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For Patients


Ellie Fund wants to help you while you are in treatment for breast cancer. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply.

Step 1: Are you eligible?

All applicants must fit the following simple criteria:

Step 2: How Do You Apply?

To apply for support, talk to your Social Worker, Patient Navigator, Resource Specialist or anyone else at your treatment facility or Primary Care office and tell them you want support from Ellie Fund.

Applications are completed by a medical professional or one of their staff members and are signed by the patient and medical office. If you need help connecting with an oncology professional, please contact us at 781-449-0100 or contact our patient services team at [email protected].

Step 3: What’s Next?

Applications must be submitted by the 25th of the month. Upon review of each application, Ellie Fund will create a personalized grant, consisting of two service types that you choose. Services are provided monthly, for up to 3 months in duration for curative patients and up to 6 months for metastatic patients.
Both patients and their medical professional/staff will be notified of grant details, including when services will begin, around the 1st of the following month. For example, if the application is submitted by the May 25th deadline, grant notification will be received around June 1st.

Ellie Fund provides the following services free of charge:

Grocery Assistance


To/from medical appointments

Light Housekeeping

Childcare Reimbursement

Nutritious, Prepared Meals

Acupuncture (Metastatic patients only)

Oncology Massage Therapy (Metastatic patients only)

To help ease the stresses of everyday life, Ellie Fund can provide you with essential support services, allowing the focus to be on family, recovery and healing. Women and men in active breast cancer treatment, residing or receiving treatment in Massachusetts, are eligible to receive support. We do not discriminate on the basis of income, gender, marital status, age, ethnicity or religion.