In order to qualify for the Light of Hope Family Grant Program, Families must:


Live in the geographic area we serve.

Please see exact counties below:
Pennsylvania: Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery & Philadelphia Counties
New Jersey: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester & Salem Counties
Delaware: Kent, New Castle & Sussex Counties
Connecticut: Fairfield County
Maryland: Families being treated at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
New Jersey: Families living in Northern NJ, being treated at Hackensack Medical Center
New York: Westchester County, NY


Have a cancer diagnosis and be undergoing active treatment at the time of nomination. Active treatment includes currently receiving chemotherapy, radiation, hormonal therapy, or stem cell therapy. BHH also assists families who have had a recent bone marrow transplant, recent cancer surgery, or who are receiving hospice care.


Be nominated by a member of their oncology team. This can be a social worker, clinician, or healthcare professional.


Be aware that this is a one-time grant that is used to pay household bills such as rent, mortgage, electric, gas, oil, water, phone, transportation and groceries. Grant funds are are paid directly to services or vendors and are never given directly to the Family.


Have a financial need that is directly related to their cancer diagnosis.