“Our mission is to ‘CreateUnexpected Joy’ for families by giving them aplace to rally together andsupport their loved onesduring times of medicalcrisis”
August 15, 2013 06:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time
GiveForward Announces Strategic Partnership with WhatNext
New Alliance Paves Way for Cancer Patients to Raise Money for Medical Bills
, a crowdfunding leader helping families and friends raise money for aloved one’s medical bills, is pleased to announce a new partnership with
, an online cancer support networkthat connects those effected by cancer to highly relevant peers, resources and information.“Our mission is to ‘Create Unexpected Joy’ for families by giving them a place to rallytogether and support their loved ones during times of medical crisis,” said DesireeVargas Wrigley, CEO of
. “Through this partnership, we hope to helpcancer patients raise money for their medical bills while supplementing the incrediblesupport they receive through WhatNext’s community.”GiveForward will be an additional resource for WhatNext’s members, providing emotionalsupport and financial education on how to raise money to meet the high cost of a cancerdiagnosis.“At WhatNext, we aim to provide our members with valuable resources during their fight against cancer,” said DavidWasilewski, CEO and Founder of
. “Our constituents often ask about how to finance their treatment, andthrough our partnership with GiveForward we can now give them another effective option.”According to a Duke University
, the average out-of-pocket cost for cancer patients with health insurance is $8,500per year. This partnership comes at a time when health care is unaffordable for many Americans, and those patients andfamilies affected by cancer now have a viable solution to substantial medical costs should they occur.For more information, please visit
www.whatnext.com. About GiveForward and WhatNextGiveForward
is the leading crowdfunding site focused on helping families and friends raise money to help offset a lovedone’s medical bills. Co-founded in 2008 by Desiree Vargas Wrigley and Ethan Austin, GiveForward has raised over 53million dollars and helped thousands of families across the country.
is the premiere online community forcancer fighters, survivors and caregivers looking to connect with peers and access highly relevant resources andinformation.
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