Funding for Families

What makes Heroes for Children different?

“Within days of her diagnosis we had a check from Heroes to use however we needed.  What a blessing that was to help with multiple trips to doctor appointments and hospital visits, feeding our other children when mom could not be there or just the little things that we so easily took for granted before the diagnosis.”

Parent, recipient of assistance from HFC.

Our families receive direct and immediate financial assistance for everyday expenses. Case workers refer qualified applicants to our organization and checks are typically processed within seven days.  An average of $750 per request is donated directly to families.

Common requests include:

  • Mortgage/rent payments
  • Utility bills
  • Groceries
  • Car payments
  • Hotel and travel expenses for families to travel to and from the hospital
  • Hospital parking and meals

Additional funding provided for:

  • Sperm banking
  • Funeral expenses