October 31, 2018 is the deadline to apply for this year’s grants from the LivLyme Foundation. LivLyme awards grants to help pay for Lyme treatment for young people under age 21.
The money can be used for doctors/clinics, medications and supplements. Grants are paid directly to the provider of goods or services.
December 14, 2018, is the deadline for the next round of grants from the LymeLight Foundation. LymeLight provides grants to children and young adults through age 25.
Funds can be used to pay for medication, supplements, doctor visits, lab testing, alternative practitioners such as acupuncturists and chiropractors, as well as transportation to and from the out of area doctor or lab.
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LymeAid4Kids was started by author Amy Tan, in conjunction with the Lyme Disease Association. It provides up to $1000 towards diagnosis and treatment of those under age 21.
TOUCHED BY LYME is written by Dorothy Kupcha Leland, LymeDisease.org’s Director of Communications. She is co-author of When Your Child Has Lyme Disease: A Parent’s Survival Guide. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.