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Providing Financial or Practical Help
89 South St., Suite LL02, Boston, MA, 02111
Provides support to young adults who are struggling financially due to cancer. Twice a year, gives grants to survivors aged 21-39 to help with medical bills, living expenses, educational/professional development, graduate tuition, student loans, cosmetic or reconstructive procedures, family building options/procedures, health insurance supplementation, mental health, physical therapy, residual and current medical expenses, transportation-related expenses, legal expenses and rent/mortgage supplementation.All CancersFinancial AssistanceFertilityHousingTransportationLegalMedical Equipment/SuppliesReconstructionScholarshipsNational
Helps families with a child or parent afflicted with cancer deal with the overwhelming financial and emotional burdens of the disease. Family Reach grants typically range from $500 to $2000 and help cover costs such as mortgage/rent, utilities, transportation and uncovered medical expenses. Referrals made by social workers who are in their hospital network, and if not a partner, social worker can still contact to explore assistance. Offers a Financial Handbook and a Financial Planning for Cancer Program.All CancersFinancial AssistanceUtilitiesFoodHousingTransportationChildrenNational
First Hand Foundation
2800 Rockcreek Pkwy., Kansas City, MO, 64117
Provides funding for children with health-related needs when insurance and other financial resources have been exhausted. Can assist with costs such as medicine, therapy, prostheses, wheelchairs, assistive technology equipment, care devices, hearing aids, lodging (only if charitable housing is unavailable), gas ($0.33 per mile), parking and transportation related to a child’s care and vehicle modifications: lifts, ramps and transfer boards.All CancersFinancial AssistanceLodgingMedical Equipment/SuppliesMedicationProsthesesTransportationChildrenNational
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
111 Presidential Blvd., Ste. 203, Bala Cynwyd, PA, 19004
Mission is to change the lives of children with cancer through funding impactful research, raising awareness, supporting families, and empowering everyone to help cure childhood cancer. Offers a transportation and lodging grant and a Parent-to-Parent Matching Program.All CancersLodgingTransportationNational
The National Children's Cancer Society (NCCS)
500 N. Broadway, Suite 1850, Saint Louis, MO, 63102
Provides emotional, financial and educational support to children with cancer, their families and survivors. Offers a Transportation Assistance Fund to alleviate the financial burden of travel and lodging for families who have a child with cancer. This includes transportation expenses such as mileage, airfare and lodging when a child needs to stay near the hospital for treatment and nonprofit lodging is unavailable. Also offers a Emergency Assistance Fund which provides $300 in emergency assistance per year to families who have a child that has been inpatient or away from home for (15) consecutive days within the past three months. Assistance may be used for mortgage, rent, utility payments, childcare, health insurance premiums, car expenses or treatment-related expenses such as meals away from home, prescriptions, and parking.All CancersFinancial AssistanceFoodHousingLodgingMedicationTransportationUtilitiesChildrenNational
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