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Financial Assistance

Breast cancer and reconstruction have deep financial implications that extend beyond the cost of treatment. Lodging and transportation during treatment, child care, lost wages, and more can create a substantial, lasting burden. Fortunately, there are organizations that can help cover financial gaps for patients and families.

American Cancer Society
(800) 227-2345
The American Cancer Society offers free rides to treatment, free lodging during treatment, connections to survivors, and a helpline.

Bringing Hope Home
(484) 580-8395
Bringing Hope Home is a non-profit organization that provides financial and emotional support to families with cancer. Through their Light of Hope Family Program, they offer one-time financial assistance to pay essential household bills.

CancerCare
(800) 813-4673 (800-813-HOPE)
CancerCare offers a comprehensive range of services for people living with cancer, including counseling, case management, financial assistance, support groups, educational programs, and publications. These services are provided by oncology social workers and cancer experts.

Forward4Tobi
(847) 894-6650
The Forward4Tobi Foundation provides financial assistance to people with breast cancer and their families to help them cover medical, childcare, and other daily expenses. Forward4Tobi currently partners with two medical centers in the United States: NorthShore University Health Systems in Evanston, Illinois, and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts.

Pink Aid
National organization providing compassionate support and rapid, emergency financial assistance to patients in treatment, supporting families during this critical time.

The Pink Fund
(877) 234-7465 (877-234-PINK)
The Pink Fund provides short-term financial assistance to people with breast cancer who are in active treatment. This assistance can be used to pay for health insurance premiums and non-medical expenses such as mortgage or rent, utilities, car payments, and car insurance. The Pink Fund makes direct bill payments to cover these expenses.