Support for mastectomy patients

A very personal outreach that can make a difference right away. We provide information and supplies to aid recovery, and also provide a resource for surgeons and nurses to improve communication with patients about the challenges of major surgery.

Group of women showing support for breast cancer

Make a Donation

Consider making a monetary donation or an item from our wish list.

Offering Women

Practical guidance and essential supplies to aid in their recovery.

For Caregivers

Information to help navigate a loved one through pre-surgical turmoil and the challenges of homecoming.

Surgeons & Nurses

A valuable tool to help prepare patients for major surgery.


If you would like to learn more about Hope in a Handbag or would like to make a monetary or item donation, please contact Kristina Alderdice or mail your donation to the address below.

Hope in a Handbag, Inc
P.O. Box 5175
Fort Wayne, IN 46895

Parkview Health Network
Lutheran Health Network