In memory of Michael Scala

The greatest privilege we have at Hope Strengthens Foundation is to support inspirational people across the nation as they battle illness, disability, or injury. We learn about personal stories of tragedy and triumph. By joining their fight,…

Michael Scala gets dream puppy

The following video and news story by Fox 13 News features our friend Michael Scala, who received a puppy courtesy of the One Voice Foundation and Hillsborough County Fire Rescue (FL). Michael continues to inspire us all with his bravery and…

Update on Carol

On December 13, 2016, Carol Gardner received good news with a stable MRI scan. This marked 2 1/2 years of stable scans following her Glioblastoma (brain cancer) diagnosis back in July, 2014. There are certainly still challenges. Carol is…

In Memory of Patrick Erwin

It is with heavy hearts we share news that our friend Patrick Erwin, passed away on January 18, 2017 at the Senator Bob Hooper House in Forest Hill, MD. Hope Strengthens Foundation was privileged to connect directly with Patrick last summer…

Celebrating Michael

We received the difficult news that after nearly 10 months post-bone marrow transplant, Michael Scala has relapsed. The leukemia remains aggressive and while Michael's fight continues, his family and friends are focused on celebrating the…

Back in the saddle!

After battling an illness, Neil Hajjar was back in the saddle at his Mane Stream hippotherapy session. This innovative therapy uses horseback riding as a therapeutic or rehabilitative treatment, especially as a means of improving coordination,…

Patrick continues his fight

Patrick is fighting his brain cancer daily and is still holding strong. This past week, Patrick and his wife traveled back to Duke University for additional tests and meetings with his doctors. The good news is that the tumor hasn't increased…

Delivering Hope & Strength

See our latest update to donors & supporters here: Delivering Hope & Strength

An update on Patrick

Since sharing Patrick's story earlier this summer, he and his wife, Stephanie visited Duke University to explore further treatment options. They decided to participate in a PVS-RIPO trial, otherwise referred to as the Polio trial, to battle…

#KCANCER with The Jimmy Fund & Dana Farber Cancer Institute

For the past 15 years, The Jimmy Fund has teamed up with WEEI Sports Radio Network, New England Sports Network (NESN), and the Boston Red Sox for an annual Radio-Telethon to strike out cancer. On on Monday, Aug. 29th they kicked off a 36-hour…