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Ease the Burden of a Patient Facing Cancer

Your generous gift today will provide tangible help for a cancer patient facing financial hardship.


Can turn the electricity on in a patient’s apartment.


Can provide lodging for a patient traveling from hours away for a multi-day treatment.


Can help fill an empty gas tank so a patient is able to make it to chemotherapy.


Can feed a patient.


Any amount you can give will make a direct impact to help a patient in need.

Your Support Brings Relief to Patients Working Through Treatment, Recovery and Survivorship

The Mary Anne Long Patient and Family Resource Center supports cancer patients and families from all 100 counties of North Carolina and beyond. One of the key resources provided through the center is our Comprehensive Cancer Support Program that helps patients in need.

Your gift today will help support patients who are facing a financial hardship or need additional services that are critical to their care, including:

Counseling/mental health services

Pain and symptom management

Exercise and nutrition services

And much more!

Acupuncture, massage, and yoga

Financial aid to relieve the stress of bills or rent

Help transitioning to life after cancer

Celebrating 30 Years of the Patient and Family Resource Center

“As we all navigate the constantly changing landscape of healthcare, the PFRC will continue to be a true ‘home away from home’ for our patients and their loved ones while they travel the momentous journey of cancer treatment.

“Our staff and volunteers, along with our entire ‘extended family’ within the Comprehensive Cancer Support Program, will continue to provide welcoming spaces, compassionate care, as well as resources to connect with the patient wherever they are.”

– Linnea Van Pelt, BSN, RN, CMSRN, OCN, LMBT
Manager, UNC Oncology Support Services

Consider Becoming a Lineberger Leadership Partner

When you give $1,000 or more within our July–June fiscal year to any area of the cancer center, you’ll become part of an exclusive group of committed supporters known as Lineberger Leadership Partners. Partner with us to provide today’s best care and tomorrow’s best hope.


Club: $1,000 – $4,999

Advocates: $5,000 – $9,999

Leaders: $10,000 – $24,999


Club: $25,000 – $99,999

Circle: $100,000+

To learn about the benefits of membership, please contact Ellen F. Tompkins, Assistant Director of Development at

Cancer is a leading cause of personal bankruptcy, even among those with health insurance. Give today to help a patient in need.