Memorial Day is set aside for remembering our country’s past veterans. These women and men put their lives on the line to defend our country. Chix 4 a Cause appreciates all the sacrifices those veterans made when protecting our rights to freedom and security.
Sadly, cancer patients don’t always have the same feelings of freedom and security as others. Cancer patients may not be able to take part in regular daily activities as they did before their diagnosis. Many patients need help with household chores, cooking, child care, or shopping. They may need help with transportation to and from treatment, getting medical equipment for use at their homes, hiring a home health aide, and filling other needs.
This Memorial Day, help cancer patients in your community by volunteering with or donating to our Gifts of Love program. If you prefer, you can even designate your donation in honor or memory of a loved one.
Gifts of Love are unique to each cancer patient’s needs and help improve their emotional well-being. Typical Gifts include mortgage or rent assistance, gas or grocery cards, a family weekend away, theater or concert tickets, or taxi or bus passes. Gifts of Love can go a long way toward improving a patient’s quality of life at a time when help is needed not only due to mounting medical bills, but also as they struggle with the realities of a cancer diagnosis.
You must know a war veteran in one way or another. Whether they fought a war against another country or against cancer itself, donate in that person’s name at http://www.chix4acause.org today.