Caregiver and Patient Support
Bringing a hands on approach to after death care through support, education and empowerment.
Angel Foundation supports families with a current cancer diagnosis by providing financial aid, special events and camps, and educational support programs.
Helps fight lung cancer by funding innovative research, raising awareness and supporting patients and families.
A nonprofit providing free legal guidance to Minnesota residents and their loved ones affected by cancer. Topics covered such as employment rights, access to public benefits, insurance issues, family law and legal planning matters, and financial and housing concerns.
Kelly Grosklags, LICSW, created Conversations with Kelly (CWK) for a powerful purpose: to alleviate suffering. Her message of hope and healing celebrates the power of coming together, where patients, survivors, friends, family, providers and caregivers unite in an intimate forum dedicated to creating positive change.
Crescent Cove offers care and support to children and young adults with a shortened life-expectancy, and their families.
FamilyMeans provides support for caregivers caring for a child or adult with a chronic illness, disability or frailty.
The Gilda’s Club program is grounded in a one-of-a-kind model of social and emotional support, professionally facilitated and designed by and for those who know first-hand what living with cancer requires. For a detailed list of cancer-related resources, click HERE.
HopeKids provides ongoing events, activities, and a powerful, unique support community for families who have a child with cancer or some other life-threatening medical condition.
The American Cancer Society Hope Lodge program provides a free home away from home for cancer patients and their caregivers. Patients must be in active cancer treatment, and permanently reside more than 40 miles or one hour away from their cancer treatment center.
A community of support for male caregivers that offers one-on-one discussion, monthly events, and the ability to connect with others. Jack’s also offers a monthly coffee klatch for women and men caregivers, see their website for more information. Watch this video to see why and how this organization is touching so many lives. AARP Spotlight on Jack’s Caregiver Coalition
Joshua’s Camp is a very special and FREE retreat with a life-renewing mission. We offer a safe haven where everyone in the family is given the opportunity to step back, relax and experience a feeling of solid ground. Joshua’s Camp serves families that have a child 17 years of age or younger being treated for cancer or out of treatment less than three years. Families must be referred to Joshua’s Camp by an Oncology Professional and have a Medical Clearance.
Providing a support landscape for young adults (ages 20-40) who have or have had a parent with serious, chronic, and/or terminal illness.
Provides support to women with ovarian cancer, raises awareness and advances research.
Open Arms of Minnesota is a nonprofit that cooks and delivers free, nutritious meals to people living with life-threatening illnesses in the Twin Cities.
Pathways’ mission is to provide resources and services for people with life-threatening or chronic physical illness to explore and experience complementary healing approaches.
Pinky Swear helps kids with cancer and their families with financial and emotional support.
Provides education, support, and awareness to the public and medical community about Sarcoma.
Providing compassionate and creative emotional companioning for the dying to support them in consciously tending their end of life process. Specializing in legacy projects, creating an end of life vigil plan, and helping to engage with whatever arises as the individual negotiates the intricacies of end of life.
The mission of The Firefly Sisterhood is to foster one-to-one connections between women recently diagnosed with breast cancer and inspirational survivors.