Travel Assistance

FREE Flights for Cancer Patients

  Before our cancer “experience”, I had absolutely no idea there existed organizations that fly cancer patients to and from long distance treatments FREE of charge.  Fortunately, we learned about the Corporate Angel Network when we needed this service most…. they flew us from Houston, TX to Washington, DC (courtesy of Verizon Wireless’ corporate jet- THANK YOU...


Angel Foundation Helps When Cancer Strikes (in Minnesota)

  If you’re an adult who has been diagnosed with cancer, live in Minnesota and are in need of financial assistance, check out Angel Foundation.  Since its inception, Angel Foundation has provided thousands of dollars in non-medical emergency financial assistance such as food, gas, utilities and rent or mortgage payments....


Alex’s Lemonade Stand Helps Pay for Travel Expenses for Pediatric Cancer Patients

Thanks to a generous grant from TD Bank, Alex’s  Lemonade Stand Foundation (an incredible organization that funds 250 research projects a year in hopes of finding a cure for pediatric cancer) can now help defray travel-related expenses for pediatric cancer patients.  Specific areas of financial assistance include:  airline tickets and gas cards; hotels...


The Little Things Make the Biggest Difference

  The Little Things For Cancer (aka The Little Things) has one mission… to improve the quality of life for cancer patients and their caregivers.  The “little things” they help with are actually “big things” to people dealing with cancer. They will help out in any way they can… meeting whatever...


Amazing Resource for Brain Cancer Patients

  I just learned about Voices Against Brain Cancer (VABC), an incredible organization completely devoted to educating patients about brain cancer and fundraising for brain tumor research.  Check them out… they have tons a GREAT info on their site to help anyone affected by brain cancer.  Here’s just a few of the amazing...


Take Me Home, Angel Bus

Yet Another Travel Assistance Resource For Patients With Financial Aid Needs! I just learned about an amazing organization that provides yet another much-needed FREE service to cancer patients & their families.  Angel Bus provides FREE, non-emergency, ground transportation to patients in need.  They will drive you to & from your long...


Need A Ride Baby…

I just learned about yet another amazing FREE resource to help cancer patients travel to & from treatments.   Do you need travel assistance to and from your cancer treatment?  Problem:  Many cancer patients either don’t have a ride or are unable to drive themselves to chemo & radiation treatments....


Attn: Sarcoma Patients…. Getting a 2nd Opinion

The Sarcoma Alliance offers financial aid for 2nd opinion Sarcoma consultations. Sarcomas are rare & treating them can be tricky.  The Suzanne R. Lieder Memorial Hand in Hand Assistance Fund offers grants up to $1,000 as reimbursement for any expense directly related to obtaining a 2nd opinion (travel, phone bills, costs of the evaluation, etc.)...

FREE (& reduced cost) Lodging for Traveling Cancer Patients

If you need to travel out of state for treatment, check out these AMAZING nationwide resources to see if they offer free or reduced cost lodging near your hospital center.  Not only is the financial aid huge when you stay at these places, but being surrounded by others who are also...


Where Can I Stay When I Have to Travel for Treatment?

There are times when traveling out of town for treatment is necessary. Let’s face it, you need to go where you can get the BEST treatments with the BEST doctors possible.  Where you go and what you need varies depending on your particular situation. We live right outside of Washington, DC and had to...




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