Patient Aid Program

Our Patient Aid Program is a one-time bill pay grant available to families of children with cancer who receive treatment at a Southern California Hospital, and the family is experiencing difficulty paying bills (medical or household), due to loss of income or other situations directly resulting from their child's cancer which have adversely affected their financial well being and ability to pay their bills. This could include but not limited to: parent/s taking time off work to care for their sick child, increased expenses resulting from their child's treatment, increased travel or lodging needs related to their child's treatment or end of life expenses and family not financially prepared. Application must be submitted by a medical social worker on the family's behalf. Megan's Wings will review the request & reply within 48 hrs. If the need is immediate, please contact us at (909) 532-8135 asap.  Funds are limited and based on monthly availability. Information provided on the application is kept confidential, and used only by Megan's Wings to determine need. To be able to help a family pay a bill, we require a copy of the bill statement page which includes the account name, account number and payment address. After completing the application, please email supporti documentation to ksavage@meganswings.org or fax to (909) 942-6808.

Gas Assistance Program

Many pediatric cancer families feel the financial strain of fuel costs when making multiple trips to treatment each month. Megan's Wings is here to help. Megan's Wings Gas Assistance Application can be submitted by a parent of a child currently in treatment for cancer or by a medical professional such as a social worker, child life specialist, nurse or doctor submitting the application on behalf of the family experiencing financial distress.  To qualify, the family must live 15 mi or more (one way) from the child's treatment and travel 4x/mo or more to treatment. Families living 45 miles or more, traveling at least 2x/mo also qualify. This program is open to any pediatric cancer kiddo living in and receiving treatment from a Hospital or Cancer Center located in Southern California. Families can qualify for up to $200 in gas assistance receiving a $50 gas card for up to 4 consecutive months. Applications are reviewed weekly and gas cards mailed directly to the family if approved. The program will stay open as long as funding is available. If you have any questions about our Gas Assistance Program, please call our office at (909) 532-8135.ksavage@meganswings.org or fax to (909) 942-6808.

Megan's Wings, Inc. 
1042 N. Mountain Avenue, Ste. B303
Upland, CA 91786 • Phone (909) 532-8135

Megan’s Wings was founded in January 2005 in memory of 9 yr old Megan Savage who lost her Leukemia battle on April 2nd, 2003. During Megan’s 2 1/2 yr struggle with cancer, the Savage family met other families struggling to cope financially and emotionally. It’s often necessary for a parent to cut back hours at work or one parent quit work to care for their sick child. Money eventually runs short to pay the bills & expenses increase such as gas expense for numerous appointments and hospital stays, phone calls to family, meals away from home, increased medical bills. Treatment often stretches into years with relapse, making it difficult to recover financially, even with savings. It is our wish to help ease the financial burden and foster hope through caring so families can concentrate on their sick child.

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