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 or vendors. No grant money is given directly to the nominee.
To qualify for the Light of Hope Family Grant Program, applicants must:
• Live in the Greater Philadelphia geographic area. This includes the following counties in Pennsylvania: Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery & Philadelphia Counties; in New Jersey: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Gloucester & Salem Counties; and in Delaware: Kent, New Castle & Sussex Counties.
• Be a diagnosed cancer patient and in active treatment
• Be nominated by a social worker, clinician, or healthcare professional
More information on financial aid for cancer patients.