Published on Thursday, October 27, 2022

Our Hope Sisters are an integral part of My Hope Bag. Every single one has a different story. A few of our Hope Sisters share: How it started Vs How it’s going, and what they’ve learned about themselves along the journey! Kim McCauley: During Chemo and current wrote in vacation in  New Orleans.  What I… [read more]

Published on Monday, October 17, 2022

By Lizzy Ellery, MHB Vice President   In the world today, we are overloaded with an exhausting list of options when it comes to our health. From the recommendations for which diet plan to follow, how many minutes a week to exercise, and the things we should do versus the things we shouldn’t do. It… [read more]

Published on Saturday, October 1, 2022

By Lizzy Ellery, MHB Vice President You’re probably already aware that breast cancer awareness month happens in October. As soon as you start seeing Halloween and fall decorations in the stores, you’re likely to see a sea of pink accessories as well, in an effort to promote awareness. Over the years, we’ve heard a lot… [read more]

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Published on Thursday, July 28, 2022

By Sarah Ellery Bingo for Boobies is back in the East Valley.  It will be on September 2, 2022, at the Encanterra Community Clubhouse in Queen Creek. Robyn Zepeda received her angel wings two months ago. When I shared a vision with Robyn about a respite center for breast cancer women to gather and share… [read more]

Published on Tuesday, May 24, 2022

By Sarah Ellery Our dear Robyn Zepeda gently received her angel wings after such an intense fight against cancer. She was a force to be reckoned with and cancer did everything it could to beat her down. Robyn fought hard and was a beacon of light to those with whom she came in contact. She… [read more]

Published on Monday, March 14, 2022

Our dear friend and My Hope Bag board member, Alissa Serignese, passed away in January 2022, after a recurrence of breast cancer. Alissa joined My Hope Bag after meeting her through a local women’s networking group in July 2020. She wanted to pay forward the kindness and love she experienced when she was going through… [read more]

Published on Tuesday, January 11, 2022

By Julie Reid, Lifelong Friend I met Anna when we were 5 years old. Her family had just moved here from New York and met my family through mutual friends and moved into the same apartments. We even started kindergarten together until my family moved. Our families from that point on were connected and our… [read more]

Published on Monday, January 10, 2022

Deonna Jacobs lost her fight with breast cancer. In true fashion, her love and compassion for other were exemplified when she requested family and friends donate to My Hope Bag in lieu of flowers at her passing. Thank you to these ladies who came out to assemble My Hope Bags, five of whom are breast… [read more]

Published on Wednesday, October 13, 2021

By Sarah Ellery What a beautiful morning to share with longtime friends. Meet Toni Strole, Hope Sister for 4+ years.  Toni joined My Hope Bag while caring for her mother, Sue, during Sue’s battle with stage 4 Metastatic Breast Cancer. In 2017, Toni contacted My Hope Bag saying she was inspired to help this worthy… [read more]

Published on Wednesday, October 13, 2021

By Stephanie Kennelly It’s October. What once was ghosts, pumpkins, and changing leaves for me, is now also, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. My first October in the Breast Cancer Club. October 1st- I froze. I thought, maybe I could just stick my head in the sand, Halloween would come, and the month would go away…. [read more]