CASD helps men and women (over the age of 18) who have Stage IV cancer and are unable to work.
Yes, we are a 501c3 and will provide a tax receipt for all donations.
We accept gift cards (for any amount) for basic necessities as well as donations of some services. We do not accept food or any supplies such as unused medical equipment. For more information, please contact us.
Not directly. We do not pay medical or pharmaceutical expenses, but can provide financial aid for other types of bills.
Basic necessities including but not limited to groceries, utilities, rent/mortgage, and fuel.
We do not pay for alcohol, tobacco, phone cards, prescriptions, gift items, or non-caloric drinks (e.g. energy drinks).
No, these are not considered basic necessities.
Any adult with any form of Stage IV cancer is eligible for financial aid.
No, but if a volunteer can drive you to treatment, we will help pay for the cost of fuel.
Yes, we currently only accept San Diego county residents.
No, but you do have to be a legal resident of San Diego county. Everyone deserves our help and we do not discriminate against any race/ethnicity/religion, however we prioritize tax paying individuals.
Checks are sent directly to providers for utilities, housing expenses, etc. We provide gift cards from local grocery stores and gas stations. You must save all purchase receipts.
It depends on the situation and is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
Possibly, but this is case-by-case.