This year, over 11,000 Nebraskans received a cancer diagnosis, and many experienced barriers to life-saving care because of a financial burden. YOU can help by making a donation to the Heartland Cancer Foundation (HCF, Your gift helps cover housing and transportation costs for these patients during their treatment journey so they can focus on what matters most: healing.

So far in 2023, HCF has helped 302 patients with grants totaling $152,500. HCF has never turned down a request, and they need your support to help give the gift of hope this holiday season.

There are several opportunities to help, including adding HCF in your retirement and estate planning, scheduling a recurring gift to allow HCF to execute long-term programs and outreach expansion or sponsoring the upcoming Mardi Gras Gala to be held on Saturday, February 17, 2024, at the Cornhusker Hotel in Lincoln. This is an excellent opportunity for businesses as well as an exciting themed evening featuring a premium auction, prizes and entertainment.

HCF encourages coming together as a community to support those bravely battling both cancer and financial hardship this holiday season. Your compassionate gift could be the spark of hope they desperately need.

You can learn more, get involved or make a donation to Heartland Cancer Foundation at