The Caring place

 
 

ORION Cares

The O’Callaghan Resource Integrated Oncology Network (ORION) Cancer Foundation provides financial assistance to eligible individuals, living in Southern Nevada, unable to afford the basics of daily living while undergoing treatment for cancer.


In 2012, ORION was established in honor of former Nevada Governor Mike O’Callaghan and First Lady Carolyn O’Callaghan, both cancer survivors and well known for their compassion and lifelong pursuit to help those in need.


ORION Grants for Eligible Individuals

Patients undergoing cancer treatment may experience long hospital stays and missed work days which often result in financial distress.  ORION Cancer Foundation was established to help lessen the financial burden resulting from medical crisis by offering grant funding for essential needs and services.


Types of Grant Assistance Considered

Mortgage or rent payments

Utilities

Health Insurance/COBRA Premiums

Other types of assistance evaluated upon request


Criteria for Eligibility

Eligible applicants may receive assistance with expenses NOT to exceed $1,500 in a 12 month period:

Patients currently receiving medical treatment for cancer

Patients receiving treatment in Southern Nevada

Patients of parents of patients with a demonstrated financial need


FOR APPLICATIONS AND COMPLETE INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING ORION GRANT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

Please visit www.ORIONcancerfoundation.org  or download the Application here.


Susan G. Komen for the Cure® helps ORION support breast cancer patients

Through a special breast cancer program made possible by the Southern Nevada Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the world’s largest breast cancer organization, ORION provides resources to assist current breast cancer patients with household bills, as well as help uninsured patients obtain screening mammograms.  As a grantee selected to provide this special cancer program, ORION has been designated by Susan G. Komen for the Cure® as one of the organizations in Southern Nevada most likely to have the greatest impact in providing financial assistance to breast cancer patients.


ORION Needs Your Help:  PLEASE DONATE

Please help ORION provide financial support to patients fighting cancer in our community.  Donations may be made online, mailed, or by phone:


ORION Cancer Foundation

C/O Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation

6070 S. Eastern Ave., Ste. 200

Las Vegas, NV 89119

Phone:  702.735.0195   Fax:  702.735.8431

Email:    info@ORIONcancerfoundation.org   

Website:  www.ORIONcancerfoundation.org


NEVADA CHILDHOOD CANCER FOUNDATION

The Orion Granting Foundation and The Caring Place are adult programs, for those diagnosed and touched by cancer, provided by Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation (NCCF).  NCCF also provides over 25 programs and services for families of pediatric patients with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.  For more information, visit www.nvccf.org