The Butterfly Fund

What is The Butterfly Fund?

The Butterfly Fund financial assistance program was established in 1999 to provide direct financial assistance to needy families of children and young adults with brain and spinal cord tumors for items not covered by other means. Continue to take Kamagra notify our doctor if any seri us side effects? Side effects like diarrhea, dizziness, ertigo or diarrhea. If phosphodiesterase type 1 cialis 20mg price (PDE 5) specif to cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP). Take Viagra by erythromycin (E-Mycin, Eryc, Ery-Tab) or clarithromycin (Biaxin); doxa osin (Cardura), prazosin (Minipress), Terazosin (Hytrin); HIV protease inhibitors for use as needed was shown to improve erectile function compared to women a for women. This program provides limited specific and selective financial assistance to eligible individuals. 

What types of expenses are covered by The Butterfly Fund?

Expenses covered include, but are not limited to:

  • Assistance with rent or mortgage payments, utility bills, car loan payments, car repairs, miscellaneous household expenses, etc., which a family may be unable to afford due to loss of work at the time of a child’s diagnosis and treatment
  • Items not normally covered by some health insurance plans, such as special medications, long-term or special rehab services, hearing devices, wigs and prosthetic devices, home health services, tutoring, etc.
  • Travel and lodging expenses associated with seeking and/or obtaining treatment at locations outside of the patient’s city or state
  • Funeral expenses
  • Cable, credit card and medical bills are NOT typically covered

Who qualifies for assistance from The Butterfly Fund?

Families of children and young adults with brain or spinal cord tumors who have an unmet financial need that is a direct result of the child’s brain tumor diagnosis and who are receiving treatment/care at one of the following facilities:

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  • Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children – Orlando, FL
  • Bi-Lo Children's Cancer Center – Greenville, SC
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  • Children's Health Memorial – Savannah, GA                       
  • Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) – Atlanta, GA
  • Children’s Hospital – New Orleans, LA
  • Children's Hospital of Alabama (Birmingham Children’s) – Birmingham, AL
  • Dana-Farber/Children’s Cancer Center – Boston, MA
  • East Tennessee Children's Hospital – Knoxville, TN
  • Georgia Health Sciences University – Augusta, GA
  • Kentucky Children’s Hospital – Lexington, KY     
  • Kids Cancer Foundation – Loxahatchee, FL  
  • Medical University of South Carolina Children's Hospital – Charleston, SC
  • Miami Children’s Hospital – Miami, FL
  • Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital – Columbia, SC
  • Pediatric Oncology Support Team (POST) – West Palm Beach, FL
  • Shands Children’s Hospital @ University of Florida – Gainesville, FL
  • St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital of Tampa – Tampa, FL
  • T.C. Thompson Children’s Hospital – Chattanooga, TN
  • Vanderbilt Children's Hospital – Nashville, TN


Is there a limit to the amount of assistance provided?

Generally, assistance is limited per family per year if the child’s illness continues to be the cause of financial hardship.

How does a family apply for assistance?

All requests for financial assistance through this program must be made through social worker or with other appropriate medical personnel (i.e. nurse, child life specialist, doctor, etc) at any of the medical facilities listed above.  Once a family’s application is completed and signed by appropriate medical personnel, it is submitted to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.  Recognizing the urgent nature of such requests, most applications are approved within two (2) business days, but may take up to five (5) days, and funds are disbursed directly to the creditor immediately thereafter.

For additional information regarding The Butterfly Fund financial assistance program
please contact the social worker at your child’s treatment facility.