In addition, beneficiaries on Medicaid, Medicare, SSI or other income-based support should check with a benefits specialist before depositing a GiveForward check.
We find the following resources to be very helpful:
American Association of Retired Persons
Find information on Medicare, Social Security and health care for people over 50.
National Cancer Legal Services Network
Find organizations that provide free legal help for people and families affected by cancer.
Patient Advocate Foundation
Offers legal and advocacy help and provides financial assistance information.
Medicare Government Sitehttp://www.medicare.gov/
Medicaid Government Site
Find your particular state's toll-free hotline.
The United States Social Security Administration
Cancer and Careers also provides a 'Taking Charge of Money Matters' Workshop. Call 1.800.ACD.2345 for information on the workshop's availability in your area.
*GiveForward is not authorized to give tax or legal advice, beneficiaries should always consult with a tax accountant or attorney if there is any question regarding the implications of the donations aggregated on GiveForward.