Free Products and Services for Breast Cancer Patients
Getting diagnosed with breast cancer can leave anyone feeling overwhelmed. From planning care to obtaining support services, getting everything lined up can be a real challenge. If you (or someone you love), has been diagnosed with breast cancer, the specialized programs, products, and services below are available at no cost to you.
This list of updated resources specifically supports you as a breast patient all along the cancer journey. Here you’ll find no-cost financial assistance programs to help pay for travel, housing, treatment, copays, deductibles, and prescriptions. We’ve also included custom-tailored peer and professional counseling services and free gift programs just for breast cancer patients to help relieve some of the many burdens that accompany this diagnosis.
All support services are provided free of charge for breast patients, caregivers, and family living here in the USA. Get the help you need from the nonprofit and governmental programs below. In addition, please visit our national directory of free products, programs, and services for all cancer patients regardless of diagnosis. And do not hesitate to reach out if you need assistance locating any other resource, and we will help you find it. ❤️
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The Assistance Fund for Breast Cancer
Phone: (855) 730-5871
The Assistance Fund is a national nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance to breast cancer patients in the USA who have uncovered care-related expenses and meet income guidelines. Programs pay for copayments, coinsurance, deductibles, and other out-of-pocket health-related expenses. To apply, please visit this link or call the phone number above for assistance.
CancerCare Breast Cancer Copay Fund
Financial assistance for uncovered out-of-pocket copay, premium, and deductible expenses for breast cancer patients in the USA who are in active treatment and meet income requirements. Fund pays up to $4000 initially with a lifetime cap of $10,000. To apply, please visit this link or call the phone number above for assistance.
PAN Foundation Metastatic Breast Cancer Fund
The PAN Foundation is a national nonprofit that provides copay, deductible, and premium financial assistance for Medicare-insured metastatic breast cancer patients in the USA who are in active treatment and income that falls at or below 500% of the Federal Poverty Level. Fund pays up to $5500 per year. To apply, please visit this link.
Healthwell Breast Cancer Fund
This fund provides financial assistance to pay for prescription drugs and biologics used in the treatment of breast cancer for patients in the USA who have Medicare Insurance. The maximum award is $15000. Eligibility is based on need. Currently, income must be 400% of the Federal Poverty Level or less. To learn current eligibility guidelines and apply, please visit this link.
PAF Breast Cancer Co-Pay Relief
This financial assistance program by the Patient Advocate Foundation helps cover the costs of co-pays, co-insurance & deductibles for breast cancer patients. Eligible applicants must reside and receive treatment in the United States and earn less than 400% of Federal Poverty Level guidelines (FPL). Maximum award $16000 per year. To apply, visit this link.
Merck Keytruda Prescription Assistance
No-cost Keytruda prescription program for cancer patients in the USA who do not have insurance or the insurance does not cover Keytruda. Complete the online enrollment form by clicking the link above and a program representative will contact your physician to confirm eligibility and complete enrollment.
Exact Science Genomic Access Program (GAP)
GAP helps breast cancer patients with insurance or without get access to genomic testing. Eligibility is based on financial need. To use the online calculator to see if you qualify for free testing and to download the Financial Assistance Disclosure and Application Form, please visit this link and scroll to the bottom for the eligibility tool.
My Hope Chest Reconstructive Surgery
My Hope Chest is a national nonprofit organization that funds no-cost breast reconstruction surgery for insured and uninsured breast cancer patients 65 and under in the USA who are free of medical complications that would preclude safe surgery. Eligibility is based on financial need. To apply, please visit this link.
SHARE Cancer Support Program
Phone: (844) 275-7427
National online peer support programs for patients with breast, ovarian, and other gynecological cancers. Support is offered in group settings with other patients who share a similar cancer diagnosis. To view the current online support schedule and reserve your spot, please use the link above.
LBBC Peer Support
Living Beyond Breast Cancer offers a free telephone helpline with trained volunteers who have been diagnosed with breast cancer and can offer emotional support and guidance to anyone diagnosed, in treatment, beyond treatment, or living with metastatic breast cancer. For more and to get help visit this page to fill out the online form to be matched with a volunteer who can help because she’s been there.
ABCD Free Peer Support Program
Phone: (800) 977-4121
Provides free one-to-one peer mentoring and support for anyone affected by breast cancer – including patients, families, and friends. Free one-to-one support from a volunteer who is matched based on similar circumstances and understands the journey. The services are free, confidential, and available 24/7. Enroll online using this form.
American Cancer Society Reach to Recovery
Phone: (800) 227-2345
The American Cancer Society coordinates the Reach to Recovery program which provides free support via phone or in-person services for anyone dealing with a possible breast cancer diagnosis, recurrence, or advanced-stage breast cancer. To locate a volunteer in your area, call toll-free (800) 227-2345 or visit this link to connect online.
TNBC Foundation Helpline Pro Support
Phone: (877) 880-8622 (10AM-6PM M-Th ET)
The TNBC Helpline provides free professional support services to patients and families coping with a diagnosis of triple negative breast cancer. The staff includes oncology social workers with specific knowledge of triple negative bc and are experts in guiding patients and families to resources that match each person’s individual needs including financial, emotional, and education support services. For more on this free pro support helpline, please visit this link or call (877) 880-8622 (10AM-6PM M-Th ET) to get immediate assistance over the phone.
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Donna CareLine
Phone: (877) 236-6626 (M-TH 8:30-5:00, F 8:30-4:00 EST)
The Donna CareLine, funded by the Donna Foundation and staffed by PAF, is a free service that helps patients diagnosed with breast cancer. The CareLine will provide you with an experienced navigator who will work with you on access-to-care-issues, insurance denials, workplace issues, and much more. Visit this link to complete the assessment form online to get the assistance you need. Help is also available over the phone by calling toll-free (877) 236-6626.
PinkAid Grant Program
The PinkAid Pink Purse grant program provides emergency funds of up to $500 for breast cancer patients in active treatment in the USA who need help with utility bills, phone bills, cable bills, transportation to/from treatment, car payments, and more. Applicant must earn less than 300% of Federal Poverty Guidelines. To apply for this grant program online, please visit this page on the PinkAid website.
Donna M. Foundation Grant
The Donna M. Foundation is a national nonprofit serving breast cancer patients throughout the USA. Grants are available for housing expenses, transportation expenses, medical co-pays, groceries, and more. Eligibility is based on financial need and medical proof of diagnosis will be required. To apply for this free grant program, please complete the online form here.
Angela Andrade Foundation Grant
The Angela Andrade Foundation is a national nonprofit organization that awards monetary grants of up to $1800 to metastatic breast cancer patients who are permanent residents of the USA. Awards are offered four times per year and are provided based on financial need and funding. To apply, please download and complete the request form on the Angela Andrade Foundation website here.
United Breast Cancer Foundation Grant
The UBCF Grant Program is open to women and men in the USA in active breast cancer treatment or in remission up to 5 years. This program includes gift cards and other financial support programs uniquely developed for each recipient’s needs. Documentation of diagnosis and treatment status is required. To apply, please complete the online form on the United Breast Cancer Foundation website here.
Remember Betty Grant Program
Remember Betty is a national nonprofit whose focus is minimizing financial burdens for breast cancer patients in the USA. Remember Betty grants range from $250 to $1500 and cover housing (mortgage/rental), medical bills, transportation (car payment/repair), and general use assistance. Applications are accepted the 1st-7th of each month and can be submitted by fax or mail. To download an application, please visit this link.
The Pink Daisy Project
The Pink Daisy Project provides short term financial assistance for women in the USA who are under 45 who and within three months of breast cancer treatment or reconstruction due to breast cancer. The Pink Daisy provides grants in the form of gift cards to cover expenses like groceries, restaurants and gas. To apply, please visit this page and request an application.
Provision Project provides financial relief to women in the USA in active treatment for breast cancer and covers expenses like food, rent, utilities, gas, insurance co-pays. Money is paid directly to the third-party owed. No cash grants. The online-only application opens on the 1st of every month and closes quickly so be sure to apply right away. To apply, visit this page on the Provision Project website.
The Pink Fund
The Pink Fund provides short-term financial assistance for breast cancer patients in active treatment and in financial need. This grant provides up to 90 days of non-medical financial support to meet basic needs. This grant’s purpose is to allow breast cancer patients to focus on healing while removing the stress from unmet financial responsibilities. Click this link to apply.
Komen Treatment Assistance Program
Phone: (877) 465-6636
Free grant program sponsored by the Komen Foundation to help breast cancer patients living in the United States with the costs of rent, utilities, childcare and more. Patients must be in current treatment or living with a metastatic diagnosis and meet income guidelines to qualify. These one-time grants range from $500-$750. To apply, please visit the website for the online application form here.
Alliance in Reconstructive Surgery (AIRS)
Grants for medical expenses relating to breast reconstructive surgery after mastectomy. Each grant is unique to the individual patient. Grants awarded may range from co-pays to the full cost of reconstructive surgery, hospitalization, and other related medical expenses. For the next open application period and to apply online, please complete this online application form.
Wishing for Mommy
Grants up to $500 for kids 3-18 whose moms have been diagnosed with breast cancer or undergoing treatment within the last 24 months. Kids write about how the money will help make their mommy happier. To help a child you know apply for this grant program, visit this page.
The PinkRose Foundation Scholarship
Provides post-secondary scholarship assistance to children who have lost a parent to breast cancer. Since 2004, the PinkRose has awarded $1000 scholarships to 87 students. The application period is usually June 1-July 31 each year. For the current application period and to apply online, please visit this link.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure Scholarship Program
Scholarships for breast cancer survivors (diagnosed before age 25) or those who have lost a parent or guardian to breast cancer. Scholarship award of $5000 per semester, renewable for up to 4 years to complete undergraduate studies. For more program information, please see this PDF or email the address above. When emailing be sure to reference the Susan G. Komen for the Cure College Scholarship Program.
The Karen Wellington Foundation
The Karen Wellington Foundation provides women living with breast cancer (and their families) in the USA with entertaining and uplifting activities like trips, spa days, dinners out, concerts, road trips and other fun-focused events. To learn more or nominate someone you know who could benefit from a day of fun, please visit this page.
Look Good Feel Better
Phone: (800) 395-5665
Contact: Get in Touch
A fun, supportive virtual program available nationwide that teaches beauty techniques to women with cancer to help manage the appearance-related side effects of cancer. The program includes lessons on skin and nail care, cosmetics, wigs and turbans, accessories and styling and is open to all women with cancer who are undergoing treatment. To locate a convenient program session, please visit the program finder here.
Little Pink Houses of Hope
Free, week-long vacations for breast cancer patients and their families to encourage taking time out to relax, reconnect, and rejuvenate. Retreats are held at locations in North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Maryland, Texas, Michigan, Arizona, Florida, and California. All expenses except travel to and from the retreat are included. For help on travel costs, please see our transportation and grant sections. Applications are usually open each year from October to August. To find out when the next retreats are being held and to submit an application, please visit this page.
Casting for Recovery (CfR)
Phone: (888) 553-3500
Provides breast cancer survivors with a unique weekend-long retreat that combines fly-fishing with comprehensive peer support. From the website, “The program offers opportunities for women to find inspiration, discover renewed energy for life and experience healing connections with other women and nature.” Retreat locations are available nationwide. For more on this program and retreat location near you, please visit this page.
Diva for a Day
The Diva for a Day program treats breast cancer patients to a day at the spa free of charge. For participating spas across the US, see this online search tool. If you know a deserving Diva who has been recently diagnosed, is currently in treatment, or is less than 6 months out from the completion of treatment, you can nominate them for the Diva for a Day program here.
Send Me on Vacation
Four different vacation programs available to breast cancer survivors. Mermaids Empowerment and the Wellness Vacation are for survivors only; the FreeStyle and Staycations are designed for survivors and families. Meals, taxes and housing are usually covered but flights are not. To check current availability, eligibility requirements and to complete an application, visit this link.
Shay Sharpe’s Pink Wishes Program
The Shay Sharpe’s Pink Wishes program grants wishes to end-stage breast cancer patients in the USA who are between the age of 18-40. Wishes must be requested by the wish recipient only and medical documentation is required. All wish programs are provided free of charge. To request your application packet, please complete the contact form here.
Giuliana Rancic Fab-U-Wish Program
National wish-granting program by Giuliana Rancic (in partnership with Pink Agenda) helps create special moments for women with breast cancer. This program helps women in the USA in active treatment (or within12 months of treatment) to fulfill a wish that helps them look and feel better. To request a wish, please visit the program website here.
Genevieve's Helping Hands
In loving memory of the nonprofit’s namesake Genevieve, a tireless advocate for breast cancer patients, this free housing program is available for mothers first diagnosed with breast cancer at age 40 years old or younger and who are in need of housing during recovery or respite from treatment. Awardees are eligible for up to a three night stay for the recipient, one caretaker, and a stipend for meals and other necessities. To apply, please complete the online form here.
Awesome Breast Forms
Free handmade knitted and crocheted prosthetic breast forms for women who have lost a breast due to lumpectomy or mastectomy. Volunteers custom make these by hand based on each person’s needs and breast cup size. To request your free breast forms, visit this page and complete the online request form.
Knitted Knockers USA
Free knitted prosthetics as a replacement for silicone after mastectomy. According to their website, “Knitted Knockers are a light comfortable knitted prosthetic that when placed in a bra has the shape and feel of a real breast, and are more comfortable than silicone prosthetic breasts.” Request your free knitted knockers here.
Sharsheret Best Face Forward 2.0 Wig Program
Phone: (866) 474.2774
Sharsheret Best Face Forward 2.0 provides a free national wig program for breast and ovarian cancer patients in the USA. Eligibility is based on financial need. Proof of household income under 600% of the Federal Poverty Level and verification of a diagnosis are required. To apply for this free wig program, please complete the form here.
Boxes of Hope Care Package
Boxes of Hope is a national nonprofit organization that provides free care packages to anyone in active breast cancer treatments within the United States. Proof of diagnosis and treatment will be required. To request your free care package, please complete this form on the Boxes of Hope website.
Bags of Hope Care Package
Bags of Hope is a nonprofit organization that sends free care packages to breast cancer patients in the USA that are designs to uplift, inspire, and provide hope during the journey. If you are a breast cancer patient in the USA currently undergoing treatment, please visit this link on the Bags of Hope website to request your free care package.
A Model Patient Care Package
Free care package for breast cancer patients currently in active treatment in the USA. This generous program is offered nationwide by A Model Patient, a nonprofit that serves to support the breast cancer community. If you are currently undergoing breast cancer treatment in the United States, please complete the online form on the website to request your free care package.
Pinked Perspective Free Comfort Care Kit
Pinked Perspective is a national nonprofit organizations that offers support, mentorship, and an inspirational comfort care kit for breast cancer patients in the USA in active treatment and preparing for mastectomy. Please visit this page to review current program eligibility and request your comfort care package.
Twisted Pink, with sponsorship by the United Breast Cancer Foundation, provides their free Hope Box care package to breast cancer patients and survivors in the USA. The Hope Box is filled with health & beauty items to support and inspire those with this disease. Please learn more about the organization and request your care package here.
National Breast Cancer Foundation Hope Kit
Free comfort care kit for breast cancer patients in the USA. This wonderful kit includes thoughtfully chosen items to inspire and encourage breast cancer patients during treatment like fuzzy socks, a tumbler, lip balm, reading material and more. To request your free kit, please complete this online form.
Tutu Care Package
Cheerful and uplifting care package for breast cancer patients in active treatment sent by the organization’s founder who battled breast cancer herself. Patients must reside in the USA to qualify. Nominations for care packages can be completed here using this form at the bottom of the page.
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.
Free full-color lifestyle magazine for women in any stage of the cancer journey to help empower and inspire during this difficult time. To request your free copy by mail, please visit the link provided above.
Breast Cancer Wellness Magazine
Breast Cancer Wellness Magazine is a quarterly digital magazine that offers great stories of inspiration, informative articles on treatment, and many different avenues for help and support just for breast cancer patients, families, and caregivers. Annual subscription is free for a limited time. To subscribe online for free, please complete this form.
BreastRecon USA Magazine
Free breast reconstruction magazine with tips to plan and manage a speedy recovery. Includes inspirational stories of hope, courage and innovation from the patients’ and physicians’ perspective. You can find the link to download on this page.
The Breasties Cancer App
Free app for patients, caregivers, and family to connect with those impacted by breast and gynecologic cancers. This app allows you to chat, join groups, attend events, get help from experts and more. To learn about this app and download it for your devices, please visit the Breasties website here.
Free app for iPhone and Android devices customized to the needs of breast cancer patients. Includes NCCN-guideline treatment options for your specific diagnosis, medical records organization tools, clinical trials locator, and breaking news and resources tailored to your diagnosis. Please click the link above to choose your version.