Are you or someone you love suffering from cancer? If so, the Putnam County Cancer Assistance Program (CAP) can help. CAP was established to reduce some of the financial burden of cancer treatments by providing reimbursement for the following: Prescription expenses related to treatment, including chemotherapy, radiation and other cancer related medications not covered by insurance Mileage to and from treatments, mileage for testing related to cancer Financial assistance for supplies associated with having cancer, such as nutritional supplements, wigs and medical supplies.
What is CAP?
-The CAP program was established in 2004 for residents in Putnam County, Ohio only.
-All money raised by the CAP program stays here in Putnam County, Ohio.
-The CAP program is completely volunteer based and all money raised and donated goes toward helping those with cancer.
-Assistance from CAP is simple to apply for, completely confidential and there are NO INCOME GUIDELINES.
-The CAP program is a 501C3 non-profit organization that is funded through donations, fundraisers, memorials, the United Way and our annual Auction & Dance Benefit.
-In 2021 CAP assisted 118 cancer patients in Putnam County, paying out over $132,879.94 in financial assistance.
-CAP assists cancer patients with prescription expenses related to treatment, including chemotherapy, radiation and other cancer related medications not covered by Insurance.
-CAP also assists with mileage expenses to and from treatments and mileage for testing related to cancer and also supply reimbursement for items such as wigs, nutritional supplements, medical supplies, etc.