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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Cancer, Emergency Assistance, Human Services

Mission: Our mission is to provide financial assistance to families who are burdened with the staggering cost of brain cancer treatment.

Results: More than $990,000 has been distributed on behalf of patients over the past 10 years!

Geographic areas served: All 50 states

Programs: Mission4Maureen provides financial assistance to qualified patients and their families by directly paying household and medical bills submitted. We also have a Christmas in July program where each year we send new donated toys to the pediatric patients helped during the past 12 months.

Community Stories

129 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Client Served

Rating: 5

My 9yr old son battles DIPG from march 2016- december 2016 and ended up losing his battle on december 5th. During our hard times as a single mother of 3, Mission4Maureen was amazing at helping us with bills and also sent gifts for my son. A very wonderful organization that i would highly recommend to others. They were amazing people, even tho i never personally met them but just thru emails was always so caring and polite

Client Served

Rating: 5

I thank God for Mission4Maureen and Rosie. My Brother in Law was diagnosed with stage 4 brain cancer. My husband and I realized the only priority was to try to save his life. This came with a huge expense. We found our self’s spending every cent we had on healthy food, depends. Medications, cloths that could not be cleaned due to the lack of body functions: Our water bill increased because he had to shower him more then once a day, our heating bill increased because we had to keep our brother in a warm environment at all times, Our electricity bill increased because of medical equipment was being utilized day and night, and we could not afford to make our car payment and the transportation was needed. As a result we began to face financial hardship. The Cancer Center in Marietta Ga gave us the information to Mission4Maureen. When I called they were so pleasant. All of our financial need was taken care of. I was so surprise Mission4Maureen did not procrastinate. All of our stress dissipated this gave us the opportunity to just focus on our brother. They have really been a blessing to us. Mission4Maureen paid almost $2.000.00 in bills for us when we had no way of paying them. I cried tears of joy, because no one has ever been so supportive. I want to say to the world please continue to support Mission4Maureen. One Day I pray I will be able to give back to this organization. At this time I have an organization called the voice of the homeless. I do not make any money but I am able to give my love and support to the homeless through out the Atlanta area. I find shelter for the homeless. My prayer is that I would have a major facility not only to house them but to change their life for ever. Mission4Maureen has inspired me even more to continue the Voice of The Homeless community out reach that I have been blessed to have. A couple of Videos of the voice of the homeless are on YouTube. To find them go to (Untitled the Voice of the Homeless in the ATL GA)

Client Served

Rating: 5

I am so grateful for Mission4Maureen. They were able to provide assistance to my mother by paying rent for a month for her. She was diagnosed with a grade 4 brain tumor in July of 2015. It is a miracle she is still alive, but the bills are mounting every day. She was laid off from her job in April and she isn't old enough to qualify for medicare. We are paying COBRA premiums of almost $1,000 a month. She also has to live in a senior facility that can provide assistance, which is not cheap. I was able to take a huge breath when we received notification that they could help. They were prompt in their reply and had the rent check in the mail the next day. I can not say enough good things about them or ever thank them enough!

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Caring for a child with a brain tumor is exhausting and makes it very difficult to work a regular job. Mission 4 Maureen helped cover the cost of living expenses, so that I could take care of my little girl in her last days. She passed away after five years of treatments. Dealing with some of the other programs out there means a mountain of forms and letters from hospitals and social workers. There was no hassle, just a form, and a brief discussion of how best they could help.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

I want to thank ya so much for helping me paid my rent.
I have a daughter with brain cancer and is hard for me not able to work.
If it wasent for nice people like Mission4Maureen i dont know how i would paid my rent.
Thank you so much god bless this organization
-Mayra Hernandez
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Client Served

Rating: 5

My husband was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2012. Our family was very scared about what to do, where to go, how to start. Everything was very quick, and my husband was unable to continue with his life evendough he kept everything for himself and never complained about anything regarding his situation. His left periferal vision was compromised and he was unable to continue driving and he was forced to quick to his job. All our dreams were jepardize in silence we were recently married and we were very scared. Thank God they were good and exciting news in a middle of this difficult time, specially because I was pregnant and we didn't know that at the same time we were facing this big challenge in our lives. I never thought my husband condition will be at risk and everything was under control the first year, he also was proud to be a new daddyand the bonding he had with his little princess was priceless, life for us was even more meaningful and he was really hoping to have enough time to be around his family. My husband was day by day, hour by hou online looking for answers, treatments, oncologist, neurologist, Duke, New York, Jhon Hopkins University of Miami... he never lose hope, specially after contacted mission4maureen who help us to manage our difficult time. They help us financially, they gaves orientation and all the supportwe need to continue with the journey we have a head specially with a new baby and with my husband facing treatment with Chemo adn radiation.
my husband also share and post all about mission 4 maureen try to help with funds to support this great nonprofit. Unfortunately this disease took my husband's life after 3 years after his diagnosed and 4 months after his recurrence., it has been very sad and difficult to me to be a widow and to raise a 3 1/2 years old girl without daddy around, she still asking for her daddy when he is coming back from the doctor...I lost my family no family but I didn't lost the respect and love to all who have being through all this painfull illness joirney. my heart is with all people who needs support, every minute a family out there is probably facing the same situation We did, and thank's to mission4maureee many people with a loveone facing a brain tumor won't be alone is this journey. Thanks mission4 maureen for gave us hope even in the most difficult moments of our lives. G- d Bless you always and I hope you can continue with the holy work !

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Client Served

Rating: 5

My baby was diagnosed with brain cancer at 10 months old. On Jan7,2016 our lives completely changed there were so many thing to get sorted out and it was hard being in the hospital for so long. Mission4Maureen is such a blessing.I sent an email and they immediately responded they paid 950 in child care and my past due car insurance bill. All I can say is thank you so much because I didn't know how I was going pay another bill.With no hesitation they blessed us and the burden was lifted.God Bless you all and everyone who donated,because of you I am able to be here with my baby boy and one less bill on my mind.

Delicia

Client Served

Rating: 5

What an amazing organization!!! Once was my daughter was diagnosed with cancer and our family income decreased I applied for Mission for Maureen not sure what to expect. Within that same week my rent was paid along with several other utilities. I cannot thank them enough!

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Client Served

Rating: 5

No one wants to have a tumor, of any kind. Unfortunately there are many families suffering from them everyday. In the summer of July, 2014 my 1 year old daughter was diagnosed with a Anaplastic Astrocytoma Grade 3 brain tumor. I applied for assistance from Mission 4 Maureen and they were there for my family, immediately. Months had passed and the tumor began to go away. Chemotherapy was reduced as it made Ava really weak. Around the holiday we received 2 surprise gifts from Mission 4 Maureen, and Ava loved them so much. It was shortly after this we learned she would not survive the brain tumor. She passed 3 weeks later. The memory of her excitement when she opened her presents will always be in my heart. Not only has Mission 4 Maureen helped my family financially, they've created memories and inspired me to help others the way they helped me. Thank you

trudyp10

Client Served

Rating: 5

I've known to this wonderful Foundation Mission4Maureen quite a few years ago .I was having Financial issues . After coming home from New York spending almost 2 years . For my sons treatment Chemo,Radiation,Surgery due to Brain and Spinal cord Cancer.I stayed at Ronald McDonald House and NYU Medical Center. When I came home Financial issues got to great to bear . When I contacted this Foundation they were understanding ,Patient and there were no questions as to what you needed the money for.They were just concerned as to how they can help and get your life back on track . Take the stress off of money so you can get back to what is most important taking care of your child . This foundation is most remarkable .They are your sun shine .When you think there is no light at the end of the tunnel .They come from there own trails and tribulations of there daughter thats what makes them special My son is now in remmision and Mission4Maureen is always in my heart.I will do anything I can to help Thank You I Love You

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Client Served

Rating: 5

I can't say enough about this extrodinary organization Missions4Maureen. In 2004 Our Son was diagnosed with Non-Germmonomous Germ Cell Tumor which is Cancer .It effects the Brain & Spinal Cord . We stayed at NYU Medical Center and Ronald McDonald House for 1 yr&1/2 .After chemo, Surgery& Radiation .Left him Cognatively Impaired. needed lots of therapy for 1 yr after home. We came home in 2006 .Found our selves financially stressed .Mission4Maureen gave us the help we needed. They were patient understanding and sympathetic . Missions4 Maureens is an organization of there own trails and Tribulations This why they can understand for that we will always be endedit to them .You will always be in our Hearts and will do anything to keep this wonderful organization on top.

Client Served

Rating: 5

This non profit organization has been great for my family, they really helped us in our time of need while struggling with cancer. I'll never forget the help they gave to my family, cancer is a lot to struggle with so it makes me happy there are non profit organizations like Mission for Maureen who help. Thank you.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

My fiance' was diagnosed with Stage IV Melanoma Cancer with brain tumors a little over a year ago. We have four children bewteen us. With the mdical treatments, surgeries, and driving back and forth to the hospital we have been having difficulties with our financies. Michael can no longer work and has been put on disability. I have been the only one working part time for over a year now to try to make ends meet. Orginazations like Mission4Maureen really help release burdens from families. It is nice to know there are people out there helping adults with cancer. Cancer is an awful thing to go through, worrying about how you are going to continue to pay for your living when you are sick and lose your job and income is even worse. Our greatest thanks goes to Mission4Maureen. We can rest easy for another month knowing we have a rough over our families head. God bless you.