Wings of Hope is a not for profit organization, established in April 2012 to educate the public on breast cancer and breast health, increase awareness and empower women and men.
Wings of Hope are a group of breast cancer survivors & volunteers who actively know how important finding a supportive community can be. They are a support group who have a lifeline to information, support and encouragement through good times and bad. Research has shown that support groups help reduce the three most significant stresses associated with cancer: unwanted aloneness, loss of control, and loss of hope.
Wings of Hope consist of 13 committee members and 4 board members.
The committee members come with more than 7 years experience in working with patients and survivors.
These are informal in relaxing surroundings over a cup of tea or coffee. We’ve had visiting speakers and these have included Breast Cancer Surgeons, a Lead Cancer Nurse, Cardiologists, Oncologists, Nutritionists, Dieticians, Reflexologists, Dentists and many more.
The committee and friends do direct visits to patients in hospitals. These visits are done to already admitted patients having surgery or treatment. A small gift and word of encouragement is given by the committee. This is extremely rewarding. Our patients in oncology centres are being supported on a regular basis and we are enjoying the tremendous response.
The initial from of contact form our group is telephonic. The needs of the individual are then assessed according to their needs. In order to facilitate this readily, we have supporters strategically placed all over town.
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