Connecting to Cancer Care

Through this project, York County Community Action Corporation will operate Connecting to Cancer Care in 2018 and 2019.  The program is available to residents of York County, Maine, who have a cancer diagnosis and need transportation to treatment and related appointments, who do not have access to any other transportation options.

 

 

 

 

Maine Cancer Foundation Grants to this Organization:

Year Program Amount Category Organization
2017 Connecting to Cancer Care $50,000 Transportation York County Community Action Corporation
2015 Connecting to Cancer Care $10,000 Transportation York County Community Action Corporation
2012 Connecting to Cancer Care $10,000 Transportation York County Community Action Corporation
2010 Connecting to Cancer Care $10,000 Transportation York County Community Action Corporation
2009 Connecting to Cancer Care $8,000 Transportation York County Community Action Corporation
2008 Connecting to Cancer Care $10,000 Transportation York County Community Action Corporation

MCPT–PBMC–WCGH Collaboration for Cancer Care Transportation

Mid-Coast Public Transportation will establish expedited processes to identify, refer and schedule cancer patients who need assistance in securing transportation for medical treatment, as well as to raise awareness in the community about these transportation supports. Grant funds will provide transportation services for Waldo and Knox County cancer patients seeking medical care who are not eligible for any other available funding supports, such as MaineCare. 

 

 

 

Maine Cancer Foundation Grants to this Organization:

Year Program Amount Category Organization
2017 MCPT–PBMC–WCGH Collaboration for Cancer Care Transportation $49,966 Transportation Waldo Community Action Partners

Accessing Cancer Care

Accessing Cancer Care provides access to transportation for cancer treatment and support for individuals in Penobscot, Piscataquis and Knox counties. Transportation is addressed in several ways (utilizing volunteer drivers, taxis, agency vehicles, and friend/family reimbursement) in order to meet individual needs and provide services as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Maine Cancer Foundation Grants to this Organization:

Year Program Amount Category Organization
2017 Accessing Cancer Care $50,000 Transportation Penquis
2017 Access to Cancer Care $7,500 Transportation Penquis
2016 Accessing Cancer Care $15,000 Transportation Penquis
2015 Accessing Cancer Care $10,000 Transportation Penquis
2014 Ride to Health $5,000 Transportation Penquis
2013 Ride to Health $9,000 Transportation Penquis
2012 Ride to Health $15,000 Transportation Penquis

Cancer Patient Transportation

This project will assist cancer patients throughout Androscoggin, York, Oxford and Cumberland Counties with transportation to and from their cancer care. All project funds go directly to reimbursement for volunteer drivers using their personal vehicles.  Drivers supply “Through-The-Door” service as each client is escorted in and out of the facility.

 

 

 

Maine Cancer Foundation Grants to this Organization:

Year Program Amount Category Organization
2017 Cancer Patient Transportation $36,000 Transportation Lake Region Senior Services
2017 Healthcare Access Program $7,500 Transportation Lake Region Senior Services
2016 Healthcare Access Program $15,000 Transportation Lake Region Senior Services
2015 Healthcare Access Program $10,000 Transportation Lake Region Senior Services
2014 Cancer Patients Transportation Program $8,000 Transportation Lake Region Senior Services
2013 Transportation Service Network for Cancer Patients $10,000 Transportation Lake Region Senior Services
2012 Lake Region Transportation Program $8,000 Transportation Lake Region Senior Services
2011 Lakes Region Transportation Program $6,000 Transportation Lake Region Senior Services
2010 Lake Region Transportation Program $6,000 Transportation Lake Region Senior Services

Cancer Transportation Project

The KVCAP Cancer Transportation Project will provide transportation access to cancer patients and family support services. The program will use accessible buses operated by professional drivers, volunteer drivers using private vehicles, a mileage reimbursement program and other resources to deliver services.

 

 

Maine Cancer Foundation Grants to this Organization:

Year Program Amount Category Organization
2017 Cancer Transportation Project $50,000 Transportation Kennebec Valley Community Action Program

Hospitality Homes Maine Boston Network

This two year grant project will support lodging and transportation for Maine cancer patients who come to Boston medical centers for cancer treatment. The focus of the project is to increase the number of Maine cancer patients served annually with housing and transportation in Boston to at least 225 by increasing outreach and program capacity.

Maine Cancer Foundation Grants to this Organization:

Year Program Amount Category Organization
2017 Hospitality Homes Maine Boston Network $38,000 Transportation Hospitality Homes
2013 Maine Cancer Guest Navigation Program (MCGNP) $15,000 Support Hospitality Homes

Rides for a Cure

Downeast Community Partners (DCP) will provide access to transportation and lodging assistance to cancer patients living in Washington and Hancock counties, enabling them to more easily access treatment.  Additionally, DCP will provide outreach on available services to community groups throughout the region. This outreach will not only bring awareness of the Transportation Services provided by DCP, but also of related services in the area, such as the Maine CDC’s Breast and Cervical Health screening program, the Beth C.

Maine Cancer Foundation Grants to this Organization:

Year Program Amount Category Organization
2017 Rides for a Cure $50,000 Transportation Downeast Community Partners

Patient Transportation Program

 

Maine Cancer Foundation Grants to this Organization:

Year Program Amount Category Organization
2017 Patient Transportation Program $45,000 Transportation Dean Snell Cancer Foundation
2017 Patient Transportation Assistance Program $7,500 Transportation Dean Snell Cancer Foundation
2016 Patient Transportation Program $15,000 Transportation Dean Snell Cancer Foundation
2015 Patient Transportation Assistance Program $10,000 Transportation Dean Snell Cancer Foundation
2014 MCCM Patient Transportation Program $5,000 Transportation Dean Snell Cancer Foundation
2013 Patient Transportation Assistance Program $10,000 Transportation Dean Snell Cancer Foundation
2012 MCCM Brunswick Patient Transportation $5,000 Transportation Dean Snell Cancer Foundation

Cancer Patient Transportation Project

 

Community Concepts will provide free rides with door-to-door support to cancer patients living in rural areas of Androscoggin, Oxford and Franklin counties. Transportation is addressed in several ways (utilizing volunteer drivers, taxis, agency vehicles, and friend/family reimbursement) in order to meet individual needs and provide services as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

 

 

Maine Cancer Foundation Grants to this Organization:

Year Program Amount Category Organization
2017 Cancer Patient Transportation Project $50,000 Transportation Community Concepts
2016 Cancer Transportation $15,000 Transportation Community Concepts
2015 Commuity Transportation Program $10,000 Transportation Community Concepts
2013 Elder/Veterans Rides for Cancer Treatment & Support $10,000 Transportation Community Concepts
2012 Cancer Transportation Services $10,000 Transportation Community Concepts
2011 Transport to Care $7,500 Transportation Community Concepts
2009 Transportation To Care $5,000 Transportation Community Concepts

Access to Cancer Treatment

Cancer patients in Hancock and Washington counties must travel long distances to get to the major treatment Center in Brewer. Through its financial assistance program, the Beth C. Wright Center eases the financial and emotional stresses of accessing cancer treatments for people living with cancer in Hancock and Washington counties. In addition to providing funds for transportation directly to cancer patients, Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center will conduct outreach and work to coordinate efforts among transportation providers in Washington and Hancock counties.

 

 

Maine Cancer Foundation Grants to this Organization:

Year Program Amount Category Organization
2017 Access to Cancer Treatment $50,000 Transportation Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center
2017 General Operating Support $15,000 Support Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center
2017 Access to Cancer Treatment $7,500 Transportation Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center
2016 Access to Cancer Treatment $15,000 Transportation Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center
2015 Access To Cancer Treatment $7,000 Transportation Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center
2013 Evaluation of Financial Assistance Program $9,800 Support Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center
2011 Funding for Program Coordinator Position $10,000 Support Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center
2010 Housing Assistance for Cancer Patients in Hancock and Washington Counties $5,520 Support Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center
2008 Committee To Tackle Cancer Issues in Washington County $2,500 Support Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center
2006 Support Grant $2,200 Support Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center
2005 Support Grant $1,500 Support Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center
2005 Real Life Science: Conversations on Cancer Research and Coping with Scientists from Jackson Lab $700 Education Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center

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