The Pink S.H.O.E.S., Inc. program is designed to provide assistance to young women while battling breast cancer. Eligibility requires a patient to have just had surgery, or be undergoing chemotherapy and or radiation treatments for breast cancer, or be up to 6 months post treatment. Patients receiving only hormone therapy are not eligible.
Limited Financial Assistance - To help alleviate some financial burden.
Limited financial support toward mortgage/rent.
Gift cards to supermarket of patient’s choice for grocery items.
Utility expenses - telephone, electric, gas, water, sewer bills.
Transportation – gas cards/ public transportation fare to be used to travel to treatment and doctor appointments.
Medical supplies – lymphedema supplies, mastectomy bras/ shirts.
Spa Gift Certificate – To rejuvenate the mind and body, after enduring treatments the mind and body could use a day of rejuvenation.
Wig Purchases – We understand that one of the most devastating times a woman will face during chemotherapy, is hair loss. For many of us, our hair tells a story. Whether we wear it long, short, curly, straight or in a ponytail there is a story behind it. Having to face the thought alone of losing your hair can take you on an emotional roller coaster. This is why we provide young women who have lost their hair due to chemotherapy with new wigs. This is our way to help boost one's self esteem as they are fighting the fight of their life.
**We also offer the below Special sponsorships. These special sponsorships are only available to Long Island and some NYC areas.
**Senior Prom – Children have sacrificed important days to help their parent or guardian or just because it isn’t affordable due to treatment expenses. We step in to ensure teen’s that may not have been able to attend prom do not miss their special day.
**Thanksgiving Food Baskets – Purchasing and delivering everything needed to make their complete
**Christmas Wish List Gifts – Delivering gifts to children whose mother is battling or has battled breast cancer.