Events

Hope Connections' events are as eclectic as the people who attend them.  Whether they are a fundraising activity to raise funds to support our free programs, a special education program or mind/body retreat, or a participant potluck, all provide an opportunity for people to come together with the common goal of improving the quality of life of those affected by cancer in our community.

February
02/21
Educational Program
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Registered Nutritionist, Margaret McDowell will provide practical tips you can use at home to harness the power of foods during cancer treatment and recovery.... MORE >
March
03/02
Educational Program
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Megan Shank, Ananda Medical, will explain the therapeutic benefits of cannabis for cancer patients and qualified patients can apply for Maryland's medical marijuana program.  ... MORE >
03/08
Educational Program
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Store My Tumor will discuss the collection, processing and storing of viable tumors for all types of cancers and how this technology allows you to take advantage of leading-edge diagnostics... MORE >
03/13
Educational Program
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Lucille Eddy, Healwell, will discuss how Cancer and cancer treatment can have profound effects on the body that can put a person at risk for serious complications from “regular” massage.... MORE >
03/14
Educational Program
1 - 3 pm
This is a hands-on workshop conducted by volunteer cosmetologist Joy Johnson.  It includes skin care, makeup application and a demonstration on how to use wigs, scarves and hats to help... MORE >
03/16
Fundraising Event
6:30 - 10:00 pm
Join us at our annual Celebration of Hope Gala on Thursday, March 16 at the Watergate Hotel, Washington, DC.  This event will kick off our 10th Anniversary with special Gala activities,... MORE >
03/20
Educational Program
10 am - 12 pm
This is a hands-on workshop conducted by volunteer cosmetologist Erika Manso.  It includes skin care, makeup application and a demonstration on how to use wigs, scarves and hats to help... MORE >
03/23
Educational Program
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Yvonne Francis, PT, MBA, CLT, CST, Medstar, will discuss lymphedema and how trained therapists treat it.... MORE >