Hey! It's Doug here...earlier today, I spoke with Michelle Takes from the APG Foundation.
“APG Foundation Offers Emergency Grants to Help Local Cancer Patients”.
During this challenging time, funds are available for immediate assistance.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – (April 17, 2020) – The mission of the APG Foundation is to provide financial assistance to people diagnosed with cancer and blood diseases and help them obtain the prescription drugs and prosthetics needed for their treatment and comfort.
These are unprecedented times, and if any local cancer patients are experiencing financial hardship due to circumstances around the COVID-19 virus, and are unable to pay for their cancer-related medical bills, help is available.
One-time emergency monetary grants are available immediately to assist. To qualify, recipients must be a resident of Iowa and currently be receiving cancer treatment within Linn or Johnson counties. To apply, simply visit: https://tinyurl.com/APGemergencygrant2020
About The APG Foundation:
The APG Foundation was founded Fall, 2002, with the primary mission to provide financial assistance to local cancer and blood disease patients, helping them obtain prescription drugs or prostheses needed for their treatment, including medications to help diminish its side effects. To be eligible for reimbursement, the patient must be a resident of Iowa, receive treatment in Linn County, and must have exhausted all other sources of financial assistance.
The APG Foundation is an independent organization managed by a volunteer Board of Directors from the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area. As a 501(c) (3) nonprofit entity, the Foundation relies on cash donations and volunteers to achieve its mission and serves to help people feel better while dealing with treatment and recovery.