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airplane transportation help to get cancer patients to specialized centers for treatment

http://aircharitynetwork.org/

http://www.corpangelnetwork.org/

Mission Air Transportation Network (Canada) 77 Bloor St West, Ste 1711, Toronto, Ont. M5S 3A1 (416) 924-9333 free air transportation on corporate aircraft.

AirLifeLine (USA) 6133 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95822
(800) 446-1231 free air transportation for those in need of medical treatment who cannot afford commercial travel.



 


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TEXAS - RIO GRANDE VALLEY
The James Richard Closner Foundation, a community based non-profit organization located at the Closner Business Park in La Feria, Texas, 15 miles north of the Texas-Mexican border in the Rio Grande Valley.  The foundation was created in 2002 with the intent to help indigent cancer patients of all ages, men, women and children from throughout the Rio Grande Valley and Laredo Texas.  Monetary assistance is available for travel and lodging as they seek second opinions or receive treatments in other cities, i.e. Houston, TX.  The foundation is primarily focused on raising the level of hope to our recipients and our community by receiving our help.
http://www.thelightofhope.com/


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CALIFORNIA

Cancer Care - provides local financial assistance to help people with all cancers in California. Financial help is available for transportation, pain medications, home care, and child care. For more information visit Cancer Care website at http://www.cancercare.org or call toll-free at 800-813-HOPE

http://www.caregiver.com/regionalresources/states/CA/financial/index.htm
electricty bills
http://www.sce.com/RebatesandSavings/incomequalified/
gas bills
http://www.socalgas.com/residential/assistance/care/
phone bills
http://www.lifelinesupport.org/li/low-income/lifelinesupport/browser/

United Way - Labor
The United Way of the Greater Los Angeles Area is a voluntary organization dedicated to helping people by uniting individuals and institutions -- government, private and voluntary -- in a community-wide effort to plan, support, deliver and evaluate effective human-service programs that are responsive to changing community needs.

Relief Services, Donor Services, Volunteer Opportunities, Community & Government agencies ready to help, Information & referral services, Counseling/emergency services, Military Family Resources:

• Click HERE for Resource List.

Labor Emergency Programs

For more than 50 years, United Way has been a proud partner with organized labor, both in raising funds and helping people in need.


Labor's Emergency Food & Assistance Program provides support to labor members and their families in the form of food, clothing, rent assistance and other critical services.

For more information about United Way and labor, please call (213) 427-9047.


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FLIGHT ATTENDANTS NEEDING ASSISTANCE

http://www.thecausefoundation.org/

http://www.thepegasusproject.org/


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GEORGIA

support, low cost mammos, bras & oproths, bosom buddies, etc
http://www.gacancerfoundation.org/Services/index.php


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IDAHO

http://www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/portal/alias__Rainbow/lang__en-US/tabID__3537/DesktopDefault.aspx

http://www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/site/3328/default.aspx

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LOUISIANA (NEW ORLEANS)

http://labchp.lsuhsc.edu/


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MAINE

http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/bohdcfh/bcp/index.htm

http://www.mainebreastcancer.org/

 


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MICHIGAN

http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/0,1607,7-132-2940-13487--,00.html


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DRUG ASSISTANCE

Adria Patient Assistance Plan, Adria Laboratories, P.O. Box 16529, Columbus, OH 43216-6529 (614) 764-8000 Provides chemotherapy drugs to patients with financial need.

American Cancer Society, Provides free wigs, head coverings, financial referrals and resources to patients in need. 1-800-ACS-2345 or local chapter

Bristol-Meyers Indigent Patient Assistance Program, Bristol-Myers Oncology Division, 2404 West Pennsylvania St., Evansville, IN 47721 (812) 429-5000. Provides Cytoxan to patients with financial need.

ICI Pharmaceutical Novaldex (tamoxifen) Patient Assistance Program, Manager Professional Services, ICI Pharmaceuticals, Division of ICI Americas, Inc., Wilmington, DE 19897 1-800-456-5678. Provides tamoxifen to patients with financial need.

Medically Indigent Drug Assistance Information Booklet, American Cancer Society, lists companies and the drugs available as well as guidelines of their procedures for providing the drugs. Booklet available free to health care providers. Call American Cancer Society. 1-800-ACS-2345 or local chapter

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturing Association Directory, provides financial assistance for medicines 1-800-PMA-INFO

Searle Pharmaceutical Company, provides certain medicines to enrolled physicians. Any physician can enroll. Physician is provided coupons to be redeemed for medicines by qualified patients. 1-800-542-2526

Champus at Oncolink coverage for BMT and other general financial issues available through computer with modem at http://www.oncolink.com

Genentech - Patient Assistance Program financial help for cancer patients. Available through computer with modem at http://www.genentech.com

Needymeds a website run by volunteers including an M.D. and a social worker offering information regarding financial assistance for pharmaceuticals. Information includes a listing by drug name as well as pharmaceutical company name. Available through computer with modem at http://www.needymeds.com


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Grants from charities

There are also some funds available to help people meet the financial costs of cancer.


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COLORADO

Bosom Buddies, Southwestern Colorado

Contact Jenny Sullivan at 970-728-4104 for more information.

•  Financial assistance to help women who can’t afford mammograms, diagnostic mammograms, biopsies and surgeries

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The Mickaela Foundation

P.O. Box 324, Arvada, CO 80001, 303-452-1898

•   Provides treatment funds for uninsured breast cancer patients, including monthly medical bill assistance grants up to $500

e-mail: help@mickaela.org
http://www.mickaela.org
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Orchard of Hope Foundation

111 S Orchard Ave, Canon City, CO 81212, 719-275-008;, 1618 Bonforte Blvd., #c, Pueblo, CO 81001, 719-544-7171

•   Helps Fremont County and Pueblo cancer patients and their families

•   Transportation to and from medical appointments, prosthetics, wigs, and much more

http://www.orchardofhope.org

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Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers Foundation

1161 S. Vivian Street, Lakewood, CO 8022, 303-930-7822

•   Financial support for cancer related expenses not covered by insurance

•   Provides financial support to Colorado patients undergoing cancer treatments. This assistance will pay for daily necessities such as housing, food, utilities, transportation, medical insurance and supplies.

http://www.coloradocancercenters.com

(S) Sense of Security

P.O. Box 6098, Broomfield, CO 80021, 303-669-3113 or 866-736-3113

•   Offers non-medical financial assistance to breast cancer patients while they are undergoing treatment

•   Assistance is provided in six categories: mortgage/rent, food/groceries, utilities, transportation, medical insurance premiums, and child care

•   Serves patients statewide

•   Web site has links to many financial resources and F.A.S.TTM Financial Assistance Screening Tool

e-mail: info@senseofsecurity.org

http://www.senseofsecurity.org

Vail Breast Cancer Awareness Group

P.O. Box 4043, Avon, CO 81620, 970-479-8595

•   Strives to ease the financial and emotional burdens faced by those women in Eagle County who are battling breast cancer

Raymond Wentz Foundation

2555 S. Downing St., Ste 240 Denver, CO 80210, 720-226-6709  

•   Provides financial assistance to low-income cancer patients in treatment who cannot afford basic needs like utility payments, rent, groceries,  transportation, or office visit copays.

•   All applicants must be referred by oncology social workers, doctors or nurses familiar with the patient’s financial situation, reside in Colorado and be actively receiving treatment for cancer. 

email: stephhearn@yahoo.com

Friends of Man

P.O. Box 937, Littleton, CO 80161-0937, 303-798-2342

•   Provides financial assistance with food, clothing, medical expenses, day care, dental expenses

•   Requires third party referral

Hope Lives! Breast Cancer Support Center

2629 Redwing Rd., Suite 260, Ft. Collins, CO 80526, 970-225-6200

•   Helps women undergoing breast cancer treatment in Larimer County and Windsor.

•   Provides payment for services such as massage therapy, acupuncture, Reiki, healing touch, individual and family counseling, and nutritional counseling

•   Women must be within six months of their most recent breast cancer treatment

e-mail: staff@hopelives.org

http://www.hopelives.org

Journey of Hope Fund

Durango area, serving La Plata, Archuleta, Montezuma, and San Juan Counties. Contact Erin Harris at Mercy Medical Center, 970-382-1228

•   Provides free mammograms to uninsured women who otherwise cannot afford them.

Memorial Hospital Foundation

525 North Foote Avenue, Suite 303, Colorado Springs, CO 80909, 719-365-GIVE (719-365-4483)

•   Provides financial resources to assist Memorial Hospital patients on an as-needed basis

http://www.memorialhospital.com

 


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Jenni - wow - you sure are a wealth of info - and its all from my backyard!!  I am embarrased.  I know of some of these resources. I am treated at RMCC and I have referred families from work to Friends of Man.  Thank you for posting all this info.  Karen

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SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
they have a help line listed at the bottom of the webpage
http://www.cancerlifeline.org/faq.html


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PHILADELPHIA PA

http://www.lindacreed.org/

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STATE BY STATE
The National Financial Resources Guidebook for Patients: A State by State Directory of information for patients seeking financial relief for a broad range of needs including housing, utilities, food, transportation to medical treatment, and children's resources
http://www.patientadvocate.org/report.php

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The Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund (BMCF) supports patients ages 18-40 as they undergo cancer treatment. It provides services to meet daily needs that are not covered by insurance. Typical grants measure $600 and include co-payments, rent and mortgage, transportation, car insurance, repairs, and groceries

http://www.bmcf.net/

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MICHIGAN

http://www.rosehockneyfoundation.com/index.html
The Rosemary A. Hockney Memorial Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization. Established in 2004, in memory of Rosemary Hockney who lost her battle with colorectal cancer. The foundation provides assistance to children of families whose lives have been affected by cancer.

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http://www.sensationalinsurvival.org/

Who We Are

A non profit organization created to provide financial assistance to those during the battle of breast cancer.

What We Do

Provide financial grants and quality of life enhancements to those in need as a result of their breast cancer treatment.


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MISSOURI
http://www.bcfo.org/grants.php


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