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Gateway to Hope Internship Presentation

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Summer 2017 I served as the Development Intern for Gateway to Hope, a non-profit serving breast cancer patients. I was given the opportunity to present on the internship at the Missouri Public Health Association Conference in September 2017, and at the Missouri Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference in November 2017.

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Gateway to Hope Internship Presentation

  1. 1. BUILDING WORK�FOR THE�FUTURE Our business strategy PARTNER'S PRESENTATION SUSTAINING NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION SERVICES FOR BREAST CANCER PATIENTS� Chaney Cooper, Truman State University
  2. 2. BACKGROUND In 2017 nearly 253,000 women are expected to be diagnosed with�breast cancer. Nearly 40,000 of those women will die from the disease. Approximately 25% of individuals living at least two years after diagnosis incur debt paying for their treatment.
  3. 3. GATEWAY TO HOPE Eligibility Active treatment Household income up to 400% of the federal poverty line Services Insurance Premium Program (IPP) Thelma's Gift Fund (TGF) General assistance Background St. Louis based non-profit serving Missouri &�select surrounding counties Provides financial & emotional services for breast cancer patients
  4. 4. PROJECT SUMMARY Summer 2017 Development Internship Organizational sustainability�theme Program evaluation Education Communication Fundraising efforts
  5. 5. EVALUATION 2016 Patient Impact Survey Survey Goals Evaluate effectiveness and impact of program services IPP vs. TGF Identify areas for improvement Results Positive results for both IPP and TGF patients 99% referral rate 100%�of those surveyed maintained�health insurance during treatment Methodology 313 patients served in 2016 148 respondents Follow up conducted for each individual possible Results compared to 2016 CancerCare Patient Access and Engagement Survey
  6. 6. Formed new relationships with� 11 healthcare facilities outside�of Missouri Visited 3 local healthcare facilities Tabled at Creve Coeur Heart to Heart 5K/10K Walk/Run Created a master list of resources for breast cancer patients Social media presentation for Board of Directors EDUCATION
  7. 7. COMMUNICATION Social Media Revamped Instagram account Added variety�to account content Created graphics Promoted events and services Interviewed prominent stakeholders Additional Projects Patient Referral Card Press releases 2017 Progress Report
  8. 8. COMMUNICATION
  9. 9. FUNDRAISING 3rd Annual Gateway to Hope Polo Match Polo Match� Acted as assistant for the event 400+ attendees Raised over $54,000 Silent Auction� Gathered over $350 worth of donations Auction raised $6,000 total
  10. 10. FUNDRAISING
  11. 11. DISCUSSION & OBSERVATIONS Importance of follow up Multitude of resources available for patients In-person contact is important for education Following�standard social media "rules"�isn't always enough Use connections as resources Budgeting for events
  12. 12. CancerCare. (2016). 2016 cancercare patient access and � � � � engagement survey.�� Jagsi, R., Pottow, J. A., Griffith, K. A., Bradley, C., Hamilton, A. S.,� � � � � Graff, J., Hawley, S. T. (2014). Long-Term Financial� � � � � � � � � � � � � Burden of Breast Cancer: Experiences of a Diverse�Cohort� � � � � � of Survivors Identified Through Population-Based� � � � � � � � � � � � � Registries. Journal of Clinical Oncology,32(12), 1269-1276.� � � � � � � � doi:10.1200/jco.2013.53.0956 How Common Is Breast Cancer? (n.d.). Retrieved August 31,� � � � � � � � � 2017, from https://www.cancer.org/cancer/breast-� � � � � � � � � � � � � cancer/about/how-common-is-breast-cancer.html REFERENCES

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