The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation Hope Lodge it’s a place to stay when treatment is far from home. To cancer patients, it’s so much more.
Our Hope Lodge offers 40 guest rooms located near cancer treatment centers. In 2018 it served 833 guests, providing 11,656 nights of free lodging to patients and their caregivers and saving families an estimated $1,865,000 in hotel expenses. Hope Lodge provides patients a place to stay, free of charge, while receiving treatment away from home. This supportive, healing facility offers a shared kitchen, living room, reading areas, laundry facilities and reflective spaces. This program reduces financial strain, making treatment more accessible, and improving the quality of life for thousands of families every year.
Hope Lodge communities across the US make a meaningful impact. In a typical year, our program:
For more than a 100 years, The American Cancer Society has been leading the fight to end cancer. With your support, we have helped usher in an era where more people survive cancer than ever before. By translating our research findings into action, we've seen a 27% decline in US cancer death rates since the early 1990s.
3709 W Jetton Ave
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