Project Hope Butte County | Providing Support to Families Affected by Breast Cancer

We are Project Hope

Project Hope Butte County was created to help the many women and men and their families currently affected by Breast cancer. Project Hope works to provide assistance with the expenses, such as medical, transportation, wigs, prosthetics, groceries, travel for family members and unforeseen expenses. Our goal is to take the shame out of asking for help and to provide our community with care and hope in this difficult time.

Mollie Openshaw, Randall Stone, Tracie Hannick, and COurtney Wittsell

Our Services

We want to provide you an your family with as much help as possible. If you don't see it on the list, don't be afraid to ask!

Chemo Bags

Chemo Bags are something we put together for patients that are currently undergoing chemo treatment.

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We can drive you, help coordinate rides, and/or provide financial assistance to help get you where you need to go.

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Medical Expenses

We know how much all of this can add up and we want to help you as much as we possibly can.

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If you need help getting groceries or need any food deliveries made we are here to help!

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We provide financial assistance to acquire a new wig and we hope to start providing wigs soon.

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Sometimes patients choose to use prosthetics such as breast fillers and we are here to help with the cost.

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If you don't see it on the list, please don't hesitate to reach out. We're here to help!

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Donations Go Right to the Families

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Project Hope puts supplies and funds directly into the hands of the families that need it most; there is no middle man. Every dollar that you donate goes directly to helping someone in need.

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Our Mission

Project Hope was created in 2016 to help the many women and men and their families currently affected by Breast cancer. Project Hope Butte County was founded by Tracie Hannick and Mollie Openshaw, two friends that have experiened the life changing effects of breast cancer. They came together and developed this non-profit organization following Tracie's experiences during her own breast cancer treatment. During their experiences with breast cancer, it became painfully clear that there was a gap in services. Enter Project Hope.

Consider that:

  • 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer sometime in their lives
  • About 2,470 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in men in 2017
  • Disability insurance payments from public or private insurance plans lasts from between six and 12 months, only paying approximately 66% of normal wages.

These figures alone demonstrate the disconcerting reality for so many of our community members. Breast cancer does not just impact the person with cancer. As is any case of chronic illness, the impact is considerable and widespread- affecting family and friends. Project Hope works to provide assistance with the expenses associated with fighting this disease. Support is provided for medical expenses, transportation needs, wigs and prosthetics, groceries and travel for family members.

Upcoming Events

Farm to Table Dinner

2nd Annual Farm to Table Dinner

October 6, 2018

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