In 2008, the Foundation joined forces with the American Cancer Society in support of the organization's new Hope Lodge located in New York City.

The Hope Lodge program strives to ensure that everyone who needs it has access to the best possible care and treatment by eliminating geographic and financial barriers, allowing guests to focus on getting well.For many patients, the cost of traveling to New York City and staying for extended periods of time is beyond their financial capability. The Hope Lodge provides a home-away-from-home for thousands of cancer patients and their caregivers each year, playing a critical role in their recovery. The American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Jerome L. Greene Family Center – New York City is located on 32nd Street between 6th and 7th Av-enues. The Lodge is features 60 patient rooms with private baths, shared family and meeting rooms, kitchens, library, activity room, laundry facilities and other amenities. The main floor is a peaceful communal space where guests can relax, read, or spend time with other guests and visitors. The Hope Lodge patient rooms are designed to accommodate one patient receiving outpatient cancer treatment and referred by a healthcare professional, accompanied by one caregiver. Guests are welcome to stay for the length of their active outpatient cancer treatment. The staff works with major cancer centers and hospitals throughout the metropolitan area to identify patients with the greatest need. Among the institutions that regularly refer patients to Hope Lodge New York City are Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NYU Cancer Institute, Mount Sinai Medical Center, and New York Weill Cornell Cancer Center.

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