Rapunzel Project

The Rapunzel Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping chemotherapy patients keep their hair during treatment

Cleaning For A Reason

Cleaning For A Reason is a nonprofit organization that serves the United States and Canada. Their mission is to give the gift of free house cleaning for women undergoing treatment for any type of cancer. Their goal is to let these brave and strong women focus on their health and treatment while we focus on, and take away the worry and work of, cleaning their homes– free of charge. They have recruited over 1,200 maid services to donate free housecleaning to women who are undergoing treatment for cancer. Since 2006, their partner maid services have volunteered their time to clean for over 20,500 women – valued at over $5,600,000.

When Someone You Know Has Cancer

When someone you know has cancer, take a minute and check out these tips on how to communicate and help your friend.

American Cancer Society

All Cancer diagnoses – provides access to referrals for financial assistance. Some local offices may provide transportation assistance, temporary housing, wigs, or prescription assistance. 1-800-ACS-2345.

Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition

Source of information for women in Pennsylvania with Breast Cancer.

The Catherine H. Tuck Foundation

The Catherine Fund program provides financial aid grants for basic necessities of life to women and men who are in active treatment for breast cancer and struggling financially as a direct result of the diagnosis and treatment. Email - info@catherinefund.org

Chronic Disease Fund

Co-payment assistance for pharmaceutical products for patients with private insurance or Medicare Part D. Patients who utilize a participating pharmacy can have their out of pocket expenses remitted by the fund directly to the pharmacy. Patients using non-participating pharmacies can submit receipts for reimbursement. Breast Cancer is covered. 1-877-968-7233

Helping yourself

44 things you can do to make the day of someone with cancer.


Breastcancer.org is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer. Their mission is to help women and their loved ones make sense of the complex medical and personal information about breast health and breast cancer, so they can make the best decisions for their lives.

Bringing Hope Home

Bringing Hope Home is a non-profit organization that provides unexpected amazingness to local families with cancer through financial and emotional support. Through our Light of Hope Family Grant Program, we offer a one-time grant to pay essential household bills for families with cancer in the Greater Philadelphia Area.

Male Breast Cancer Coalition

Since 2014, the Male Breast Cancer Coalition has provided an online space for men with breast cancer to share their stories and read the stories of others. The site includes a list of resources about male breast cancer. MBCC's mission is to ensure no man feels alone when he hears the words "You have breast cancer."

My Hope Chest

My Hope Chest provides funding for uninsured women who desire reconstruction to have it. Its goal is to enable these women to return to a normal life with feelings of hope, self-worth and completeness.

The Pink Fund

The mission of The Pink Fund is to provide short-term financial aid to breast cancer patients in active treatment. The Pink Fund will make a direct bill payment for the maintenance of health insurance premiums and non-medical bills such as, a house or rent payment, a car or vehicle lease payment, utility payments, car insurance payments, and/or license plate tabs.

Lisa’s Army

Lisa’s Army supplies personalized comfort care packages to individual currently battling any type of cancer. The care packages are filled with an inspirational card, personal care items, an Apple iPad or BEATs Headphones, iTunes gift card, journals, pens and other items to make the patients treatment as comfortable as possible.

Army of Women

The key to stopping breast cancer is to learn how to stop it before it starts.