The Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund
The Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund (BMCF) supports patients ages 18-40 as they undergo cancer treatment. It provides services to meet daily needs that are not covered by insurance. Typical grants cover $600 worth of medical co-payments, rent and mortgage, transportation, car insurance, repairs, and groceries. Since Brenda founded it in 2001, the Fund has provided $185,000 to assist 260 young adults across 20 different states. She built it for young adults her age to maintain self-respect during months of treatment and minimize the stress of associated financial challenges. Even though she is no longer with us, we are working to fulfill Brenda's vision of a nationwide support organization that helps young adults fight - and beat - the disease.
Visit their site: www.bmcf.net