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Alabama HOPE Project

The USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute is seeking volunteers for the Alabama HOPE Project to serve as ambassadors within Mobile County communities. Learn more at our upcoming meeting.

When:

Aug 24, 202311:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cost:

Free

Our next meeting is August 24, 2023 at 11 a.m. at the USA Faculty Club (6350 Fincher Road). Lunch will be served.

The Alabama Hope Project is an initiative at the MCI that provides an evidence-based community lay health advisory program. Cancer survivors, caretakers, or individuals interested in advocating for cancer prevention “witness” by sharing their testimony of their or their family member’s cancer journey, from cancer detection through treatment, to engage and encourage women to participate in breast cancer and cervical cancer screenings. Once deemed safe for outreach, witness meetings will be held at local churches, community centers, and health fairs. Attendees will be provided with assistance with scheduling free or low-cost cancer screenings as needed.

Who would make the best USA Health Alabama HOPE Project volunteer?

  • One who is able to attend virtual, one-hour meetings monthly.
  • One who is a cancer survivor, caregiver to a cancer patient, or interested in advocacy.
  • One who is active within the community (church or community organization).
  • One who is compassionate about improving the health outcomes of your community members.
  • Once who understands the culture of the community.

Contact Us

For additional information, please contact Janel Lowman at jlowman@health.southalabama.edu or 251-622-6667 or Erica Pettway at epettway@health.southalabama.edu or 251-445-9600.

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