Are You a Charity?

Yes, The Ruth Cheatham Foundation is a registered 501(c)3 Charitable Foundation. 


Are Donations Tax Deductible?

Yes, The Ruth Cheatham Foundation is a qualified 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. 

Want to double your donation and your gift go twice as far?  Many employers will make an equal contribution to a charity if one of their employees makes a donation. Requesting a matching gift or volunteer grant is normally a five minute process which must be initiated by you, the donor.  You can do this by filling out and submitting a paper match form provided by your employer or through an electronic submission process. The Ruth Cheatham Foundation Tax ID Number is 81-4522443. Please feel free to contact us with any additional questions. 


What is your Mission?

The Ruth Cheatham Foundation champions adolescents in their fight against cancer, while inspiring hope and providing resources for survivors to excel throughout their lifetime.

Founded in 2016 to honor Ruth Cheatham, a remarkable woman who fearlessly fought cancer for over ten years.  Ruth was an inspiration and mentor to many youth in North Texas.   So in keeping with her fire and spirit The Ruth Cheatham Foundation was established to give support and a voice to teens with cancer.

Our Mission is simple Advocacy, Education and Aid for young adults in all stages of the cancer battle.


How can I help?

You can support our mission in so many ways. Donations can be made through our website or via mail. We also accept items of value to use as auction prizes at our fundraising events.  


Who can apply for a College Scholarship?

To be eligible, applicants must be a cancer survivor, or currently diagnosed with cancer, and must be enrolled in an accredited college.