Emergency Financial Assistance

Bread and SaladWCRC offers free services to all women with any cancer. We also offer emergency financial assistance to low income people living in Alameda and Contra Costa counties through two programs: The Faith Fancher Breast Cancer Emergency Fund and The Lindy Fund.

The Faith Fancher Breast Cancer Emergency Fund

The Faith Fancher Breast Cancer Emergency Fund, supported in part by the To Celebrate Life Foundation, The Friends of Faith, and other donors, provides financial support of up to $600 to low-income people actively in treatment for breast cancer and living in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.

The Lindy Fund

The Lindy Fund provides financial support of up to $600 to low-income women and men actively in treatment for all types of cancer (except breast) and living in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.


Applications are submitted on a client’s behalf only by their medical social worker, patient navigator, or health care practitioner involved in the client’s care. While clients are not able to apply for these funds directly, we encourage clients to contact their medical social worker or health care provider as they may have applications for these funds already. Please note that applications are processed once a month. For further information, please call 510-809-1212.