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Cards Of Hope

Updated on August 16, 2012

This is a very special hub.  In case you are not familiar, The Cards of Hope are Christmas Greeting Cards that are created by those affected by cancer, particularly children. The Funds that are raised are go to The Cure Kids Cancer Fund. The Cards of Hope are a fundraiser unique to the West Virginia University Children's Hospital.

How are they created?

The Cards of Hope are created during the summer months during the annual summer party. Children who are affected by cancer as well as well as their siblings. The cards are voted on by doctors, nurses and other community members. Whatever pictures get the most votes get published for the Holiday Season.  In November the original prints get auctioned off at the Annual Cash Bash.  One year a print sold for $2,300!

Best Holiday Wishes

Breanna- 3 years old
Breanna- 3 years old

This is the eighteenth year for the Cards of Hope project. Their website boasts that over 33,000 cards were sold last year. They were also excited that the cards were sold throughout the United States. Wouldn't it be awesome if they could be sold throughout the world?

There are ten Christmas Card designs to choose from and are fifiteen dollars for a package. There is also a variety pack of all ten designs. If you check out the website below for ordering information you will also see there are all occasson cards!

Have a Heartfelt Christmas

Ashley - 16 years old
Ashley - 16 years old

Season's Greetings

Manar 15 years old
Manar 15 years old

How are the Funds Used?

The funds that are raised form this project go toward hosting holiday parties for the children, creating camps for the children and providing craft materials for the children. The funds also go towards providing educational resources for the parents and families of children with cancer. Some money also goes towards providing state of the art technology for the facility.

Sweet Christmas

Morgan- 10 years old
Morgan- 10 years old

 As you can see these one of kind orginal Christmas cards are wonderful.  The children did a great job making these Holiday Cards.  fi you like them you can click on the link below to purchase.  Remember your money will go to a good cause and will be well appreciated.


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    • Ms Chievous profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from Wv

      Snadra hope and Justine, I am glad you appreciated the hub!

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      9 years ago

      This IS a special hub. Thanks for sharing this info. If it werent for people like you, people like me would never know about this.

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      Hope Wilbanks 

      9 years ago from Louisiana


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      sandra rinck 

      9 years ago

      I love it!

    • Ms Chievous profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from Wv

      Thank you all for stopping by! I hope you had a chance to look at all the cards the children made on the website. Thank YOU for your intrest in helping!

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      9 years ago

      Thanks, I'lll be buying cards of hope this year, appreciate knowing this now,thanks again, Kimberly

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      9 years ago

      Nice hub! I admire you in bringing notice of these children. You are giving a true social service to those needy children by making us realize that we must help them!

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      9 years ago

      It's a great cause for those unfortunate kids. Thanks dear. This is nice of you.

    • Ms Chievous profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from Wv

      Bayareagathering, you are quite welcome! It is a good thing that I wanted to share withyou all.


      Thanks for your comments and encouragement!

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      benny Faye Douglass 

      9 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you for a very interesting and beautiful hub on cards of hope. Thank you for sharing it. creativeone59

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      9 years ago from Bay Area California

      Thank you MC for sharing these with us-- I never knew! I will have to check into these further. Having been touched by many family members with cancer, it warms my heart to see these young ones have such hope!


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