American Cancer Society or 800-227-2345
Improving the lives of people with cancer and their families as the only organization combating cancer through advocacy, research, and patient support, to ensure that everyone has an opportunity to prevent, detect, treat, and survive cancer.


Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) or 301-215-9099
A community of patients, caregivers, survivors, advocates, medical and research professionals united in support of people impacted by bladder cancer.


Cancer & Careers
Cancer and Careers helps more than 500,000 people each year — online, in print and in person — by providing valuable information and resources via expert advice, interactive tools and educational events.


Cancer Support Community
As the largest professionally led nonprofit network of cancer support worldwide, the Cancer Support Community is dedicated to ensuring that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community.


Caregiver Action or 202-454-3970
Working to improve the quality of life for the more than 90 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age.


Foothills Caring Corps or 480-488-1105
Dedicated to promoting independence and enhancing the quality of life for older adults and persons with disabling conditions residing throughout the Foothills community.
They strive to improve lives by addressing socialization, health, wellness, and mobility to promote physical, mental, and emotional health and well-being.  Various help with no cost due to the patient.


Happily Ever After League (H.E.A.L.) or 480-275-0613
Provides outreach and support to mothers in active cancer treatment, whether single or married and with any type of cancer. The recipient must live in Arizona with at least one dependent child. HEAL distributes gift cards based on incoming donations and fund-raising efforts to help offset the cost of monthly expenses incurred as a result of a cancer diagnosis.
The mom must have at least one dependent child living at home to receive support from HEAL.


Imerman Angels or 866-463-7626
Provides free, personalized one-on-one cancer support for cancer fighters, survivors, previvors and caregivers.


Lung Cancer Alliance
Any person older than age 18 diagnosed or at risk for lung cancer, regardless of stage of disease or type of lung cancer, or a caregiver of a person with lung cancer (living or deceased) can participate in the Lung Cancer Registry.


Pancreatic Cancer Action Network or 877-272-6226
We provide more resources and speak with more pancreatic cancer patients and caregivers than any other organization in the world to help navigate pancreatic cancer.


Stupid Cancer
Helps to empower everyone affected by adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer by ending isolation and building community. Stupid Cancer offers a lifeline to the adolescent and young adult cancer community by providing age-appropriate resources to help navigate treatment and survivorship on your own terms.


Widowed Parent
Supports widowed mothers and fathers with children in the home.


Arizona Prostate Cancer Coalition
An inclusive statewide organization promoting awareness, education, early detection, effective treatment, and support for prostate cancer patients, their families and caregivers.


AZ Myeloma Network
Promote collaboration, awareness, education and advocacy for improved treatment and quality of life, for multiple myeloma patients, their families and ALL cancer caregivers with special consideration to the underserved.


Bag & Boob Babes Corp
Their goal is to let everyone know there are women all over the country putting time and love into the items they are making, thinking of remand praying their recovery.  Sewing, knitting, and supporting people going through breast cancer, surgery, chemo, radiation, and recovery.


Barbara’s Mastectomy Boutique
Committed to supplying the very latest and best mastectomy prostheses, bras, and swimwear for women who have had breast surgery.  There are many forms to choose from.  Each one has a unique function in solving the special needs of a woman’s individual body shape.


Bosom Buddies
Increases awareness of breast cancer by prevention, early detection and to provide support to women and men diagnosed with breast cancer, and their families.  Sharing of common experiences and knowledge through personal contacts, the hotline, support groups, social media, and educational materials.


Courage Under Cancer Foundation
Help cancer patients focus on their recovery and improve their quality of life.


Chemo Companions
Provides companionship through a network of trained volunteers who bring comfort, conversation, laughter and nourishing essentials to the chemo lounge. Our mission is to make a positive impact on the lives of those undergoing cancer treatments by offering friendship and emotional support.


The Desert Cancer Foundation of Arizona
Provides cancer education, access to life saving screenings, and secures treatment resources for the uninsured and underinsured in Arizona.


Envision Therapeutic Horsemanship

Engages a partnership between horses and humans to benefit, empower and facilitate positive change in the lives of individuals and their families.


Impact One Breast Cancer Foundation
Dedicated to improving the quality of life for female breast cancer fighters.  Support, products, and resources that will help eliminate some of the financial burdens.


Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Phoenix Team

This campaign has united communities, companies, and individuals with a collective goal to end breast cancer as we know it.  Their three-to-five-mile noncompetitive walks provide a supportive community for courageous breast cancer survivors and metastatic breast cancer thrivers, including caregivers, and families alike.


Mindful Skin Spa
Anti-aging treatments and solutions for compromised skin such as the changes that can occur in the skin due to cancer, cancer therapies, illness, medication, suppressed immune system, and other illnesses.


National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
Seeks to prevent and cure ovarian cancer and to improve the quality of life for survivors. Reaches out to all who are touched by this disease to offer support, services, information, and most of all, hope.


UsToo Prostate Cancer Foundation
As the Global Public Square of Prostate Cancer, PCF brings together patients, researchers, caregivers, and clinicians into a singular community focused on reducing death and suffering from the disease.


Don’t Be a Chump! Check for a Lump! or 602.688.5232
Check for a Lump provides free breast health education, mammograms, testing, and direct assistance to breast cancer patients with wigs, support, and resources in Arizona.
Only for Breast cancer patients only.  Wig of Choice up to $300 check for a lump pays the bill.


Full of Hope Foundation
Provides financial assistance to help patients and their families relieve the stress of financial burdens in order to focus on rest and recovery.  Also provides assistance to cancer support organizations through funding of rehabilitation programs that allow cancer patients access to unique care options and improve their quality of life during the course of their cancer treatment.
Patient must be on active treatment. Maximum per patient is $500 per calendar year.


Froth and Bubble Foundation 480-306-5156 or
Providing direct financial assistance in purchasing food and supplements.


Allyson Whitney Foundation or
Shines a spotlight on young adults diagnosed with cancer and their unique genetically different cancers. “Life Interrupted Grants” are provided to U.S. citizens between the ages of 16 and 36 years of age, who are currently undergoing treatment or recently finished protocol. Grants help cover unanticipated expenses including transportation, hotels, rent, medical expenses, fertility options, integrative therapies, and wigs.


Arizona Assistance in Health Care
Assistance cannot assist with payment of hospital bills, doctor bills, medication, expenses, travel expenses and or lodging expenses.


Cancer Care or 866-55-COPAY (866-552-6729)
Professional oncology social workers provide free emotional and practical support for people with cancer, caregivers, loved ones and the bereaved.
Co-pay assistance: Check to see if funding is available for the specific cancer.


Family Reach
Provides non-medical financial support to families facing cancer. Treatment requires more than medicine:  families need a roof over their heads and food on their tables to survive. Works with patients, providers, and community organizations to challenge the systems that force families to choose between their health and their home. Together, we’re making financial treatment a standard of cancer care.
In active cancer treatment; receiving treatment at a hospital within the 50 states.



Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers Integrative Services or 480-314-6660
Offers a variety of support groups, classes, and services.  Patients can obtain one free wig.  Located at some Ironwood offices.  Please call to make an appointment.


Classy Sisters Wigs
Full-service wig salon offering a variety of services from wig fittings, trimming, cutting, shampooing and styling of wigs and hair pieces. We also carry wig care products, hats, scarves and accessories for customers going through any medical related hair loss.


Cuts Against Cancer
Service is free helps any cancer stage, at any age, living anywhere in the world.


Great Clips: Clips of Kindness
All great clips salons in the U.S. and Canada provide complimentary clipper cuts to customers due to cancer treatment.


Hair to Stay

800-270-1897 or
Non-profit that offers need-based grants to offset the expense of scalp cooling system.


Penguin Cold Caps or
Provides a Personalized Cold Cap therapy schedule based on your personal medical diagnosis and treatment plan.


Arizona Wig Co.
Helps cancer patients minimize the frustration and anxiety associated with hair loss.  Offers Wigs, Hair Extensions & Toppers.

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