Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Jefferson Health
B.A.C. Partner Since: August 2017
Grants Provided: 3
For nearly 25 years, the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Jefferson Health as been a leader in oncology research, patient treatment, and cancer education. The hospital offers an extensive care network throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
In Philadelphia, the transportation barrier is particularly distressing, with nearly 400,000 of the city’s residents living below the federal poverty threshold. “Some 16 percent of the city’s patients cannot complete scheduled healthcare visits due to lack of transportation,” says Dr. Karen Knudsen, Enterprise Director of Jefferson’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC).
Through our partnership with SKCC, we will be able to help thousands of people who need it most.