Heart of Hearts Campaign needs you!

“We’ll Ask You Only Once in 2016”

The 2016 Heart of Hearts Campaign provides you the opportunity to help HOW with a one-time annual investment in the health and well-being of many women on the Outer Cape. Joining the Heart of Hearts Campaign now will provide steady and sustainable funding to allow HOW to respond to the increased demand for transportation and financial services by these women and increased costs of their health related expenses.

BUSINESS

As a business partner, you can do this through our event sponsorships that provide your business with visibility and recognition as a HOW supporter.

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INDIVIDUALS / COUPLES

As an individual or couple, you can make an investment at a level that matches your service interest with your giving capability.

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Contribute to HOW Today

Your generosity provides direct services to women diagnosed with chronic, life threatening, or disabling conditions. All of our services are free and confidential.

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HOW We Help

Helping Our Women offers direct services to women diagnosed with chronic, life threatening, or disabling conditions. All of our services are free and confidential.

PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Events That Make A Difference

Check in regularly to find out our latest special events and upcoming fundraisers that empower women throughout Provincetown, Truro, Wellfleet & Eastham.

EVENTS


Helping Our Women (HOW) is a 501(c)3 community based non-profit organization located in Provincetown, serving Eastham to Provincetown.

Helping Our Women (HOW) is a 501(c)3 community based non-profit organization located in Provincetown, serving Eastham to Provincetown. Established in 1993, HOW is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and has 2 full-time employees: an Executive Director and an Office Administrator/Client Advocate. Diagnoses of clients include cancer, multiple sclerosis, AIDS, heart disease, pulmonary conditions, mental illness and other serious conditions. Over 60% of those being served are elderly. HOW’s mission is to educate, empower and support women as they cope with chronic disease and life threatening illnesses. HOW also has an open door policy to provide referrals and advocacy to all community members. HOW’s goals are to:

  • Provide direct services that assist in creating a more manageable lifestyle for women with chronic and life threatening illnesses
  • Provide clients with referrals and advocacy that improve access to health care, social services and benefits programs
  • Develop and implement programs that empower and educate women on issues related to their healthcare and well-being, and that are inclusive of diverse needs.

We are fortunate enough to have many wonderful supporters, including local businesses, who attend our events, make donations, and include us in their estate planning so that we can meet these goals and provide our much needed services. We are also thankful for the funding we receive from the Provincetown Community Compact’s Harbor Swim for Life, Seamen’s Bank Long Point Charitable Foundation, Provincetown Cares, Cape and Islands United Way, Edward Bangs Kelley and Eliza Kelley Foundation, Cape Cod Foundation, Cape Cod Healthcare, Cape Cod Five Charitable Foundation Trust, Elizabeth Garner Martin Fund of The Cape Cod Foundation, and the Hiebert Charitable Foundation. We also receive funding from the Human Services Programs of the Towns of Provincetown, Truro, Wellfleet and Eastham. Cape Air has been a funding partner for over 20 years by donating tickets for clients to go to Boston for treatment when ground transportation is not appropriate.

This wide-ranging community support affects the lives of our friends, relatives and neighbors on a daily basis.

Click to view  ANNUAL RPT 2015

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Board of Directors

Susan Roderick, CFNP
Chair

Marianne Clements
Vice Chair

Joy McNulty
Treasurer

Amanda Morris
Clerk

Annemette Cliggott-Perlt
Nancy DeLuca, PhD
Maureen Dooley Lawrence
Barbara Knapp
Ann Maguire
Lori Meads
Betty Villari

Honorary

Berta Walker
Donald Edwards
Barbara Edwards

Our Giving Partners

We are grateful for the funding received from the organizations and businesses listed here. We also receive funding from the Human Services Programs of the Towns of Provincetown, Truro, Wellfleet and Eastham. Cape Air has also been a funding partner for 20 years.