Ronald McDonald House British Columbia and Yukon can only issue tax receipts for the amount of the actual donations received by RMH BC. Tax receipts cannot be issued for funds used to cover the costs of the event or other administrative expenses incurred by the organizer. Before offering tax receipts, please speak to RMH BC for approval. Tax receipts will be issued by RMH BC once net funds are remitted with a list of donor names, addresses and amounts of individual donations.
The Ronald McDonald House BC and Yukon logo is a registered trademark, the use of which is restricted. By signing below, I agree that all publicity (including media releases, print/promotional materials, etc.) for the proposed event must be approved by the House prior to being printed, released, etc. RMH BC shall have the right at any time and for any reason to request in writing that the Third Party cease use of the RMH BC logo in connection with the event and the Third Party shall use its best efforts to comply with such request.
Please be advised that by publicly naming RMH BC as the beneficiary of your initiative, you are required to donate the full percentage stated in your promotional materials. In order to receipt and acknowledge donors in a timely manner, we respectfully request that funds are received by RMH BC within 30 days of the event. It is understood that RMH BC in no way endorses any products or services used in connection with the event and shall not be held liable for any damages arising either from the product and/or services of the event.
As a registered charity, RMH BC must follow important guidelines related to the cost of fundraising. These guidelines also apply to monies raised on our behalf by fundraising groups. If you are using the RMH BC name as part of your efforts, every effort must be made to keep expenses to a minimum. The gold standard that we strive towards is known as the 80/20 rule: no more than 20% of gross proceeds can be used to cover expenses.
RMH BC will not be held liable for any financial losses incurred by the event. The Third Party will indemnify, defend and hold the House harmless from all claims, causes of action and damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Event, including but not limited to property damage or personal injury or other cause of action of any kind arising out of or in connection with the event. This event in no way represents a joint venture or partnership. All proposals for cause marketing must be accompanied by a full business plan.