Transportation Assistance or Mileage Reimbursement for all Treatments for Breast Cancer
If you or someone you know is diagnosed with breast cancer, lives in Penobscot or Piscataquis County and needs help with transportation to treatment, including mileage reimbursement, The Ride to Wellness program can help.
Penquis/The Lynx and CancerCare of Maine have joined forces to provide transportation services or mileage reimbursement for medical treatment of breast cancer. The Ride to Wellness Program is funded by the Maine Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the CureŽ.
The program provides mileage reimbursement at 21 cents per mile for friends or family that transport. Lynx also has approximately 144 volunteer drivers who can pick up individuals at their home and bring them to treatment, or any service that is part of treatment including support groups, exercise programs and much more. For more information call The Lynx at 973-3695 or
Incorporated in 1967, Penquis assists individuals and families in preventing, reducing, or eliminating poverty in their lives and, through partnerships, engages the community in addressing economic and social needs. Penquis primarily serves individuals in Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties.