Head and neck cancer accounts for about 4% of all cancers in the United States and, this year, nearly 65,000 people will be diagnosed with it (Cancer.net). HNC Living Foundation’s primary mission is to provide financial assistance to improve the quality of treatment, recovery, and living for head and neck cancer patients.

Since 2015, we have awarded over $550,000 in grants to benefit head and neck cancer patients. We’ve provided funding to support programs that provide dental services, nutritional supplements, prescription assistance, transportation support, and specialized therapies.

More Ways to Donate

Memorial and Honor Giving

A donation to HNC Living Foundation is a thoughtful way to honor someone whose life has been impacted by head and neck cancer. Your gift can recognize milestones in a cancer survivor’s life or express the sense of loss when someone loses their battle with this disease. Once your gift is received, we will send a card to the honoree or family acknowledging your gift.

Planned Giving

Help those affected by head and neck cancer now and in the years to come with a planned gift to HNC Living Foundation. You can combine your interest in supporting our work with your financial and estate planning.

Donation of Stock

You can donate to HNC Living Foundation through the transfer of stock or securities. Please contact us at 913-402-6028 for instructions.

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MASKS for AID journal

Purchase a Limited Edition MASKS for AID Journal

We have a limited number of journals available from our MASKS for AID events. With a donation of $100 or more to HNC Living Foundation, you will receive this limited edition, blank-page journal produced exclusively for our MASKS for AID event. The journals feature images of the powerful and transformative art featured at our events. Purchase a journal today.

Journaling (or keeping letters and diaries) dates back to the 10th century. Pen on paper can serve as a powerful life tool. There is increasing evidence to support that journaling has a positive impact on physical well-being; helping to reduce stress, manage anxiety and providing a safe space for releasing thoughts and feelings. Many with cancer or other chronic diseases use journaling as a powerful aid in their healing.

Where Your Donations Help

Increasingly, HNC Living is being contacted by patients in need beyond the Kansas City area for assistance. Your donation may also be used to benefit head and neck cancer patients in communities outside the Kansas City region. To restrict your donation for use in the Kansas City region only, please contact us at 913-402-6028.