Emergency Assistance Grants

Emergency Assistance Grants


Since 2001, Hope Chest has distributed over 4,500 grants to breast cancer patients and their families. Each grant represents hope and relief, two elements that are crucial in the fight against cancer. Hope Chest grants have paid rent and mortgages. They’ve covered car payments, utility bills, daycare costs and delivered nutritious food.

We hope that someday our services aren’t needed, because there will be a cure. Until then, we are here to help ease the daily burdens of breast cancer treatment.


Do I qualify?
  • To be eligible to receive emergency assistance funds from Hope Chest for Breast Cancer Foundation, you must be in active treatment for breast cancer in the state of Minnesota. Click here for more criteria. 
  • Active treatment is defined as chemotherapy, radiation or surgery with a recovery time of more than four weeks. Hormone therapy, palliative and hospice care is not considered active treatment. 
  • Your health care provider will receive an email to verify your treatment, and once done, your application can be processed. We strive to respond to all applications as quickly as possible.
Meals that Heal

Hope Chest for Breast Cancer has partnered with Open Arms Minnesota to offer delicious Hope Chest Meals that Heal to patients, their families, and their caregivers to ensure that the patient receives the essential nourishment a body needs during breast cancer treatment.

If you'd like Hope Chest Meals that Heal delivered to you, email foundation@hopechest.com

What our friends say about us.

Tell Us Your Hope Chest Story

Benefit Recipient
Attending Fillies Race for Hope gave me the strength and courage, to face my fear of the surgery and my new life.

On August 10, 2015, I had a bilateral mastectomy and started a new journey in life. I will continue to support Hope Chest for Breast Cancer because it has supported me.
A couple of gentlemen from Hope Chest came to my house to pick up a dining table set that I was donating to Hope Chest. They were so pleasant and accommodating! So often you don't hear of any services unless they negative, but these two gentlemen were very accommodating and very polite! Thank you so very much, I appreciated the help!
Benefit Recipient
The Hope Chest was my shining light in the deep, dark hole of medical bills. People I didn't know reached out to me and generously gave prayers, support, and gifts.

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