Sign in if you already have an account.
  
donate.gif

National Spotlight

Financial Resources —Did you know that there are many financial resources that can help people living with breast cancer? Find out more

Voices of Impact™ — Join us here as we continue to share stories that celebrate the women and men who inspire us all.

Breast Cancer Emergency Aid Foundation - Breast Cancer Emergency Aid

Grant Date: April 1, 2013

Institution:  Breast Cancer Emergency Aid Foundation
                    P.O. Box 527
                    Morristown, NJ 07963-0527

County:  Morris
Contact:  Anne Levene
Project Director: Anne Levene
Phone:   By Referral
E-Mail:  email@bceaf.org
Website:  www.bceaf.org
 


Breast Cancer Emergency Aid Program

Your Dollars at Work: A Snapshot
Assists breast cancer patients while in treatment by providing direct financial assistance for non-medical expenses.

In Their Own Words…
Since 2006 Breast Cancer Emergency Aid Foundation (BCEAF), a volunteer driven 501(c)3 organization, has been helping breast cancer patients in treatment by providing financial assistance.  Grants are provided for non-medical expenses such as utilities, groceries, transportation, specialty bras and childcare.  The goal is to ease some of the financial burden that accompanies breast cancer treatment so that patients can focus their strength on getting well.  Patients in need are referred to BCEAF by nurses and social workers at hospitals and cancer centers with whom BCEAF collaborates.  Grant requests are reviewed and carefully considered by a grant committee.  Each request is evaluated based on pre-established criteria including financial need and the Foundation’s available funds.  Funds granted are paid directly to the service provider (e.g. the phone company), not to the patient.  Though BCEAF has partnerships with hospitals, cancer centers, and social service agencies throughout the counties served by Komen, we are particularly interested in expanding and strengthening our reach in Essex, Hudson, Passaic and Hudson, areas identified as target communities by Komen.