Ronald McDonald House Charities

Ronald McDonald House Charities supports and facilitates family-centered care. Their Ronald McDonald House programs, located near top children’s hospitals, allow parents who are far from home to stay close to their hospitalized child and benefit from the comforts of home without incurring hotel and food costs. Many major medical centers have a Ronald McDonald house …

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Hospitality Homes

Hospitality Homes provides short-term housing in volunteer host homes for families and friends of patients receiving medical care in the Boston area. Their services are free of charge and are made possible by the generosity of our volunteer hosts and supporters.  Founded in 1983, Hospitality Homes was the first program of its kind in the …

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Corporate Angel Network

Corporate Angel Network helps cancer patients access the best possible treatment for their specific type of cancer by arranging free travel to treatment facilities across the country using empty seats on corporate jets. Corporate Angel Network, a national public charity, works directly with patients and families to coordinate their travel needs with flight plans of …

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Joe’s House

Joe’s House is not an actual house, but a nonprofit organization that helps cancer patients and their families find a place to stay when traveling away from home for medical treatment. It lists cancer treatment centers and hospitals across the country with nearby lodging facilities that offer a discount. Although Joe’s House caters to cancer …

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LifeLine Pilots

LifeLine Pilots arranges FREE air transportation through volunteer pilots for financially distressed children and adults with medical or humanitarian needs. LifeLine Pilots services a 10 state region bounded by Minnesota, Ohio, Missouri and Tennessee.

Northwestern Mutual Foundation

Northwestern Mutual Foundation offers two scholarships: one for childhood cancer survivors and one for siblings of those affected by childhood cancer. These students deserve every opportunity to pursue higher education and continue to achieve their dreams. Both are open to individuals of age 25 and under, who plan to continue their education in college or …

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The Samfund

The Samfund provides support to young adults who are struggling financially because of cancer. Through direct financial assistance and free online support and education, the Samfund helps young adults survive and move forward with their lives after cancer. Examples of Samfund grants include helping young adult survivors get out from under medical debt, start a …

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Air Charity Network

Air Charity Network serves all 50 states and its volunteer pilots utilize their own aircraft, fuel and time to provide free air transportation to medical facilities for citizens who are financially distressed or otherwise unable to travel on public transportation. Air Charity Network members also coordinate flights to fly organ transplant candidates, people involved in …

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National Children’s Cancer Society

The National Children’s Cancer Society’s Transportation Assistance Fund alleviates the financial burden of travel and lodging for families who have a child with cancer.  This fund helps cover transportation expenses such as mileage, airfare and lodging when a child needs to stay near the hospital for treatment and nonprofit lodging is unavailable.