2017 College Scholarships If You’ve Been Affected by Cancer

There are a wide range of organizations and advocacy groups dedicated to helping anyone “affected by cancer” afford a college education.  “Affected by cancer” applies not only to cancer patients and survivors; but it can also include children or siblings of cancer patients and survivors as well as students who have lost a parent to cancer....


5 Ways to Reduce Costs When Traveling for Cancer Treatments

  To get the best care possible, many cancer patients need to travel out-of-state for treatments, surgeries and even second opinions. Being away from your family and your routine is not only difficult, it’s expensive. One recent study found that people with cancer were 2.65 times more likely to declare bankruptcy than...


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...


FREE College Admissions & Financial Aid Counseling for Teen Cancer Survivors

Ask anyone who has navigated the college admission and financial aid process and they will tell you that the entire process can be overwhelming under the best of circumstances.  Add-in a diagnosis of cancer (past or present) to the equation and the challenges now increase tenfold.  Students grades may have suffered as...


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...


Mother’s Day Giveaway 2015

In honor of Mother’s Day, Fifth Season Financial is looking to honor one very special mother with cancer with a $250 gift certificate. Here’s how it works: Visit Fifth Season Financial.com to enter the giveaway.  You can either nominate a remarkable mom or they can fill out the form themselves. Entries must be made on behalf...


2015 College Scholarships for Cancer

There are a wide range of organizations and advocacy groups dedicated to helping anyone “affected by cancer” afford a college education.  “Affected by cancer” applies not only to cancer patients and survivors; but it can also include children or siblings of cancer patients and survivors as well as students who have lost a parent to cancer....


ISO: Young Cancer Survivors Who LOVE Soccer

The Craig Willinger Fund sends young soccer fans who have battled cancer to see their favorite soccer team- domestic or international- play on their home pitch or another unique soccer venue.  They are currently soliciting applications for an upcoming trip to FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada or other dream venue....




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