Beware of phone calls purporting to be from the the Cerebral Palsy Association of B.C. and soliciting funds.
The association warns that, in recent months, imposters have been cold-calling people, posing as team members seeking donations.
A news release states: “the organization wants to be 100 per cent clear that it does not solicit for donations via telephone and has reported these fraudulent actions to police.”
The association is urging anyone who thinks they have been the victim of a phone solicitation scam to report it to their local RCMP detachment (or other police force) immediately.
A member of the United Cerebral Palsy organization, the association helps raise awareness and provides support services for more than 10,000 people in B.C. ranging from infancy to the age of 90 currently living with CP.
To find out how a donation can make a significant impact on the lives of association members and their families call 1-800-663-0004 or email firstname.lastname@example.org