Who doesn’t like free stuff? Especially when you’re dealing with the physical, mental, and financial aspects of breast cancer.
Breast cancer patients can use all the encouragement and financial assistance they can get during treatments.
So, if you or someone you know is going through breast cancer, look at this list of organizations that provide free products and services for those going through breast cancer treatment.
Care Packages for Breast Cancer Patients
Phil’s Friends – You can request a care package for someone going through cancer treatments. Care packages contain items designed to meet the needs and comfort of breast cancer patients. Each package is shipped in a decorated Phil’s Friends Box.
But the Phil’s Friends organization doesn’t stop there. After someone receives a care package, they will continue to receive positive notes of encouragement through the Cards of Hope program.
HOPE Kits from the National Breast Cancer Organization -Hope Kits contain thoughtful, encouraging gifts for breast cancer patients. You can request one for yourself or someone you know who is undergoing breast cancer treatments.
Radiant Hope Gift Package – Radiant Hope is a Christian organization that offers a beautifully boxed gift package for cancer patients and their caregivers. Each box is full of helpful, uplifting, and fun products.
The Lydia Project – The Lydia Project sends breast cancer patients beautiful handmade totes filled with helpful items and a card. These totes are hand-delivered to residents in Augusta, Georgia. The organization also ships to anyone in the Continental United States, but there is a $10 shipping fee. This organization also offers lodging and help for residents living near Augusta.
Beloved Foundation’s Chemo Care Package -Include things like Socks, lip balm, a journal, an activity book, and personal care items for dry mouth and queasy stomach. The package is free, but there is a $14.99 shipping fee per package.
The Blessing Box Project – If you are a mastectomy soon, request a blessing box. Every Blessing Box contains a drain shirt, mastectomy pillow and surprise trinket.
Notes and Cards sent to Breast Cancer Patients
Card Care Connection – The Card Care Connection program sends handmade cards of comfort and support to cancer patients.
The Chemo Angels Program – The Chemo Angels program sends cards and notes of encouragement to patients undergoing chemotherapy treatments.
Send a Smile Today – Sign up yourself or someone you know with cancer to receive a cheerful monthly card from the Send a Smile Today organization.
Free Products for Breast Cancer Patients
Hope Scarves Organization – Hope Scarves is an organization that sends scarves to those experiencing hair loss due to chemotherapy treatments. Affectionally called the “Sisterhood of the Traveling Scarves,” each beautiful scarf includes the inspiring story of the cancer survivor who donated the scarf.
Good Wishes Scarves – If you or a loved one is experiencing a loss or thinning of hair due to illness or treatment, Good Wishes Scarves will send you one free Wrap© scarf in the pattern and color of your choosing! I received a Good Wishes Scarf during chemo and liked that the hand-sewn cap looked like a scarf but didn’t require wrapping.
Wigs and Wishes Organization – Free wigs are available through the Wigs and Wishes program. Enter your zip code in the search bar to find participating salons in your area. Make an appointment with the salon for a fitting. You will choose the wig you like at your fitting, and the salon will order it for you. Then when your wig arrives, you pick it up from the salon free of charge.
The Verma Foundation – This nonprofit organization committed to giving high-quality cap wigs to cancer patients suffering from hair loss. Each cap wig has soft lining inside and 100% human hair attached to the cap.
The National Wigs for Cancer Organization – The National Wigs for Cancer Organization helps assist in receiving a free or low-cost wig.
Caring Shirts – This wonderful organization will send you or someone you know free specially made t-shirts with openings for chemotherapy, pic-lines, and/or drain pockets.
Knitted Knockers Organization – Knitted Knockers are handmade knitted prosthetics. When placed in the bra, have the shape and feel of a breast. They’re lightweight and more comfortable than silicone prosthetic breasts. You place your order online for a single or pair of knitted knockers in the cup size you need, and they send it to you free of charge.
Free Vacation Retreat for Breast Cancer Patients
Little Pink Houses of Hope -Named as the 2021 National Breast Cancer Non-Profit of the year, this organization provides week-long vacations for breast cancer patients and their families. They offer retreats across the United States for singles, couples, and families. Breast cancer patients undergoing treatment or who’ve received treatment in the past 12 months are eligible to apply for the Little Pink Houses of Hope Retreats.
Free Services for Breast Cancer Patients
Cleaning for a Reason – When you go through chemotherapy or radiation treatments, the last thing you feel like doing is scrubbing floors. Cleaning for a Reason is an organization that provides two free professional house cleanings for cancer patients undergoing treatment.
Clips of Kindness – Clips of Kindness is a program that Great Clips salons offers in the United States and Canada. Anyone who is losing their hair due to cancer treatment and wants a clipper cut can go to any Great Clips salon for this free service.
Check out this post for more ideas on How to Help Someone During Cancer Treatments.
So, If you or someone you know is going through breast cancer, take advantage of these wonderful free products and services. They help to improve the lives of those going through cancer treatments. And the next time you donate to your favorite charitable organizations, please consider these groups.
Finally, do you know an organization offering free products and services for breast cancer patients not mentioned above? If so, please share in the comments below.