Advocacy Organizations

Aunt Bertha - The Social Care Network

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Aunt Bertha collects all federal, state, county, city, neighborhood, and charity program information and puts it in one place. Then they intelligently match people with services that are designed specifically for their situation.

Cancer Hope Network

Cancer Hope Network

With more than 400 Support Volunteers who have survived cancer, Cancer Hope Network is able to match cancer patients and their loved ones with someone who has been in the same fight and won.

Their matches are made based on diagnosis, treatment protocol and other factors, giving patients an opportunity to speak to a Support Volunteer whose experience closely mirrors their own.

Cancer Hope Network services are always free and completely confidential.

Cancer.Net

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Trusted, compassionate information for people with cancer and their families and caregivers, from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the voice of the world’s cancer physicians and oncology professionals.

Catholic Charities

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The mission of Catholic Charities USA is to exercise leadership in assisting its membership, particularly the diocesan Catholic Charities agencies and supporting group members, in their mission of service, advocacy and convening.

Corporate Angel Network

Corporate Angel Network is a charitable organization in the USA whose sole Corporate Angel Networkmission is to ease the emotional stress, physical discomfort and financial burden of travel for cancer patients by arranging FREE flights to treatment centers, using the empty seats on corporate aircraft flying on routine bussiness.

Eligibility to participate in this program is open to all cancer patients, bone marrow donors, and bone marrow recipients who are ambulatory and not in need of medical support while traveling.  Eligibility is not based on financial need, and patients may travel as often as necessary.

 

Family Reach

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Family Reach is a national nonprofit dedicated to alleviating the financial burden of cancer. Working with more than 400 top-tier hospitals and cancer centers nationwide, they provide immediate financial assistance, education and navigation to families before they hit critical breaking points. Their efficient, solutions-driven model bridges the gap between hospital and home, quickly providing the vital support families need to stay afloat.

Gilda's Club

Gilda's Club

Whether you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer, or have recently lost someone to cancer, there is a place for you at Gilda’s Club. Since 1998, more than 10,000 individuals and families have visited their Clubhouse in Royal Oak or one of their off-site locations with hospital partners around Metro Detroit. Today, they have more than 10,000 members. This program provides support and networking groups, educational lectures, workshops and social activities for cancer patients, their loved ones, and those who are bereft.

Healthwell Foundation

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The HealthWell Foundation® is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, charitable organization that helps individuals afford prescription medications they are taking for specific illnesses. The Foundation provides financial assistance to eligible patients to cover certain out-of-pocket health care costs.

Imerman Angels

Imerman Angels is a not-for-profit organization that connects a person Imerman Angelsfighting cancer today (cancer fighter) with someone who has beaten the same type of cancer (cancer survivor). The one-on-one relationship provides the cancer fighter the opportunity to ask personal questions and receive encouragement from someone who is uniquely familiar with the situation, and it allows the cancer survivor the opportunity to personally help a fighter as he or she battles the disease. 

MyLifeLine

MyLifeLineMyLifeLine Cancer Foundation believes a strong support community is critical for cancer patients.  Every day MyLifeLine.org provides free, personal websites to cancer patients and caregivers to easily connect with family and friends, because no patient should ever feel alone.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)

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The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) is a not-for-profit alliance of 28 leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education. NCCN is dedicated to improving and facilitating quality, effective, efficient, and accessible cancer care so patients can live better lives. Through the leadership and expertise of clinical professionals at NCCN Member Institutions, NCCN develops resources that present valuable information to the numerous stakeholders in the health care delivery system.

National Organization for Rare Disorders

The National Organization for Rare Disorders NORD(NORD), a 501(c)3  organization, is a unique federation of voluntary health organizations dedicated to helping people with rare "orphan" diseases and assisting the organizations that serve them. NORD is committed to the identification, treatment, and cure of rare disorders through programs of education, advocacy, research, and service.

New Day Foundation

New Day Foundation

New Day Foundation works with hospitals in metro-Detroit and across the state of Michigan to help families reach the other side of cancer by overcoming Cancer-Related Financial Toxicity (CRFT), a harmful side effect that creates significant barriers to treatment and healing.

New Day provides financial assistance for living expenses and offers free professional counseling services for emotional support. This program model is an effective anchor for our mission. We’re excited to introduce an innovative new program that will allow New Day to assist hundreds of additional families (without needing to provide direct financial assistance) by using a technology platform to predict financial burden in the early stages of a diagnosis and provide valuable resources to offset that burden.

Reach

Reach YogaREACH Yoga is a free yoga class for women touched by breast cancer.  Classes are located in Bloomfield Hills, MI.  

Restore, Exhale and Align with a Community of Healing.

Sisters Network Inc.

Sisters Network Inc

Sisters Network Inc. is committed to increasing local and national attention to the devastating impact that breast cancer has in the African American community. Their goal is to reduce the mortality rate of breast cancer among African American women by generating awareness, garnering attention, providing access to information and resources, and supporting research efforts in the ecosystem. 

United Way

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United Way addresses pressing health and healthcare issues facing communities across the country. Community by community, United Ways and their partners target childhood obesity, health insurance coverage, healthcare quality, childhood immunizations, substance abuse, family violence, oral health or other healthcare concerns voiced by their community.