There are many organizations that are prepared to help you financially during and after your cancer treatment. The non-profits that are in Michigan are marked with a mitten.
Many patients who are diagnosed with breast cancer have extra financial burdens placed on them during treatment and recovery. Common issues are insurance payments, food, transportation, childcare, and other essentials of daily life. It is the mission of Shades of Pink Foundation to offer temporary financial assistance during their time of need.
See HERE for guidelines on assistance.
The mission of Colors of Hope – MI is to provide financial assistance to cancer patients, focusing primarily on patients of cancer centers of St. John Hospital & Medical Center and others fighting cancer in the Metro Detroit area.
Angels of Hope provides financial assistance to Michigan children and families affected by cancer. Assistance is generally available for the following needs:
- Home/Auto Repair
- Clothing/Personal Items
You can find their Grant Application here.
New Day’s mission is to alleviate their greatest financial and emotional burdens by providing financial stability and profound hope. Qualified applicants have either a parent or child currently undergoing cancer treatment in the state of Michigan, and must have dependent children under the age of 18 living in the home.
LINK TO PROGRAMS: We Can Help!
Hope for Young Adults with Cancer
Hope for Young Adults with Cancer is one of only a handful of non-profit organizations nationwide that focuses on providing direct financial support to young adults ages 18 – 40 who are currently battling cancer as well as those who have been in remission for up to 5 years after their treatment through their “Giving Hope Fund”.Find out more information on the Giving Hope Fund Application process by clicking here.
Allyson Whitney Foundation
The Cancer Survivorship prosthetic limb assistance program
The Cancer Survivorship prosthetic limb assistance program The Fund reduces financial hardship on families by providing assistance towards the cost of prostheses and artificial limbs for children and young adults. See full list of requirements and download application
Sy’s Fund is not for general financial assistance, instead our mission is to assist young adults who are receiving medical care for cancer or severe ongoing medical issues related to their cancer or treatments. We provide funding for meaningful gifts, as well as integrative therapies such as acupuncture, reflexology, reiki, and therapeutic massage. We also provide educational information to raise awareness regarding the challenges young adults with cancer face.
CUCK FANCER is dedicated to raising awareness around young adult cancer survivors and the unique struggles they face integrating back in to life after cancer. Our annual grant, the “Cuck It” grant, is dedicated to finding individual cancer survivors that could benefit from financial support to get back on their feet and back in to life after cancer. For grant info