City Of Hope – Nonprofit of the Month

I’ve chosen City of Hope as my nonprofit of the month of May. I was a City of Hope Ambassador last year when I attended BlogHer which focused on women’s cancers. City of Hope, however treats other types of cancers and medical conditions.

City of Hope is a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. For nearly 100 years, our pioneering research has brought the world closer to cures.

City of Hope is an independent medical and research institution as well as a nonprofit organization. Their focus is on the patient. They work to bring together scientists and doctors, which in turn creates treatments that work. They also work with the whole person and include emotional, spiritual, social as well as physical treatment. Clinical trials, screenings, treatments and rehabilitation are available for many diseases and cancers through City of Hope.

On June 11th, the Connected to Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge will take place in Nashville. Vince Gill, Dierks Bentley and David Nail will join a star-studded roster of country music’s hottest performers, sports personalities will take part in this event to raise money for City of Hope. This is the 21st year of this event.

This year, City of Hope is offering two lucky winners the once-in-a-lifetime chance to become “draft picks” for the Grand Ole Opry and After MidNite with Blair Garner teams by entering the “Connected to Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge” contest and sharing their story of how they are connected to City of Hope. “Connected to Hope” stories can be based on a personal connection to, or treatment at, City of Hope; a connection via research and therapies developed at City of Hope and in use worldwide; or an emotional connection to City of Hope’s mission to prevent and cure devastating illnesses.

You can enter the Connected to Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge by writing a 500 word or less essay and include your photo.
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Please consider helping City of Hope by making a donation, volunteering, donating blood or bone marrow, bidding on a charity auction and sharing the information about City of Hope.

City of Hope Facebook page

City of Hope Twitter profile

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Connie Roberts

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Living in the Tampa Bay area, I'm lucky enough to see beautiful sunsets almost every day. Although life can be difficult at times, focusing on the positive and being with my family is what gets me through.

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Comments

  1. Yet another charity I’ve never heard of. You do good work Connie 🙂

  2. Wow! I must have missed it, but I didn’t know you were an ambassador for them last year. That’s awesome! You do so many great things for such wonderful organizations! 😀

  3. Great post! Thanks for all the good work you do Connie!

  4. this sounds like a really great cause. more places should be PATIENT CENTERED.

  5. Good to you to seek the place that support for mankind.
    In Thailand, there is the “Wat Phrabatmanphu” http://www.phrabatnampu.org/brochure.html
    that support home and medicine for HIV patient also If you interest.

  6. After read, I have to try more harder to share happiness with our society, maybe more than just donate or something.

  7. I enjoy reading your non profit of the month posts. I’ve learned so much from you. Thanks again.

  8. What a wonderful cause, Connie! Thanks for sharing and I will look into it more. Kelli

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