The Foundation’s Rosemary D. Gruner Memorial Cancer Fund distributes upwards of $100,000 annually to eligible cancer patients while they are in treatment. Financial assistance is provided in the form of gift cards to purchase nutritious food at Hannaford Supermarkets and/or fuel at Stewart’s Shops to subsidize the cost of transportation. $500 per calendar year is available to each patient.
Benedictine Health Foundation’s Cancer Patient Emergency Financial Assistance Fund provides emergency financial assistance to patients with a current diagnosis of cancer. Upon approval of the application, the Foundation will pay up to $250 annually in support of essential services; payments will be made directly to the billing organization (i.e., electric, telephone, fuel oil/propane, water, or rent).
To learn more about programs funded by the Benedictine Health Foundation, contact Benedictine Health Foundation at (845) 481-1303.