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Overcomers Resources

Free Family Glue is a site that offers many free resources. Their story is amazing and definitely worth reading.

The Fighting Faces Calendar is a 12-month calendar of beautiful, inspirational women who are cancer overcomers. All proceeds are used to help those fighting cancer.

The calendar sells for only $10.00 retail and a donation is made to Christians Overcoming Cancer from all sales. Visit the Fighting Faces Calendar site to order a calendar and to enjoy the beauty and encouragement of these incredible women.

The Gathering Place® is a 501(c)(3) a nonprofit, community-based cancer support center, serving the social, emotional, physical, and spiritual needs of individuals with cancer and their support network in the Northeastern part of Ohio.

Eligibility Requirements: Programs and services offered by The Gathering Place focus on healing the mind, body, and spirit. The Gathering Place supports individuals to actively manage the impact of cancer in their lives and improve their quality of life. Trained, licensed professionals provide programs that meet the highest therapeutic standards. Detailed program information is available at the Touched by Cancer site.

The HealthWell Foundation® is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in 2003 to address the needs of individuals who cannot afford their insurance co-payments, premiums, coinsurance, or other out-of-pocket health care costs.

Eligibility Requirements: Household income is below 400% of the Federal Poverty Level or somewhat more in cities where the cost of living is higher. The patient is being treated for a specific disease or condition for which funding is available. Medication is dispensed in the United States. Apply online by visiting the Healthwell Foundation site.

The Chronic Disease Fund® is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in 2003 to provide assistance to those under-insured patients who are diagnosed with chronic or life altering diseases that require the use of expensive, specialty therapeutics.

Eligibility Requirements: The Fund maintains proprietary income qualification guidelines. Our guidelines are based on the Federal Median income. We also take into consideration income levels by geographic area and the number of household dependents. Although we base our guidelines on Federal Income Statistics, we apply factors and adjustments to these statistics to take into consideration the additional medical and pharmaceutical expenses associated with chronic or life-altering diseases. Apply online by visiting the Chronic Disease Fund site.

The Patient Advocate Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability. Receive additional information about the services that PAF provides by visiting the Patient Advocate Foundation site.

Eligibility Requirements: Have been diagnosed with a life threatening disease and need assistance in one of our service areas.

CancerCare is a national non-profit organization that provides free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer including: people with cancer, caregivers, children, loved ones, and the bereaved. CancerCare programs - including counseling, education, financial assistance and practical help - are provided by trained oncology social workers and are completely free of charge. Founded in 1944, CancerCare now provides individual help to more than 97,000 people each year and receive approximately 2.1 million visits to their websites. Receive additional information on the services provided by visiting the CancerCare site.

Eligibility Requirements: Provide CancerCare with information about your income, savings and expenses, and in some cases provide invoices for the cost of service. Your health care professional must also provide information on your cancer.