The Kiona Foundation offers many services tailored to assist the cancer survivor through treatment and beyond. Our financial and in-kind assistance programs are by far the most widely requested. In 2011, The Kiona Foundation added alternative health treatments for cancer survivors to our list of services. We provide access to low to no cost medicinal herbs and supplements to cancer survivors to help assist them with enhancing their quality of life by helping to alleviate the symptoms related to a cancer diagnosis. 2. Medical Cannabis Education
With the introduction of the possibility that medicinal herbs, including but not limited to medicinal cannabis, can be an integral part of a comprehensive, medically approved treatment protocol, we have seen the number of patients desperate for a solution rise daily. Unfortunately, insurance does not provide payments or even reimbursements to patients for the costs of these very beneficial therapies. Through our financial hardship program, The Kiona Foundation has provided discounted or free alternative health services to over 200 cancer survivors since 2011.
3. Financial Assistance
The Kiona T. Jenkins Foundation for Natural Health offers a variety of programs and services dedicated to promoting cancer survivors and to bring awareness to the devastating effects of a cancer diagnosis through educating the general public about the seriousness of this disease and alternative complementary treatment options. Our financial assistance services for cancer survivors are designed to cover living expenses while a survivor is in treatment. Financial assistance is available for: