2017 Champion of Hope Honorees

Congratulations to the 2017 Champion of Hope Honorees

hope aboundsBirgit A. Arb, MD
Cape Fear Cancer Specialists
hope aboundsGregory Bebb, MD
Wilmington Surgical Associates
Walter Gajewski, MD
Zimmer Cancer Center

New Hanover Regional Medical Center
Catherine Hankins, RD, CSO, LDN
Zimmer Cancer Center
New Hanover Regional Medical Center
Shawn Tyson Johnson, RN, CHPN
Lower Cape Fear Hospice
Beth Korzelius, RT (T)
Chief Radiation Therapist
New Hanover Regional Medical Center – Radiation Oncology
Patrick Maguire, MD
Coastal Carolina Radiation Oncology
William A. Russell, MD
Urology Associates of Southeastern North Carolina
Karen Sullivan, RN
Zimmer Cancer Center
New Hanover Regional Medical Center
Kristen Wissbaum, RN, MSN, CMSRN
Zimmer Cancer Center
New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Champion of Hope Luncheon
Friday, September 22, 2017
Hilton Wilmington Riverside
11am – 1pm
Doors open at 10:30 am

Please Join Us to recognize and celebrate the Champion of Hope honorees.  These honorees were nominated because they have demonstrated compassionate care and provided a source of hope and optimism in the administering of care and support to cancer patients. The Champion of Hope Award winner will be announced and awarded during the luncheon.

In addition, guests will enjoy our keynote speaker, Stuart Stout of March Forth with Hope from Charlotte, NC.   His story of courage and triumph through his cancer journey with his own daughter will inspire us all to be Champions of Hope.
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Hope Abounds, Inc.
A 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
Charity Number 27-1858542

Women of Hope and A Kids Hope are both programs of Hope Abounds, Inc. that has dedicated itself to enhancing the life of a female, child or teen cancer patient and their families. Hope Abounds does this by providing support services, supporting educational opportunities, patient advocacy and financial assistance. These services are designed to help with the emotional, physical, and spiritual needs of all that have been touched by cancer. By providing free of charge opportunities one can join with others to share their experiences, strengths and most importantly, their hope!

About Hope Abounds
Due to the tremendous growth of Women of Hope over the past six years, we have developed a new program to provide for children and teens who have received a cancer diagnosis called A Kids Hope.  Both of these programs, Women of Hope and A Kids Hope, are now operating under our corporate name of Hope Abounds, Inc.  This latest expansion of services happened in the last quarter of 2015 and will be fully implemented through the year of 2016.

By helping to meet some of the basic needs of those who are battling a cancer diagnosis, Hope Abounds, Inc. is instrumental in allowing the patient and family to concentrate on being their own best advocate during their treatment.  Hope Abounds provides educational and support programs, helping with patient advocacy and offering financial assistance.  We offer hope that you are not alone in your journey!

We are enthusiastic to share that we are partnered with the Pediatric Staff at UNC Chapel Hill this year as we launch A Kids Hope programs. The scope of reach and influence for Hope Abounds, Inc. continues to grow as we partner with major hospital systems through the region to bring education, hope, awareness and hopeful prevention of cancer through education for future generations.

Thank you for your support.


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