How to Apply
The following pdf file contains all the information and forms needed to apply for financial assistance.
A request for funding for compression garments may be made by a certified lymphedema therapist or a physician, on behalf of a client, by submitting a funding application with required attachments. A funding request form may also be requested by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 844/394-3154. Note – once the funding request is approved, compression garments and lymphedema therapy are provided at no charge to qualified clients and there is no application fee.
What We Do
From 2005 to early 2016, Lymphedema Resources, Inc. has funded physician-prescribed compression garments and lymphedema therapy treatments for over 711 clients totaling approximately $189,721, primarily through grants. About 57% funded compression garments and 43% funded lymphedema therapy.
We have received grants from Susan G. Komen for the Cure Southwest Florida for the last eleven years to fund compression garments and lymphedema therapy for qualified breast cancer survivors in 5 southwest Florida counties. We receive many requests from those suffering from lymphedema as a result of various conditions and unable to afford compression garments, from all over the United States. To the extent we have funding available, we work to accommodate qualified clients who have nowhere else to turn for assistance.
We Need You
Financial support to continue to fund physician-prescribed compression garments nationally, and to eventually fund lymphedema therapy beyond southwest Florida from all causes, is urgently needed.
How to Help
Online donations, using a recognized credit card, may be made at our using the button above, or donate by sending a check to Lymphedema Resources, Inc., P.O. Box 1115, Estero FL 33929.
We receive no government funding and 100% of your donation is used to provide physician-prescribed compression garments and lymphedema therapy. We use grant funding to pay for overhead and program expenses.
Lymphedema Resources, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Federal tax exempt public charity under the Internal Revenue Code.