American Cancer Society and Collaboration

American Cancer Society and® Announce Collaboration Making it Simpler for Funeral Homes to Help Families Direct Donations to Cancer Research

BOSTON, MA ­— February 15, 2011 — Tributes, Inc., the online resource for local and national obituary news, announced today that it has formed a collaboration with American Cancer Society, The Official Sponsor of Birthdays™, to help streamline the ability for family and friends to make donations to this important non-profit when a loved one has passed away as the result of a cancer-related illness.

Tributes Funeral Home partners, at the direction of the families that place their loved ones in their care, now have the ability to easily integrate direct calls-to-action and links to American Cancer Society donation forms directly into the obituaries and Eternal Tributes they upload to the database and distribute across the Tributes Network of television media partners. has also integrated additional donation links throughout content in the popular Internet destination, which now reaches more than 1.6M consumers monthly, providing them with obituary news, service information and social networking tools to offer condolences and support to grieving families.

"The American Cancer Society is pleased to partner with, to provide additional opportunities for loved ones to communicate their wishes for memorial gifts to be made to the Society. These generous donations will help fund research, vital programs and services, and prevention and early detection education as we continue our work to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays," said Terry Music, chief mission delivery officer, American Cancer Society.

“ couldn’t be more proud to be teaming up with the most recognized organization in the world leading the way in fighting one of the most dreaded diseases of our time,” said Elaine Haney, President, “The entire Tributes team looks forward to being able to do our part in helping increase donations to this important organization and the great work that they do.”

About is the online resource for current local and national obituary news, lasting personal tributes and online community providing support during times of loss and grieving. Through one centralized national web destination, with over 90 million current and historical death records dating back to the 1930s, Tributes has made obituary and online memorial service information easily accessible so people can come together online and offline to remember and share the treasured stories of the important people in their lives who have passed away. founder Jeff Taylor officially launched in February, 2008. For more information about, please visit our website at or contact us at