Cats Vs. Cancer ~ Funny Videos Changing Lives

 CVC-Watch-Fgiht-WhiteCats Vs. Cancer is as easy as it gets….

Watch Cat Videos, Fight Cancer.

During the months of November and December My Hope Chest will be focusing on LAUGHTER as the Best medicine (isn’t it always) and sharing funny kitty videos for your enjoyment.  That’s not all… the more you watch, we raise money.  How does that happen?  Crazy but true, just read and learn.

About Cats vs Cancer

Cats vs Cancer is a non-profit site, run entirely by volunteers, built to help those battling cancer. Each month they take money raised through ads sold on the site, as well as your donations, and give that to a cancer charity.

Our mission is to be the most entertaining and fun charity on the planet. They do this by curating the most hilarious, adorable, and captivating cat-things from around the web for your enjoyment and viewing pleasure.

To Learn More…

visit their site here and please… stay awhile 😉


National Sorority Selects My Hope Chest for C.A.R.E Weeks


Kappa Phi Gamma Sorority Chooses My Hope Chest for C.A.R.E Week

Exciting news has started our new year off right!  After a nice phone call with the national chapter who found My Hope Chest online, the decision was made to support My Hope Chest during their annual C.A.R.E week campaign!

Every Spring, Kappa Phi Gamma around the nation plans Cancer Awareness: a Real Effort! (C.A.R.E.) Week, a week long series of events dedicated to raising funds for a cancer organization and to bring awareness to the community about the truths of cancer. To date, Kappa Phi Gamma has raised $97,000+ and has donated their services to over 40 different charities. C.A.R.E. 

My Hope Chest couldn’t be more EXCITED and happy about this announcement.  We can’t wait for April when 13 different chapters and colonies nationwide will be sharing MHC’s good word and work in communities across the country!

We, the Sisters of Kappa Phi Gamma Sorority, Inc., shall create a Sisterhood directed towards the advancement of women. Kappa Phi Gamma aims to instill integrity of character and trust as components of personality. The Sorority shall encourage bonding of women in order to strengthen Sisterhood.  Learn more about Kappa Pi Gamma and their philanthropy work here.


Relationships like Kappa Pi Gamma are a VITAL part of how MHC is able to provide surgeries each year. We call them 3rd party events when MHC is chosen as beneficiary which helps us raisemoney in our sleep. If you or someone you know has a business selling products or services   … contact our team to learn how to create a Win-Win fundraising and marketing campaign today!

Get In The Swing Of Things for My Hope Chest!

Charity Swing Dance


Take a step back in time to the elegant Crystal Ballroom at the historic Ft Harrison Hotel that has been restored to its original grandeur. A monthly swing dance fundraiser for charity, November will benefit My Hope Chest!

6:30 Doors open
7:00-7:45 Swing dance lesson by Arleene
7:45-10:00 Dance to swing favorites by the Flag Band.
Snacks and refreshments provided.

$15 admission. Tickets are pre-sold. Call or email Arleene

at 727-564-6847

RSVP required up to two days prior.

Cash or check payable to charity.

Parking: Free street parking after 6.

Complimentary valet. 

Attire: Dressy casual to vintage elegant.

Ft Harrison Hotel
210 South Ft Harrison
Clearwater FL 33756

Ed Morse Automotive “Drives for Hope” for My Hope Chest


Ed Morse Automotive Group Drives For Hope

Auto Retailer’s October Proceeds Benefit My Hope Chest

Delray Beach, FL (October8, 2014) –

Through November 2, Ed Morse Automotive Group is supporting My Hope Chest by donating a portion of every car sold to the nonprofit organization. Their “Drive For Hope” campaing began October 1 in honor of Breast Cancer ACTION month.

“Last year Ed Morse Cadillac Tampa surprised My Hope Chest with a $10,300 BIG check…this year they have vowed to do more and we are thrilled” said Alisa Savoretti, the nonprofit’s founder. “Adding the entire West coast dealerships is an amazing testament to their vision of supporting grassroots efforts and we can’t wait to see all the positive ways we’re able to help survivors through the group’s generosity!”

“Ed Morse Automotive Group – West Coast, FL, Operations… We are humbled to participate, in some small way, knowing we are taking ACTION on behalf of the well-being and completeness of breast cancer survivors.  The MY HOPE CHEST organization along with our DRIVE FOR HOPE campaign is doing good things and that’s a good thing, ” said Anita Evans Marketing Director, Ed Morse Automotive Group West Coast.


About Ed Morse Automotive Group

Ed Morse has been selling and leasing for less while providing excellent customer service for over 65 years. Headquartered in Delray Beach, Florida, this family owned and operated company presently has 9 Brands, 17 franchises, and 15 locations from which to choose. Find out more at

Hope Floats at the Chattaway!

breast cancer charity event at ChattawaySunday, October 10

6pm – 8:30pm

at The Chattaway Restaurant: 358 22nd Ave SOUTH

Join our friends hosting this fundraiser at the famous St. Petersburg landmark, The Chattaway!

The evening’s event will include a dinner and a little varity show with music from the past outback under the stars in the courtyard!
(Event planner Winona Kitto and My Hope Chest Founder Alisa were former professional dancers together).

For those who are already long time fans of the Chattaway, this is sure to be another wonderful experience. Visit them on Facebook at The Chattaway.

The Chattaways says “Let My Hope Chest be your charity of choice this October”

EVENT: Dinner and Show – Fundraiser for My Hope Chest

Price Includes a 3 course organic fare with outside dining in their lovely courtyard. Use the form below to purchase your tickets!

Price per Couple: $65.00
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Price per Individual: $35.00
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Price for Individuals under 14: $20.00
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For more information please contact Wynona Kitto at  Chattaway 727-823-1594.

Hope Floats at the Sloppy Pelican

At the Sloppy Pelican on St. Pete Beach.

Saturday, Sept 11th, 3pm-9pm

Last call for summer fun… Come join us as the Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce kicks off its 2nd event on the water at the Sloppy Pelican!

An all afternoon affair with bands, para-sailing and more benefiting My Hope Chest and breast reconstruction for the uninsured breast cancer survivor.

15 Great packages with restaurant certificates, Permanent makeup artist package, Southern Wine & Spirits package, Sloppy Pelican package, Surf Shack package & more.

Come hear favorites Liz Adams followed by the John Ellis Group, then Ho Daddy’s closes out the night.

There will be FREE para-sailing with donations going to My Hope Chest and a big beautiful boat out back with music,drinks and fun!!!

Sloppy Pelican will donate 10% of proceeds to MHC. Bring friends and come out and enjoy the day and support our cause.

Please RSVP on Facebook and SHARE the event with your Friends!

Tickled Pink 2010

“Tickled Pink! ~An Evening of Hope and Laughter”

Thursday, August 26th

Tampa, Florida – at the Improv in Ybor City

Join us for great laughs with the amazing comedian John Heffron, winner of the 2nd season of NBC’s Last Comic Standing and finalist in the subsequent season!

$25 includes a cocktail, and a raffle of great prizes will add to the charity event. This is the first in a series of comedy events for MHC resurrecting the main event previously held at the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas… Laughter is after all, the best medicine!
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