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

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

Journey of Hope Walk 2017 Sponsors:

  • Presenting Sponsor:
    Council Bluffs Savings Bank
    Red Giant Oil

  • Leadership Sponsor:

  • Supporting Sponsor:
    Mary Jo Higginbotham
    Heartland Properties-Sara Porter
    Dr. Stacy Parker-Brueggemann
    Dr. Brad Higginbotham, D.D.S.

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

Thanks to all who gave to Wings of Hope through the Omaha Gives program.
Your continued support for us is awesome.

Catholic Daughter's of the Americas donate


Thanks so much to the Catholic Daughter's of the Americas for the donated items. Your generosity is overwhelming.

Winter in the Nifty 50's--February 11, 2017-- Mid America Center-- 6:30 PM

Wings of Hope 'Winter in the Nifty 50's " fundraiser was a blast Saturday night. All who attended had a wonderful time. We raised a lot of money for a great cause. Thank you to everyone who helped make this event a success, our wonderful sponsors, volunteers, and attendants. It was a success because of you.

Our wonderful hosts
Our wonderful hosts
Rock around the clock!
Rock around the clock!
The Fonz sells raffle tickets
The Fonz sells raffle tickets

Auction Strategy
Auction Strategy
Mom put down the camera!
Mom put down the camera!
Yell, Hoots and Hollers when this came up for bid!
Yell, Hoots and Hollers when this came up for bid!


  • Diamond:
    The Daily Nonpareil

    Galasso Foundation
    Genomic Health
    Heartland Oncology & Hematology
    Hematology & Oncology Consultants
    Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital
    Tyson Foods

    Silver Sponsors:
    CHI Health
    Council Bluffs Savings Bank
    Echo Group
    First National Bank
    Warren Distribution

    Bronze Sponsors:
    Frontier Savings Bank
    Heartland Properties
    Schroer and Associates, PC
    Silverstone Group

Board of Directors
Board of Directors

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!

Look Here!Use this link to make a donation!

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