RESOURCES

financial assistance. educational help. emotional support.

RESOURCES

financial assistance. educational help. emotional support.

United Way of GRATIOT & Isabella CountIES

office: 989.773.9863

United Way provides leadership and resources to improve the quality of life in local communities by generating revenue, creating awareness and engaging volunteers.

MOUNT PLEASANT AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

office: 989.773.7322

The Mt. Pleasant Area Community Foundation (MPACF) is a tax-exempt public charity that enables people and businesses the opportunity to establish their own charitable fund or contribute to an existing fund. Contributions to these funds are permanently endowed, which means these gifts will never be spent. The assets of all funds are commingled for investment purposes and managed professionally. Each year the earnings from investments are used to award grants that will benefit charitable programs and organizations that address the needs of Isabella County residents.

AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR CANCER RESEARCH

1.800.843.8114 ext.880

Elsa U. Pardee Foundation

office: 989.832.3691

The Elsa U. Pardee Foundation was established in 1944 under the terms of the will of Mrs. Elsa U. Pardee, whose life was taken by cancer on October 2, 1944. Mrs. Pardee provided a $1 million trust fund "for the promotion of the control and cure of cancer." Since 1944, this family-run foundation has proudly granted over $135 million to support research programs directed toward discovering new approaches for cancer treatment and cure, and financial support for cancer treatment.

KARMANOS CANCER INSTITUTE

office: 1.800.227.2345

At Karmanos Cancer Institute, they are always staying continually committed to groundbreaking original cancer research and treatments. They can confidently say that we are among the first to offer many up-to-date and advanced cancer treatment options, so you can be confident in knowing that you’ll receive the very best in cutting-edge care.

This institute fosters research on the relationship of nutrition, physical activity, and weight management to cancer risk, interprets the scientific literature and educates the public about the results.

Nancy J. Carey

Cancer Support

Group

Gisela: 989.772.1602 

Pam 989.828.5476

The Nancy J. Carey Cancer Support Group is a local group of women who have or have had breast cancer; the group is open to any who are fighting or have fought breast cancer.

I-RIDE

call for a ride: 989.772.9441

I-Ride provides public  transportation within Isabella County.  Their buses are equipped with either a lift or ramped entrance for persons using mobility devices.  They are open 359 days a year and offer shared ride curb-to-curb service. They provide free transportation for cancer patients, to and from medical appointments.

KIDS KONNECTED

office: 1.800.899.2866

Providing friendship, understanding, education, and support for kids and teens who have a parent with cancer or have lost a parent with cancer.

CLICK ON THE RIBBONS TO learn MORE ABOUT DIFFERENT TYPES OF CANCER.
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