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 cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers in southwest Iowa and the Omaha metro area.

Journey of Hope Walk 2017

Sept 23, 2017 Please join us in walking for Wings of Hope

We are excited to announce our 2017 Journey of Hope Walk. September 23, 2017-Roberts Park Council Bluffs. We are walking this year in memory of Richard Martinez and in honor of the many in our community who cope with cancer.
Registration starts at 8 a.m., the walk starts at 9:00 a.m. We will walk from Roberts Park to Big Lake park for the 3 mile course. There will be a 1 mile course for those of us who just aren't up to the 3 miles.
With your registration you will receive a t-shirt that will allow you to decorate with words or pictures, and indicate who you are honoring or remembering on this walk.
Save the date and start calling your walking buddies.

Click on the link below for more information.

Please go to the Fundraising events page to register for the walk online.

DocumentJourney of Hope Walk 2017 brochure and registration form
Look at the fun you will have

Journey of Hope Walk 2017 Sponsors:

  • Presenting Sponsors:
    Availa Bank
    Red Giant Oil
    Hematology Oncology Consultants
    Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital

  • Leadership Sponsors:
    Heartland Oncology & Hematology
    American National Bank

  • Supporting Sponsors:
    Mary Jo Higginbotham
    Heartland Properties-Sara Porter
    Dr. Stacy Parker-Brueggemann
    Schroer & Associates
    Grease Monkey
    Culter-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home
    Veridian Insurance-Don Schlautman
    Oard & Ross Drug

A Time to Heal 2

A Time to Heal 2 Wings of Hope is happy to offering A Time to Heal 2 classes this fall. These are booster or follow-up classes to the original A Time to Heal classes. Graduates of the ATTH program wrote contracts with themselves for their next steps in creating their BEST LIVES. A Time to Heal 2 recognizes the need for ongoing support in order to fulfill these promises made to ourselves. We at Wings of Hope have offered the ATTH 2 program for a couple of years. For 2017, we decided to try a different format, and include a focus on mindfulness. The classes total 16 hours, and we are scheduled at the Hitchcock Nature Center in Honey Creek, IA. The cost is $100/person, which includes your class materials, food, and rental of the facility. We are pleased to offer the program in this beautiful setting where we can get closer to nature and promote positive health. Our classes are scheduled for: Thursday, September 7 4:30 - 8:30 p.m. Thursday, September 14 4:30 - 8:30 p.m. Saturday, October 28 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. If you are a graduate of the A Time to Heal program and interested in the ATTH2 program, please call Carolyn at 712-325-8970.

A Time to Heal- Holistic Rehabilitation Program

Wings of Hope is offering "A Time to Heal". A 12-week holistic rehabilitation program designed to help people regain their physical, emotional, and spiritual health after cancer treatment.
The classes are free of charge.
Please go to the Calendar of Events page for more information.

DocumentA Time to Heal brochure
Click here for more information on A Time to Heal program

Development Officer

Wings of Hope is Hiring a Development Officer

Wings of Hope Cancer Support Center has posted a position for a Development Officer. If you know someone who may be interested in this position, they can call 712-325-8970 and speak to Carolyn, or you can send a resume and cover letter to:
Carolyn at Wings of Hope, 427 E Kanesville Blvd, Suite 202, Council Bluffs, IA 51503.

Development Officer Job Description


1. Bachelor's degree.
2. Experience in fund-raising, with non-profit experience preferred.
3. Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, including group presentations.
4. Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to build effective and successful professional relationships with donors, staff, and volunteers.
5. Strong organizational skills.
6. Ability to effectively network and interact with business and community leaders.
7. Ability to independently manage the details of multiple assignments/projects, to track activities, and to meet deadlines.
8. Computer and social media proficiency.

Position Description:

This position is responsible for all fund-raising and marketing activities for Wings of Hope Cancer Support Center.
Priorities are to diversify funding sources and increase marketing and community relationship-building activities.
This position requires effective planning, development, and implementation of strategic initiatives focused on maximizing the overall income potential of Wings of Hope.

Job Responsibilities:

1. Identify, cultivate, and sustain new and existing donor relationships for annual giving, to include:
individual giving;
workplace giving;
corporate donations.
2. Participate in fund-raising campaign to secure major gift donations.
3. Develop and drive the annual giving campaign.
4. Promote community fund-raising efforts (external events) that support Wings of Hope.
5. Participate in current agency fund-raisers to improve event management, to include:
securing sponsorships;
securing auction items;
promoting fund-raiser; and increasing event participation.
6. Work with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to create a long-term, sustainable plan for development.
7. Work in partnership with the Executive Director on print and electronic messaging for Wings of Hope marketing activities, to include:
improve the quality and expand the quantity of promotional materials;
assist in agency branding;
produce consistent and frequent correspondence and social media contacts to elevate Wings of Hope's online presence and potential donors.
8. Building strong relationships with business and community leaders to enhance Wings of Hope standing in the community.
9. Work collaboratively with Executive Director on other development initiatives such as grant writing.
10. Responsible for development reports for the Executive Director and Board of Directors.

Spa Day May 18, 2017

Thanks to all our volunteers who helped make Spa Day a great time for all. What a wonderful group of supporters we have at Wings of Hope.

Flowers donated by Dallas Johnson Greenhouse
Flowers donated by Dallas Johnson Greenhouse
Enjoying a manicure
Enjoying a manicure

Hope Jars for a daily dose of encouragement

How You Can Help Wings of Hope

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