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Exceptional Cancer Care - Saving Lives and Restoring Health

Charitable Giving CancerEach year, the advanced cancer treatment provided by the medical specialists at the Cone Health Cancer Center saves lives and restores health to thousands in our community.

In addition, quality of life counseling, peer-to-peer support and financial assistance is making a difference in each patient’s ability to cope with the cancer journey.

Your gifts make these extra services possible.

Cancer Support in Guilford County

Alight Fund for Breast Cancer Patients

Gifts to this fund are used to provide educational, emotional and financial support. From diagnosis through treatment, educational materials are provided through the Alight Program. Emotional support is offered through a one-on-one peer mentoring program and patient retreats. Emergency Assistance is offered for patients who are struggling financially as a result of a breast cancer diagnosis. By assisting with transportation, medication, food or utility costs patients are able to focus on their healing vs. additional financial burdens resulting from illness.

Alight Program Endowment /Gorrell-Jones Family Endowment Fund

Established in 2017, this is a permanent fund, created to help position the Alight Program for long-term sustainability and growth. A gift to this fund will help women now and well into the future! Income produced by the fund helps cover the costs of administering this unique support program for women diagnosed with breast cancer.

Patient Support Fund (Emergency Assistance and Healing Arts)

Mind, body and spirit are all areas of focus during the process of treatment and healing. Support offered cancer patients at the Cone Health Cancer Center is holistic. Gifts for Patient Support enable us to maintain a Healing Arts program. Your gifts allow us to partner with Hirsch Wellness and others to offer an array of supportive programming at the Cone Health Cancer Center.

Based on available funds, Emergency Assistance is provided for patients who are struggling financially as a result of any cancer diagnosis other that breast cancer (See Alight Fund). By assisting with transportation, medication, food or utility costs, patients are able to focus on their healing vs. additional financial burdens resulting from illness.

Healing Gardens Fund

Seasonal maintenance and special programming opportunities and activities are made possible through gifts specified for the Healing Gardens. Volunteers also provide support to help maintain the gardens throughout the year. Your gifts may be made in honor or in memory of a loved one, with a special garden card sent for notification of a tribute. Learn More

Research Fund

Gifts are welcomed to advance approved cancer research activities and to assist with educational support endeavors for oncology research, enabling us to participate in many important National Cancer Institute (NCI) clinical trials..

Make a gift or contact Michelle Schneider, Chief Philanthropy Officer, at 336.832.9458 for more information.

Cancer Support in Alamance County

Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program

Provides additional cancer diagnostic tests for women who are enrolled in the Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP). This program is designed for women who meet certain financial criteria and need screening for breast and cervical cancer.

C. R. Byrd Fund

The C. R. Byrd Fund pays for medications of cancer patients who cannot afford to purchase medications needed to control the side effects of their cancer treatment.

Denise Marie Flaherty Fund

This fund helps the growing number of insured patients who cannot afford the diagnostic testing that is needed to take a second and/or third look when they have a finding during their annual breast exam. This fund also seeks patients in need of special services like cleaning, lawn care and catered meals when they are too sick and do not have a support system in place.

Janak Choksi Clinical Research Fund

Honor Dr. Janak Choksi 35 years of providing care for cancer patients in Alamance County. Donate Here


Designed to provide emotional support for children and teens that have a parent or family member with cancer.

Norville Breast Care Center

Helps purchase items and/or equipment for the Norvile Breast Care Center to help in the diagnosis process.

Patricia G. Bynum Fund

Assists less fortunate Cancer Center patients with financial needs such as medications, medical supplies, and outstanding bills (i.e. rent or utility bills).

Pink Ribbon Fund

Allows women access to diagnostic procedures they may not otherwise be able to afford. For women found to have a malignancy, the fund provides for breast cancer therapy essentials.

Survivorship Fund

Benefits survivors, patients and caregivers by holding educational events and celebrations. We will work to promote survivorship issues and awareness, work to increase education in the community regarding issues faced by cancer survivors and educate cancer survivors on available solutions. Direct needs of long term survivors may be met based on the discretion of the Navigators, Survivorship Liaison and Social Workers involved.

Terrell Lung Legacy Fund

Seeks to pay for Low Dose Lung CT scans for patients that are eligible regardless of their ability to pay. The detection of lung cancer at its earliest stages allows for more effective treatment options providing significant survival benefit to patients.

Make a gift or call us at 336-538-7941 for more information.

Cancer Support in Rockingham County

Annie Penn All Cancer Patient Fund

Supporting the needs of cancer patients and their families in Rockingham County.

Make a gift or call us at 336-951-4663 for more information.