ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

The following organizations may be able to provide assistance to help with your financial needs. 

Note: In listing a resource on this page, the Glenn Garcelon Foundation does not endorse or guarantee their services.

Financial Assistance

Darren Daulton Foundation                          

darrendaultonfoundation.org

Assistance for those residing in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware with a primary, malignant brain tumor.

Family Reach Foundation

familyreach.org

Provides assistance to cancer patients.

Headstrong Foundation

headstrong.org

Provide assistance to brain tumor patients in treatment.

Healthwell Foundation

healthwellfoundation.org

Assistance for underinsured patients.  Help with copays, premiums, deductive, out-of-pocket and expenses incurred to travel to treatment center.

Mission 4 Maureen                                        

mission4maureen.org

Assistance for those with brain cancer.  Application must be completed online.

National Cancer Assistance Foundation     

natcaf.org

Help with non-medical costs of getting to treatment and related expenses incurred while there.  They do not give assistance for medical bills or day-to-day living expenses.

Stomp the Monster

stompthemonster.org

Provides financial and other support to cancer patients, their families, and caregivers when they need it most – during their fight with the disease.  We promote a healthy lifestyle with proper diet and exercise, leading by example, and provide funding for potential advances in prevention and treatment.

Bringing Hope Home

bringinghomehope.org

Provides financial support to families with cancer in PA, NJ, DE (and partial services in MD, NY, CT)

Beauty Foundation for Cancer Care

beautyfoundationnj.com

Alleviates the overwhelming financial and emotional strains that cancer treatments place on families.

Financial Asssistance for Pediatric Brain Tumor Patients

Andre Sobel River of Life Foundation

compassioncantwait.org

Help for single parent family with child with catastrophic illness.  Social worker must submit application.

Andrew McDonough Brain Tumor Foundation

bepositive.org/need-help

For pediatric brain tumor patients.

Friends of Karen Foundation

friendsofkaren.org

Grants for children with life threatening diseases in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York.

Michaels Way Foundation

michaelsway.org

For pediatric brain cancer patients who are in treatment at specified hospitals.  Social worker from the hospital must do the application.  See website for list of hospitals.

National Childrens Cancer Society

thenccs.org

Emergency assistance and travel assistance for those with a malignant brain tumor.  Must have been diagnosed on or before the age of 18 and treated before the age of 21.

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Butterfly Fund

curethekids.org/family-resourses/emergency-financial-assistance.org

Assistance for pediatric brain tumor patients in treatment at specified hospitals in California, Colorado, D.C., Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas.  See website for qualified hospitals.

Pinky Swear Foundation

pinkyswear.org/program/envelopes

Assistance for those with cancer diagnosis under the age of 22.

Smiles for Sophie

sfsf.org

Assistance for children with brain tumors.

Financial Assistance for Young Adult Brain Tumor Patients

Allyson Whitney Foundation

allysonwhitney.org/grant

For 16-36 year olds with brain tumors.  Social worker or patient navigator must request application.

National Childrens Cancer Society

thenccs.org

Emergency assistance and travel assistance for those with a malignant brain tumor.  Must have been diagnosed on or before the age of 18 and treated before the age of 21.

Pinky Swear Foundation

pinkyswear.org/program/envelopes

Assistance for those with cancer diagnosis under the age of 22.

The Sara Fund

thesarafund.org

For cancer survivors between the ages of 21-39.  Cannot be receiving treatment.  

Drug Assistance

Genentech

genentech-access.com/patient

Help with obtaining Avastin.

Musella Foundation

braintumorcopays.org

Help with drug and device copays for those with primary, malignant brain tumors.  Includes Avastin, Gliadel, Optune, Temodar.

Patient Advocate Foundation

copays.org

Help with prescription drug co-pays.

Additional Resources

American Brain Tumor Association

abta.org/financial-assistance

Aunt Bertha's Network

findhelp.org

 

Cancercare

cancercare.org

National Brain Tumor Foundation

braintumor.org/brain-tumor-information/resources-for-patient-and-caregiver