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The Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia

Francie Pastor of the Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia

Financial burdens can place immense stress on cancer patients, potentially hindering their treatment progress. Cancer patients and recent survivors may have financial resources available to them thanks to the Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia.

On February 7th, the Winterville Center hosted speaker Francie Pastor, Financial Assistance Program Assistant of the Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia.

The Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia can provide financial assistance for cancer patients in a number of ways. They may be able to help with rent, mortgage, utility bills, insurance premiums, and pharmacy prescriptions. Other avenues of aid include nutritional assistance, medical equipment, and transportation costs.

There are some qualifications that may determine if you are qualified for assistance from the Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia. Applicant must be at least 18 years old, must have a household income less than or equal to 250% of the Federal Poverty Limits, and have a medically certified cancer diagnosis and in active treatment or within six months of treatment or in hospice services. The applicant must also reside in one of 18 northeast Georgia counties. Other stipulations may apply.

If you or someone you know is battling cancer, struggling with financial issues, and lives in northeast Georgia, consider calling the Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia to see if financial assistance might be available.

 

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