Here at Cards of Hope, we send out inspirational cards to over 500 people battling cancer weekly. For children in our program, we mail out cards with stickers, tattoos, bookmarks and etc. We run on purely donations. We are in desperate need of stamps. We go through over 2,220 stamps a month. Even one book of stamps, helps us send out 20 cards. Please help us today by donating money to buy stamps at the following link: https://www.paypal.me/cardsofhope or mail some to us. Everything is truly appreciated. We will even add your information to the sponsors page.
Look at how happy this cancer warrior is with getting cards and stickers from Cards of Hope. Your donations is what makes these smiles happen.
Another happy cancer warrior. Isn’t she such a beautiful little princess? Keep on being brave.
With the holiday season closely approaching, Cards of Hope could use donations to help make our warriors’ Christmas season a little happier. Please consider donating today. Even a book of stamps helps us out a lot.
This cancer warrior has a big smile with getting a card from Cards of Hope and a little bracelet to make her day a little brighter. This is what Cards of Hope is all about.. bringing hope, emotional support, smiles, love and happiness.
Did you know that Esophageal cancer makes up 1% of the cancers in the United States. It is 3 to 4 times more common in men than women. If you live in the US, your lifetime risk for developing this type of cancer is you are a male is 1 in 125 and if you are female it is 1 in 435. Less than 15% of cases of Esophageal cancer are found to be in people younger than 55 years old.
So what are the risk factors of Esophageal cancer?
- Smoking cigarettes
- Drinking alcohol
- Being obese
- Having GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
- Having Barrett’s esophagus
- Injury to the esophagus
- Exposure to certain chemicals and chemical fumes
- History of other cancers
Here are the signs and symptoms of Esophageal cancer:
- Difficulty with swallowing
- Pain in the breast bone area
- Chronic indigestion and heartburn
- Weight loss that is unplanned
- Bone pain
If you have multiple signs listed above, please see your doctor, but remember it may be another condition other than cancer.
This little one is super excited to see what she got in the mail from us. You can see it in her facial reaction from the decorated envelope to her craft, she was beyond happy. Help us continue to bring joy and happiness to others.
This video and comment came from a lady that we write to in Chile. This is what Cards of Hope is all about!
“Thank you Lacie for sending my cards. You make me so happy when I see the cards and they are like little surprises because they just appear in my house. The little bracelet and doggie necklace made me girlie and I love them and my kitty stickers and my tattoos. It is very hard for me to post and hope you like it and watch it all. love you”
This little girl was so happy to show off her mail from Cards of Hope. Her smile is so contagious. What a strong and brave cancer warrior princess!
This little cancer warrior princess is showing off her card and goodies from Cards of Hope. Look at that smile.