Resource DescriptionContactType of AssistanceCancer-Specific?Gender Specific?Region Specific?Age Cap?Income Cap?
Cancer HawkContinually shares updated information about cancer resources for both patients and caregiversInformation and ResourcesNoNoNoNoN/A
Cook For Your LifeNutritional guidance for cancer patients, i.e. healthy recipies and cooking classes212-799-3894EducationNoNoNoNoNo
First DescentsProvides life-changing outdoor adventures for young adults (age 18-39) impacted by cancer303-945-2490Goods and ServicesNoNoNoApplicants must be between age 18 and 39 impacted by cancerNo
Heaps of HopeOffers assistance to female cancer patients with many of the costs associated with cancer and its treatment 781-572-6421Financial Aid and Emotional SupportNoFemaleNoNoUnknown
LifeLine PilotsVolunteer pilots who donate their time and all flight expenses to people in need of free transportation for on-going treatment, diagnosis, and follow-up care.Patients needing help call National Patient Travel Center at 1-800-296-1217Long-distance TransportationNoNoNoNoNo
Life With CancerThis wellness center for cancer patients and their families is located in Fairfax, VA by INOVA.703-206-5433Emotional Support, Education & ServicesNoNoThe center is located in Fairfax, VANoN/A
Live By LivingProvides transformative outdoor experiences for cancer survivors and their caregivers303-808-2339Goods and ServicesNoNoNoNoNo
Celma Mastry Ovarian Cancer FoundationAims to support women with ovarian cancer and provides financial assistance to ovarian cancer patients in need.863-381-2034Financial AidOvarian CancerFemaleMust reside in the Tampa-bay areaNoNo
The Pink FundProvides short-term financial aid to breast cancer patients in active treatment.877-234- 7465Financial Aid BreastNoNoNoNo, but you must be able to show that you have lost all or a part of your income during active treatment. Here is a link to their prequalification form:
Tigerlily FoundationEducate, advocate for, empower, and provide hands-on support and services for young women who have been diagnosed with cancer.888-580-6253Financial Aid and Emotional SupportBreastFemaleNoApplicants must be between the ages 15-40Various programs may have various application requirements
Ulman Cancer FundProvides support including access to support resources tailored specifically to young adults and their loved ones, increased knowledge of their disease, treatment options and lifelong implications of treatment choices, and effective communication with their clinical care team, family, friends, community and others in their support network410-964-0202Emotional Support and EducationNoNoNoNot technically, as support extends to loved ones of young adultsN/A
Angel Airline Samaritans Facilitates no-cost or reduced rate commercial airline tickets to and from distant specialized medical evaluations or treatments for people with cancer in need and their families.Patients needing help call National Patient Travel Center at 1-800-296-1217Long-distance TransportationNoNoNoNoNo
Breast Cancer Assistance Program (BACP)Providing temporary financial assistance for basic needs such as rent/mortgage and utilities.Financial AidBreastNoFor Residents of Greater Tulsa (Adair, Cherokee, Craig, Creek, Delaware, Kay, Mayes, Muskogee, Nowata, Okmulgee, Osage, Ottawa, Pawnee, Rogers, Tulsa, Wagoner, and Washington Counties).NoNo
The Brenda Mehling Cancer FundProvides cancer patients with services to meet daily needs that are not covered by insurance.661-313-5570Financial aidNoNoNoApplicants must be between the ages 18-40Unknown
Camp Boggy CreekA free, year round camp for seriously ill children and offer week long summer sessions for the children and family retreat weekends for the whole family. 352-483-4200Retreat ProgramNo NoNoApplicants must be between ages of 7-16Unknown
Brem FoundationHelps women find breast cancer early; educates women about their risk factors, breast cancer rights, and screening options; and provides access to diagnostic tests for uninsured women202-649-0538Goods and Services; Education and SupportBreastFemaleDC, MD, VANoMust demonstrate financial need
American Cancer Society – Hope LodgeProvides lodging for families during cancer treatment.800-227-2345LodgingNoNoNoNoIt depends on the chapter from which applicants seek assistance.
Cancer and CareersEmpowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational eventsEmotional Support and EducationNoNoNoNoN/A
CancerCareProvides limited financial assistance to people affected by cancer. 800-813-4673Financial AidNoNoNoNoYes, but it varies based on a variety of factors
Chronic Disease FundCDF exists to improve the health and quality of life of patients battling chronic disease, cancer or other life-altering conditions who cannot afford the medications they so desperately need.877-968-7233Copayment and Travel AssistanceNoNoApplicants must be a US Citizen or permanent residentNoApplicants must be referred by a health-care provider, and go through an eligibility screen.
Chris4LifeIn addition to working to finding a cure for colon cancer, this organization provides various resources for patients and their families, including a patient grant program, which appears to still be in its pilot phase.855-610-1733Education and AwarenessColonNoNoNoN/A as far as resources are concerned; they are not currently accepting grant applications, and there is no information about qualifying for said grant on their website at the time of this writing.
Christians Overcoming CancerA faith-based nonprofit that helps cancer patients (regardless of their faith) through financial relief services, among other things614-885-3750Financial AidNoNoNoNoYes, but it varies based on a variety of factors
Cleaning for a ReasonFree, four monthly house cleanings for those with cancer in many states.877-337-3348Goods and ServicesNoFemaleLimited to areas with service providersNoNo
Deliver the DreamA retreat program that helps families with a child experiencing a serious illness the chance relax, enjoy time together, and forge bonds with others during a three-day retreat.(954) 564-3512Retreat ProgramNoNoNoApplicants must be under age 18No
Epic ExperienceOffers adventure camps for adult cancer suvivors to ski, paddle, and ride past those three words, "I have cancer."855-650-9907Goods and ServicesNoNoNoNoNo
Eric D. Davis FoundationProvides financial assistance for adult sarcoma patients in active treatment.866-543-435Financial AidSarcomaNoApplicants must reside and be in active treatment in the United States.Applicants must be at least 18 years of ageNo
Facing Our Risk of Cancer EmpoweredFORCE's mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.866-288-7475Education and SupportHereditary CancersNoNoNoN/A
Food and FriendsDelivers specialized, nutritious meals, groceries, and nutrition counseling to people living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses.202-269-2277 Goods and ServicesNoNoFor residents of the Washington, D.C. area. Including parts of MD and VA. NoNo
HealthWell FoundationAssistance with medical expenses, established by specific disease. Grant ranges from $2,000 to about $15,000.800-675-8416Financial AidNoNoNoNoIncome must fall below 400% of the federal poverty guideline, and patient must be insured
Hope For Young Adults With CancerProvides direct financial support to young adults who currently are battling cancer as well as those who have been in remission for up to 5 years after their treatmentFinancial AssistanceNoNoNoApplicants must be between 18 and 40No
Hope ConnectionsA center for support and healing for cancer patients and their families, this facility is located in Bethesda, Maryland. 301-634-7500Emotional Support, Education & ServicesNoNoThe center is located in Bethesda, MDNoN/A
Imerman AngelsProvides personalized connections that enable one-on-one support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.877-274-5529Emotional SupportNoNoNoAnyone at any age, including children, can be matched with a Mentor Angel. Individuals 17 and younger will need parental consent and typically also involves connecting a parent or guardian. They also match cancer caregivers.N/A
Joe's HouseProvides a nation-wide online service that helps cancer patients and their families find lodging near treatment centers for free or a reduced rate.877-563-7468LodgingNoNoNoNoNo
Living Beyond Breast CancerProvide information, community and support that you can trust, is easy for you to access and respectful of you and your situation.855-807-6386Education and SupportBreastFemaleNo
Leukemia & Lymphoma SocietyIn addition to their great work in trying to find a cure for blood cancer, they are committed to improving the quality of life of patients and their families, including through a co-pay assistance program.800-955-4572Education, support, and financial aidBlood cancer (such as leukemia, lymphoma, or multiple myeloma)NoLLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada. To qualify for the co-pay assistance program, applicants must have be a US citizen or permanent resident.NoTo qualify for the co-pay assistance program, applicants must have a household income at or below 500% of the US poverty guidelines, and must prescription insurance coverage.
Men Against Breast CancerDesigned to provide targeted support services that educate and empower men to be effective caregivers. They offer full and half-day educational workshops, and these can also be completed online. 866-547-6222Education and SupportNoNoNoNoN/A
Mesothelioma GroupRaise awareness of mesothelioma cancer while supporting patients and their families. 888-708-5660Education and SupportMesotheliomaNoNoNoNo
Mondays at RacineProvides spa services to assist with the effects of cancer treatments, such as radiation and chemotherapy by taking appointments on Mondays from 10am-3pm. 631-224-5240 Emotional and Physical SupportNoNoSpa located in Islip, New York.NoN/A
National Ovarian Cancer CoalitionHopes to save lives by fighting tirelessly to prevent and cure ovarian cancer, and to improve the quality of life for survivors.888-682-7426Education and SupportOvarian CancerFemaleNoNoN/A
Peppermint & Ginger Comfort KitsProvides cancer patients with a free kit to manage chemo side-effects732-354-7658Goods and ServicesNoNoNoNoNo
Patient Access Network (PAN)Provides financial assistance for prescription drug co-payments to people with chronic or life-threatening illnesses for whom cost limits access to breakthrough medical treatments.866-316- 7263Financial Aid with CopaysNoNoApplicant must reside and receive treatment in the USNoApplicants must be insured, and insurance must cover the medication for which you seek; you must be prescribed a high-cost drug; and income must be below a designated percentage of the federal poverty level, depending on individual fund requirements.
Patient Advocate FoundationHelps with co-pays for prescriptions and/or pharmaceutical treatments866-512-3861 x 1Copay AssistanceNoNoMust reside and receive treatment in the U.S.NoIncome must fall below 400% of the federal poverty guideline, and patient must be insured
St. Vincent de PaulRegardless of your religion or background, this national charity organization may be able to offer grants and aid for paying bills and basic needs314-576-3993Financial AidNoNoNoNoVaries based on the Catholic Church in your area
The Breast Cancer Charities of America's Help Now FundProvides "one-time emergency financial assistance for rent and utility bills."Financial AidBreastNoMust be residents of the United StatesNoNo, but you should know that applications are only accepted between the 1 st and 7 th of the month
The SAMFundProvides financial assistance to young adults as they move forward with their lives after cancer. 617-938-3484Financial AssistanceNoNoMust be residents of the United StatesMust be between the ages of 17 and 35No, but there is an annual application process that opens in June. Recipients are selected in the Fall
True North TreksTeens and young adults with cancer finding direction through connection on outdoor treks, while unpacking a mindful meditation curriculum throughout the experience208-627-8628Goods and ServicesNoNoNoApplicants are generally between 18 and 39No
Walk In My Shoes FoundationA nonprofit organization created to provide financial and emotional support to cancer patients undergoing treatment. Financial assistance is capped at $500Financial Aid and Emotional SupportNoNoNoNoNo
Young Survival CoalitionA global organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer877-972-1011Emotional Support and EducationBreastFemaleChapter-based program that is United States specificNot technically, as support extends to loved ones of young adultsN/A
Assistance FundProvides critically or chronically ill individuals with access to advanced therapies through a continuum of services and programs, including education and financial aid.855-845-3663Financial Aid with Copays and Insurance PremiumsNoNoApplicants must be a US Citizen or permanent residentNoApplicants must meet financial criteria based on household size and household income.
The Catherine H. Tuck FoundationProvides financial aid grants for basic necessities of life to women and men who are in active treatment for breast cancer and struggling financially as a direct result of the diagnosis and treatment.Financial AidBreastNoApplicants must be a US citizen and currently live in the United States.NoApplicants must have less than $5,000 in liquid assets.
#CancerlandChampagne Joy is a dear friend of Lolly’s Locks that is living with Stage IV Breast cancer. She is also the creator of this television series that chronicles the fabulous lives of women living with cancer, and this has turned into a mechanism for Champagne and friends to reach out to other women going through similar experiences, and offer support and guidance. If you reach out on FB, she guarantees that you will have several new best friends 🙂N/AEmotional SupportBreastFemaleNoNoN/A
Scarf It Up- Bags of CourageSupplies hats and scarves to cancer patients in need that are currently in treatment at Rapid City Regional Cancer Care Institute. Patients come from all over South Dakota, the surrounding Reservations as well as Nebraska and Wyoming. Through Bags of Courage, they provide free, wonderful bags of things like peppermints, chap stick, and lap blankets to cancer patients in Hot Springs, South Dakota. Goods and ServicesNoFemaleScarf it Up is specific to patients of Rapid City Regional Cancer Care Patients; Bags of Courage is specifically directed to patients in Hot Springs, South DakotaNoNo
Modest NeedsOffers a "Self-Sufficiency Grant" which is designed to prevent normally self-sufficient but low-income households from entering the cycle of poverty by helping them to afford short-term emergency expenses that would otherwise pose a hardship.212-463-7042Financial NeedsNoNoServe all of the USANoApplicants have to be within 100-400% of the poverty threshold
Phil's FriendsProvides support, mainly via care patients224-653-8315Emotional Support and Goods and ServicesNoNoNoNoNo