Mission Statement

We recognize the diagnosis and treatment of cancer have a tremendous physical and emotional impact on the patient and family.

Wings of Hope Cancer Support Center assists those with cancer at all stages of their illness and helps families and friends cope with cancer in their lives. Our goal is to provide emotional support and guidance for people with cancer, family members and health professionals.

Who We Serve

Wings of Hope Cancer Support Center provides services to clients in southwest Iowa and the Omaha metro area.




A Time To Heal

A 12-week program designed to help men and women regain physical, emotional, intellectual, psychological, and spiritual health after undergoing treatment for cancer.
A Time to Heal will be offered in Council Bluffs at CHI Health Mercy Hospital on Tuesdays
September 1-November 17, 2015. 5:30-8:30p.m. For enrollment or information contact:
Carolyn Ettinger Wings of Hope Cancer Support Center 712-325-8970 or
email at Carolyn@wingofhope.org
A Time to Heal program is free of charge thanks to generous funding from:
Tangible Love Ministries of Community of Christ and Jewish Federation of Omaha Foundation.


DocumentMidwest Connection September 19, Missouri Valley City Park

The Edge Sports Bar & Grill 2nd Anunal Midwest Connection
Saturday Sept 19 Missouri Valley City Park
Noon-2am

Join us Saturday, Sept 19, Missouri Valley City Park from Noon-2am. Raising awareness for community fun while supporting Wings of Hope.
Bands, Beer, and BBQ!. Classic Car & Biker Show n" Shine. Motorcycle Rodeo, Burn out pit, Tattoo Artist, food, bike accessories & clothing vendors. Oh yes, live bands, and 16-Bit Comedy. Hope to see you there. $10.00/person $15.00 /couple. Sponsored by "The Edge Sports Bar & Grill" Call Wings of Hope for questions 712-325-8970


COUNCIL BLUFFS SADDLE CLUB raises money for Wings of Hope

Do you love horses? Here is your chance to see some great horses during the Council Bluffs Saddle Club"s annual horse show. Saturday, September 13, 2015. Mills County Fairgrounds, Malvern IA. This is a benefit for Wings of Hope.


2015 Glow Ball Golf Tournament July 17

Thank you to all who participated in our 2015 Golf Tournament.
We truly appreciate your support. We all had a wonderful time.


We Love All Our Sponsors!! Thank you for your support!!


Corporate Sponsors:

Corporate Sponsors:
CHI Health
Methodist Jennie Edmundson

Thank you to all our HOLE sponsors.

  • Allstate Insurance -Steve Cates, AXA Advisors-Dan McGrain, Campbell Insurance Agency, Inc.

  • CHI Health Mercy Hospital-3MS & 4MS, Children's Dentistry of Council Bluffs, Council Bluffs, Savings Bank

  • Delasco, Dickinson & Clark CPA's, Grease Monkey

  • Health Forward, Heartland Oncology, Heartland Properties-Randy Carroll

  • HGM Associates Inc, Mary Jo Higginbotham, Higginbotham & Ronk, DDS

  • Hilderbrand Construction, Hoy Kilnoski Funeral Home, Jack & Steph Koraleski

  • McDermott & Miller, P.C, Midstates Bank, Midwest Insurance

  • NP Dodge, Omaha Standard PALFINGER, Schroer & Associates P.C.

  • Silverstone Group, State Farm Insurance--Fred R. Hill, Tish's Restaurant, Union Pharmacy


Prize Sponsors: Thank you for your generosity

Doll Distributing, Dodge Riverside Golf Course, Golf USA, Scheels, WalMart.

Volunteers: We could not have these events without you.

Rose Brown, Brian Cooley, Rosemary Dermody, Brad Higginbotham, Patti Higginbotham, Ann Jones, Brian Kaufman, Michelle Kaufman, Deb Kennebeck, Joe Kennebeck, Bob Krivanek, Annmarie Marsh, JJ Marsh, Sue Matthews, Ed Schnase, Debbie Tritsch, Jenny VanSoelen

Special thanks to " The Shineys" and Pat Andersen for the music!!






Spa Day 2015, What a great time.

Thursday April 23, 2015 was the date of our annual Spa Day. We had approximately 40 women attend.
The ladies enjoyed music meditation, spa facials, manicures, chair massages, and Healing Touch therapy.
Everyone received a plant and spa bag to take home and enjoy. A good time had by all.
Special thanks to Dallas Johnson Greenhouse, Judy Davis, and Shelia Bentley for their support of our Spa Day.
Thanks to our therapists who helped make the day a success.
Nicole Bishop- Music Meditation
Tina Huebner- Spa Facials
Melonie Abbott and Rand Christensen-Chair Massage
Clara Glyn, Maria Valentin, and Cindy Arnold- Healing Touch
EQ School for the Manicures and Paraffin Dips.
We can't forget the ladies who brought the goodies to eat. Kathy Knott, Sandy Bane, Letha Solliday,
and Gloria Brennan. Also, Rose Brown, Debbie Tritsch, Sandy Bane, Jenny VanSoelen, and Patti Higginbotham
for helping with registration.



Valentine Chocolate Gala

In the profound words of the Four Seasons, Oh What A Night!
We thank all who helped us with our Valentine Chocolate Gala.
This event could not happen without the generous efforts of many, and we are truly grateful for them.
We had 200 people attend as we raised money for Wings of Hope and the Hope Program.
Wings of Hope offers all of our services free of charge for those going through cancer treatment, survivors,
and their caregivers and families.
Thanks again for all your support. To find our more about our programs call us at
Wings of Hope Cancer Support Center 712-325-8970

Chocolate Everywhere
Chocolate Everywhere
 Host Couple
Host Couple
 Wonderful silent auction items
Wonderful silent auction items
Our Wonderful Judges!
Our Wonderful Judges!
Host Couple
Host Couple
Simply Wonderful
Simply Wonderful



Our Chocolate Competition Entries

  • Pettit's Pastry-- White Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Cake
    MadOx Bakery---Cherry Chocolate Rum Cake
    Spencer's Steakhouse---Naughty Cake
    Linda Lauridsen---French Silk Pie with Salted Pecan Crust
    Kelly's Berry Best Pies---Tollhouse Fudge Swirl Pie
    Brother Sebastian's---Chocolate Cake 9
    Gourmet Cheesecakes---Chocolate Raspberry Torte and Better Than Sex Chocolate Cheesecake
    Ameristar---Triple Chocolate Mousse Bomb
    Carrie Booms-Ryan---Grown Up " Milk & Cookies"


How You Can Help Wings of Hope

Wings of Hope relies on the generosity of many organizations and individuals for funding for its many programs. Click on the link below to make an online donation!

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