Ribbons for a Cure, Inc., has established a Financial Assistance Program for cancer patients and survivors who are experiencing financial challenges for cancer treatment or testing.

General Information 

  1. Financial Assistance Program will be limited to cancer patients and survivors who are permanent residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  2. Ribbons for a Cure, Inc. will consider all applications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.
  3. Financial Assistance Program award is a fixed amount determined by availability of funds.
  4. Financial Assistance Program may be used to fully or partially cover payment(s) for cancer related prescription medication, diagnostic testing or CT scans.
  5. Financial Assistance Program can NOT be used to cover any other costs.
  6. Only completed applications will be considered for the Financial Assistance Program.

Required Steps

  1. You MUST complete and submit the official Financial Assistance Program application.
  2. You MUST submit proof of residence with your completed application.
  3. You MUST submit an official receipt from a licensed pharmacy or diagnostic testing facility for reimbursement after application is approved.  Your name must be included on all receipts.
  4. Submitted applications will be reviewed and processed in 2 to 4 weeks.
  5. If your application is approved, you will be notified by email and/or phone.
  6. Applications for patients under 18 must be submitted by the legal parent or guardian.
  7. Upon approval of the application, funds will be issued payable to the cancer patient or legal parent or guardian.
  8. Beneficiaries may continuously submit receipts within a 12-month period, from the date of approval, for reimbursement of expenses.  No receipts for expenses prior to the approval date of the application will be honored.
  9. Beneficiaries who have not utilized the total amount of funds approved for reimbursement may not apply for additional funding in the next calendar year. 

Important Details

  1. Only one application may be submitted per person per calendar year.
  2. Ribbons for a Cure, Inc. will not use the first name, last name or other identifying information of any recipient without explicit permission.
  3. Financial Assistance Program recipients agree to provide Ribbons for a Cure, Inc. with a current photograph, quote or short testimonial regarding their experience, for use in reports and future promotional materials.
  4. Financial Assistance Program recipients agree to participate in follow-up surveys. 

Ribbons for a Cure, Inc. reserves the right to:

  1. Request proof of identity and/or any other documents necessary to verify the details provided in your application before releasing funds.
  2. Reverse decisions for any reason, including if any information provided is found to be untruthful or false.