What We Do
Due to the state of our present healthcare system, our assistance recipients are faced with exceedingly large medical bills. Often insurance does not cover many of the treatments, medications and additional medical necessities required to keep children and young adults battling life-threatening illnesses alive.
Additionally, many families are faced with the choice of either paying for crucial medical treatments for their children or their ongoing living expenses. Ellie’s Army provides the funds necessary to help increase the chances of survival for these children and young adults battling critical illness while relieving the ongoing stress of not being able to afford the basic necessities of living.
We help pay for medical bills and insurance co-pays, therapies (i.e. respiratory, physical, occupational), nutritional supplements, and additional medical costs associated with a child or young adult’s specific needs.
We also help pay for mortgage, rent and utility bills in an effort to alleviate financial stress for families and provide a safe place for critically-ill children and young adults. Other items we cover include food, clothing, fund relocation and individual emergency expenses as they arise.
How We Use Donations
Ellie's Army Foundation always seeks to be as transparent about what your donations are applied to, and primarily spend our funds directly on helping those who need it the most.