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.

February
02/21
Educational Program
6:30 - 8 pm
Nutritionist Victoria Wood will discuss which foods turn on tumor suppressor genes. Which foods turn off tumor activation genes. Learn what to eat for optimal gene expression!... MORE >
02/28
Educational Program
6:30 - 8 p.m.
Dr. Stephanie Wethington, Director for Gynecologic Oncology at Washington Hospital Center, will talk about the importance of individualized care and the multiple approaches available including open abdominal, laparoscopic and robotic... MORE >
March
03/06
Educational Program
6:30 - 8 pm
Elizabeth Nichols, MD, Clinical Director, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Maryland School of Medicine will discuss how we use Proton Therapy- a powerful new tool for treating breast cancer -... MORE >
03/12
Educational Program
10 am - 12 pm
A hands-on workshop conducted by volunteer cosmetologist Erika Manso, that includes skin care, makeup application and a demonstration on how to use wigs, scarves and hats. Attendees must be undergoing... MORE >
03/19
Educational Program
6:30 - 8 pm
Dr. Laverne Andre of Loving Hands treats patients noninvasively so that they can be pain free without the added side effects that come from treating patients chemically (with drugs). Neuropathy... MORE >
03/20
Educational Program
11:30 am - 1:00 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 >
03/22
Fundraising Event
6:30 - 10:00 pm
Our annual Celebration of Hope Gala will be held at the new InterContinental Washington DC – The Wharf, on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Each year at this event, we honor an... MORE >
April
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 >