Living Expenses

Crowdfunding for Medical Bills & Related Expenses

    One-third of cancer survivors in the United States say they have experienced money or work problems due to cancer care.  Even cancer patients who have insurance say they have had to change their lifestyle and medical care due to the financial burden of treatment.  As a result, many...


Financial Aid for Families Touched by Cancer in Michigan

For nearly a decade, Angels of Hope has been providing financial assistance to families touched by cancer living in Michigan.  Angels of Hope realizes that cancer doesn’t impact just the patient, it impacts the entire family. That’s why they lend support to the entire family- regardless of which person in...


Financial Aid for Firefighters with Cancer

Studies have shown that the risk of being diagnosed with cancer is higher among firefighters than the general population due to the toxins they are exposed to in the line of duty.  Specifically firefighters have an elevated risk for multiple myeloma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, prostate and testicular cancers.  Code 3 for a Cure Foundation provides financial...


Financial Aid for Cancer Patients in NJ & NYC

Cancer, like any chronic illness, can cause financial stress and even bankruptcy.  To help relieve this financial burden, STOMP The Monster™ provides financial aid and support to cancer patients, their families, and caregivers living in New York City and New Jersey.  The can provide assistance with the following types of...


Financial Assistance for Families Living in the Greater PA Area

Bringing Hope Home provides financial and emotional support to families with cancer of any age, gender, race and cancer type in the Greater Philadelphia area. These one-time grants can be used to pay for essential household bills such as rent, mortgage, electric, gas, oil, water, phone, transportation and groceries.  Grant money is paid directly to services...


got Cancer? meet CancerCare

  Despite the fact that CancerCare is a national organization providing free support services to anyone affected by cancer in the US and Puerto Rico, not everyone knows about them or about the amazing assistance they offer. Candidly, I wish I had known about them when we were battling my...


Financial Assistance from Walk In My Shoes Cancer Foundation

    If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer and are having a hard time making ends meet, check out the Walk In My Shoes Foundation. Walk In My Shoes Foundation assists cancer patients with paying rent, mortgages, utility bills, medication, purchasing gas cards, buying groceries, etc.  To qualify for assistance, which is...


Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits with Cancer

  Meet GUEST BLOGGER Ram Meyyappan. Ram is the senior editor and manager of the Social Security Disability Help website.  Social Security Disability Help contains information on how to apply for disability with over 400 conditions, helpful tips, FAQs along with an extensive disability glossary.   If you are a parent...


Financial Assistance for Young Adult Cancer Survivors (Applications Due July 19)

  Common challenges facing many 20 & 30 year olds include paying off school loans, finding a job, securing health insurance and learning to live on their own.  These challenges are often compounded if there’s a history of cancer. When many young adults are finished with treatment, medical bills may have...


Financial Assistance For Cancer Patients Who Can Not Work Due to Cancer Treatments

  The financial hardship that a diagnosis of cancer can bring has the potential to be tremendous.  Many people are unable to work during treatments and without income, it is difficult for many to cover their every day living expenses not to mention all of the added expenses related to...




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