Archive | April, 2013

Keeping a Cancun Frame of Mind

Just over a week ago, my family and I were relaxing on the warm and sunny beaches of Cancun. Since we have been back, it has been a non-stop whirlwind of activity: two full-time jobs, pre-school for the little guy, potty training, apartment hunting, and a full social calendar. I am exhausted and I just […]

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Pink Ribbon Riders

Pink Ribbon Riders  (Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, New York (no NYC or L.I. residents), Wisconsin, and Wyoming residents only) Assistance Provided: $500 gift card for eligible breast cancer patients. Breast cancer patients may apply once a year, up to two years total. Eligibility Requirements: US citizen breast cancer patients in active treatment who reside […]

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Linda Creed Breast Cancer Foundation

Linda Creed Breast Cancer Foundation Assistance Provided:    Financial assistance for non-medical expenses. Eligibility Requirements:     Female breast cancer patients in active treatment, residing in the Delaware Valley or the Poconos. (Delaware Valley/Poconos, Pennsylvania Residents only)

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Miles of Hope

Miles of Hope Assistance Provided: Financial assistance is available for: 1. Medical Gap Care Fund: Costs and emergency expenses not covered by health insurance 2. Complementary Medicine: Massage, Reiki, Acupuncture, music therapy, art therapy, exercise, dance, yoga Eligibility Requirements: Breast cancer patients must reside in Hudson Valley region of New York. (Hudson Valley, NY)

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Hope Chest for Breast Cancer Emergency Assistance Funds

Hope Chest for Breast Cancer Emergency Assistance Funds (Twin Cities Metro area, Minnesota) Assistance Provided: Emergency assistance for female breast cancer patients for rent, utility, and transportation expenses. Eligibility Requirements: Patients must reside in Twin Cities Metro area of Minnesota and be in active treatment for breast cancer. Minnesota

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Breast Cancer Emergency Fund

Breast Cancer Emergency Fund  Assistance Provided: Emergency financial assistance to low-income breast cancer patients for uninsured medical, utility, or housing expenses. Maximum of $600 for basic living expenses or $1,000 for medical expenses. Eligibility Requirements: Patients must reside in  San Francisco, San Mateo, or Santa Clara Counties and be  in active treatment for breast cancer. […]

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Breast Cancer Angels

Breast Cancer Angels  (Southern California Only) Assistance Provided: A range of financial assistance for breast cancer patients in active treatment, such as co-payments, second opinions, and housing costs. Eligibility Requirements: Breast cancer patients in active treatment in Southern California only. California

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Tiger Lily Foundation

Tiger Lily Foundation Assistance Provided:    Financial aid of up to $500 per applicant, per year. Eligibility Requirements:     Breast cancer patients who are under age 40 at time of diagnosis and show financial need based on income eligibility. Application Process:    Fax in completed application with copies of bills and medical or pathology report.  Doctor’s letter regarding […]

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The Pink Fund

The Pink Fund Assistance Provided: Short-term financial assistance for breast cancer patients in active treatment. Assistance is limited to: the following expenses to the maintenance of a health insurance premiums, mortgagee or rent payment, car or vehicle lease payment, utility payments, car insurance payments, or license plate tabs. Eligibility Requirements: Breast cancer patients must have […]

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My Hope Chest

My Hope Chest (Currently has national wait list) Assistance Provided: Financial assistance for breast reconstruction for uninsured and low-income women Eligibility Requirements: US citizen or US legal resident, 69 years or under, free of medical complications that would negatively interfere with safe surgery, and show financial need through lack of insurance, non-eligibility for Medicaid, income […]

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