Frequently Asked Questions
To join a team, click on "Join a Team" in the Participant Centre's main menu. Next, search for the team you’d like to join and click “Join”. Once you’ve clicked on the team you’d like to join, you’ll be taken to their Team Page.
Please note: Teams with a symbol beside their name are invitation-only and require a password.
No, we are launching mid-September and the DIY Challenge will be an ongoing program. Participants can set up their own fundraiser anytime, anywhere, in support of any area of cancer research.
Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are great platforms for sharing your DIY Challenge with friends. You can use the downloadable images on our website in the DIY Toolbox to kick-start your posts.
Each participant can decide which area of cancer research and care they’d like to support with their hard-earned donations. We have over 108 areas of research, patient care and programs available to support, and if you don’t see the one you’d like to support on the list, you can call us at 647-678-7460 or email DIYChallenge@thepmcf.ca, and we’ll add it for you.
The Participant Centre is the password-protected area of the website that’s available to you once you register. Once you’ve signed up, you can log in with your username and password to access the helpful tools that will help you monitor your donations, set up or edit your Personal Page, send emails to potential donors or teammates, and more!
Here’s a quick summary of you’ll find in the Participant Centre:
Your Personal Page is the place where you tell your story to potential donors, appeal to sponsors, and show your fundraising progress. You can update your page with photos and videos to tell people about your DIY Challenge and let them know why you’re participating.
In the Email Centre you’ll find various email templates you can customize (or you can create your own) to help support your fundraising efforts.
The Edit Profile/Team Profile section is where you’ll find (and make changes to) your user information, including your ID, password, contact information and fundraising goal.
Your Donation History allows you to keep your campaign on track by monitoring the funds you’ve raised, viewing donation details, re-issuing Tax Receipts and even adjusting your fundraising goal.
The Address Book
The Address Book allows you to add or import contacts from other email programs and edit contact information plus send, monitor, and track responses to your fundraising efforts.
The Follow-Ups section helps you track and monitor your campaign communications with handy reminders that let you know who has visited your Personal/Team page, who has donated, who you need to send a “Thank You” email to, and much more.