IWIN Foundation supports individuals statewide receiving treatment for breast cancer by relieving emotional, physical, and financial burdens.


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Looking for Women Willing to Share Their Story of Medical Debt

A team of reporters with the Indiana University Arnolt Center for Investigative Journalism is looking for members of the community willing to share their story with medical debt and high health care costs in Indiana.  We are looking for someone available to be interviewed and photographed within the next three weeks.

If interested, reach out to Sarah Parrish via email at snparris@iu.edu

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100 Women in 100 Days - Update

IWIN's 100 Women In 100 Days Matching Campaign is ending on September 8th.  Our hearts are warmed by the generosity shown so far.  With the help of our community the IWIN team is delighted to have reached 62% of the goal - $25,120 to date!

In 2022, we have seen a dramatic increase in the number of applications we are receiving.  Already, IWIN has served nearly 375 Indiana women this year with meals and transportation assistance.  But the list of applications waiting for support is growing quickly!  To learn more please visit:  justgiving.com/campaign/100women22


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100 Women in 100 Days

We are kicking off our 100 Women in 100 Days Matching Campaign!  We plan to raise $40,000 in the next 100 days to help 100 local patients.  The best part is that your donation will be matched through the incredible generosity of The Middaugh Family and Ray & Cathy Roembke.  Whether $5, $25 or more...every gift gets us closer to helping our patients struggling to afford gas and healthy meals! justgiving.com/campaign/100women22

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Breast Cancer Demographics

5,400 Hoosiers will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year
56% of IWIN recipients are single
Patients served by IWIN range from 20 to 93
75% of IWIN recipients earn a household income under 50K per year

IWIN's Contribution

IWIN has served over 6,200 Indiana breast cancer patients
IWIN has distributed $2.3 million in services

Financial Effects

76% of Americans live paycheck-to-paycheck
73% of patients consider altering or skipping medication or treatment to save money
130% increase in financial difficulties for patients in active breast cancer treatment
20-30% of breast cancer patients will lose their jobs during treatment
46% of women will pay for treatment by reducing spending on household essentials like food
Financial strain of breast cancer contributes to higher stress, lower treatment compliance and worse outcomes
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