Jake’s Help from Heaven Repeat General Application

Jake’s Help from Heaven, founded in 2011, is a non-profit dedicated to supporting individuals with complex medical needs and disabilities resulting from congenital or childhood-onset diseases. Our primary objective is to improve the livelihoods of these persons as they confront the challenges of managing lifelong, debilitating illness.

Please read the following requirements carefully.  Incomplete applications or those submitted in unacceptable formats will not be reviewed.

Grant Eligibility:

  • Grants are limited to individuals living within 100 miles of Saratoga Springs, New York.
  • Grants are restricted to individuals with complex medical needs and disabilities resulting from congenital or childhood-onset diseases. Applicants of all ages with lifelong, debilitating illnesses are welcome to apply.
  • This application can only be used for general requests by individuals who have previously applied, have not reached the $2,500 calendar year cap, and have not had a change in diagnosis.
  • Repeat applicants are for GENERAL requests only. Repeat travel and technology requests must still be made through the Travel or Technology Applications.

Grant Criteria:

  • Completion of the following application with the signature of pediatrician/primary care doctor or social worker.
  • A doctor’s prescription and/or a professional letter of medical necessity by a doctor, therapist, teacher, or care worker. The letters of medical necessity must be signed and dated, preferably on letterhead.
  • Proof of payment is required for reimbursement or vendor information for direct purchase. We do not award money for general donations or support.
  • Applicants should submit their completed applications with all required documents at one time, and not in separate pieces.
  • Electronic applications must be submitted in PDF format. We DO NOT accept jpegs or screenshots.
  • There is a $2,500 cap per applicant per calendar year. Applicants may apply multiple times within a calendar year but are only eligible to be awarded a total of $2,500 within that year.
  • Applicants requesting a grant of over $1,000 may be asked to submit a current income tax return or other financial information.
  • In the event that you receive your requested item elsewhere, please alert us immediately so that we can withdraw your application. Failure to do so may affect your eligibility to apply in the future.
  • Grants will be reviewed four times per year at the Board of Directors’ quarterly meetings. Approved grants will be awarded approximately 3 weeks after each meeting.  Application deadlines and meeting dates can be found on Jakeshelpfromheaven.org.

 

Jake’s Help From Heaven Repeat Applicant Program 2024

Applicant:(Required)
Parent/Guardian’s Name:(Required)
Address(Required)
Contact information for the individual completing the application (if different from applicant/guardian):
Name
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Was it approved?(Required)

Section B: Application Details

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A doctor's prescription and/or letter of medical necessity is REQUIRED. You may upload your documents here or mail your documents in.

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Accepted file types: jpg, pdf, Max. file size: 2 MB.

    Receipts of purchased items OR vendor information for item to be paid directly by Jake's Help from Heaven is REQUIRED. You may upload your documents here or mail your documents in.

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      Section C: Disclosure/Signature

      I declare that the information provided on this application for financial assistance is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that what I submit to Jake’s Help from Heaven is for the purpose of financial reimbursement or direct purchase of medically necessary or convenient items and services. I understand that I may be required to provide additional evidence of submitted information, including a current income tax return or other financial information. I give permission to Jake’s Help from Heaven to contact the provided medical facility for verification purposes. I agree to allow Jake’s Help from Heaven to use my name in announcements and related publications.

      Parent’s name printed(Required)
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      Primary Doctor or social worker(Required)

      You may upload a photo or a scan of a signed document from your doctor with the endorsement saying "I (social worker or primary doctor) support (applicants name) application for (requested item) on (date)” or use the save and continue option and send your social worker or primary doctor the link for them to sign. After adding their signature, your doctor or social worker must then use the save and continue option and send you the new link to your form.

      Max. file size: 2 MB.
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      This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.