Standards for Excellence

An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector

HopeWell Cancer Support is proud to display the Seal of Excellence awarded by the Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations.

Certification in the Standards for Excellence program is bestowed only to the most well-managed and responsibly governed nonprofit organizations that have demonstrated compliance with 55 specific Standards for Excellence based on honesty, integrity, fairness, respect, trust, responsibility, and accountability.  HopeWell Cancer Support has met, complied with, and integrated the Standards for Excellence into all its activities to successfully complete this voluntary certification program.  

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Our Mission is to create a community for all people with cancer, their families and friends, that encourages an exchange of information, the development of a support system and the presence of hope.