Events

Hope Connections' events are as eclectic as the people who attend them.  Whether a fundraising activity to raise funds to support our free programs, an education program, mind/body retreat, or 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.

April
04/23
Educational Program
10 - 11 am
Join us for a tour of Whole Foods Market Riverdale Park. Led by a Whole Foods Team Leader, the tour will include a cooking demonstration, discussions on natural vs organic... MORE >
04/27
Fundraising Event
Hope Connections is the beneficiary of the American Odyssey, a 200-mile relay that starts in Gettysburg, PA and ends at the waterfront in Washington, DC.  We receive a portion of... MORE >
04/27
Fundraising Event
8am - midnight
RUN FOR HOPE Hope Connections is the beneficiary of the American Odyssey, a 200-mile relay that starts in Gettysburg, PA and ends at the waterfront in Washington, DC. We receive a... MORE >
May
05/02
Educational Program
6:30 - 8 pm
Gary Altman, an estate planning attorney and the Chair of our Board of Directors, will speak on estate and charitable planning after the historic tax law. He will discuss key... MORE >
05/04
Special Activity
6-8:00 pm
  This is a chance to dress up and have a lovely evening with friends without worrying about just being just one, instead of two. Buy yourself a knock out dress... MORE >
05/08
Educational Program
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
A hands-on workshop conducted by cosmetologist Joy Johnson, a volunteer cosmetologist, that includes skin care, makeup application and a demonstration on how to use wigs, scarves and hats. Attendees must... MORE >
05/22
Educational Program
6:30 - 8 pm
Dr. Kachina Smith, Total You Integrative Medicine Center, will talk about acupuncture, how it “works” in conjunction with current treatments and how it is beneficial to cancer patients in general.... MORE >
June
06/04
Educational Program
6:30 - 8 pm
Lara Lattman, MS, CNS, LND, will talk about what foods to eat to optimize health during and after cancer treatment.... MORE >
06/06
Fundraising Event
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Bowlmor Lanes Bethesda. Looking for a fun evening out while supporting Hope  Connections? You can form your own team or we’ll place you on a team. Bowl as many games... MORE >
06/14
Educational Program
6:30 - 8 pm
Dr. Heather Chalfin from John Hopkins will speak about bladder cancer staging and surgical management. She will also address what to expect during a hospital stay after surgery.... MORE >
06/28
Educational Program
6:30 - 8 pm
Join Bonita Shelby, Certified Clinical Aromatherapist and 26 year breast cancer thriver for a fun, Do It Yourself (DIY) aromatic activity! You will make a body butter or bath/foot soak... MORE >