Two Ways You Can Help Accelerate Cures for Cancer Today!

Any donation you make is 100% tax deductible and will accelerate scientific discovery and patient care in San Diego and beyond.

Since 2013, Padres Pedal the Cause has donated over $13.1 million which has funded 54 translational research projects, 2 team science awards, and 6 clinical. Curious about the specific projects we’ve funded? Learn more here!

The 8th annual Padres Pedal the Cause will take place at Petco Park in the Spring of 2021. We will officially open registration and kickoff our annual fundraising efforts this fall.

Help us secure our operating costs by donating to directly underwrite our organizational budget which will allow us to donate 100% of fundraising dollars to cancer research.

Make a donation to cancer research and 100% will go to fund collaborative research and clinical trials at San Diego’s 3 NCI cancer center – Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, and Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute—and Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego.

Paving the way to a World Without Cancer


funds donated since 2013


participants in 2019


funded projects

Another way to give

Matching Corporate Gift

Many companies offer matching gift programs to encourage employees to contribute to charitable organizations. Most of these programs match contributions dollar for dollar, and some will even triple the amount of your gift! Ask your Human Resources Department to consider matching your donations to Padres Pedal the Cause!

Who do I talk to at my company about this?
Normally your HR representative will be able to direct you to the company’s intranet or correct paperwork and will be able to walk you through the process.

What will I need to submit my request?

You will need the tax receipt you received from Pedal the Cause either by email or mail (depending on if you made your donation online or sent a check in).

Typically, you will also need Pedal the Cause’s 501 (c) status paperwork or Tax ID number. Please email for both, or either, document.


How long does this process take?
Typically it will take a couple of weeks, depending on when you submit your paperwork and your companies’ payout schedule. Companies review each request on a quarterly basis and we have found that 6-8 weeks is a normal payout schedule ONCE approved. Please ask your HR rep for their payout schedule.
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