Financial Assistance for Fighters

Fighting Colon Cancer is no easy task. The toll this fight takes on families and individuals can be financial as well as emotional. Fortunately, there are a number of organizations with funds to help you keep up the fight. These include:

  • Fighters’ Fund
    • The Colon Cancer Prevention Project provides a one time donation of $200 to those fighting colon cancer.
    • For more information or to apply click here
  • Colon Cancer Alliance’s Blue Hope Financial Assistance
    • Provides the cost of a screening test or a one-time $300 financial stipend to cover screening related costs or
    •  Provides a $200 stipend to those currently in treatment for treatment related costs
    • For more information or to apply click here
  • CancerCare® Co-Payment Assistance Foundation (CCAF)
    • “CCAF helps people afford the cost of co-payments for chemotherapy and targeted treatment drugs.”
    • For more information or to apply click here
  • Shirley’s Way
    • Shirley’s Way is 501c3 organization that offers finanical assistance to thosee fighting any form of cancer.
    • For more information or to apply click here
  • ArgAbility
    • This organization “provides education and technical assistance to agriculture operators and farm families who face the challenges of a disability.”
    • For more information click here
  • The Health Well Foundation
    • Health Well helps underinsured people with chronic and life-altering illnesses pay for medical expenses.
    • Health Well funds can be used to pay the patient portion of prescription drug copayments, deductibles, and health insurance premiums.
    • For more information or to apply click here
  • The PAN Foundation
    • PAN helps those suffering from life-threatening, chronic and rare diseases cope with the financial burden of high deductibles and co-pays.
    • For more information or to apply click here
  • Myriad Financial Assistance Program
    • Works to reduce the out of pocket medical testing expenses for underinsured individuals to no more than $100
    • For more information or to apply click here
  • Project CARAT
    • “The goal of Project CARAT (Coordinating and Assisting the Reuse of Assistive Technology) is to make Assistive Technology and Durable Medical Equipment more accessible to those who need it in underserved areas of Kentucky.”
    • For more infromation click here
  • Need Help Paying the Bills.com
    • This is a comprehensive website that provides information on the government assistance programs broken out by category
    • For more information click here
  • Kentucky Assistive Technology Loan Corporation
    • This is a state fund loan program that offers low interest loans for people that need assistive technology to cope with a disability
    • For more information click here
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
    • This federal program works to provide individuals and families with needed assistance buying groceries
    • For more information click here