No One Should Face Cancer Alone.

Our free, professionally led programs for people with cancer and their loved ones deal with the emotional and physical impact of cancer. Come to Hope Connections in Bethesda, Landover, or online for emotional support, education, wellness, and hope.

Welcome to Hope Connections

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What to Expect

How does it feel to join Hope Connections? For many, it's like coming home.

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How to Get Started

If you're ready to start your journey with us, sign up for orientation!

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Participate in Our Programs

Finding out what's offered at Hope is easy!

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Attend Our Events

We have so many fun events you can attend to support Hope Connections or just to socialize!

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Is Hope Connections Right for You?

Hear personal stories from actual Hope Connections participants, then click below to learn more about getting started.

User Stories

Our participants say it best. Learn from people with cancer and their caregivers how we can help you.

Our programs are free. Your donations make this happen!

Become part of our community, whether or not you have cancer.  Learn how you can help Hope Connections ensure that those with cancer get the support, caring, and compassion they need.

Join Our Programs

See some examples of the programs we provide.

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Ovarian / Gyn Cancers Group

April 12 / 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

This professionally facilitated support group is for individuals who have been diagnosed with ovarian and other gynecological cancers. Learn new ways of coping and connect with others who are going through a similar experience.

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All Cancers Support Group

April 12 / 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This professionally facilitated support group is for individuals diagnosed with any type of cancer. Learn new ways of coping and connect with others who are going through a similar experience.

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Mind & Body Classes

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Gentle Yoga

April 12 / 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Gentle Yoga Mondays, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m., led by Amy Morrison, RYT-200 These classes combine stretching, breathing, and relaxation…

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Gentle Yoga

April 12 / 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Gentle Yoga Mondays, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., led by Amy Morrison, RYT-200 These classes combine stretching, breathing, and relaxation…

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Patient Advocate Foundation: Financial and Insurance Information & Resources

April 14 / 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Case Manager Erin Bradshaw, to learn about the types of services the Patient Advocate Foundation provides. The Patient Advocate Foundation can directly intervene on behalf of patients, enabling them to access prescribed healthcare services and medications, overcome insurance barriers, locate resources to support cost of living expenses while in treatment, evaluate and maintain health insurance coverage and better manage, or reduce, the out-of-pocket medical debt associated with an illness.

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A Discussion on Estate Planning with Gary Altman, Esq.

April 21 / 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

easoned estate planning attorney and Hope Connections board member, Gary D. Altman, will lead an informative discussion on estate planning, trusts, charitable giving, and much more!

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Special Activities

Spring Fitness Challenge

April 24

Feeling sluggish, tired, or overwhelmed? Put that “Spring” back into your step and join Hope Connections for a 6-week wellness and fundraising program, the COVID-“15” Challenge!

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Spring Fitness Challenge

April 25

Feeling sluggish, tired, or overwhelmed? Put that “Spring” back into your step and join Hope Connections for a 6-week wellness and fundraising program, the COVID-“15” Challenge!

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Partners and Sponsorships

These caring individuals and businesses provide us with vital support. We work hard to make participation a valuable and enjoyable experience!

Prince George's Grants County Council — Hope Connections

Amy Weinberg & Norbert Hornstein

Clark Winchcole Foundation — Hope Connections
Hexagon — Hope Connections
Glassman Wealth Services, LLC — Hope Connections

William & Maureen Hearl

King & Spalding — Hope Connections
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Resources for Medical Professionals

We are here to help you treat the whole patient!  We supplement clinical treatment with a range of programs, all offered free of charge.