Financial assistance for families with children with cancerMadrid - Spagna
When a child is diagnosed with cancer, it is a frightening experience for the whole family. Treatment normally starts immediately and it is often given many miles from the child’s home. It can last for up to three years, which can place a considerable financial burden on a family.
Totale finanziato €100%finanziato
PcComponentes clienti 15.000€
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- Altri 15.000€
- Totale 15.000€
The project “Financial Help for families with a children with cancer” provides economical help to the family to cover the expenses from their child’s treatment. Other types of support (Psychological support, transport, food, hygiene, paying bills or home) is offered to families who are in risk of social exclusion or are in a hard situation with a poor prognosis.
Fundación Caíco gives financial assistance to the families, ranging from 400 to 1.500 euros depending on their needs, in order to provide better care for children and young people with cancer and their families.
The project is carried out within the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Department at Children's Hospital Universitario Niño Jesús de Madrid, one of the top hospitals, specializing in Cancer, in Spain with the largest number of cancer patients.
- To analyze the situation of each family by meeting with the parents, the psychologist of the foundation and the social worker at the hospital, where the social and economic situation of the family is known.
- Evaluate the economic help that is needed.
- Grant financial aid to enable the family to face their situation based on their needs
Chi ne trarrà beneficio?
Each year, the foundation provides 30,000 euros to families in need.
With 15,000 euros, 19 families will receive assistance towards financing their child’s cancer treatment. .
Obiettivi del progetto
To help families to provide better care for children and young people with cancer by giving economic assistance to pay medical costs and transport needed for their children’s treatment and to improve the family’s quality of life.