Apply for the Gems of Hope, "Gifts of Education" scholarship. Application deadline, April 6, 2018@ 4:00pm CST. Learn more at https://gemsofhope.com/scholarships/

Upcoming Events

Mar 19

Hope Blooms, Cash and Carry Sales

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-5
Apr 06

Scholarship Application Deadline

April 6 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC-5
Jun 09

Gems of Hope Golf Classic

June 9 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm UTC-5
Shellsburg IA

Upcoming Programs

Apr 06

Scholarship Application Deadline

April 6 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC-5

Upcoming Workshops

Wed 21

Glaze Pottery Studio, Thiensville, WI

February 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm UTC-5
Thiensville WI
Thu 22

Beading & Card Making Workshop @ Hope Lodge in Iowa City

February 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm UTC-5
Iowa City IA
Mar 01

Beading & Card Making @ Beadology in Iowa City

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm UTC-5
Iowa City IA
Mar 13

Beading & Card Making Workshop @ Hall Perrine

March 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-5
Cedar Rapids IA

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Support Our One Mission Fund-raiser

Buy a Cancer Really Sucks t-shirt today! One Mission is an awesome, e-commerce based fundraising platform that helps groups and individuals raise the money they need to change the world.

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Wish List Items

We have some items we are always in need of, please consider supporting our wish list!

Cancer Really Sucks

Cancer Really Sucks is a website designed for teenagers by teenagers who have loved ones facing cancer. We hope to help you deal with your questions and emotions through the healthy …

Pages for Hope

A library program designed to reach children, teens and their families with information and support concerning cancer. Resource books and materials are selected …

What About Us?

Utilizes structured activities to help children ages 5-12 identify, communicate and cope with their feelings when someone close to them has been diagnosed with cancer.

Youth Advisory Board

Join Gems of Hope’s Youth Advisory Board!

In 2018 Gems of Hope will award up to 10 – $1000.00 scholarships to Corridor high school seniors.

Gems of Hope volunteers help provide over 750 “gifts of hope” each month to cancer patients in the Corridor!

Volunteering for Gems can help you:

  • Feel good about supporting cancer patients with a message of hope
  • Learn something
  • Help fulfill a civic responsibility
  • Make our community better
  • Connect and network with others in the community
  • Fulfill volunteer hours required for school or other groups
  • Gain professional experience
  • Bring you together with others and give you a sense of belonging
  • Cope with a cancer diagnosis in your family

"gifts of hope" each month


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