Northwest Bank Donates to CSFI

The Maryland Region of Northwest Savings Bank presented a $5,000 donation to Cancer Support Foundation, Inc. (CSFI) in support of the Foundation's "Lights for Healing" program. The Lights for Healing program helps patients undergoing treatment keep their electricity on to ensure needed equipment and warmth are available to help patients heal.

Since 2005, CSFI has helped more than 9,000 cancer patients and their families. This generous donation from Northwest Bank will help many people in our community through their challenging journey.

Catonsville Lions Donate

Cindy Carter, Executive Director of Cancer Support Foundation, Inc., addressed Catonsville, Maryland Lions Club members during their December meeting. She shared stories and information about the Foundation's 2014 - 2015 Lights for Healing program.

Cindy thanked Lions Club members for their support in past years and for their support for the 2014 - 2015 program.

2013 Secret Santa Program Announced!

Cancer Support Foundation (CSF) is excited to announce its second Secret Santa Program. This is a holiday program for all children whose parents have been in cancer treatment during 2012 or 2013 and live in Maryland.

The opportunities in this program are many and one can do all or any part. Last year we helped 132 children all over the state. The children range in age from infants to 18 years old.

- CSF provides you with the phone and name of a family from a county convenient to you

WBAL-TV Special Report: Woman's Cancer Keeps Her From Unemployment Benefits

MIDDLE RIVER, Md. — A Middle River woman's battle against breast cancer has become even more intense after she discovered her illness is preventing her from collecting unemployment benefits, and the 11 News I-Team has discovered that she and thousands of other cancer patients could face financial ruin. Cindy Carter, Executive Director of Cancer Support Foundation, is interviewed as part of this special WBAL-TV News report.

CSFI Helps Patients - Baltimore Sun

The "Baltimore Sun" published a story about one of CSFI's clients, Anna Renault, along with comments by Cindy Carter, Executive Director, talking about the unexpected financial challenges faced by cancer patients.

To read the "Baltimore Sun" article, "Foundation Helps Patients Deal with Unexpected Costs of Cancer Treatment", visit: http://www.baltimoresun.com/health/breastcancer/bal-bs-hs-cancer-p1-hack...

WBAL-TV Chanel 11 Follow-Up Story: Homeless Cancer Survivor Gets New Home - Baltimoreans Donate Supplies to Cancer Patient

A homeless woman's battle against cancer motivated WBAL-TV viewers in an extraordinary way. Click Here to see story.

UPDATE! New Legislation Seeks to Bring Down Costs of Anti-Cancer Medicine

Maryland Governor O'Malley signed into law the Kathleen Mathias Oral Chemo Parity Bill. Cindy Carter, Executive Director of CSFI, was one of the honored guests for the bill signing ceremony. 

Catonsvile High School Donates to CSFI

Students from Catonsville High School in Catonsville, Maryland organized a special fund raising effort in October and donated to CSFI. THANK YOU to Catonsville High School students!

Woodlawn High School "Pinks-Out"

On Friday, October 28, 2011, Woodlawn High School held an assembly to culminate its third annual PINK OUT Campaign for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The campaign first began in 2009 when French teacher Hope Schab Haslbeck decided to honor her 96-year- old grandmother, a breast cancer survivor. That year the school raised $1,000. In 2010, the campaign raised $3,000 after Darlene Diggs-Lasseter, JROTC instructor, and former student Shaneera Lawson-Smith both lost their battles with breast cancer. (Continue Reading)

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