Bring Hope Home

bring-hope-home-logo-vertical-white-bgThe Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) and Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) have committed to making the season brighter for lung cancer patients and their families through a “Bring Hope Home for the Holidays” national effort for 2018. The program recognizes the hardships faced by lung cancer patients and, through the support of volunteers, will provide holiday help for one patient in 10 of the following 15 cities. The events and supporting public relations efforts will be scheduled from Friday, November 23 through Thursday, December 20. Patient founded, patient focused, and patient driven, The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) is one of the largest philanthropies devoted exclusively to eradicating Lung Cancer. Through empowering and educating patients, funding cutting-edge research, building strategic collaborations and raising public awareness, its goal is to transform lung cancer into a chronically managed disease.

Below are the cities where we’ll be Bringing Hope Home this holiday season:

  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, Florida
  • Los Angeles/SoCal, CA
  • Memphis, Tennessee
  • Nashville, Tennessee
  • New Haven, Connecticut
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Phoenix, Arizona
  • Pinehurst, North Carolina
  • Sacramento, California
  • San Francisco, California
  • San Jose, California
  • Washington, D.C

Nomination Form

Nominee Information


If you know what dates the nominee might be available for us to come and Bring Hope Home, please make your selection below. The dates must be between November 23 and December 20th. If you're not sure, you can leave these fields blank.

Your Information


About Your Holiday Help

Your “help” can be granted at any time during the Thanksgiving to New Year’s timeframe.

A volunteer will contact you to coordinate all logistics and ensure you enjoy a special and celebratory time. Please pick from the following options:

  • Decorate the home
  • Set up outdoor preparations
  • Organize a sing-along with family and friends at home
  • Dress up in a character of your choosing for your children or grandchildren to visit
  • Wrap gifts
  • Write holiday cards
  • Other (please select one above and if there is something special you also need help with please add here so we can alternatively consider)
  • Please also indicate two possible dates when your event may be scheduled (November 23 through December 20)

Note that if selected, anyone choosing to participate in the program will need to sign our Standard Appearance Release.

For more information, please contact Nicole Phipps Pietras at [email protected]. You will be notified directly by Nicole regarding acceptance of your wish and all next steps. Thank you for sharing your very personal story with us.

Bring Hope Home Patient Stories

Charles Bane

Francisco Guerra

Leroy Stanislas