First Hand Foundation – Funding Assistance with Health Related Needs for un-insured or under-insured Children

Address: 2800 Rockcreek Parkway
Kansan City, MO 64117
Phone: (816) 201-1569 Email: Website:

The First Hand Foundation is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that provides funding so individual children may have access to health care that would otherwise be impossible. Our mission is to directly impact the health status of a young life. Since our inception in 1995, First Hand has distributed more than $16 million to impact 146,000 lives in 76 countries. 
First Hand assists individual children with health-related needs when insurance and other financial resources have been exhausted. 

The Foundation helps with clinical necessities (such as medication and surgeries), medical equipment and travel related to a child’s care. Additionally, the Foundation implores doctors, hospitals and equipment providers to discount their services below listed prices. Funding is distributed directly to the child’s immediate healthcare provider.

Request for Help:
First Hand accepts applications from anywhere in the world. If you or someone you know would like to apply for assistance on behalf of a child, please review the financial guidelines and the criteria listed below. If your child’s case meets all criteria, we are happy to consider your application

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