Free Care Packages

free Care Packages for cancer patients

Care packages are truly gifts from the heart. These free care packages are thoughtfully put together and truly heartwarming to receive because they let us all know we’re not alone in this journey. Please see all of the many programs below and visit each website for eligibility and application. If you find an error in any listing, please let us know using this link.

Radiant Hope Free Care Packages for Cancer Patients

Radiant Hope

Main URL: Visit
Contact: Get in Touch
Program Status: Open

Description:

Radiant Hope care packages are custom filled for cancer patients of all ages living in the US. This inspirational gift package is made possible by three friends who’ve been in a cancer patient’s shoes and want to ease the cancer journey for another. Please visit http://www.hisradianthope.org/293-2/ to learn more about this generous program and email hisradianthope@gmail.com to apply.


Cool Kids Campaign Free Care Packages for Cancer Patients

Cool Kids Campaign

Main URL: Visit
Contact: Get in Touch
Program Status: Open

Description:

The Cool Kids Campaign provides care packages for kids with cancer that are delivered right to the child’s doorstep. These free care packages are matched to a child’s age and interests by caring volunteers and include gift to brighten a child’s day. This program requires an online application which can be found here https://www.coolkidscampaign.org/what-we-do/care-packages/ and, in addition, a note from a medical professional that confirms the child is under medical care for cancer.


Wally's Smile: Free Care Packages for Cancer Patients

Wally’s Smile

Main URL: Visit
Program Status: Open

Description:

Wally’s Smile provides free care packages to cancer patients of all ages.  They even offer free doggie care packages available for dogs who are battling cancer.  Care packages are available to all US residents and are thoughtfully customized to the recipient. For more on the program and to choose your care package, please visit http://www.wallyssmile.org/care-package-request.


Free Care Packages from Yana Cancer Comfort

YANA Cancer Comfort

Main URL: Visit
Email: info@yana-cancercomfort.org
Program Status: Open

Description:

Free inspirational cancer care package for all ages. The items in this care package include a warm fleece blanket for cold treatment rooms, a handmade cap, a devotional filled with words of encouragement a handwritten note with a personal message of hope. To request a free care package for yourself or someone else going through cancer, please visit this link and complete the online form: https://www.yana-cancercomfort.org/request-package-for-cancer-patient/.


American Childhood Cancer Organization free Comfort Kit for Kids
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ACCO Comfort Kit

Main URL: Visit
Phone: (855) 858-2226
Program Status: Open
Program Note: New

Description:

Free comfort care package available nationwide to children up to age 18 to help them feel empowered and more confident with upcoming treatments. Kits include duffle bag, soft blanket, pillow case with the ACCO mascot, and playing cards. For more on this free kit and other free resources for kids and parents, please visit the ACCO’s website https://www.acco.org/comfort-kit/.


Card Care Connection

Card Care Connection

Main URL: Visit
Email: aleeza@cardcareconnection.com
Program Status: Open

Description:

Card Care Connection offers thoughtful, handmade cards free of charge to those who face cancer. This program is available to all US residents who have been diagnosed with any type of cancer. Free card requests can be submitted online here: http://www.cardcareconnection.com/cardrequest.aspx. Each card is handmade and will include a personal message.


Stronghold Ministry

Stronghold Ministry

Main URL: Visit
Phone: (877) 230-7674
Program Status: Open

Description:

Free tote, faith-based inspiration, and Subway gift card for people fighting cancer. To find out more about this generous program or to request a care package for yourself or someone else, please visit http://www.mystronghold.org/gift-basket/.


Lump to Laughter

Lump to Laughter

Main URL: Visit
Program Status: Open

Description:

Lump to Laughter provides free personalized Hope Packages to eligible women who are newly diagnosed with Breast Cancer. These care packages include inspirational items that vary based on availability but may include a pink bible, scripture cards, crocheted items and port pillow. For current availability and application, please visit https://lumptolaughter.kindful.com/register/hope-package-request-2015.


Necessities Bag

Necessities Bag

Main URL: Visit
Email: info@necessitiesbag.org
Program Status: Open

Description:

The Necessities Bag is a free kit containing practical information and post-op supplies on wound care, personal comfort, and hygiene for patients who’ve recently been through a mastectomy. If you do not live in a community where Necessities is active, request your free Necessities Bag by email using the link above.


Bethesda Skincare

Bethesda Skincare

Main URL: Visit
Contact: Get in Touch
Program Status: Open

Description:

In honor of the founder’s sister Melanie, this company gives away one free bar of their Sun and Shield soap with patented sun protection technology to cancer patients. Send an email with your name, address and condition to themelaniepolicy@bethesdaskincare.com. Be sure to put “The Melanie Policy” in the subject line. You can also learn more about the program, and Melanie here on the Bethesda Skincare website: https://www.bethesdaskincare.com/.


The Lydia Project

The Lydia Project

Main URL: Visit
Phone: (877) 573-4212
Email: contactus@thelydiaproject.org
Program Status: Open

Description:

Free tote for women currently facing cancer anywhere in the world. Requesters are asked to pay shipping charges for recipients residing outside the local zip code areas. Please note: if you are a woman who lives outside the local area and cannot afford the shipping charge please call the Lydia Project with your request and Lydia may be able to absorb the shipping charge. Otherwise, go here to order: https://www.thelydiaproject.org/secure/requestatote.asp.


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8 Comments

  1. What a wonderful way to brighten someone’s day! I am going to link back to this page in a group e-mail to friends and family as well as print the page out and hang it at work. Thank you!

  2. I am a nurse at a local hospital, I will print this out and share it with the others to pass the word on to patients and families.

    • Thank you, Keith, for helping to spread the word about these wonderful free programs available to cancer patients!

  3. his is amazing that there are companies that will help people in need or just down on their day with something so good. I have heard of Lump for Laughter but didn’t know they offered this. Thank you for sharing about these wonderful organizations.

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