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Our Mission
Give Hope Foundation was established as a non-profit corporation in early 2005. As a volunteer operated non-profit organization, we provide support to children and families in Central Florida who are battling childhood cancer and have a unique combination of medical, emotional and financial needs.
Our Principles
As part of our operation, Give Hope Foundation has made it a priority to keep our costs as low as possible. To this end, Give Hope Foundation was founded under to have no member of the organization compensated in any way whatsoever for their efforts. Additionally, we work very hard to either self perform many organizational functions such as web design and accounting. For other services, such as web hosting and printing, we have worked hard to find business partners to provide these services for us. It is in this way that our supporters may donate to us and know that their dollars are not spent to simply pay our bills, but rather that their generosity goes where it should – directly to the cause.
Who We Help
Keeping with our Mission Statement, we have chosen the following distribution funds raised in 2013:

Distribution of Funds

*Working Capital from last year has been necessary to cover deposits in the planning phase of the event for this year.
All 'leftover' working capital is rolled into the proceeds for this year.
Click on the logos below to learn more information about each of our beneficiaries:
Give Hope Hero Give Hope Hero Program
Camp Boggy CreekCamp Boggy Creek
Arnold Palmer Hospital for ChildrenArnold Palmer Hospital
Give Hope FundGive Hope Fund
Kids Beating CancerApple A Day Program
Base CampBase Camp
Kids Beating CancerKids Beating Cancer
How You Can Help!
Thanks to All Who Have Helped Support Our Efforts!

Thanks to all of the volunteers and businesses that have helped us make a tremendous impact in several families' lives since the Give Hope Foundation was founded in 2005. We hope that you will continue to help us fund cancer research and bring smiles to children and families affected by this disease.
Volunteer Your Time

There is so much you can do to help! We would love for you to donate your time by helping us sell admission tickets or raffle tickets, acquire donated silent auction items, organize special events, or even volunteering the day of one of our big events. If this sounds like something you're interested in, Contact Us about attending a meeting or function.
Corporate Partnership

You can help us by donating goods or services your business produces to be used either as an item to aid us in our general operation, or by donating a silent auction gift or prize for the event. Every dollar saved translates to one more dollar towards this worthy cause! Please Contact Us for details. Your tax-deductible donations will translate into dollars towards cutting-edge cancer research, and also towards supporting cancer patients and their families. Please visit our Become a Sponsor page for more details.

Any and all donations are welcomed. If you've got funds to donate, you can do so by contacting Peter Piacenti, or by doing so via our Donation page. Your business could also help by donating goods and/or services, or by becoming a Corporate Partner.
Matching Gifts

Matching gifts make your donation go further. Many businesses and corporations will match employee contributions. Simply go to your human resources department and request a matching gifts form. Complete the employee section and mail it to The Give Hope Foundation with your donation. We will take care of the rest.
In Memory Of...

You can donate to The Foundation in memory of a deceased friend or loved one. The Foundation will send a personalized card acknowledging your thoughtful gift.
In Honor Of...

You can also donate to The Foundation in honor of someone who has fought or is currently fighting cancer. The Foundation will send a personalized card to the honoree acknowledging your thoughtful gift.
Download the Correspondence Letter PDF: Correspondence Letter