Free Products and Services for Breast Cancer Patients

Free products and services for breast cancer patients

Free resources that specifically support breast patients along the cancer journey. Here you’ll find no-cost financial assistance programs for breast cancer patients to help pay for travel, housing, treatment, copays, deductibles and prescriptions. Free programs are also included for peer and professional counseling and free gifts to help breast cancer patients with the many burdens that accompany a diagnosis. All support services for are provided free of charge for patients, caregivers, and family living here in the USA.

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Also, please don’t forget to check the many national listings that support all cancer patients regardless of diagnosis: free financial help, free counseling, and more cancer freebies.

Lump to Laughter
Free Care Packages

Lump to Laughter

Main URL: Visit

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.


Warriors in Pink More Good Days
Free Food, Fitness & Nutrition

Warriors in Pink More Good Days

Main URL: Visit

Description:

Current breast cancer patients can receive two free meal kits that will put food on the table quickly and easily. Meal kits are provided by Green Chef’s meal kit delivery service which sends fresh, organic ingredients and delicious, chef-crafted recipes right to your doorstep. For current program availability and to submit your application, visit http://www.warriorsinpink.ford.com/more-good-days-resources/more-good-meals.


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.


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/retreatapplication/.


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/.


The PinkRose℠ Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

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. Application period is usually June 1-July 31 each year. For 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.


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/.


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://donna.pafcareline.org/contact.php 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.


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