Ripple Effect

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As the program from his memorial service, still on the wall next to my computer screen, reminds me, today marks five years to the day that the world lost Jeremy Hill. I really only knew Jeremy in two capacities: as a Samfund Board member, and as a friend with a shared cancer story.  Nonetheless, we had […]

Finances 101: A Toolkit for YAs with Cancer (Medical Bills, Part Two)

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Last month, we announced the launch of our new program, in partnership with Triage Cancer: a toolkit to help you, our young adult survivor community, make the best informed financial decisions you can so that you don’t find yourself drowning in bills and consequences for years after treatment. Earlier this month we addressed two of your most frequently […]

Finances 101: A Toolkit for YAs with Cancer (Medical Bills, Part One)

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Last month, we announced the launch of our new program, in partnership with Triage Cancer: a toolkit to help you, our young adult survivor community, make the best informed financial decisions you can so that you don’t find yourself drowning in bills and consequences for years after treatment.  We’ve previously addressed some of your most frequently asked questions […]

Happy new year from The SAMFund!

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Yesterday, I was told that The SAMFund prevented a young woman from being evicted from her apartment. This is just one of the amazing stories we’ve heard since notifying 92 young adults last month that they’d be receiving grants from The SAMFund. In the past six weeks, we’ve paid out a total of $62,775, including: […]