Frequently Asked Questions

 
 

Who is eligible for assistance?

To be eligible for assistance, patients must be residents of one of the following Central Florida counties:
Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Lake, Volusia or Brevard.


I have received assistance in the past, can I reapply to receive help again?

At this time, assistance is one-time only.


What percentage of financial donations go to breast cancer patients?

100% of our donations go directly to Central Florida breast cancer patients and their families.


Does Compassionate Hands & Hearts receive any government funding?

No, we are funded solely on donations from individuals who believe in our cause, business partnerships and other charitable organizations.


Are you in need of  volunteers?

We are always looking for committed volunteers who would like to help us serve breast cancer patients. Because of the way our organizations operates, we are looking for people who are willing to make a long term commitment.


Other than financial contributions, what other items do you accept as donations?

We accept items for the gift bags we present to each patient who receives assistance.
Items in those bags included, but are not limited to: scarves, jewelry, lotions, soaps, bath oils and candles.


Do you accept wigs?

We do not accept wigs at this time.


Is Compassionate Hands & Hearts nationally affiliated with other organizations?

No, Compassionate Hands and Hearts is a locally grown and operated organization.