Free Products and Services for Breast Cancer Patients

Free products and services for breast cancer patients
This page was originally published October 9, 2020 and updated September 21, 2022.

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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Keytruda Free Prescription Program for Cancer Patients
Prescriptions

Merck Keytruda Prescription Assistance

Main URL: Visit

Description:

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.


LBBC Free Peer Support for Breast Cancer Patients
Free Peer Support

LBBC Peer Support

Main URL: Visit
Email: mail@lbbc.org

Description:

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 https://www.lbbc.org/helpline 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 for Breast Cancer Patients
Free Peer Support

ABCD Free Peer Support Program

Main URL: Visit
Phone: (800) 977-4121
Email: helpline@abcdmentor.org

Description:

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: https://abcdbreastcancersupport.org/get-support-form/.


TNBC Foundation Free pro Support for Breast Cancer Patients
Free Pro Support

TNBC Foundation Helpline Pro Support

Main URL: Visit
Phone: (877) 880-8622 (10AM-6PM M-Th ET)
Email: TNBCHelpline@cancercare.org

Description:

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 https://tnbcfoundation.org/ or call (877) 880-8622 (10AM-6PM M-Th ET) to get immediate assistance over the phone.


Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Donna CareLine
Free Pro Support

Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Donna CareLine

Main URL: Visit
Phone: (877) 236-6626 (M-TH 8:30-5:00, F 8:30-4:00 EST)

Description:

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 https://patientadvocate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3QbCYEsnejRD8oJ to complete the assessment form online get the assistance you need. Help is also available over the phone by calling toll-free (877) 236-6626.


The Pink Daisy Cash Grant Program
Free Grants

The Pink Daisy Project

Main URL: Visit

Description:

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 https://www.pinkdaisyproject.com/need-help.html.


Provision Project Free Breast Cancer Grants
Free Grants

Provision Project

Main URL: Visit

Description:

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 https://provisionproject.org/application/.


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Free Grants

The Pink Fund

Main URL: Visit

Description:

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: https://pinkfund.org/get-help/.


Komen Financial Assistance for Breast Cancer Patients
Free Grants

Komen Treatment Assistance Program

Main URL: Visit
Phone: (800) 813-4673

Description:

Free grant program sponsored by the Komen Foundation to help breast cancer patients living in the United States with the costs of medications, home care, transportation, medical supplies, and more. Income eligibility required and annual grant maximums apply.  To apply, please contact the grant program administrator CancerCare at (800) 813-4673 and mention your interest in the Komen Treatment Assistance Program.


Alliance in Reconstructive Surgery (AIRS)
Free Grants

Alliance in Reconstructive Surgery (AIRS)

Main URL: Visit

Description:

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, visit http://airsfoundation.org/apply-for-grant/.


Wishing for Mommy
Free Grants

Wishing for Mommy

Main URL: Visit
Email: info@wishingformommy.org

Description:

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 http://wishingformommy.org/make-your-wish/.


The PinkRose℠ Foundation, Inc. Scholarship
Free Scholarships

The PinkRose℠ Foundation, Inc.

Main URL: Visit

Description:

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 http://www.pinkrose.org/scholarships/.


Susan G. Komen for the Cure Scholarship Program
Free Scholarships

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Scholarship Program

Main URL: Visit
Email: contactus@applyists.com

Description:

Scholarships for those who have lost a parent or guardian to breast cancer or be a breast cancer survivor diagnosed at 25 years or younger. The scholarship is an award of $5000 per semester and is renewable for up to 4 years to complete undergraduate studies. For more program information, see this PDF: https://ww5.komen.org/uploadedFiles/2013-14%20Komen%20FAQ.pdf. For additional information regarding the scholarship program contact ISTS by email at contactus@applyists.com. When emailing be sure to reference the Susan G. Komen for the Cure College Scholarship Program.


Look Good Feel Better Virtual Workshops for Ovarian Cancer Patients
Free Vacations & Day Trips

Look Good Feel Better

Main URL: Visit
Phone: (800) 395-5665
Contact: Get in Touch

Description:

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, visit https://lookgoodfeelbetter.org/programs/program-finder/.


Little Pink Houses of Hope
Free Vacations & Day Trips

Little Pink Houses of Hope

Main URL: Visit
Email: info@littlepink.org

Description:

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 https://www.littlepink.org/retreats/apply-for-retreat/.


Casting for Recovery (CfR)
Free Vacations & Day Trips

Casting for Recovery (CfR)

Main URL: Visit
Phone: (888) 553-3500
Email: info@castingforrecovery.org

Description:

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 https://castingforrecovery.org/breast-cancer-retreats/locations/.


Diva for a Day free spa day for women with cancer
Free Vacations & Day Trips

Diva for a Day

Main URL: Visit
Email: adivaday@gmail.com

Description:

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 http://www.divaforaday.org/participating-salons/. 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: http://www.divaforaday.org/nomination-form/.


Send Me on Vacation for breast cancer survivors
Free Vacations & Day Trips

Send Me on Vacation

Main URL: Visit
Email: communications@sendmeonvacation.org

Description:

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 https://sendmeonvacation.org/our-programs/.


Genevieves Helping Hands Housing Grant for Breast Cancer Patients
Free Transportation & Housing

Genevieve's Helping Hands

Main URL: Visit

Description:

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: https://form.jotform.com/62176234346152.


Knitted Knockers USA
Free Medical Equipment

Knitted Knockers USA

Main URL: Visit
Email: info@knittedknockersusa.org

Description:

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 http://knittedknockersusa.org/free_knockers.13.htm.


Twisted Pink Free Hope Box Care Package
Free Care Packages

Twisted Pink

Main URL: Visit

Description:

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 Free Hope Kit
Free Care Packages

National Breast Cancer Foundation Hope Kit

Main URL: Visit

Description:

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, visit https://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-cancer-support/hope-kit#request-kit and complete the form here: https://nationalbreastcancerfoundation.formstack.com/workflows/hope_kit_request_form.


The Tutu Project Free Care Package for Breast Cancer Patients
Free Care Packages

Tutu Care Package

Main URL: Visit

Description:

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 the form at the bottom of the page: https://thetutuproject.com/cheer-friend-breast-cancer/.


Lump to Laughter
Free Care Packages

Lump to Laughter

Main URL: Visit

Description:

Lump to Laughter provides free personalized Hope Packages to women who are newly diagnosed with Breast Cancer or Ovarian 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. Hope Packages are available to patients in the USA and delivered via mail. To request your Hope Package, please visit https://lumptolaughter.org/support-and-assistance/.


Breast Cancer Wellness Magazine Free Subscription for Patients
Free Books, Magazines & Organizers

Breast Cancer Wellness Magazine

Main URL: Visit

Description:

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: http://www.breastcancerwellness.org/free-subscription/.


Outcomes4Me App
Free Apps

Outcomes4Me App

Main URL: Visit

Description:

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.


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