Kesem is a nationwide community that supports children through and beyond their parent’s cancer. The program provides free year-round services, Kesem Through, and Beyond Support provides children impacted by a parent’s cancer a continuum of touch points throughout the year. Their largest program, Camp Kesem, is a week-long summer camp is provided free of charge for children ages 6 through 18. 253-736-3821
Since September 2010, the Affordable Care Act has required all new health insurance plans to cover screening mammograms every 1-2 years for women ages 40 and older, with no out of pocket costs (co-payments or co-insurance).
Call the Komen Breast Care Helpline at 1-877 GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636) Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET to help find low-cost options in your area.
Each October, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, many imaging centers offer mammograms at reduced rates. To find a certified mammography center in your area, visit the FDA website.
In many parts of the U.S., low-cost or free mammograms are also offered through national programs and community organizations.
Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) The CLRC provides free information and resources on cancer-related legal issues to cancer survivors, caregivers, health care professionals, employers, and others coping with cancer.
Disability Right Legal Center Offers information about cancer-related legal issues regarding health insurance, employment, government benefits, estate planning, advanced healthcare directives, family law, and consumer assistance. Staff includes attorneys and other professionals. Other help is provided.
Other Fundraising Help
GoFundMe An online fundraising website that makes it easy to collect donations. GiveForward and YouCaring are now with GoFundMe.
Indiegogo Life Another online fundraising website to support fundraising with donations, and a 0% platform fee compared to others.