Islets of Hope assistance programs for persons with diabetes - Montana

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Montana - Emergency and Assistance Resources and Programs for Persons with Diabetes

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National Kidney Foundation of Colorado, Montana, Idaho, & Wyoming Inc.
3545 S. Tamarac Drive, Suite #200
Denver, CO 80237
(303) 713-1523 / (303) 713-0989 (Fax)

National Kidney Foundation - Offers a variety of assistance programs and activities for those in need of kidney-related medical care in Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming including the following:

  • Medical Identification Jewelry - Bracelets and necklaces are ordered for dialysis or transplant patients. Requests must be submitted by the patient's social worker.
  • Patient Emergency Financial Assistance Grants - Emergency funds provided to supplement the cost of medications, treatment supplies, dental needs and transportation expenses. Requests must be submitted by the patient's social worker or renal professional.
  • Patient Picnics - NKF delivers or assists in delivery of picnics in the summer time for dialysis and transplant patients. Over 350 individuals with kidney disease and their families attend these regional picnics. Contact our office if you're interested in attending or sponsoring a picnic in your area.
  • Kidney Camp - Every summer patients join each other in a retreat atmosphere in the beautiful mountains of Colorado. Dialysis is provided to patients on site. The number of campers is roughly 75 patients and their family members. Please call our affilate for upcoming dates and details.
  • Thanksgiving Basket Delivery - Families receive donations of food put together and delivered by volunteers. Food is donated through partnership with community food bank groups.
  • Team Rocky Mountain for the U.S. Transplant Games - The U.S. Transplant Games are a biennial, five-day athletic competition among recipients of life-saving transplants. Competition in the U.S. Transplant Games is open to anyone who has received a lifesaving transplant--heart, liver, kidney, lung, and pancreas. Bone marrow recipients are also eligible to participate. As much as the Games are an athletic event that calls attention to the success of organ and tissue transplantation, they are also a celebration of life among recipients, their families and friends. Donor Families gather for the Giving, Grieving, Growing™ classes and to cheer on the athletes. For more information, please go to

Prescription Drug Assistance Program (PDAP)

Eigibility - Wyoming residents of all ages with monthly income below $851 ($1,141 for couples) and total assets below $2,500 (Some assets will not be counted, such as your home and any vehicle that you own worth under $15,000).  If you are eligible for Medicare, you are not eligible for assistance from PDAP.

Benefits - Covers drugs on Wyoming Medicaid’s list of covered drugs (“formulary”).  You pay $10 for each generic prescription and $25 for each brand-name prescription.  Coverage is limited to one-month fills. You are allowed three prescriptions per month. Any Wyoming pharmacies that accept Medicaid.

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