Resources

Breast Cancer Resources

BCSSBreast Cancer Support Services of Berks is an organization that provides hope, information, and emotional support to women and men affected by breast cancer. Services include educational scholarships, counseling, support groups, yoga for young survivors, support and resources for Spanish speaking women, and financial aid for survivors.

 

Contact information:

Website: www.bcssberks.org

Telephone: (610) 478-1447

Address: 529 Reading Avenue Suite C, West Reading, PA 19611

Bebashi’s mission is to empower people to enhance the quality of their health and overall well-being by providing access to culturally sensitive high quality healthcare, HIV/AIDS services, health education, and social services. It remains as one of Philadelphia’s largest community-based minority providers of HIV/AIDS education and services for the urban community.

 

Contact information:

Website: www.bebashi.org

Telephone: (215) 769-3561

Address: 1235 Spring Garden Street Philadelphia, PA 19123

Beyond October accepts new and gently used compression garments such as bras, sleeves, gloves, and other prosthetics (bra forms) to refurbish and redistribute them FREE to Survivors in need with the proceeds from the T-shirts they sell. They want to help women with little or no insurance get the supplies they need to recover for FREE! A little prosthetic goes a long way to help a woman look and feel great!

 

Contact Information:

Website: www.beyondoctober.com

Telephone: (404) 692-6897

Email: beyondoctoberevents@gmail.com

Address: 722 Collins Hill Road Suite H-301 Lawrenceville,  GA 30046

The Brem Foundation’s mission is to maximizes women’s chances of finding curable breast cancer through expert education about early detection, access to diagnostic tests for women in need, and physician training. Their Re-Bra Initiative is a unique, unprecedented, and easy way for women – including those who have undergone breast surgery – to donate their bras to women who cannot afford bras of their own. Every donated bra is dry-cleaned and tagged with the Brem Breast Health Bill of Rights, providing the recipients with valuable breast health education. This program is offered to women nationally.

 

Contact Information:

Website: www.bremfoundation.org

Telephone: (202) 505-1104

Email: info@bremfoundation.org

cancer careCancerCare was founded in 1944 and is the leading national organization providing free, professional support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer. Their comprehensive services include counseling and support groups over the phone, online and in-person, educational workshops, publications and financial and co-payment assistance.

Contact information:

Website: www.cancercare.org

Telephone: 800-813-HOPE (4673)

Email: info@cancercare.org

Address: 275 Seventh Ave. New York, NY 10001

FORCEFacing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE)’s mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by hereditary breast, ovarian, and related cancers by creating awareness, supplying information and support to our community. FORCE is the only national non-profit dedicated to women with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

Contact information:

Website: www.facingourrisk.org

Telephone: 866-288-RISK (7475)

Email: info@facingourrisk.org

Address: 16057 Tampa Palms Blvd. W, PMG #373, Tampa, FL 33647

Linda Creed Breast Cancer Organization has empowered women and their families to learn about breast cancer and take control of the diagnosis and treatment process. Dedicated to the early detection and treatment of breast cancer with the goal of reducing unnecessary suffering and death associated with this disease, LCBCO helps women who are uninsured or under-insured to access free screening and diagnostic mammograms. The organization also makes available emotional and financial support during treatment.

Contact information: 

Website: www.lindacreed.org

Telephone: (215) 564-3700

Email: contact@lindacreed.org

Address: 614 S. 8th Street – #277 Philadelphia, PA 19147

living beyond breast cancer

Living Beyond Breast Cancer is a national nonprofit organization that seeks to create a world that understands there is more than one way to have breast cancer. To fulfill our mission of providing trusted information and a community of support to those impacted by the disease, Living Beyond Breast Cancer offers in-person experiences and on-demand emotional, practical and evidence-based content that is meaningful to those newly diagnosed, in-treatment, post-treatment and living with metastatic disease. They offer educational programs, a helpline, and financial support to men and women with breast cancer.

Contact information:

Website: www.lbbc.org

Telephone: (855) 807-6386

Address: 40 Monument Rd. Suite 104 Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

The Tyanna Foutyannandation honors a mother’s life, love, and living legacy. Tyanna Barre O’Brien lost her battle with breast cancer in 1990 at the tender age of 48. Her legacy continues today through the work of her daughters Anne, Bridget, Megan, Sara & Kate O’Brien, the founders of BreastFest. The Tyanna Foundation has worked tirelessly increasing awareness and generating money for breast cancer research, services, education, treatment and patient care for local breast cancer patients and survivors.

Contact Information:

Website: www.tyanna.org 

Address: PO Box 2993 Annapolis, MD 21404

pa breast cancer coalitionThe PA Breast Cancer Coalition represents, supports and serves breast cancer survivors and their families in Pennsylvania through educational programming, legislative advocacy and breast cancer research grants. The PBCC is a statewide non-profit organization that creates the hope of a brighter tomorrow by providing action and information to women with breast cancer today.

 

 

Contact Information:

Website: www.pabreastcancer.org

Telephone: (800) 377-8828

Email: info@pabreastcancer.org

Address: 2397 Quentin Road, Suite B Lebanon, PA 17042

The Nationanational breast cancer foundationl Breast Cancer Foundation’s (NBCF) mission is to provide help and inspire hope to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education, and support services. NBCF offers free, innovative programs that other organizations aren’t providing to women facing breast cancer.

Contact Information

Website: www.nationalbreastcancer.org

Address: PO Box 678572, Dallas, TX 75267-8572

unite for herUnite For Her’s mission is to enrich the health and well being of those diagnosed with breast and ovarian cancers – for life – by funding and delivering integrative therapies. The organization offers wellness programs and therapies, as well as financial grants.

 

Contact information:

Website: www.uniteforher.org

Telephone: (610) 883-1177

Email: info@uniteforher.org

Address: 127 E. Chestnut St. First Floor West Chester, PA 19380

Wwomen of faith and hopeomen of Faith and Hope’s mission is to encourage, enlighten and empower women about issues related to breast cancer in efforts to reduce the mortality rate through early detection; to offer spiritual and emotional support to women and their significant others.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.wofah.org

Telephone: (215) 424-4180

Email: info@wofah.com

Address: 6001 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19144

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Susan G. Komen Northeastern Pennsylvania’s mission is to provide funding for breast health services, breast cancer education and outreach in their 19 -county region. Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit, while providing real-time help to those facing the disease.

 

Contact information:

Website: www.komennepa.org

Telephone: (412) 342-0500

Email: info@komengreaterpa.org

Address: 1133 South Braddock Avenue Pittsburgh, PA, 15218

Childhood Cancer Resources

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s (ALSF) mission is to change the lives of children with cancer through funding impactful research, raising awareness, supporting families, and empowering everyone to help cure childhood cancer.

 

 

 

 

Contact Information:

Website: www.alexslemonade.org

Telephone: (610) 649-3034

Address: 111 Presidential Blvd., Suite 203, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

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Arms Wide Open Childhood Cancer Foundation’s is to fund less toxic therapies for children with cancer so they can have a better quality of life as they battle the disease and to give families hope by bridging the funding gap and making available potentially life-saving clinical trials that would otherwise not be available.  Through its many programs, Arms Wide Open also helps families throughout the United States both financially and emotionally who are suffering hardship due to their child’s diagnosis of cancer, providing them with support during the most difficult time of their lives.

 

Contact Information:

Website: www.awoccf.org

Telephone: (732) 904-2799

Email: info@awoccf.org

Address: P.O. Box 258 Marlboro, NJ 07746

ARVF_logoAlicia Rose Victorious Foundation’s (ARVF) mission is to provide strength and support for hospitalized children by way of providing Teen Lounges, Social Activities, Events, and other various programming to enhance the quality of life for adolescents with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.

 

 

Contact Information:

Website: www.victoriousfoundation.org

Telephone: (856) 784-0615

Email: info@arvf.org

Address: 2115 Voorhees Town Center Voorhees, NJ  08043

In 2015 the Brendan Borek Endowed Fund was established at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The endowed fund provides services to Cape May and Atlantic County pediatric cancer patients and their families. These “access to care” services include but are not limited to Food, Travel, Hotel and other services during the child’s illness. This endowed fund guarantees access to care to present and future generations of ill children.

 

Contact information:

Website:  www.brendansfund.org

Telephone: (215) 590-6795

Email:  bren@brendansfund.org

Address: Brendan Borek High Tides Memorial Fund P. O. Box 41 Avalon, NJ 08202

b+ foundation

 

The B+ Foundation’s mission has four areas of focus: financial assistance, cancer research, awareness and positivity. The B+ Foundation is about Kids Helping Kids Fight Cancer — raising money through dance marathons, 5Ks, T-shirt sales and more, to provide financial and emotional support to families of children with cancer nationwide. The B+ Foundation also funds critical, cutting-edge childhood cancer research.

 

Contact information:

Website: www.bepositive.org

Telephone:  (302) 563-8389

Email: Joe@BePositive.org or Carly@BePositive.org

Address: 101 Rockland Circle Wilmington, DE 19803

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Fred’s Footsteps helps working families stay on their feet through a child’s illness or injury. We provide direct financial assistance for non-medical expenses, such as household bills, to make up for gaps in income as well as one-time extraordinary expenses, like medical equipment or home modifications. We are the only program in the region that provides this type of bridge—not just momentary help—to families during their time of need.

 

 

Contact Information:

Website: www.fredsfootsteps.org

Telephone: (484) 368-3602

Email: info@fredsfootsteps.org

Address: 940 Haverford Road Suite LL-1 Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

horse power for life

 

Horse Power for Life is a non-profit 501(c)(3) dedicated to helping cancer patients and survivors of all ages improve their physical and emotional quality of life by providing an educational and therapeutic horsemanship program, free of charge. Our mission is to help families living with cancer focus on their minds, bodies, and souls, rather than the disease while learning about horses in an atmosphere of professionalism, teamwork and fun.

 

Contact Information:

Website: www.horsepowerforlife.org

Telephone: (484) 557-9040

Email: shiree.radie@horsepowerforlife.org

Address: Stone Crop Farm 1646 Fairview Road Glenmoore, PA 19343

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The “J” Foundation, Inc. uses contributions made by their supporters to provide direct help to families struggling with a child’s life-limiting illness. They receive referrals regarding families in need from personnel at various local hospitals and other sources. On a case-by-case basis they help families pay their mortgages, utility bills, taxes, automobile repair costs, expenses for transportation to and from treatment facilities, and other necessary expenses.

 

Contact Information:

Website: www.jfoundationinc.org

Email: jfoundationinc@gmail.com

Address: P.O. Box 141 Thornton, PA 19373

kelly anne dolan

 

Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund’s mission is to help families caring for children with serious illnesses, disabilities, and injuries. The Fund provides financial assistance for needs not covered by insurance, respite programs, and non-cash items to families in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware, and advocates for and provides information to families nationwide.

 

Contact information:

Website: www.dolanfund.org

Telephone: (215) 643-0763

Address: 580 Virginia Drive, Suite 110 Fort Washington, PA 19034

kisses for kyle

Kisses For Kyle Foundation offers a variety of services to families fighting childhood cancer in the Delaware Valley. They provide financial assistance to help with bills, including, for example, rent and mortgage, car payments, utility bills, travel expenses, wigs, and food. In addition, they also cover funeral expenses as needed.

 

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.kissesforkyle.org

Email: info@kissesforkyle.org

Address: 3959 Welsh Rd, Suite 315  Willow Grove, PA  19090

michaels way

 

 

Michael’s Way’s mission is to improve the lives of children with pediatric cancer and to support their parents struggling under the financial strain of such a devastating diagnosis. Michael’s Way has raised more than $6 million to lessen the financial hardships of hundreds of families whose children are suffering from cancer. 100% of money raised, as well as private donations and grants received from foundations goes directly to the families.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: michaelsway.org

Telephone: (215) 591-9198

Email: athompson@michaelsway.org

Address: 520 W. Pennsylvania Ave #4 Fort Washington, PA 19034

Ryan’s Case for Smiles is one the few volunteer organizations solely dedicated to helping kids feel better to heal better. While other great organizations focus on research and finding a cure, we work to improve the quality of life of children and their families as they undergo treatment. Programs have expanded to include the children’s entire families so they can better navigate and cope with a very difficult experience and avoid long term emotional trauma.

 

Contact information:

Website: www.caseforsmiles.org

Email: Melissa@caseforsmiles.org

Address: 295 E. Swedesford Road, #396 Wayne, PA 19087

Ronald McDonald Camp’s mission is to provide a true, week-long overnight camp experience for children who have been treated and are being treated for cancer as well as their siblings, ages 7-17. Our camper-centered program is designed to foster independence, friendship, and community among campers who share a common experience with cancer. The ultimate goal is to be a place where kids can enjoy being kids.

 

 

Contact information:

Chestnut Street

Website:  www.philarmh.org/camp

Telephone: (215) 387-8406

Address: 3925 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

 

Contact information:

Front and Eerie 

Website:  www.philarmh.org/camp

Telephone: (215) 291-0907

Address: 100 E. Erie Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19134

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of the Philadelphia Region supports families of seriously ill children by creating a community of comfort and hope. The two Ronald McDonald House programs provide temporary lodging, transportation, meals, and social services to families who travel to Philadelphia for pediatric care.

 

 

Contact information:

Chestnut Street

Website: www.philarmh.org

Telephone: (215) 387-8406

Address: 3925 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

 

Contact information:

Front and Eerie 

Website: www.philarmh.org

Telephone: (215) 291-0907

Address: 100 E. Erie Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19134

General Resources

 

A Haven helps children grieve through family centered support. Their mission is to partner with grieving families by providing support, outreach to our community, education and hope.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.ahaven.org

Telephone: (484) 716-1807

Address: 623 North Pottstown Pike, Exton PA 19341

The American Cancer Society has many resources that help support people with cancer and their loved ones. And best of all, their help is free. They can connect you with these resources, whether you are a cancer patient, caregiver of a person with cancer, community leader or volunteer, health care professional, or someone who wants to know about programs and services. They can also help you find other free or low-cost resources available in your area.

 

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.cancer.org

Telephone: (800) 227-2345

Address: 250 Williams Street NW Atlanta, GA 30303

Angel Flight Northeast is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization that coordinates free air and ground transportation for patients whose financial resources would not otherwise enable them to receive treatment or diagnosis, or who may live in rural areas without access to commercial airlines.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.angelflightne.org

Telephone: (978) 794-6868

Email: angelflight@angelflightne.org

Address: 492 Sutton Street North Andover, MA 01845

Asbestos.com has served as an advocacy center that provides hope and delivers quality resources and information for patients and loved ones coping with mesothelioma. Their vision is a world where everyone with mesothelioma has free access to information, services and support to overcome this disease and live longer, healthier lives alongside their loved ones.

 

Contact information:

Website: www.asbestos.com

Telephone: (855) 416-7437

Email: patientadvocates@asbestos.com

Address: 1 S. Orange Ave., Suite 301, Orlando, FL 32801

Affordable Colleges Online provides resources to help students with cancer & survivors succeed in school. Given the difficulties that those with cancer can face, college students might find it impossible to attend courses on campus. This is where online learning comes in. Students who need a very flexible schedule in order to handle the ups and downs of cancer treatment can find it with online degree programs.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.affordablecollegesonline.org

the breathing room

The Breathing Room Foundation’s mission is to provide care and support to families affected by cancer. They recognize that a cancer diagnosis affects every aspect of a family’s life; emotional, physical, spiritual and financial. The foundation strives to provide a family with whatever it is that will allow them a bit of “breathing room” from their daily struggle against cancer. It is their hope that this will allow them to concentrate all of their efforts towards regaining their physical health.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.breathingroomfoundation.org

Telephone: (215) 277-1006

Email: Maryellen@breathingroomfoundation.org

Address: 600 West Avenue Jenkintown, PA 19046

Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund provides financial assistance for young adults ages 18-40 who are undergoing cancer treatment. Assistance is available for co-pays, rent, mortgage, transportation, car insurance, repairs and groceries.

 

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.youngsurvival.org/directory/young-adult/brenda-mehling-cancer-fund

Telephone: (877) 972-1011

Email: info15@bmcf.net

Address: P.O. Box 801054 Santa ClaritaCA 91380 United States

cancer careCancerCare is the leading national organization dedicated to providing free, professional support services including case management, counseling, support groups, educational workshops, publications and financial assistance to anyone affected by cancer. All CancerCare services are provided by oncology social workers and world-leading cancer experts.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.cancercare.org

Telephone: (800) 813‑HOPE (4673)

Email: info@cancercare.org

Address: 275 Seventh Avenue New YorkNY10001

Colorectal Cancer Alliance’s mission is to empower a nation of allies who work with them to provide support for patients and families, caregivers, and survivors; to raise awareness of preventive measures; and inspire efforts to fund critical research. They empower a nation of allies who work with them to provide genuine support for patients and families, caregivers, and survivors; to raise awareness of preventive measures; and inspire efforts to fund critical research. United in our fierce determination to dramatically impact the way society sees this devastating disease, we exist to end colorectal cancer in our lifetime.

 

Contact information:

Website: www.ccalliance.org

Telephone: (202) 628-0123

Address: 1025 Vermont Ave NW Suite 1066 Washington, DC 20005

cancer careCancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation (CCPAF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to removing insurance barriers by helping qualified patients afford the co-payments, coinsurance and deductibles for prescribed cancer treatments. They offer easy-to-access, same-day approval over the phone and online.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.CancerCareCopay.org

Telephone: (866) 552-6729

Email: information@cancercarecopay.org

Address: 275 Seventh Avenue, 22nd Floor New York, NY 10001

Connect Thru Cancer is a non-profit organization providing a variety of free cancer support services and resources to individuals and families living with a cancer diagnosis, giving respite to the cancer patient in treatment, and supporting their unique journey.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.connectthrucancer.org

Telephone: (484) 301-3047

Email: info@connectthrucancer.org

Address: 20 W. Miner Street West Chester, PA 19382

Clips of Kindness is a meaningful way for Great Clips to contribute to the fight against cancer. All Great Clips salons in the U.S. and Canada provide complimentary clipper cuts to customers facing hair loss due to cancer treatments. It’s a small gesture in the big fight against cancer and it’s our way of trying to make things just a little better for customers and their loved ones.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.greatclips.com

cradlesCradles to Crayons provides children from birth through age 12, living in homeless or low-income situations, with the essential items they need to thrive – at home, at school and at play. We supply these items free of charge by engaging and connecting communities.

 

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.cradlestocrayons.org

 

Boston

Telephone: (617) 779-4700

Address: 281 Newtonville Avenue Newtonville, MA 02460

 

Philadelphia

Telephone: (215) 836-0958

Address: 4700 Wissahickon Avenue, Suite 142 Philadelphia, PA 19144

 

Chicago

Telephone: (312) 767-1008

Address: 4141 W. George Street Chicago, IL 60641

Colon Cancer Alliance (CCA): Through the Buddy Program, the CCA matches new patients with a buddy who has been through the colorectal cancer journey before. The CCA’s certified Patient & Family Support Navigators are here to connect you with a vetted Buddy who has been through a similar diagnosis to offer meaningful and useful advice that helped them get through colorectal cancer.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.ccalliance.org

Telephone: (202) 628-0123

Address: 1025 Vermont Ave NW Suite 1066 Washington, DC 20005

Cancer Support Community Greater Philadelphia offers more than 150 programs each month — all provided free of charge — for men, women, and children whose lives have been affected by cancer.

 

 

 

Contact information:

The Suzanne Morgan Center at Ridgeland

Website: www.cancersupportphiladelphia.org

Telephone: (215) 879-7733

Address: 4100 Chamounix Drive Philadelphia, PA 19131

 

Gilda’s Club

Website: www.cancersupportphiladelphia.org

Telephone: (215) 441-3290

Address: 200 Kirk Road Warminster, PA 18974

FORCE

 

Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE)’s mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by hereditary breast, ovarian, and related cancers by creating awareness, supplying information and support to the community, advocating for and supporting research and working with the research and medical communities to help people dealing with hereditary breast, ovarian, and related cancers.

 

Contact information:

Website: www.facingourrisk.org

Telephone: (866) 288-RISK (7475)

Email: info@facingourrisk.org

Address: 16057 Tampa Palms Blvd. W, PMB #373 Tampa, FL 33647

Fiscal Tiger is a collection of writers and designers who are aware of the precious nature of your financial resources and the power they have in your life. Their work addresses that critical intersection of your life and your money so you can make the most of your financial resources. They do this by publishing well-researched articles and graphics that aim to help you make the most of your financial life.

 

Contact information:

Website: www.fiscaltiger.com

For Pfor pete's sakete’s Sake Cancer Respite Foundation enables cancer patients and their loved ones to strengthen, deepen and unify their relationships by creating unforgettable and lasting respite experiences. Their Cancer Respite Program includes two forms, the Travel Respite and the Staycation Respite. Both experiences are transformative and address the emotional, psychosocial, financial, physical and spiritual traumas that families confront with a cancer diagnosis.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.takeabreakfromcancer.org

Telephone: (267) 708-0510

Email: info@takeabreakfromcancer.org

Address: 620 West Germantown Pike, Suite 250 Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

Family Lfamilyives On Foundation’s mission is to support the lifelong emotional well-being of children whose mother or father has died. Their Tradition Program provides opportunities for intentional remembering, creating a safe haven for grief, communication and celebration.

 

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.familyliveson.org

Telephone: (610) 458-1690

Email: info@familyliveson.org

Address: 582 Wharton Boulevard Exton, PA 19341

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Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger strives to build a community where all people have the food they need to lead healthy lives. The Coalition connects people with food assistance programs and nutrition education; provides resources to a network of food pantries; and educates the public and policymakers about responsible solutions that prevent people from going hungry.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.hungercoalition.org

Telephone: (215) 430-0555

Email: info@hungercoalition.org

Address: 123 Chestnut St. Suite 401 Philadelphia, PA 19106

HEADstrong Foundation offers financial, residential, and emotional support to families affected by cancer. The foundation works relentlessly to provide resources for patients and their families who are receiving specialized cancer care throughout the country.

 

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.headstrong.org

Telephone: (610) 461-5987

Address: 232 Green Ave, Holmes, PA 19043

Hope Lodge offers cancer patients and their caregivers a free place to stay when their best hope for effective treatment may be in another city. Not having to worry about where to stay or how to pay for lodging allows guests to focus on getting better. Hope Lodge provides a nurturing, home-like environment where guests can retreat to private rooms or connect with others. Every Hope Lodge also offers a variety of resources and information about cancer and how best to fight the disease.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.cancer.org

Telephone: (800) 227-2345

Address: 250 Williams Street NW Atlanta, GA 30303

 

HOSTS for HOSPITALS is providing lodging and caring support to meet the housing needs of patients and their families coming to Greater Philadelphia for specialized medical care. The lodging is provided by volunteer Hosts who welcome into their homes patient-families in need.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.hostsforhospitals.org

Telephone: (484) 380-2999

Email: lodging@hostsforhospitals.org

Address: 326 Conshohocken St. Rd. #2 Gladwyne, PA 19035

The Kevin Cain Memorial Foundation is committed to providing cancer patients and their families compassion, respect, and ultimately, hope. By working closely with oncology staff and social workers who have insight into the hardship each person is facing, the foundation provides what is most helpful to each person. Their unique approach provides assistance in a way that is respectful of the dignity of each individual.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.kevincain.org

Email: kcmf.mmd5k@gmail.com

Address: P.O. Box 536 Havertown, PA 19083

Livestrong’s mission is to provide support for people affected by cancer and help cancer survivors and their loved ones achieve the best solutions with what they need. Livestrong believes in putting the survivor first, and that is why they have created tools and resources to help ease the challenges of a cancer diagnosis.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.livestrong.org

Telephone: (877) 236-8820

Email: livestrong@livestrong.org

Address: 623 W 38th St. Ste. 300 Austin, TX 78705

Magic Hour Foundation is a national network of professional photographers who look to serve individuals and families fighting cancer. They do this by coordinating a photo session to celebrate the truly important things in life through photography. These charitable portrait sessions provide an opportunity for families to feel special and strong while they relax, smile and enjoy time with loved ones. Above all, the foundation strive to express compassion and love as we support them, no matter the outcome of their battle.

 

Contact information:

Website: www.magichour.org

Email: hello@magichour.org

Meredith’s Miracles is dedicated to providing financial assistance to young adults who are currently fighting colon cancer. They provide assistance with daily living expenses such as past-due rent, utility bills and car repairs, so patients can focus on their health. Additionally, they seek out educational opportunities to help raise awareness about colon cancer and the power of early detection.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.merediths-miracles.org

Email: info@merediths-miracles.org

Address: 905 Star Gaze Drive, Lexington, Kentucky 40509

Mission4Maureen provides financial assistance to families who are burdened by the staggering cost of brain cancer treatment.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.mission4maureen.org

Telephone: (440) 840-6497

Email: info@mission4maureen.org

Address: 1568 S. Green Rd. #21602 South Euclid, OH 44121

Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center provides useful guides about mesothelioma, with information on the disease, treatment options, and supplemental resources.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.maacenter.org

Telephone: (866) 823-4516

Address: 333 W. Washington St., Ste. 140 Syracuse, NY, 13202

Mesothelioma.com has been dedicated to providing the latest medical information on mesothelioma, spreading awareness about the dangers of asbestos exposure and helping victims connect with legal resources.

 

 

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.mesothelioma.com

Telephone: (203) 265-2424

Email: webmaster@mesothelioma.com

Address: 35 Thorpe Avenue, Suite 101 Wallingford, CT 06492

Mesothelioma.net’s mission is to provide mesothelioma cancer victims and their families with top quality free information and resources via their website, as well as the best medical and financial assistance to those who request their help.

 

 

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.mesothelioma.net

Telephone: (800) 692-8608

Email: info@mesothelioma.net

Address: 5430 LBJ Freeway Suite 1200 Dallas, Texas 75240

Mesothelioma Fund help patients and families get compensation through asbestos and mesothelioma trust funds.

 

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.mesotheliomafund.com

Telephone: (800) 215-9896

Email: contact@mesotheliomafund.com

Mesothelioma Group is a small team of healthcare professionals, patient advocates, and communication specialists who have one goal: to lead the way in supporting and encouraging mesothelioma patients and their families.

 

Contact information:

Website: www.mesotheliomagroup.com

Telephone: (866) 500-3162

Email: help@mesotheliomagroup.com

Mesothelioma Guide is an advocacy organization dedicated to helping patients diagnosed with asbestos illnesses. Their services and resources are 100% free to patients and family members. They also have a veteran and nurse on staff that can answer all questions many seniors and former veterans have concerning asbestos.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.mesotheliomaguide.com

Telephone: (888) 385-2024

Email: webmaster@mesotheliomaguide.com

Address: 496 Delaney Ave. Suite 500 Orlando, FL 32801

The Mesothelioma Justice Network fights on behalf of victims of asbestos exposure, demanding justice from negligent asbestos companies. Know your legal rights and take action today. Information on treatment options and legal options can be found below.

 

Contact information:

Website: www.asbestos.net

Telephone: 855-942-0281

Email: contact@asbestos.net

Address: 1330 Boylston Street, Suite 400 Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Mesothelioma Lawyer Center’s mission is to put people diagnosed with mesothelioma and their families in touch with a highly experienced mesothelioma attorney in their area so they have access to their best possible financial compensation.

 

Contact information:

Website: www.mesotheliomalawyercenter.org

Telephone: (800) 793-4540

Email: PaulDanziger@MesotheliomaLawyerCenter.org

Address: 1225 North Loop West Houston, Texas 77008

Mesothelioma Veterans Center provides information about treatment, clinical trials, and VA benefits to veterans suffering from asbestos-related illnesses. They continue to help hundreds of veterans pursue compensation after developing mesothelioma or asbestos-related lung cancer from their asbestos exposure in the military.

 

Contact information:

Website: www.mesotheliomaveterans.org

Telephone: (855) 933-1451

Email: contact@mesotheliomaveterans.org

Address: 1330 Boylston St., Suite #400 Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

mannaMANNA (Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance) is a leader in evidence-based nutrition services, bringing together dietitians, chefs, drivers, and thousands of volunteers to cook and deliver nutritious, medically appropriate meals and provide nutrition counseling to neighbors who are battling life-threatening illnesses such as cancer, renal disease, and HIV/AIDS.

 

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.mannapa.org

Telephone: (215) 496-2662

Email: info@mannapa.org

Address: 420 North 20th Street Philadelphia, PA 19130

National Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) is a 501(c)4 organization with headquarters in Washington DC. NPAF’s staff and volunteers work at the local, state and national level to promote access to affordable, quality health care for people with chronic, debilitating or life-threatening illnesses. NPAF provides important thought leadership in developing policies to support their mission, working with other organizations to advocate for health care policies and collaborating with community partners to advance person-centered care and an equitable health care system for all Americans.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.patientadvocate.org

Telephone: (800) 532-5274

Email: help@patientadvocate.org

Address: 421 Butler Farm Road Hampton, VA 23666 United States

Nick’s House provides 2,555 complimentary nights annually for out-of-town cancer patients and their families traveling to the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Nick’s House is not a medical facility but a guest house designed to meet the unique needs of patients, their families and/or caregivers.

 

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.headstrong.org

Telephone: (610) 461-5987

Address: 232 Green Ave, Holmes, PA 19043

OneRunTogether provides financial assistance to local cancer patients while they are undergoing treatment. They help pay medical bills and living expenses. Some of the grants they have given paid for other things like childcare for the patient’s children during treatments, automobile repairs so the patient could get to treatments, and mortgage/rent bills.

 

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.oneruntogether.org

Telephone: (610) 733-2181

Address: 135 Schoolhouse Lane Coatesville, PA 19320

Patient Access Network Foundation (PAN) helps underinsured people with life-threatening, chronic and rare diseases get the medications and treatments they need by assisting with their out-of-pocket costs and advocating for improved access and affordability.

 

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.panfoundation.org

Telephone: (800) 394-0161

Address: 805 15th Street, NW, Suite 500 Washington, DC 20005

Philabundance is the Delaware Valley’s largest hunger relief organization, acquiring, rescuing and distributing food to 90,000 people weekly in 9 counties in PA and NJ. Of the people Philabundance serves, 30% percent are children and 16% percent are seniors. Others who seek food assistance include people with disabilities, single parents, veterans, students and working class families.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.philabundance.org

Telephone: (215) 339-0900

Address: 3616 South Galloway Street Philadelphia, PA 19148

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Project HOME’s mission is to  empower adults, children, and families to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty, to alleviate the underlying causes of poverty, and to enable all of us to attain our fullest potential as individuals and as members of the broader society. They strive to create a safe and respectful environment where we support each other in our struggles for self-esteem, recovery, and the confidence to move toward self-actualization.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.projecthome.org

Telephone: (215) 232-7272

Email: info@projecthome.org

Address: 1515 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130

PAFPatient Advocate Foundation (PAF) advocate and mediate on behalf of patients to provide avenues of access for therapies, therapeutic agents and devices deemed medically efficacious by the medical and scientific communities while working to find sources of reimbursement to pay for care.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.patientadvocate.org

Telephone: (800) 532-5274

Email: help@patientadvocate.org

Address: 421 Butler Farm Road Hampton, VA 23666 United States

Road to Recovery provides transportation to and from treatment for people with cancer who do not have a ride or are unable to drive themselves.

 

 

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.cancer.org

Telephone: (800) 227-2345

Address: 250 Williams Street NW Atlanta, GA 30303

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Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation’s mission is to unite with the community to work together to promote awareness of ovarian cancer by educating both women and physicians about the disease, to advocate for early diagnostic testing and more effective treatments and to raise funds to help advance research towards a cure.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.sandyovarian.org

Telephone: (610) 446-2272

Email: info@sandyovarian.org

Address: 308 E Lancaster Avenue, Suite 225 Wynnewood, PA 19096

Safe Harbor of Chester County is a nonprofit organization and with a goal that reaches beyond just feeding the homeless and providing housing. They seek to understand each person’s background, define short term action plans designed to address his or her challenges and needs, and monitor his or her progress. Their goal is to help rebuild lives and life skills, reestablish self-esteem, and help people overcome the issues that prevent them from leading independent, productive lives.

 

Contact information:

Website: www.safeharborofgwc.org

Telephone: (610) 692-6550

Address: 20 N. Matlack St. West Chester, PA 19380

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Seas It connects patients and caregivers to activities that make them feel vibrant, positive, and in control while fighting cancer, as well as provides the resources and outlets to help cancer patients and their families shift their focus from illness to wellness.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.seasit.org

Telephone: (732) 531-3030

Address: PO Box 51 Allenhurst, NJ 07711

Shane’s Kindness: Shane Halligan Memorial Fund will help children throughout our community by offering the financial support they need to participate in sports, music, theatre, scouting and other activities. Quite simply, Shane’s fund will remove the financial obstacles that so often prevent children from following their dreams.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.shaneskindness.com

Telephone: (215) 884-8575

Email: donna@shaneskindness.com

Address: 301 Integrity Ave. Oreland, PA 19075

Inspired by Gospel values, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, a Catholic lay organization, leads women and men to join together to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person service to those who are needy and suffering in the tradition of its founder, Blessed Frédéric Ozanam, and patron, St. Vincent de Paul. Find your local St. Vincent de Paul Society via the below contact information.

 

Contact information:

Website: svdpusa.org

Telephone: 314-576-3993

National Office Address: 66 Progress Parkway Maryland Heights, Mo. 63043-3706

ted lindemanTed Lindeman Outreach Foundation’s mission is to help young families who find themselves in the unthinkable position of tragically or unexpectedly losing a spouse. Their goal is to assist with a grant to alleviate the immediate financial burdens encountered when such tragedy strikes, focusing on the alleviation of the pain and worry associated with dealing with day to day financial commitments in the wake of a life changing loss.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.tedlindemanoutreachfoundation.com

Telephone: (215) 918-2796

Address: PO Box 352 Jamison, PA 18929

Team Children’s mission is to re-purpose them to ensure that every child has access to the use of a computer in the comfort and safety of their home, every school has adequate computers in the classroom, and no social service organization is without the technological tools to accomplish their goals

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.teamchildren.org

Telephone: (610) 666-1795

Email: teamchildren@teamchildren.com

Address: 960 Rittenhouse Rd., Audobon, PA 19403

Tuck Sleep is a research organization that has done in-depth work covering sleep disorders, tips for better sleep quality, and other sleep resources. They also provide valuable information about how cancer can affect your sleep and ways to improve your sleep.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.tuck.com

Telephone: (206) 486-6465

Address: 1414 NE 42nd Street, Suite 400, Seattle, WA 98105

Utility Emergency Services Fund (UESF) is committed to a holistic, preventive, and cost-efficient approach to assisting vulnerable families impacted by housing crises. They are a one-stop shop that offers immediate resources and empowers families to address the root causes of their utility and housing crisis.

 

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.uesfacts.org

Telephone: (215) 972-5170

Address: 1608 Walnut Street, Suite 600 Philadelphia, PA 19103

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Goldwater Law Firm: The Goldwater Law Firm is on mission to help as many people as possible with the fierce, compassionate legal aid only The Gold Standard of Injury Law can offer. If you suffered serious side effects or were diagnosed with an illness because of a defective drug or product, or if you were injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault, Attorney Bob Goldwater and the Goldwater Law Firm is ready to serve as your compassionate partner in the fight to seek the compensation and justice you deserve.

Website: https://goldwaterlawfirm.com

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Address: 11811 N. Tatum Blvd., Suite 3031 Phoenix, AZ 85028

The Beauty Foundation for Cancer Care’s mission is to alleviate the overwhelming financial and emotional strains that cancer treatments place on families.We also seek to help families through extremely difficult times with emotional support. We provide help during the holidays for those who are too ill or are unable to afford to have them.

Website: info@beautyfoundationnj.com

Phone Number: 1.732.719.9909

Address: 788 Shrewsbury Avenue, #2197 Tinton Falls, NJ 07724

Breast Intentions Our goal is to encourage young women to take an active stance on their health, learn about the risks for breast cancer and perform a self breast exam each month.

Website: https://www.breastintentions.org/contact-us

Address: P.O. Box 926 Middletown, NJ 07748

Christina S. Walsh Breast Cancer Foundation The mission of the Foundation is to provide financial assistance and comfort to breast cancer patients and their families. It is our hope that some of the hardships they are experiencing will be lessened.

Website: https://www.christinaswalshbcf.org/about.html

Phone Number: (732) 853-7910

Address: P.O. Box 401 New Brunswick, NJ 08903

                                  

Pink Fund provides 90-day non-medical cost-of-living expenses to breast cancer patients in active treatment* for breast cancer, so they can focus on healing, raising their families, and returning to the workplace. *active treatment is defined by The Pink Fund as the period after positive diagnosis of breast cancer has been made, you  have received a treatment plan from your  doctor and will be receiving chemotherapy, radiation or a surgical  procedure. A surgical procedure is defined as a single or bi-lateral mastectomy, lumpectomy, auxiliary dissections or sentinel node biopsy. Reconstruction does not qualify as Active Treatment.

Website: https://www.pinkfund.org/get-help/

Phone Number: 1-877-234-7465

Address: P.O. Box 603 Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303

Senior Resources

Eldernet of Lower Merion and Narberth is a nonprofit organization serves adults of all ages, especially frail older or younger disabled persons by helping them remain independent and providing a variety of free, practical services so they have access to healthcare, food security, and an improved quality of life. ElderNet also provides information to individuals who need assistance with housing, nursing care, or other necessities.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.eldernetonline.org

Telephone: (610) 525-0706

Address: 9 S Bryn Mawr Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Meals on Wheels is an organization dedicated to addressing senior isolation and hunger. This network serves virtually every community in America and, along with more than two million staff and volunteers, delivers the nutritious meals, friendly visits and safety checks that enable America’s seniors to live nourished lives with independence and dignity.

 

 

Contact information:

Website: www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org

Telephone: (888) 998-6325

Email: info@mealsonwheelsamerica.org

Address: 1550 Crystal Drive, Suite 1004 Arlington, Virginia 22202

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