Provides 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
Out of State
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Child 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).