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Ellie Fund provides support services to breast cancer patients who live in Massachusetts and/or are receiving treatment in Massachusetts. Our proximity to the best medical facilities in the world enables us to partner with renowned medical professionals, allowing us to create the most comprehensive care team for women and men undergoing treatment for breast cancer.

How does a patient get started with the Ellie Fund?

1. Determine Eligibility

Patients requesting services from the Ellie Fund must:

2. Review Description of Services

Prior to patients/providers applying for services, we highly recommend reading the detailed information regarding different services the Ellie Fund provides.
  • Gift cards granted to local grocery stores including, but not limited to, Stop & Shop, Market Basket, Hannaford, Shaws, Whole Foods, Big Y and Price Chopper.
  • Gift cards will be mailed each month for the duration of your grant.
Assistance covers transportation to/from medical appointments only.
  • Parking reimbursement
  • Gas gift cards
  • Taxi vouchers or reimbursement
  • Uber or Lyft gift cards
  • Funding for THE RIDE or Commuter Rail (MBTA programs)
  • Gift cards granted to The Maids/Merry Maids.
  • Reimbursement provided for patients who choose their own service company.
  • Funding provided for licensed child care services, before or after-school programs and summer camps.
  • Reimbursement provided for private providers such as babysitters.
  • Healthy, pre-assembled meals are delivered once a month for the duration of the grant period.
  • Gift cards to other meal prep and delivery services such as Hello Fresh, Nutre Meals, etc.
  • Funding provided for licensed acupuncture therapy sessions.
  • Please note, the Ellie Fund is not responsible for referring patients to acupuncturists.
  • Funding provided for licensed oncology massage therapy sessions.
  • Please note, the Ellie Fund is not responsible for referring patients to oncology massage therapists.

3. Apply for Services

    2. Patients can self-refer by submitting an online application – more info can be found here.

    3. Patients/providers can reach out to the Ellie Fund via email or call
    (781.449.0100) if they encounter any challenges submitting the requested information.

4. Treatment Verification

An application submitted by a patient/provider is not considered “complete” until a member of the healthcare team submit the confirmation of treatment form which can be found below.