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Holiday Shopping to benefit Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana

Posted on November 21st, 2014

You can help families in our community who are fighting cancer and get some of your holiday shopping done. Please consider shopping at AmozonSmile and a portion of your Amazon purchase will be donated to Cancer Services.

Here is what to do:

1) Click the link below

2) Sign in as if you were on Amazon

3) Type in Cancer Services of Allen County Inc (our legal name)

4) You are ready to shop!

It’s that easy!

http://smile.amazon.com/ch/35-0965609

 

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Save the Date – 2015 Design on Life Spring Auction

Posted on November 20th, 2014

Save the Date!

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Please make plans to join us for the 12th Annual Design on Life Spring Auction benefiting Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana. Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 21, 2015 for the Summit City Soiree an event to celebrate the things that make this community special. There will be delicious food, entertainment, as well as our exciting silent and live auctions.

Contact Stacey Stumpf at 484-9560 or sstumpf@cancer-services.org for more information.

 

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New Program starting in 2015

Posted on November 20th, 2014

Financial Coaches

Cancer Services will be launching a new program in 2015 with the goal of better helping clients deal with the financial stress that comes with a cancer diagnosis.  The Financial Coaches program will provide individual financial planning education to clients and their families who need it.

The new program is possible because of a grant Cancer Services received from the Foundation for Financial Planning. Cancer Services was one of only two cancer agencies in the county to receive the grant in 2014. Cancer Services leaders are using a similar program at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Massachusetts as a model. That program was originally funded by a grant from the same foundation.

We are fortunate to have eight highly qualified volunteers who will be providing pro bono financial planning information. The volunteers are CPA’s or certified financial advisers who will assist clients with budgeting, debt management, estate planning and insurance issues.

The program is needed because it will provides clients access to valuable financial planning services from experts that they otherwise might not be able to afford  due to the fact they are already maxed out financially and stressed by their cancer diagnosis.

The plan is for Cancer Services client advocates to begin making referrals to the Financial Coaches in the spring.

 

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