10 MORE Free Resources for Cancer Patients You Probably Didn't Know About

10 MORE Free Resources for Cancer Patients You Probably Didn't Know About

Sarah Flowers
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Living with cancer is hard. Here are ten incredible free perks available to cancer patients and their families that will help make things a little easier.

Anyone who’s been through cancer knows that it’s hard. Here are ten amazing free resources founded by cancer survivors that are here to help make your experience a little easier.  What other free resources should we know about? Drop us a comment below!

  1. Cleaning for a Reason - Cleaning for a Reason is a nonprofit organization that offers free home cleaning to cancer patients in the United States and Canada. Their goal is to remove the burden of cleaning and allow those recovering from surgery, in active treatment, or in hospice to focus on their health and spending valuable time with loved ones. Apply today for two free home cleanings.
  2. Hair to Stay - Are you or is someone you know considering cold capping as a means of preserving hair during chemotherapy? Many patients are often excited about the prospects, but then turned off by the pricetag.  Apply today for a generous subsidy to cover the cost of  cold capping from Hair to Stay, the first and only non profit dedicated exclusively to making this former luxury available to us all
  3. Camp Good Days - Camp Good Days offers weeklong summer camping sessions, weekend adult retreats, and year round programs for children and families who have been touched by cancer.  All programs are provided free of charge at their beautiful recreational facility located on the shores of Keuka Lake in Branchport, New York.  While a vast majority of participants reside in the NY area, Camp Good Days has no geographical boundaries and accepts children from all 50 states and all over the world. No child with cancer is ever turned away.  Apply today to help your child and your family regain some of what was lost to cancer.
  4. Cancer and Careers - Every year 2 million new cancer cases are diagnosed in the United States. As of today there are more than 18 million cancer survivors in the US. With the number of survivors continuously growing, there is an increasing need for resources and support to help them get back to everyday life and work after diagnosis and treatment. Thanks to generous grants from L’Oreal and other beauty conglomerates, Cancer and Careers is offering free resume reviews to anyone touched by cancer.  Upload your resume today to take advantage of this valuable offer that could get your career back on track after cancer.
  5. Epic Experience - Cancer Survivorship is more than follow-up appointments, blood tests, and scans; it's about living life to the fullest beyond cancer. Epic Experience empowers adult cancer survivors to do just that through free week-long adventures in the Colorado Rockies. Throughout the week, as participants challenge themselves physically, find community with other survivors, and talk through fears and worries, they gain hope and return home with insights to help them live and thrive beyond cancer. Apply today to learn how to live beyond cancer.
  6. Red Door Community - Red Door Community is New York City’s preeminent nonprofit cancer support organization helping everyone and anyone impacted by cancer. A welcoming place that provides a full complement of FREE cancer support, emotional and educational programs, and healthy lifestyle workshops online and in-person. The Red Door Community is committed to providing unwavering support at every stage of the cancer experience, so that no one faces cancer alone Apply today to access hundreds of free programs, support groups, and events.
  7. Lock Boxes of Hope - Childhood cancer is hard for patients, but it’s also hard on their siblings.  Lock Boxes of Love strives to make the siblings of pediatric cancer patient’s feel special. Many siblings feel that a majority of attention is focused on the child battling cancer. This can make the sibling feel left out and unimportant. Lock Boxes of Love was founded so that every child can feel special, and sends a special care package with gifts to siblings of children battling cancer.  .Apply today to get yours free of charge!
  8. Phil’s Friends - Phil’s Friends provides Christ-centered practical, emotional, and spiritual support and hope through the distribution of our hand-assembled care packages to those affected by cancer, and consistent ongoing encouragement through our Cards of Hope program, and prayer.  If you’re looking for faith based inspiration and community apply today for your free care package!
  9. Corporate Angel Network - Everyone knows that transportation can e a pain for cancer patients and their families, especially those who don’t live in the same city as their treatment center.  This group of executives with access to corporate jets has banded together to donate time to those in need who are affected by cancer.  Apply today to see if you qualify for free charter flights to appointments, treatments, or other medically related events.
  10. The SAM Fund - The SAM Fund supports to young adults who are struggling financially because of cancer. Through direct financial assistance and free online support and education, they help young adults survive and move forward with their lives after cancer and provide monetary grants for fertility treatments, mortgage payments, or a variety of other cancer related costs.  Apply today to get your financial life back on track!

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4 comments

Last activity by Katherine Murphy

Dan Johnson
This is awesome, I just signed up for several of these. Thanks for posting.
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Paige Davis
Cleaning for a Reason is amazing, I used them during my treatment. HIGHLY recommend.
Ashley Yesayan
The Epic experience looks awesome!
Katherine Murphy
This article has been really helpful!

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