The Hope Chapter paints Rainsville pink for breast cancer awareness month
RAINSVILLE, Ala. – The Hope Chapter is a local non-profit organization made up of cancer survivors to help those currently battling the disease in Dekalb County. The Hope Chapter has already touched 30 different patients by providing financial support during their time of need.
“A cancer diagnosis in itself is devastating, but the fact that you have on top of that your financial worries.. it could be totally crippling to families,” says Rhonda Whidbee, Co-Founder of The Hope Chapter.
The Civitan Club in Rainsville made pink bows and sold them to businesses to raise money for The Hope Chapter. Although they value research, their main focus is directly helping people in the area.
“In the meantime there are people being diagnosed every day that are having to face the hardships of the disease and just battling and trying to survive so we want to help them personally,” says Rhonda.
The pink bows around the city serve as a reminder to monitor your own health but also donate to your local charity.
“The bows that you see around town, I would love for people to support those businesses because they’re supporting the Hope Chapter and our ministry.”