Passenger Resources

Financial Assistance

 Alex’s Lemonade Stand 

Recognizing the financial burden that families often encounter, the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Travel For Care Program offers assistance to families who face the need to travel for childhood cancer treatment. Transportation and lodging accommodations are available to eligible families who meet our criteria. Applications must be received on behalf of a social worker or another medical representative

A A Week AwayWeek Away

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!


B+ FoundationB+ Foundation

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 or contact Joe McDonough at


Bringing Hope HomeBringing Hope Home

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.


Casey CaresCasey Cares Foundation

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.


Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation

Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation improves the mental, social and emotional well-being of children with cancer and their families.  Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation is the largest supplier of gifts to children with cancer in North America!


Cleaning for a Reason 

Providing free home cleaning services to women battling cancer through local participating residential cleaning companies.


Final Farewell

Final Farewell helps families provide an affordable funeral for a loved child by providing financial assistance, advice and guidance.

For Pete's SakeFor Pete’s Sake

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


Fred's FootstepsFred’s Footsteps

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.


Good Days

Good Days provides financial support by covering prohibitively costly co-pays for those with life-altering conditions, allowing them to receive treatment without destroying their finances.  In some cases, additional financial assistance can be provided for health insurance premiums and treatment related travel expenses.


HCM FoundationHCM Foundation

Provides financial support to cancer patients while undergoing treatment.

Headstrong Foundation

To improve the quality of life for cancer patients and their families through providing essential services.; 610-461-5987


Kisses for Kyle

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.


Love from Liam   

Love From Liam is dedicated to raising awareness, funding and support for families battling Retinoblastoma and other childhood cancers.


NixCancer Foundation

NixCancer Foundation was established to assist families fighting cancer & funding research for Rhabdomyosarcoma.


Sara's SmilesSara’s Smiles

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.


T.H.A.N.K.S. SocietyT.H.A.N.K.S. Society

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



Hospitality Homes

Hospitality Homes provides free short-term housing in volunteer host homes and donated apartments for families and friends of patients seeking care at Boston-area healthcare organizations.


Hosts for HospitalsHosts for Hospitals

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 FundThe Kolbe Fund

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 HousePrint

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.


Avery’s Angelsaverys-angels

Dedicated to supporting gastroschisis research, awareness and support for infants, children and families.


Castleman Disease Collaborative NetworkCDCN Logo

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 or call 610-304-6096.


Delaware Breast Cancer CoalitionDelaware Breast Cancer Coalition

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,


Gilda's ClubGilda’s Club

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


Hayden’s Heart

Hayden’s Heart is a non-profit 501(c)(3) that has been created to honor Hayden Jeter Dorsett. Our mission with his foundation is to raise CHD awareness and to keep Hayden’s Memory alive by helping families affected by CHD.



 Mesothelioma Guidemesoguidelogo

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.


Pickleberry Pie

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.


The Pleural Mesothelioma Center

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.


The Life Raft Grouplife-raft-group

Provides support through information, education, and innovative research to patients with a rare cancer called GIST (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor).

(973) 837-9092

Short Bowel Syndrome Foundation for Children of New England, Inc.

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.