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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Cancer

Mission: Hooked On Hope VB serves the pediatric cancer community. We provide fishing outings at no cost for the families we serve. Our families enjoy charter boat fishing events, on shore fishing events, and camping trips. Our mission is to serve pediatric cancer families who are within three years of their end of treatment date, as well as bereaved families.

Results: We have served pediatric cancer families providing : 10 fishing land events 3 camping events 26 charter fishing events

Target demographics: To serve pediatric cancer families

Direct beneficiaries per year: 47 pediatric cancer patients

Geographic areas served: The Hampton Roads area of Virginia To

Programs: Family fishing events, fishing charter boat experiences and camping

Community Stories

3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Luann H.2

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This is my niece and nephew in law who started this awesome nonprofit basically to give back to the cancer community since my great niece Lauren has been in remission from leukemia after being diagnosed at age 2 1/2. They are dedicated to give HOPE to these families and have a day of making fun family memories. Thank you to Hooked On Hope VB for all your time and efforts❣️

Comments ( 2 )

grannyof6 Thank you sister Luann. Thank you for being a great supporter of Hooked On Hope VB from the very beginning!!

grannyof6 Also thank you brother in law John Harkins for always sharing Hooked On Hope VB posts, etc. It means so very much!!!


Rating: 5

My wife and I have volunteered for two multi family fishing events at a local pond. At the fishing event there was not only fishing and going out on a canoe, but there was a professional face painter, balloon artist, crafts and a yummy barbecue lunch. It was a very rewarding day helping pediatric cancer families catch not only fish but a day of fun filled memories. The smiles we saw melted our hearts!!

Client Served

Rating: 5

This Organization provided us with unbelievable memories by taking us out for a fun relaxing carefree day of fishing. So much fun!

Comments ( 1 )


grannyof6 07/29/2020

Thank you!! It was so much fun catching memories with you!!!