Pink Aid’s Pink Purse provides emergency assistance to underserved breast cancer patients in financial crisis who are undergoing active treatment for a breast cancer diagnosis. Funds provide emergency assistance for non-medical household expenses once an application and all documentation has been received.
Pink Purse Fund considers the following but not limited to as Critical Non-Medical Household Expenses:
Utilities (i.e. electricity, heat, gas and hot water)
Phone and Cable
Transportation to and from hospital visits and treatment centers to include Uber gift cards, gas gift cards, car loan payments and car insurance premiums
Rent or Mortgage
(At this time, we are ONLY accepting requests from Connecticut and Long Island, NY patients)
Section I: Eligibility
All applications are required to be submitted by a Patient/Nurse Navigator, Social Worker or 501c3 administrator. Our policy is to work solely with a patient's social worker, we do not work directly with patients.