A Week Away is committed to giving hope to families battling a life threatening illness by providing them with a week of peace. When you get away, you get a chance to feel normal and refuel, so that when you return, you’re ready to continue the fight!
The B+ (Be Positive) Foundation funds childhood cancer research and provides financial assistance to families of kids with cancer nationwide.
For more information, please visit www.BePositive.org or contact Joe McDonough at Joe@BePositive.org
Bringing Hope Home is a nonprofit organization that provides unexpected amazingness to families battling cancer in the Greater Philadelphia area through financial and emotional support. We do this by paying household bills for families while they’re going through treatment for any and all kinds of cancer.
Call the BHH office: 484-580-8395.
We help keep families’ spirits high by arranging programming – whether it’s a simple movie night and a fresh pair of pajamas or attending a major sporting event – Casey Cares makes life a lot better by adding a personal touch throughout the year and making lasting memories for families throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
Final Farewell helps families provide an affordable funeral for a loved child by providing financial assistance, advice and guidance.
For Pete’s Sake Cancer Respite Foundation provides adult cancer patients (24-55), their caregivers and their children (if applicable) with respite vacations. These respite vacations enable cancer patients and their loved ones to strengthen, deepen and unify their relationships
To learn more about our program, please call 267-708-0510 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fred’s Footsteps helps working families stay on their feet through a child’s illness or injury. The organization provides funding for household bills to make up for gaps in income or one-time extraordinary expenses such as medical equipment or home modifications to local, Philadelphia region families so that a child’s care can be a parent’s only worry.
Provides financial support to cancer patients while undergoing treatment.
To improve the quality of life for cancer patients and their families through providing essential services.
Kisses for Kyle provides financial assistance to help with bills, including, for example, rent and mortgage, car payments, utility bills, travel expenses, wigs, and food. In addition, we also cover funeral expenses as needed. email@example.com
The mission of Sara’s Smiles Foundation is to create a warmer, more positive, more empowered experience for children diagnosed with cancer. We provide a variety of resources to entertain, comfort, and educate patients and their families.
We provide funding for low-income children in grades K-12 to do extracurricular activities in the areas of Art, Music, Education and Sports.
610-805-8060 or firstname.lastname@example.org
HOSTS for HOSPITALS (HfH) is a nonprofit agency which since the year 2000 has provided free or low-cost lodging and support at volunteer host-homes as a caring response to the housing needs of patients and their families who come to Greater Philadelphia for specialized medical care.
The Kolbe Fund provides support for families that must travel to obtain the best pediatric medical care. Hopeful Nights, their largest program, gives hope and comfort to financially stressed families through the provision of hotel accommodations.
Joe’s House is not an actual house, but a nonprofit organization that helps cancer patients and their families find a place to stay when traveling away from home for medical treatment.
Dedicated to supporting gastroschisis research, awareness and support for infants, children and families. www.averysangels.org
The Castleman Disease Collaborative Network (CDCN) is a global initiative dedicated to accelerating research and treatment for Castleman disease (CD) to improve survival for all patients with CD. For more information, email email@example.com or call 610-304-6096.
The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition’s mission is to empower our community by raising awareness of breast health issues through outreach, education, and support services. If you or someone you know has been recently diagnosed, contact our office at 1-866-312-DBCC or visit our website, debreastcancer.org.
Gilda’s Club South Jersey is a cancer support community where men, women, teens and children with cancer, and their families and friends, are always welcome free of charge.
(609) 926-2699 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Mesothelioma Guide is here to restore hope for patients and their families. We’d like to help guide you through these difficult times and make a difference in not only your life, but your loved ones as well.
We bring the healing power of music to children. Being seriously ill or disabled can be lonely, scary, and stressful for children and their families. Pickleberry Pie unleashes the healing power of music bringing smiles, relief and a much needed break from routine to children and their families. We provide free monthly concert series for seriously ill and disabled children in Northern and Southern California; Portland, OR; Chicago, IL; Cleveland, Akron, and Columbus, OH; Indianapolis, IN; Baltimore, MD; Washington, DC and surrounding suburbs; and Charlottesville, VA. We plan to expand to Wilmington, Philadelphia, and New Jersey.
Organization dedicated to helping patients and loved ones affected by lung-related diseases, such as lung cancer and mesothelioma. We offer many resources, such as a monthly online support group, an on-staff doctor and nurse, 24-hour live chat support, help connecting with the best doctors and treatment facilities in their area, help overcoming geographical, insurance or financial limitations, and more, all free of charge.
Provides support through information, education, and innovative research to patients with a rare cancer called GIST (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor).
Created to provide family support for children afflicted with gastrointestinal conditions, birth defects, and diseases which have led to Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) and their healthcare providers. www.sbsne.org