About Us 1 in 8 women will BE DIAGNOSED WITH breast cancer IN THEIR LIFETIME.

Source: American Cancer Society

1/3 of all patients will skip an appointment or medication because of cost. At Gateway to Hope we believe no one should have to choose between basic needs and life-giving care. We provide critical support to reduce financial and emotional burdens empowering individuals to focus on their health.

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100%
of Gateway to Hope recipients maintain health coverage
80%
of Gateway to Hope recipients follow their treatment plan
4x
of Gateway to Hope recipients are less likely to skip treatments

84% of patients report less stress due to Gateway to Hope.

Source: Gateway to Hope Annual Survey

Meet Our Team

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Katie Manga
CEO

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Ashley C. Holmes, MSW
Chief Strategy Officer

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Ania L. Colvin, MBA
Director of Development & Communications

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Heather Burns, MSW, LCSW, CCTP
Program & Outreach Director

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Melanie Gowdy, MSW
Director of Community Engagement & Mobilization

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Kathleen O’Neal, MS
Executive Assistant & Office Manager

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Faith Ferrell, MA
Patient Navigator

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Megan Forby, MSW
Patient Navigator

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Sarah Gatson
Patient Navigator 

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Megan Schraier
Database & Portfolio Manager

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Meghan Simorka
Development & Communications Coordinator

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They asked “Why Not”

The birth of a support network

Gateway to Hope began as a small team of volunteers working to provide donated healthcare and services to women in need. Those volunteer nurses became staff, and our model has evolved to meet the needs of women today.

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YOUR DOLLARS HAVE AN IMPACT EVERY DAY.

We exceed industry standard for financial responsibility.

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TAKING OUR MISSION INTO THE NEXT DECADE.

We have launched a long-range plan and initiatives that will guide our work through 2030.

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