The Story of Hope Scarves

It all started with a box of scarves and a simple note – “you can do this!”

Learn how kind gesture sparked an idea for an international non-profit organization.

Always Hope,
-The Hope Scarves Team

Paris – Walmart

Our founder Lara MacGregor, the 2021 L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth National Honoree, can be found at 300 Walmart locations across the country on a L’Oreal Paris kiosk promoting the importance of research during the month of October.

Hope Scarves Founder, Lara MacGregor, featured on Good Morning America.

In loving memory of our founder, Lara MacGregor


Our founder, Lara MacGregor, passed away on January 18, 2022 at the age of 45.  Hope Scarves will keep her legacy alive by supporting people facing cancer through scarves, stories, and research.

About Hope Scarves

We encourage people facing all types of cancer by sending out scarves and stories of hope that have been shared with us by thousands of courageous survivors.  Our mission also extends to support research – a portion of every dollar raised funds metastatic breast cancer research. Through connection & collaboration, we’re changing the way people experience cancer.

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Meet Iffat Zahra

Iffat is 30 years old and facing Stage IV Metastatic Breast Cancer.  She lives her life over cancer by doing things that help others.  So there is no doubt why she is described by her friends as being courageous and kind-hearted. Iffat became connected to Hope Scarves when she read the story that traveled with […]

Hope Scarves Founder, Lara MacGregor launched My Hopeful Life as an extension of Hope Scarves in 2020.  This initiative, rooted in her personal story, started with her widely followed blog, My Hopeful Life.  And now includes a film, podcast, and one day, a book.   Living with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer gave Lara a unique perspective on facing uncertainty, grounding oneself in gratitude and embracing each day.  Her vision & dedication to Hope Scarves was a powerful force for good in the world.