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HairToStay the Club Fugazi Way

Zazou is proud to have supported this wonderful cause:

To make scalp-cooling treatments more affordable, HairToStay provides a subsidy to low-income chemo patients using either of the two automated systems or manual caps from four suppliers. Scalp-cooling treatments takes place during chemotherapy, which typically lasts 12 to 16 weeks depending on the particular chemo regimen.

To qualify for a subsidy of up to $1,000, most patients must be at or below three times the federal poverty level. According to 2018 federal poverty levels, that’s an annual income at or below $36,420 for a one-person household or an annual income at or below $75,300 for a household of four.

Patients who are being treated at UCSF or residing or receiving treatment in Texas, Atlanta or certain areas of Northern California, Hawaii or Nevada are eligible for special donor-targeted funds. Base grants of up to $1,500 are available to those patients whose household income is at or below 400 percent of the 2018 federal poverty level, a threshold of $48,560 for a household of one and $100,400 for household of four. Hornthal says some residents of Marin County might have lower eligibility criteria and receive a higher subsidy amount due to funds provided by the Safeway Foundation, private donors and the Mount Zion Health Fund. (Excerpt From Article by Michelle Aschwald)