The Helene Foundation
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Current Families

Current Families

 
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Meet the current mothers of the Helene Foundation and learn a little bit about how we are helping their families.

Michelle

A single mother of one son, Michelle has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. The Helene Foundation has been providing house cleaning, assistance with transportation costs, and meal delivery from Schwan’s.


Alice

The mother of two children, Alice is currently in treatment for breast cancer. The Helene Foundation paid for two summer camps for her son, house cleaning, assistance with transportation costs, and mowing services.


Tia

Tia is a single mother of two teenage girls and is receiving treatment for breast cancer.  The Helene Foundation is providing meal delivery from Schwan’s, assistance with transportation costs, and a one-time gift card to a local store to purchase clothes for her growing daughters.


Melanie

A mother of two children, Melanie has been diagnosed with rectal cancer.  Melanie and her family receive Schwan’s meals and assistance with transportation costs.              


Eve

A mother of three children, Eve is battling breast cancer.  The Helene Foundation provides bi-weekly house cleaning, as well as help with her laundry.  The foundation also send gas cards to help with transportation to appointments and treatments.


Sandy

Sandy, who has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer, is the single mother of one teenage daughter. The Helene Foundation is providing house cleaning, assistance with transportation costs, and providing access to a certified Lymphedema therapist for massages.


Dallas

Dallas is the single mother of three children and has been diagnosed with cervical cancer.  The Helene Foundation is providing assistance with transportation costs, and also helped with a one-time repair to her car.   Dallas preferred to try to cook for her family during her treatment, so we are providing gift cards to a grocery store. Because Dallas’ children were in need of new clothes, we sent a one-time gift card to Target.


Heather

The single mother of three children, Heather is continuing a long fight with breast cancer that has metastasized to her hip and spine. The Helene Foundation is covering the costs of house cleaning, as well as assistance with transportation costs.


Margaret

Margaret is the single mother of a very young daughter.  The Helene Foundation is providing gas cards and a monthly gift card to a local grocery store.


Rebecca

Rebecca is a mother of two young children who is battling Lymphoma. The Helene Foundation is providing bi-weekly meal delivery, house cleaning and monthly gas cards to help with transportation costs to treatments and appointments.  


Mary

Mary is recently diagnosed with breast cancer.  Not only is she the mother of three, she is the primary caregiver for her own mother who lives with family.  The Helene Foundation is providing monthly gas cards, as well as Food Lion gift cards that will allow the family to continue to prepare in their preferred native culture.  


Lisa

Lisa lives with her five children and is currently battling breast cancer. She is receiving monthly gas cards to help with her transportation costs, as well as meal deliveries for her family of seven.  

Amy

A single mother of two young children, Amy is battling metastatic rectal cancer.  The Helene Foundation is providing Schwan’s meals, assistance with transportation costs, and funds for summer camps for her daughter while Amy recovers from treatment.            


Tonya

A single mother of one son, Tonya has been diagnosed with breast cancer.  The Helene Foundation is providing Schwan’s meals, bi-weekly house cleaning, and assistance with transportation costs.  


Angela

Angela is a mother of two children and is fighting breast cancer.  The Helene Foundation is providing Schwan’s meals, house cleaning, and assistance with transportation costs.


Kathe

The primary caregiver for her young grandson, Kathe has been diagnosed with carcinoma and has just begun her treatment. The Helene Foundation is providing assistance with transportation costs. The foundation is also helping with the cost of drum lessons for her son, an enriching  activity Kathe could not afford.


Joyce

Joyce is the mother of four children, one of whom is currently living at home. Joyce is facing a breast cancer diagnosis.  The Helene Foundation is providing gas cards for transportation to medical appointments and treatments, as well as home meal deliveries from Schwan’s.  The Helene Foundation also sent a one-time gift card to Old Navy to help with the purchase of new school clothes.


Kelly

Kelly, who is fighting breast cancer,  is the single mother of a young daughter. The Helene Foundation is providing assistance with transportation costs, as well as covering the cost of Track Out Camps at a local YMCA throughout her daughter's school year.


Maura

A mother of one son, Maura has been diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma. The Helene Foundation is providing house cleaning for her family.


Kamirah

Kamirah is a young, single mother of two small children. She is in treatment for a Glioblastoma (brain tumor).  Kamirah lives with her aunt.  The Helene Foundation is covering the cost of her son’s daily childcare.


Charlie

Charlie is in treatment for breast cancer.  She is a single mother of three young children and hasn’t been able to work since her treatment began.  The Helene Foundation is helping her family by providing monthly gas cards for treatments and appointments, as well as monthly Food Lion gift cards


* We are in the process of setting up services for our three newest families from January’s referral cycle.  Each family has two children.