Your question: How can I help the American Cancer Society?

How can you help the American Cancer Society?

In addition to financial donations, there are numerous other ways you can support our mission to help reduce the pain and suffering from cancer.

  1. Donate Your Car. Donate your used car, truck, SUV, motorcycle, RV, or boat through our easy vehicle donation program.
  2. American Cancer Society Discovery Shops. …
  3. Employer Gift Match.

What services do the American Cancer Society offer?

We offer programs and services to help the more than 1.4 million cancer patients diagnosed each year in this country, and the 14 million cancer survivors – as well as their family and friends. We provide information, day-to-day help, and emotional support. And best of all, our help is free.

How does American Cancer Society provide education and support?

We promote healthy lifestyles to help you prevent cancer. We research cancer and its causes to find more answers and better treatments. We fight for lifesaving policy changes. We provide everything from emotional support to the latest cancer information for those who have been touched by cancer.

Does American Cancer Society help pay bills?

General financial help

The Patient Advocate Foundation (800-532-5274) provides education, legal counseling, and referrals for people with cancer who need assistance managing insurance, financial, debt crisis, and job discrimination issues. It also provides co-pay assistance and financial aid for eligible patients.

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What benefits are cancer patients entitled to?

If you get monthly SSDI payments for cancer or related conditions, you are entitled to cash assistance and possibly several state benefit programs. You may also be eligible for Medicare, even if you are under age 65, or for Medicaid on the basis of need.

Does cancer qualify as a disability?

You may qualify for a disability benefit from the Social Security Administration (SSA) if the cancer has made you unable to work and the type of cancer is listed in the SSA’s Blue Book.

What is the American Cancer Society source of income?

We’re primarily funded from personal donations—like yours. In 2019, you helped us invest more than $145.9 million in cancer research. Since 1946, we’ve invested more than $5 billion in research grants to the best scientists across the country. Your donations also support vital patient services and programs.