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Pancreatic Cancer Patient
& Caregiver Resources

Pancreatic cancer is the 3rd leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States and yet there is still very little known as to the cause and successful treatment of the disease.

Here you will find information about the resources we provide directly to pancreatic Cancer patients and their caregivers.
At the bottom, there are links to other helpful organizations and resources that are committed to providing unwavering support as well.

Additional Resources

Explore a list of other Agencies that are here to help pancreatic cancer patients & caregivers.
Just click the + on the right side of each row to reveal a list of agencies and contacts.

Project Purple
Patient Financial Aid – providing individuals diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and their families with relief from medical and living expenses.
(203) 714-6052

Ron Foley Pancreatic Cancer Foundation

Provide direct financial aid to those suffering from pancreatic cancer and their families. ONLY in New England, New York & New Jersey.
(860) 521-0500

David’s Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation

David’s Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that raises funds to provide financial assistance, services, and HOPE to families primarily in New Jersey, affected by a cancer diagnosis.

Florida Cancer Specialists

Helps Florida patients with living expenses so they can concentrate on fighting cancer.
(941) 677-4703
*Assistance ONLY for those patients residing in Florida.

American Life Fund
American Life Fund assists cancer patients with selling their life insurance policy for immediate funds.
(877) 759-7130

Life Credit Company

A Living Benefit Loan makes it possible for you to receive up to 50% of your life insurance policy’s death benefit today.
(888) 274-1777

Abacus Life

Since 2004, Abacus Life has helped thousands of individuals and families transform their life insurance into a benefit that can be used today to help pay for your treatment and other expenses.
Please contact Shawn Petrunak to learn more at (407) 988-1007.

Coupon Chief

The ultimate guide to financial resources for cancer patients.

Disability Guidance
Here you can find help looking for resources to obtain disability benefits.

Disability Benefits Help
Here’s more detailed information about Social Security disability benefits.
If anyone has any questions they’d like directly answered, ask one (or many!) on this forum.

Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Gastrointestinal Cancer


People with a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer may meet current criteria for genetic evaluation. This evaluation helps determine if their family members qualify for pancreatic cancer surveillance.

We understand that not all people with pancreatic cancer are available for evaluation to clarify hereditary risk.

If you don't know if you qualify and you have a family history of pancreatic cancer, please reach out. Contact your nearest Pancreatic Cancer Surveillance Program to learn about risk evaluation.

The Second Opinion

The mission of The Second Opinion is to provide free, comprehensive second opinions to adults in California diagnosed with cancer.
*Assistance ONLY for those patients residing in California.

United Patients Group
United Patients Group is an unparalleled resource and trusted leader in Medical Cannabis for physicians, patients, and organizations.

A Small Miracle Foundation  

(469) 426-7727 or [email protected]   

Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston areas

Annie’s Place  

(469) 248-7625 

Dallas, Denton, and Collin counties, TX.  

Virtual outside of service areas   

Annie’s Place  

(214) 266-8064  
Dallas, Denton, and Collin counties, TX.


Child Care  

Texas Workforce Commission 

TX only 

Most treatment facilities offer childcare while a parent or guardian is in treatment.  State and local funds may also be available for those who qualify.   

Cleaning for A Reason   

Lucy Lee (469) 645-1101 or  [email protected]

Nikki Mitchell Foundation  

(615) 982-6802

Samaritan Maids  

Eric: (336) 267-9819 or Rebecca: (336) 988-5202

Check with local cleaning agencies to inquire about courtesy cleanings designed for patients battling cancer. 

Assistance Dog International 

Assistance Dog United Campaign  

Cancer Care  
(800) 813-4673   

Canine Companions 

Canine Partners for Life 

Educated Canines Assisting with Disabilities 

Frankie’s Friends  

Emergency pet care fund for those with a financial hardship.

Freedom Service Dogs of America 

Help a Pet  

Medical care for a sick or injured pet for those with a financial need.

Meals on Wheels America  

Provide dog food to those who qualify.

Paws for Ability 

Paws with A Cause

Pets and People Together  

Pets of the Homeless  

Pet food and veterinary care for the homeless.

There are local veterinary schools, colleges, and teaching clinics that may offer additional resources or boarding /foster facilities.

Some service dog training agencies also provide financial assistance to help obtain a certified service animal.

Cancer Legal Care  

(651)917-9000 or [email protected] 

Cancer Legal Resource Center   

[email protected]

National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc.  

(866) 843-2572  

Triage Cancer  


Free Will
Promote a strong community for cancer support through active participation in estate planning, including completing a will. Through our partnership with FreeWill, a trusted online resource, we offer a streamlined and efficient process to create or update a legally binding will in just 20 minutes, securing the future well-being of your cherished family members. 

Arizona Oncology 


Cleveland Clinic  

(216) 448-8330 or [email protected]

Cleveland Clinic, OH.

Give Gab

Healing Arts Center  

(314) 647-8080

St. Louis, MO.

Henry Ford Health  

(888) 777-4167   

Multiple locations in MI.  

In-person and virtual

Life with Cancer  

(703) 206-5433

Fairfax/Leesburg, VA.

Massage Therapy Foundation

(847) 869-5019

Moffitt Cancer Center  

Tampa, FL

Mount Sinai 

(212) 20-2704

Mount Sinai, New York, NY.

Northwestern Medicine Living Well Cancer  

(630) 933-7860    


Rogel Cancer Center 

Rogel Cancer Center  

(877) 907-0859

Ann Arbor, MI.

Shine Therapy Oncology Massage  

(817) 372-8998

Dallas Fort Worth metroplex

The Hand to Heart Project  

(603) 542-8367 or  [email protected] 

U.S National Cancer Institute 

Yellow Brick Place  

(234) 228-9550

Northeast OH.

American Cancer Society  

(800) 227-2345

Angel Hair Inc.

(952) 476-2125

Battle Cap Project

[email protected]

Cancer Care

(866) 552-6729


Cold Capital Fund

DC area only

Cuts Against Cancer 

E Beauty Community  

Fax: (202) 537-5505

E Beauty Community  

Fleener Family Foundation 

Good Wishes 

(888) 778-5998

Hair to Stay 

(800) 270-1897 

Hana’s Hope

(303) 799-4262

Headcovers Unlimited

(800) 264-4287

Heavenly Hats  

Helen’s Room

(310) 524-9429

Hope Scarves

(888) 585-4673 

Knots of Love  

National Wigs for Cancer Society

(833) 373-3944

Northwestern Medicine Living Well Cancer  

(630) 933-7860


Pink Heart Funds

(228) 575-8299   


The Butterfly Club  

The Turban Project  

TRS Care

(281) 602-5094 

Verma Foundation

(512) 582-0171

Verma Foundation

(512) 582-0172

Wigs and Wishes

(856) 582-6600

Yellow Brick Place

(234) 228-9550

Northeast OH.

There are many websites that offer free patterns to sew a wide variety of head coverings.

YouTube and other streaming services offer a large selection of DIY videos.

State agencies, Health Departments, dental clinics, and dental schools can aid in getting no little to low-cost dental care.  Some dental benefits are covered by state Medicaid programs for those who are eligible. 

Cancer Pathways  

(206) 709-1400   


Cancer Support Community – San Francisco Bay Area  

San Francisco Bay Area

Capital Health  

Capital Health Pennington, Trenton, and Hamilton, NJ.

Duke Cancer Institute 

(919) 684-4497 or [email protected] 

Duke Health  


Gilda’s Club Twin Cities

(612) 227-2147   

Minneapolis, MN.

Heal Yoga and Cancer  

Virtual and in-person in North Hampton, NH, Dover, NH, and York, ME.

Lifelong Health  

Nevada County, CA.

Live Strong

Live Strong  

Maple Tree Cancer Alliance

(937) 414-8400


Moving for Life

Thrive Oncology Wellness & Exercise Classes

Yoga for Cancer and Rehabilitation  

Bay Area & LA, CA, Dallas, Houston, & Austin, TX, and Detroit, MI.

Check local fitness centers for free and low-cost in-person programs.  YouTube and other streaming services may also offer free and low-cost videos.

American Cancer Society             

(800) 227-2345

Cancer Care

Online to anyone in the United States, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Territories & via phone for NY and NJ residents only.

Cancer Hope Network

Cancer Pathways  

(206) 709-1400 


Gilda’s Club Twin Cities

(612) 227-2147 

Minneapolis, MN. 

Let’s Win Pancreatic Cancer  

Life With Cancer  

(703) 698-2526     

In-person (Fairfax, VA) and online

Moving Beyond Cancer 

National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation

Chaplain Michelle

(800) 859-6723 or (214) 444-9167

Northwestern Medicine Living Well Cancer  

(630) 933-7860   


Texas Oncology 

Yellow Brick Place  

(234) 228-9550

Northeast OH.

There are many local and online support groups available.  Some faith-based organizations and community centers also offer support, coaching, and/or counseling.

1 Upon Cancer



988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

American Cancer Society

(800) 227-2345

Annies Angels  

Beloved Foundation  

(909) 792-3191   


Blessing Foundation Connects 

(217) 223-8400, ext. 4800 

Cancer Alliance of Help and Hope   

(561) 748-7227  

Palm Beach County

Cancer Care 

(866) 552-6729

Cancer Care

(800) 813-4673

Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition

Cancer In The Family Fund  

For children of cancer patients


(888) 651-1780

Catholic Charities USA

(703) 549-1390 or  [email protected]

Connecticut Cancer Foundation 

(860) 388-0788
CT only

Family Reach

(563) 588-2700

Find Help 

Friends of Man 

(303) 798-2342 

Friends of Man

(303) 798-2342

CO only   

Happily Ever After League  

(480) 275-0613 

Moms only

Headstrong Foundation

(610) 544-6425 x301  or [email protected]    

Health Well Foundation

(800) 675-8416

Hirshbirg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research

(800) 813-4673

Ask for the Hirshberg Pancreatic Program.

Hope Cancer Resources  

(479) 361-5847 

Benton, Carroll, Madison, and Washington Counties, AR only

Keep Swimming Foundation  

(262) 264-8881

Kern County Cancer Foundation

(661) 862-7136   

Kern County, CA

Must reside in San Bernardino or Riverside Counties, CA.

Lazarex Cancer Foundation 

(877) 866-9523


(855) 220-7777 

Marisa’s Mission 

National Council of State Housing Agencies 

National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation

(800) 859-6723 or [email protected] 

(Currently not accepting applications) Will reopen summer of 2023


Grants up to $200 in gift checks

Nikki Mitchell Foundation  

(615) 982-6802

Oyster River Womenade  

Oyster River - Durham, Lee, Madbury, and Newmarket

Partners in Care

(888) 850-1622 

State restrictions apply.

Project Purple

(203) 714-6052

Patient Advocate Foundation

(800) 532-5274

Purple Iris Foundation  

Maine only

Ron Foley Foundation  

(860) 521-0500 

Texas Oncology Foundation 

The Cancer Foundation

(706) 353-4354 

Northeast GA (25 counties)

The COC Cares 

The Foundation for Living Beauty

(626) 628-8310

The National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics

The National Pancreas Foundation

(866) 726-2737

U.S Department of Health and Human Services

(877) 696-6775

U.S Department of Health and Human Services  

U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services  

(800) 633-4227 

Ulman Foundation

(888) 393-3863   

DC area only.  Must be under 40 years of age.  

U.S.A Social Security Administration

(800) 772-1213

Vital Options International  

(800) 518-2354

Women Aid of Greater Portsmouth  

Portsmouth, Greenland, Newington, New Castle, Rye, or Kittery, ME.

Womenade of Concord  

Catamount Womenaid - Barnstead, Deerfield, Epsom, Northwood, Pittsfield, and Strafford

Womenade of Greater Squamscott  

Greater Squamscott - Exeter, Stratham, Newfields, Brentwood, East Kingston, and Kensington.

Many hospitals and treatment centers offer an indigent, charity, or sliding scale option to aid with inpatient visits and/or on-going treatments.

State Medicaid and TANF programs are available for those who qualify.  


(866) 674-6327

Federal Communications Commission

Federal program to reduce cell phone or internet bill by up to $30 for an individual or up to $75 for a family each month for those who qualify.

Happily Ever After League

(480) 275-0613
Moms only

Check local churches, faith-based organizations, community outreach centers, or service providers for local assistance.

Air Care Alliance

Air Charity Network  

(877) 621-7177

American Cancer Society  


American Cancer Society

(800) 227-2345

Angel Flight East  

(215) 358-1900

Angel Flight NE

(978) 794-6868

Angel Flight West

(888) 426-2643 

Cancer Connection  

(907) 796-2273  

Alaska only

Chemo Cars  

Available in Charlotte, NC and Amarillo, TX.

Community Transportation Association of America  

Corporate Angel Network

(914) 328-1313

Good Days  

(877) 968-7233 

Happily Ever After League 

(480) 275-0613 

Moms only

Lifeline Pilots  

(800) 822-7972

Mercy Medical Angels 

National Aging and Disability Transportation Center

(866) 983-3222

Nikki Mitchell Foundation 

(615) 982-6802

Partners in Care

(888) 850-1622   

State restrictions apply

Patient Airlift Services  

(888) 818-1231



[email protected]

Transportation Assistance for Seacoast Citizens

(603) 926-9026

Kensington, North Hampton, Rye, Seabrook, and Stratham, NH.

Uber Health

Contact local taxi carriers, Lyft, Uber, and rental vehicle agencies for assistance.  Local transit agency may have assistance programs available.

Hospitals, clinics, treatment centers, local stores and nationwide companies may offer gas gift cards or fuel voucher assistance.

Health insurance companies may cover the costs associated with traveling or transport to treatment appointments.

Airlines may offer special pricing for medical transportation.

American Cancer Society 

(800) 227-2345 

Cancer Support Community

(888) 793-9355

Cancer Support Community

(877) 793-0498


Extended Stay America  

(800) 227-2345

Healthcare Hospitality Network  

(800) 542-9730

Healthcare Hospitality Network  

(800) 318-8861

Hosts for Humanity  

Joe’s House

(877) 563-7468

Nikki Mitchell Foundation  

(615) 982-6802

Partners in Care  

(888) 850-1622    

State restrictions apply

Check local hospitals and care centers for assistance.

Hotels/motels in the area around your treatment facility may have a partnership agreement in place to offer some discounted rates.  Local Bed & Breakfasts mat offer no to low- cost lodging.

Cancer Nutrition Consortium 

Catholic Charities USA  

(703) 549-1390

Cook For Your Life 

Happily Ever After League

(480) 275-0613 

Moms only

Invisible Hands  

(732) 639-1579    

New York City area

Lasagna Love  

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society  

(615) 467-1936

Life Long Health  

Nevada County, CA.

Magnolia Meals at Home  


Meals on Wheels America  

(571) 339-1601

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 

Moffitt Cancer Center 

Mom’s Meals  

(877) 508-6667

Nikki Mitchell Foundation  

(615) 982-6802

Northwestern Medicine Living Well Cancer  

(630) 933-7860    


Open Arms  

(612) 872-1152   

Available in the Twin-Cities metro only.


[email protected]

Texas Health and Human Services 
Texas Only

USDA Food and Nutrition Service  

Why Hunger

This is an online list of food banks by zip code. 

Why Hunger  

There are many local food banks located at churches and community centers.  YouTube and other streaming services offer culinary videos ad recipes.  A general internet search can also wield recipes.

Low and no-income persons are encouraged to apply for food stamps and government assistance programs.

Cancer Careers

Cancer Support Services  

(706) 736-5467

Card Care Connection 

Caring Shirts

Chemo Care 

Chemo Angels  

Child Care 

Crossroads 4 Hope  

(908) 658-5400


Gilda’s Club Twin Cities

(612) 227-2147

Minneapolis, MN. 

Hallie Strong  

Headstrong Foundation 

(610) 544-6425 x301 or [email protected]    

Ignite Hope


You may also call or visit your local IRS office for more information.  

Joyce Meyer Ministries

Kits to Heart  

Lisa’s Army  

(267) 549-4798 

Look Good Feel Better  

Loyola Medicine  

(708) 226-4357 

MD Anderson Center  

MD Anderson Center 

National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics  

Phil’s Friends  


(800) 876-7267

Send a Smile Today  

Stronghold Ministry


[email protected]

The Cancer Card Exchange
Gift cards of varying amounts.

Tough Warrior Princesses

North shore of Boston, MA, and southern NH.

Warrior Bags  

Yellow Brick Place  

(234) 228-9550   

Northeast OH.


Memories Live  

(646) 245-1698

Local and/or private photographers in your area may offer low-cost sessions. 

Abbott Patient Assistance 

(800) 222-6885   


(800) 222-6885                  


(800) 931-8691                         

Accessia Health  

(800) 366-7741

Amgen Safety Net Program 

(800) 772-6436  

Association of Community Cancer Centers  

(301) 984-9496 



(800) 292-6363 

Bayer Patient Assistance Program    


Bayer RX Assist 

(866) 228-7723                               

Boehringer Ingelheim (BI Cares) 

(800) 556-8317            

Bristol-Myers Squibb Patient Assistance Program 

(800) 861-0048  

Cancer Supportive Survivorship Care   

(415) 885-3693

Chemo Care  

(844) 268-3901


(800) 772-6436

Clovis Oncology (Clovis Cares)

(844) 779-7707


Glaxo Smith Kline

(866) 475-3678               

Good Days  

(877) 968-7233

Healthy Texas  

(866) 524-1408   

TX only

Ipsen Cares Program 

(866) 435-5677                                 

Janssen Patient Assistance Program   

Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance

(800) 652-6227      

Lilly Cares Foundation  

(800) 545-6962

Lily Oncology Support Center

(866) 472-8663 

Lone Star Script Care

(888) 962-0422

Merck Patient Assistance Program

(800) 727-5400  

Needy Meds

(800) 503-6897

Nikki Mitchell Foundation

(615) 982-6802


(800) 282-7630


Novartis Patient Assistance Program 

(800) 282-7630    

Pan Foundation  

(866) 316-7263

Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief

(866) 512-3861

Pfizer Oncology  

(877) 744-5675   

Pfizer Pathways

(844) 989-7284

RX Assist  

RX Hope 

Sanofi Needy Patient Program

(888) 847-4877  

Taiho  Oncology  

(844) 824-4648   

The Assistance Fund  

(855) 845-3663 

Triage Cancer  

(424) 258-4628                          



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