus on this cause, please check our "frequently asked questions" section. Your charity has to be health related and listed on Guidestar or Charity Navigator in order to qualify as a charity you can choose for our program.
Hunger
Colors for this Cause; Orange and White
Hunger Charities
If you choose this cause, the funds you raise will be earmarked for the largest national Hunger related charity. However, YOU can choose a different charity for Hunger if you wish. Write the name of that charity on the space provided on your envelope, or on your online student page when you register. If you want to know what kind of charities focus on this cause, please check our "frequently asked questions" section. Your charity has to be health related and listed on Guidestar or Charity Navigator in order to qualify as a charity you can choose for our program.
Substance Abuse
Color for this Cause: Turquoise
Substance Abuse Charities
If you choose this cause, the funds you raise will be earmarked for the largest national Substance Abuse related charity. However, YOU can choose a different charity for Substance Abuse if you wish. Write the name of that charity on the space provided on your envelope, or on your online student page when you register. If you want to know what kind of charities focus on this cause, please check our "frequently asked questions" section. Your charity has to be health related and listed on Guidestar or Charity Navigator in order to qualify as a charity you can choose for our program.
Miscellaneous Health Causes
Including Epilepsy, Rare Diseases, Parkinson, Blindness Sickle Cell, Burns, Orthopedics, etc.
Colors for this Cause: Black & White
Miscellaneous Health Causes Charities
If you choose this cause, the funds you raise will be earmarked for the largest national Miscellaneous Health Causes related charity. However, YOU can choose a different charity specific to your charity that is in this miscellaneous Health Cause group if you wish. Write the name of that charity on the space provided on your envelope, or on your online student page when you register. If you want to know what kind of charities focus on this cause, please check our "frequently asked questions" section. Your charity has to be health related and listed on Guidestar or Charity Navigator in order to qualify as a charity you can choose for our program.
 

Charity FAQ
What are the largest national charities that focus on each specific cause group according to Charity Navigator?
The largest cause group related charities are:

  • ALS - The ALS Foundation
  • Alzheimer’s Disease - The Alzheimer’s Foundation
  • Autism - The Autism Society of America
  • Adult Cancer - The American Cancer Society
  • Childhood Cancers - St. Jude Hospitals
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma - The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Juvenile Diabetes - JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation)
  • Type II Diabetes - The American Diabetes Society
  • Heart Disease - The American Heart Association
  • Stroke - The National Stroke Association
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) - The National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • Autoimmune Diseases - American Autoimmune Disease Related Association
  • Cystic Fibrosis - The CF Foundation
  • Mental Health - NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
  • Veterans - The Wounded Warrior Project
  • Homelessness - The Salvation Army
  • Hunger - Feeding America
  • Substance Abuse - The National Center for Substance & Addiction Abuse
  • Misc Related Health Diseases - Shriners Hospitals
What are some examples of charities that focus on health related causes besides the largest national charities?
Some examples of other charities, which focus on those specific causes as listed on Charity Navigator are:

  • ALS charities include The Les Turner ALS Foundation, Project ALS, etc.
  • Alzheimer’s Disease charities include Alzheimer’s Association, Cure Alzheimer’s Fund, etc.
  • Autism charities include The Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation, etc.
  • Adult Cancer charities include The Susan Komen Foundation, American Lung Association, Melanoma, National Brain Tumor Society, National Breast Cancer Foundation, Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, etc.
  • Childhood Cancers charities include St. Jude, St. Baldrick’s Foundation, Jimmy Fund, Boston Children’s Hospital, Dana Farber, The Cure Starts Now, etc.
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma charities include American Cancer Society, Lymphoma Association, Leukemia Research Foundation, etc.
  • Juvenile Diabetes charities include The Joslin Diabetes Center, American Diabetes Society, etc.
  • Diabetes Type II charities include The Joslin Diabetes Center, etc.
  • Heart Disease charities include The Marfan Foundation, etc.
  • Stroke charities include Lisa Cologrossi Foundation, Brain Aneurysm Foundation, etc.
  • MS charities include The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, etc.
  • Charities for Autoimmune Diseases include Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, Myasthenia Gravis Foundation, Lupus Foundation of America, etc.
  • Cystic Fibrosis charities include Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc., etc.
  • Mental Health related charities include American Foundation Suicide Prevention, Mental Health America, etc.
  • Veterans charities include Homes for our Troops, USO, etc.
  • Homelessness charities include the Local Homeless Shelter, Habitat for Humanity, Pine Street Inn, etc.
  • Hunger charities include Local Food Pantry/Bank in your town, etc.
  • Substance Abuse charities include the Gavin Foundation in MA, Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers’ (TROSA), etc.
  • Miscellaneous Health Issues charities include the National Parkinson Foundation, Make a Wish Foundation, American Red Cross, Rare Disease Foundation, Perkins School for the Blind, Wonderfund, etc.