Patient Resources

Financial Assistance

 A Week AwayA Week 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!

info@aweekaway.org

 

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 www.BePositive.org or contact Joe McDonough at Joe@BePositive.org

 

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.

Erin@CaseyCaresFoundation.org

 

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 program@takeabreakfromcancer.org.

 

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.

484-368-3602

 

HCM FoundationHCM Foundation

Provides financial support to cancer patients while undergoing treatment.

mike@hcmfoundation.org

 

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.

saras-smiles@comcast.net

 

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 thanksociety@gmail.com

Lodging

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.

mike@hostsforhospitals.org

 

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.

info@thekolbefund.org

 

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.

info@joeshouse.org

Awareness

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 patty@castlemannetwork.org 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, debreastcancer.org.

 

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 info@gildasclubsouthjersey.org

 

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