Pinky Swear Foundation

All-Star Fund

Housing, Food, and Transportation Support

The All-Star Fund provides financial support for everyday expenses to families navigating the challenging journey of childhood cancer. This fund provides assistance for rent/mortgage, utility payments, groceries, gas, and car payments, ensuring that families can focus on what truly matters - their child.

All-Star Brayden with his dad at a Pinky Swear Triathlon.

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FAQs about the All-Star Fund

Is my child eligible for the All-Star fund?
  • Child must have a cancer diagnosis.
  • Child must be receiving treatment for cancer.
  • Child must be 18 years old or younger.
  • Child must have been living with parents/guardians in the United States at time of diagnosis and continuing during treatment.
  • Child must have received an Orange Envelope or been diagnosed more than six months ago.
  • You may not apply for an Orange Envelope at the same time as the All-Star Fund.
Is my bill eligible for the All-Star Fund?
  • We can pay rent, mortgage, car payments, utility bills, auto insurance, and more.
  • We can also provide a gift card for gas or groceries.
  • We cannot pay for car repairs, medical bills, prescriptions, credit card bills, cell phone bills, student loans, taxes etc.
  • We can only pay bills that are in the parent/guardian’s name.
  • We can only pay rent once we have received a W9 tax form from your landlord.
  • We can only pay bills that have clear and complete statements. If your statement is not clear, complete, and readable, your application may be denied.
How long does it take to complete the application?
It takes between 5-20 minutes to complete the application depending on the program.
What do I need to apply?
  • Pediatric oncology social worker contact information (name, phone, and email).
  • A clear, complete, and readable copy of the bill you would like paid.
Does my application need to be done online?
The application is only offered online.
Where will you send the All-Star Fund Award?
  • If you are awarded a gift card, we will mail it to the address provided on the application.
  • If we are paying a bill, we will mail the payment directly to the creditor.
Can I apply for the All-Star fund more than once a year?
  • If you have received an All-Star Fund award of $800+, please wait 12 months between applications.
  • The annual gift card maximum is $500.
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