Faces of Hope

Kelley with scarf

Face of Hope, November 2013 – Kelley (Mattews, NC)

1. How did you become connected with Hope Scarves? I have joked that I am the original “scarf wearer.” Five years after I went through treatment for breast cancer I heard about Lara McGregor through a mutual friend. After hearing that she was going through treatment while 7 months pregnant, I had to send her something. […]

Face of Hope, October 2013 – Sarah (Louisville, KY)

1. How did you become connected with Hope Scarves? A friend invited me to their wonderful fundraiser last fall. I took along several scarves with my stories attached. 2. How did it feel to share your story and encouragement to others when you donated your scarves? It felt great! One thing I was determined to take […]

Face of Hope, September 2013 – Jody (Ottumwa, IA)

1. How did you become connected with Hope Scarves? I was connected through Hope for Two, Lara was my mentor. I was diagnosed when I was 34 Weeks Pregnant with my second son. Which was similar to Lara’s situation as well. 2. How did receiving the scarf and story impact your healing journey? The story made […]

Face of Hope, August 2013 – Teresa (New Albany, IN)

1. How did you become connected with Hope Scarves? I had seen the brochure initially at Jewish Northeast, where I was taking chemotherapy and then had a very coincidental meeting with Lara. She was working with friends (on Hope Scarves) at Starbucks and her friends knew my friend. Lara recognized the bald head and pale […]

Maria

Face of Hope, July 2013 – Maria (Crestview Hills, KY)

1. How did you become connected with Hope Scarves? I became connected with Hope scarves, when I met Lara MacGregor at a Breast Cancer Survivor luncheon. 2. How did receiving the scarf and story impact your healing journey? Lara was telling me all about the support you feel when wearing a hope scarf! I couldn’t […]

Face of Hope, June 2013 – Jana (Floyds Knobs, IN)

1. How did you become connected with Hope Scarves? I met Hope Scarves founder, Lara MacGregor, through the Norton’s Young Survivors Support group. 2. What are the things that provided hope and strength to you throughout your battle? On countless occasions, I have been overwhelmed in a positive way by the thoughtful generosity and love […]

Face of Hope, May 2013 – Amy (Goshen, KY)

How did you become connected with Hope Scarves? I met Lara at a Young Survivors support group in Louisville. She told me about her organization and sent me a scarf a week later. My scarf was worn by Lara and two other women during their treatment. I instantly felt a connection with Lara and Hope […]

Faces of Hope - Roberta - Pittsburgh PA

Roberta – Pittsburgh, PA

How did you become connected with Hope Scarves? I met Lara, the founder of Hope Scarves during a conference in Dallas held for young women with breast cancer. I was in the middle of treatment and wearing my wig. I met Lara on our lunch break and she shared her journey with me. She showed […]

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