Burial financial help

3 years, 6 months ago

My brother died in prison on 11/02/20. My family does not want anything to do with his remains. Michigan Department of Corrections is paying for his cremation. I need help with purchasing a cemetery plot tomb stone and burial but don’t know where to go apply for assistance. Any help on where to go for assistance would be helpful.

Jennifer Lane
3 years, 6 months ago

We are so sorry for your loss. Unfortunately, we have no way to offer direct financial assistance, but we do have lots of information explaining your options. Below are links to pages that we hope will be helpful.

Using Crowdfunding to raise money for a funeral: https://www.funeralwise.com/2016/06/18/using-crowdfunding-funerals-memorials/

We recommend that you see if https://fundthefuneral.com can help you. This crowdfunding site works directly with the funeral home. Your funeral home will need to sign up for the service before the campaign is set up.

Funeral Loans: Funeralwise has partnered with LendingUSA to offer our visitors another option for financing funeral expenses, a low-cost funeral loan. If you would like to receive a no-obligation quote, click on this link: https://borrower.lendingusa.com/?aid=100173

About State Assistance: https://www.funeralwise.com/plan/paying/getting-state-assistance/. In some states, the county handles funeral assistance programs. If you can’t find information online, contact the head of the county. This may be the County Clerk, County Judge, or County Manager.

About Federal Assistance: https://www.funeralwise.com/plan/paying/getting-federal-assistance/

How to Pay for a Funeral when there isn’t any Money: https://www.funeralwise.com/2018/01/22/how-to-pay-for-a-funeral-when-there-isnt-any-money/

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