Service: Provides grants up to $700 to cancer patients in treatment and their families by assisting with rent or mortgage, utilities, or other household expenses. Funding also available for cutting-edge pediatric brain cancer research at Boston Children’s Hospital and provides emotional and social support to patients and families.
Eligibility: Applicant must reside in New England, be receiving active cancer treatments, and provide verification of a cancer diagnosis and documentation of financial need.
Restrictions: If selected, patients may only receive one award in a twelve-month period. Financial Assistance cannot be awarded for medical expenses or credit card bills.
Application Process: Applications must be submitted through the foundation’s online application system by a social worker, patient navigator, resource specialist, or other similar role. Professionals who are new to the Joe Andruzzi Foundation should e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for information regarding the program and a link to the application system.