Cancer doesn't just impact the patient...it impacts the entire family. A child’s cancer diagnosis will dramatically impact the entire family’s well-being, as well as its financial health. As patients fight the disease, families fight the financial burdens associated with lifestyle changes, employment and income loss, and oftentimes debt.
The demands of caregiving limit parents’ abilities to respond to financial hardship. That’s where we come in. We help provide families with the resources and assistance they need, giving them the freedom to focus on what matters most.
Of families affected by cancer will face financial hardships.
One out of four families will have trouble paying their mortgage or rent within six months of diagnosis. The costs of cancer can cut a household income in half, making it extremely difficult to afford necessities such as transportation, living expenses, utilities and groceries.