Philadelphia Cancer Support Systems
The HEADstrong Foundation is on a mission to relentlessly improve the quality of life for those affected by cancer. Every decision we make, we’re fulfilling the vision of our late founder Nicholas Colleluori, who’s dying wish was that other would benefit from his journey. From everyone here at HEADstrong, we’re here to help alleviate some of the stress that comes with cancer. Our Philadelphia cancer support systems have been able benefit over 16,000 patients and families affected.
A Home Away From Home in Philadelphia
Sadly, families are forced to travel hundreds of thousands of miles to seek out the most sought after cancer treatments offered in Philadelphia. Unfortunately, that comes with having to pay for travel and lodging expenses. Most cancer treatments exceed 50 days, which can impact your financial situation. HEADstrong provides cancer patient lodging opportunities near Philadelphia. The HEADstrong’s Nick’s House is our way of helping in any way we can and helping keep your family together while you’re on this journey.
Financial Assistance for Philadelphia Families
A cancer diagnosis can impose a burden on you and your family’s financial status. You need money for surgeries, other treatments, medication and possible traveling. The HEADstrong Foundation understands this frustration and hardship, which is why we try to help you out. Our patient financial assistance program grants financial aid to patients and families who are experiencing financial hardship due to a cancer diagnosis.
Bringing Normalcy to Cancer Patients in Philadelphia
Home-style meals and recreational activities to cancer patients and their families are a great way to bring some normalcy to their lives. Our goal at HEADstrong is to improve the mental well-being of patients by giving them some time away from the hospital scene and letting them enjoy their freedom. Our founder’s last wish was to serve a Thanksgiving feast at the hospital, and we’re trying to continue his legacy every day, one step at a time.
Seeking Peer Support Near Philadelphia?
The HEADstrong Foundation provides peer-to-peer support connecting newly diagnosed patients with a network of cancer patients and survivors to provide mentoring and guidance. We reassuring that no one fights alone. It can be extremely beneficial for a hero to talk to other hero’s who can relate.