Free Cancer Services
Name Description Contact
Cleaning Services
Cleaning For A Reason -Free Housekeeping once a month for 4 Months for Cancer Patients
-50 Applications Per Day
-Opens at 12:00 Central Time
http://www.cleaningforareason.org
Transportation Services
Air Charity Network -Free Airline Travel for Patients With Medical and Financial Needs www.aircharitynetwork.org
(877) 621-7177
Angel Flight Northeast -Free Air and Ground Transportation in CT, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT
-Partner Organizations Worldwide
www.angelflightne.org
800-549-9980
Corporate Angel Network -Free travel on corporate jets to or from a cancer institute www.corpangelnetwork.org
866-328-1313
Road to Recovery -Transportation to and from treatment center for cancer patients 1-800-227-2345
National Patient Travel Center -Information and referrals to a variety of free patient transportation organizations www.patienttravel.org
Free Hats and Headwear
Hats for Happiness -Free hats for cancer patients www.hatsforhappiness.org
Heavenly Hats -Free hats for cancer patients http://www.heavenlyhats.com
L. Erickson: Good Wishes -Free Headwrap or Scarf for Cancer Patients http://franceluxe.com/i/goodwishesscarves/GoodWishesScarves.html
Free Wigs
American Cancer Society -Free wigs may be available at some local chapters www.cancer.org
CancerCare -Free wigs available to cancer patients www.cancercare.org
Duke Cancer Patient Support Program -Free wigs available to cancer patients http://www.dukehealth.org/services/cancer_patient_support/about
University of Michigan’s Comprehensive Cancer Center Wig Bank Program -Free wigs available to cancer patients during treatment http://www.cancer.med.umich.edu/support/looking_your_best.shtml#personal
Wigs For Kids -Free wigs for child cancer patients www.wigsforkids.org
Assorted Free Products/Services
Cancer Support Community of Greater St. Louis -Area-specific
-Free nutritional supplements, voice prosthesis, wigs, compression garments, incontinence products, bath chairs, medical supplies, etc
-Delivered to patient’s home
http://wellnesscommunitystl.org/
Crickett’s Answer to Cancer -Free wigs, mastectomy and lymphedema products, facials, massages, etc. http://crickettsanswer.startlogic.com
Children’s Cancer Fund of America -Free food, cloths, hygiene and other basic needs packages www.cfoa.org/available_products.html
Chemo Angels -Sets patients up with a “chemo angel” who sends them cards, gifts, etc free of charge www.chemoangels.net
Peninsula Medical -Free LE Alertband http://www.lymphedema.com/alertband.htm
Free Items of Comfort
The Lydia Project -Free tote bag filled with supportive items for women with cancer www.thelydiaproject.org
Books, Bears and Bonnets -Free “whimsical gift boxes” for adults and children with cancer
-Based out of Vero Beach, FL
http://www.booksbearsbonnets.org
FillAHeart.org -Free Heart-Shaped stuffed pillows
-Area-specific: Available to residents with cancer of Clearwater, Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg, Trinity and New Port Richey areas of Florida
www.fillaheart.org
Free Exercise Programs
Yoga Bear -Free Yoga Classes offered at a variety of locations http://www.yogabear.org/
Cancer Action – Pink T’s Exercise Class -Area-Specific: available to residents of Kansas City area
-4 week exercise program for cancer patients and survivors
www.canceractionkc.org
(913) 642-8885
Yoga Thrive! -Area-Specific: available to residents of Baton Rouge area
-Free Monday Morning Yoga class at 2303 Government Street, Baton Rouge
(225) 927-2273
Free Publications and Audio
Cancer and Careers -Variety of books available on topic of living and learning with cancer http://www.cancerandcareers.org/publications
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCSS) -Free audio survival tool box http://www.canceradvocacy.org/toolbox/
National Marrow Donor Program -Informational CDs and DVDs available upon request http://www.marrow.org
American Childhood Cancer Organization -10 books available free of charge http://www.candlelighters.org/
Illinois Cancer Help -Free Cancer Help Kit
-Contains medicine, doctor appointment, test results trackers, information organizers, etc
http://illinoiscancerhelp.org/
National Foundation for Cancer Research -Free Mailing Labels www.nfcr.org
Commission on Cancer -Variety of Free Cancer Publications Available http://www.facs.org/cancer/coc/publications.html
Free Website Creation Agencies
Caring Bridge -Free private web pages for sharing information with loved ones www.caringbridge.org
Care Pages -Free patient blogs www.carepages.com
Lotsa Helping Hands -Free website creation for establishing support among family and friends for loved ones www.lotsahelpinghands.com
Free or Discounted Financial and Medicinal Assistance
Needy Meds -Free card that allows for discounts on medicine and medical products www.needymeds.org
Checks For Children -Checks for $25-50 monthly for children with cancer http://www.ccfoa.org/
Partnership for Prescription Assistance -Assistance for obtaining medicine for patients with demonstrate need for free or at reduced cost www.pparx.org
Ovarian Cancer Patient Charity Project, L.L.C. -Financial assistance available for patients with ovarian cancer http://ocpcp.yolasite.com/
Love and Cancer -Benefit card for discounts on dinner, spa treatments, etc for patients with cancer
-Patient Assistance Programs
www.loveandcancer.com
FreeDrugCard.us -Discount card for drugs at popular drug stores www.freedrugcard.us
Free Beauty Services
Crickett’s Answer to Cancer -Free spa, massage and facial services http://crickettsanswer.startlogic.com
Look Good…Feel Better -Free service that teaches female cancer patients beauty tips during treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation
-Group workshop (6-10 people) or one-time individual salon consultation
-Wig voucher
-Free make-up kit
-Free self-help materials
www.lookgoodfeelbetter.org
(1-800-395-5665)
Look Good…Feel Better for Teens -Ages 13-17
-Tips on skin care, nutrition, etc.
-2 hour program at 16 hospital locations across United States
-Free kit of personal care products and take-home guide
www.2bMe.org
Free and Discounted Lodging
Ronald McDonald House Charities -Temporary housing for families of children affected by illness at little to no cost http://rhmc.org
Joe’s House -Provides information on temporary housing at little to no cost across US for patients away at treatment centers www.joeshouse.org
Hope Lodge -Temporary, free housing for cancer patients whose treatment is an unrealistic distance from home
-30 locations across United States
http://www5.cancer.org/docroot/subsite/hopelodge/index.asp
1-800-ACS-2345
Free Retreats and Camps
Camp Good Days -Free programs and camps for children and adults affected by cancer
-Located in Western NY
http://www.campgooddays.org/
First Descents -Ages 18-39
-Available to cancer patients and survivors
-Week-long adventure camping experience
www.firstdescents.org
Casting For Recovery -Free 2 ½ Day Retreat and Fly Fishing Instruction
-14 women per retreat
http://castingforrecovery.org

 

 

 

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