Kittie’s Warriors Foundation Grant Program
Each year, the Foundation intends to make financial grants available to cancer patients who demonstrate a financial need. Cancer patients are considered by the Foundation and grants are awarded based their eligibility and need. To be considered for grant, a licensed social worker representing the patient must complete and submit an application which is reviewed in detail by the Foundation’s Board of Directors.
KWF Grant Recipient #6 | Tracey | invasive squamous cell carcinoma Warrior
(SPONSORED BY pollyanna brewing company)
June 25, 2019 - KWF was able to meet Tracey. Tracey is a husband and father of three who is currently battling Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Ethmoid Sinus and is also the sixth KWF grant recipient.
KWF was honored to be able to assist Tracey and his family by awarding a financial grant to help him with day-to-day bills so he can focus on his family and his treatment. Tracey is unable to work due to his treatment and his wife had to stop working to care for him and their three children.
Tracey and his family are very thankful for the grant that we were able to provide and we thank all of you who have helped us make this grant for Tracey possible.
KWF Grant Recipient #5 | agampreet | breast Cancer Warrior
(SPONSORED BY BOSCH TOOL CORPORATION)
April 23, 2019 - KWF was provided with a unique opportunity when it came to awarding it’s fifth grant. Bosch Tool Corporation graciously sponsored KWF and their mission to award Agampreet with much needed financial assistance.
Agampreet is a single mother of two boys, ages sixteen and eighteen, who has been unable to work due to the side effects of her treatment. Agampreet is leaning on her two sons, her friends and neighbors for support during this difficult time. Her sons have been helping her with the grocery shopping and taking her to her appointments and treatments. Agampreet is a very positive and strong woman and was very thankful for the assistance.
KWF and Bosch were honored to be able to provide Agampreet with a grant to help with her daily expenses. We thank Bosch for supporting our cause and allowing us to present Agampreet with this grant.
KWF Grant Recipient #4 | Heather | Colorectal Cancer Warrior
April 2, 2019 - KWF was able to meet Heather. Heather is a wife, mother, colorectal cancer warrior and the fourth KWF grant recipient.
KWF was honored to be able to assist Heather by awarding a financial grant to help her with day-to-day bills so she can focus on her family and her treatment.
Heather is a very upbeat and positive woman and expressed the desire to help others once she is done with her treatment, wanting to turn a negative situation into something positive.
She is very thankful for the grant that we were able to provide her and we thank all of you for allowing us to present Heather with this grant.
KWF Grant Recipient #3 | Kimberlee | Breast Cancer Warrior
April 1, 2019 - KWF was able to meet Kimberlee, the Foundations third grant recipient. Kimberlee is currently undergoing treatment for breast cancer at NMH in Warrenville, IL. Kimberlee’s social worker nominated her for a grant from KWF, knowing she was in need of financial assistance and was a candidate.
KWF was able to provide Kimberlee with a grant to help pay her day-to-day bills so she can focus on her treatment.
We enjoyed meeting Kimberlee and she is very appreciative for the grant that was made possible by our supporters.
KWF Grant RECIPIENT #2 | DAVID | PROSTATE CANCER WARRIOR
March 26, 2019 - KWF was able to meet David. David is currently undergoing treatment for prostate cancer at NMH in Warrenville, IL. Knowing his need, David’s social worker nominated him for a grant from KWF.
David had a specific request, asking for gas gift cards to help him travel to and from his future appointments and treatments. We were happy to provide this grant to help get him where he needs to be.
We enjoyed talking to David and listening to his story. David is a person who enjoys giving back to others when he is able to do so and is very appreciative for the grant that was made possible by our supporters.
KWF Grant RECIPIENT #1 | ANDREA | BREAST CANCER WARRIOR
November 13, 2018 was a very special day for Kittie’s Warriors. It marked a new milestone as we got to meet Andrea. Andrea is a wife, mother, breast cancer warrior and also the very first KW Program grant recipient.
Cancer is unexpected and brings with it many challenges. Not only physically and emotionally, but also financially. For Andrea, this grant came at the perfect time. Not only did it help with her families day-to-day bills, but she also found out that her car was in need of critical repairs so she could travel to her appointments and treatments.