The cost of a funeral service can be just another burden placed onto a grieving family. While many people send flowers or make a charitable donation to the family, another way you can help is through crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is a method of fundraising for a range of causes, including funeral expenses. Families or organizers post their campaigns online and seek donations to meet their goals.
Financial assistance for residents of the 5 boroughs of New York City (NYC) for burial costs. The Human Resources Administration (HRA) will pay up to $900 towards a funeral which costs no more than $1,700.