The foundation collects applications for grants on an ongoing basis. Each month the board selects families to receive financial grants. The foundation provides outreach and support to families at hospitals throughout the state. Members of the foundation take part in numerous events throughout the community with the aim to bring attention and awareness to those affected by childhood cancer.
The Angel Fund is dedicated to giving financial and social support to families residing in Northeastern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan whose children under 21 years of age are receiving treatment for cancer or bone marrow failure. The Angel Fund is for the family that must bear the burden of enormous medical and related expenses in an effort to cure their child of a life threatening disease.
The Fox Valley Brain Tumor Coalition offers financial assistance for medical costs related to treatment of a brain tumor. They look forward to helping with your bills and removing the stress from that part of your life. They have helped many people in the Fox Valley area, and do their best to ELIMINATE your debt from your medical bills. They also offer a support group for parents as well as a youth support group.
Angel Flight Central (AFC) is a volunteer non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission it is to “Serve people in need by arranging charitable flights for health care or other humanitarian purposes.” Today, AFC volunteers and supporters throughout the Midwest have made possible over 26,000 flights “free of charge” covering well over 9 million nautical miles. They are helping thousands of families access specialized health care, special needs camps, and other destinations for disaster response efforts and compassionate reasons.
The Katie Beckett Program is a special eligibility process that allows certain children with long-term disabilities, mental illness, or complex medical needs, living at home with their families, to obtain a ForwardHealth card. Children who are not eligible for other Medicaid programs because the income or assets of their parents are too high may be eligible for Medicaid through the Katie Beckett Program. A child may be eligible for this source of Medicaid even if they are currently covered under a private health insurance policy.
Tri-City Hands of Hope provides gas cards and gift cards to children with cancer and their families while they travel for care. Tri-City Hands of Hope was established by Kathy and Joe Eastman after their grandson battled and beat cancer at a young age.