The Pink Fund Recipient Stories

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The Pink Fund has helped thousands of women and men in active treatment for breast cancer pay their bills so they can concentrate on what matters most: getting better.

We would like to share a few notes that we have received so you can read about how what we do is really making a difference in the lives of breast cancer patients. If you are a recipient of The Pink Fund, you can let us know about your experience by filling out the form on the Share Your Story page.

Tameka

You just don't know how much you blessed me.

~ Tameka
Jocelyn B.

The Pink Fund operates without judgment and focuses on providing empathy as a patient instead.

~ Jocelyn B.
Lark C.

This will certainly relieve me of the stress of paying my basic utilities.

~ Lark C.
Richie T.

My biggest financial fear was possibly ending up homeless with no place to go.

~ Richie T.
Pam M.

The Pink Fund awarded my family time to heal without further financial burden and debt that flashed before us.

~ Pam M.
Shalonda H.

A load has been lifted off of me being that my car is how I get to and from the doctor.

~ Shalonda H.
Shelly J.

The Pink Fund’s help has eased the financial stress, so that I can breathe a little easier.

~ Shelly J.
Amy A.

This grant has helped my family be able to breathe a little easier.

~ Amy A.
Kristy K.

I'm most thankful to The Pink Fund for giving us the sense of relief that's needed during this trying time.

~ Kristy K.
Michael, <em>husband of a grant recipient</em>

What can be said about such a helpful resource? Thank you is always first but, always feels like it falls short.

~ Michael, husband of a grant recipient
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The Financial Side Effects of Cancer

Financial Toxicity

Financial-Toxicity

130% increase in financial difficulties for patients in active treatment

Job Loss

Breast Cancer Stats

Between 20-30% of women diagnosed with breast cancer will lose their jobs

Bankruptcy

Bankruptcies

10M will be unable to pay for rent, food & utilities because of medical bills

Impact on Savings

Impact on Savings

76% of full time workers nationwide live paycheck to paycheck

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If you or a family member is undergoing treatment for breast cancer and have lost all or a part of income during active treatment, learn more about how The Pink Fund can help.

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We rely on the generosity of people like you. Donate online and help breast cancer patients in treatment pay their bills so they can concentrate on what is most important... healing.

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