National Children's Cancer Society

 
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Mile High United Way Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of AgencyProvides direct financial assistance to children with cancer. Funds are made available for families with the greatest need. Financial assistance can provide help with the following:
- Transportation to and from treatment
- Lodging during treatment
- Emergency assistance for qualifying families with a child that has been an inpatient for 30 continuous days
MissionThe National Children's Cancer Society (NCCS) provides emotional, financial, and educational support to children with cancer, their families, and survivors.
LocationOut of State
Geographic AreaNationwide, Statewide
Facility/ADA AccessNo
Intake ProcedureCall or visit the website for more information.
Agency TypeNonprofit
 
Client Information
EligibilityChild must be diagnosed with cancer. If child has a brain tumor, the tumor must be high grade (III or IV) or anaplastic to be eligible. Child must have been diagnosed on or before their 18th birthday and treated before their 21st birthday. Adults who relapse after their 18th birthday and who were not previously assisted are not eligible for services. Child must be a citizen of the United States or reside in the United States with an I-551 card (green card) for 12 months without prior history of the current illness. Guardian applying for assistance must have less than $5,000 in easily accessible bank accounts (such as checking and savings).
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMonday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (CST)
 
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1500 N Broadway
Physical Site Address 2Ste 1850
Physical Site City, State, ZipSt Louis, MO 63102
Main Phone1-800-532-6459 (1-800-5-FAMILY)
Other Phone(314) 241-1600 (Administration)
Fax(314) 241-1996
Web Addresswww.thenccs.org
 
Director Information
Director's NameMark Stolze
Director's PositionPresident/CEO
 
Additional Information
Date Agency Entered01/11/2001
SourceMHUW
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: National Children's Cancer Society
Affiliated Programs: National Children's Cancer Society
Affiliated Services: Financial Assistance - National Children's Cancer Society