When an individual is diagnosed with cancer, the financial strain on a family can be overwhelming. In some cases a choice has to be made between paying for cancer-fighting drug therapies and buying groceries, filling a gas tank or paying a mortgage. That’s where great organizations come in:
tough enough to weAR pink Montana
Tough Enough to Wear Pink of Montana is dedicated to providing funds to local foundations, charities and individuals in support of awareness, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.
They provide financial grants directly to individuals undergoing breast cancer treatment.
Each year, on the Thursday before Mother’s Day, we sponsor Mammogram Day. We coordinate with the Montana Cancer Screening program and local screening facilities to provide free mammograms.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance – Montana Chapter
Providence Montana Health Foundation
The Providence Montana Health Foundation supports patients of Western Montana and their needs by offering direct financial assistance, and Team Up Montana focuses specifically on helping cancer patients. They are a resource to those who would not be able to keep up financially without extra support.
Fifth Season Financial
About Fifth Season Financial: Fifth Season Financial offer the Funds for Living and Giving (FLAG) Program, a financial assistance resource that helps relieve the financial burden experienced by many late-stage cancer patients. Fifth Season’s program provides funds to people living with cancer or any other serious illness by using their life insurance policy as collateral. The funds you receive have NO RESTRICTIONS. You choose how you want to spend your money. Pay bills, take a vacation, or give a gift to someone you love. It’s your choice! The FLAG Program has provided over $75 million in funds to hundreds of families. Learn more: www.fifthseasonfinancial.
Cancer Network of Sanders County
About Cancer Network of Sanders County: Cancer Network is a nonprofit organization that was formed to lend support to Sanders County residents with their cancer treatments. Funds are available to assist with travel expenses, medications, prostheses, wigs or other related expenses not covered by insurance.