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About Hooked On Hope

Co-founded by sisters Capt. Lori Hall and Mary Ostien in 2009, Hooked on Hope, Inc. is a local non-profit organization serving breast cancer patients across all Tampa Bay Communities undergoing treatment.  Funds are disbursed year-round to pay for rent, mortgage, food, and household essentials. The organization also partners with health providers and lymphedema programs to provide garments for patients who suffer from lymphedema

Hooked On Hope In The News

ABC Action News Interviews Dr. Cox and Capt. Lori Deaton Hall

Hooked on Hope has funding available for breast cancer patients across all Tampa Bay Communities!
If you are newly diagnosed or in active breast cancer treatment, please email Mary Ostien, Grants Chair, at or via text to (813) 531-5683 to request funding application information.
Standard per patient one time funding: $1,000 towards rent or mortgage and $200 Walmart Gift Card.
Hooked on Hope also has funding available to pay for Lymphedema Garments. 

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Don’t let financial hardship keep you from getting the treatment you need. The Treatment Assistance Program is here to help so you can focus on your care.

Breast Cancer Answers

Find the latest information on breast cancer risk factors, screening, diagnosis, treatment, metastatic breast cancer, survivorship and more.

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Meet the Directors

Mary Ostien, BS, OPN

Co-Founder, Grants Chair - Treatment Support Grants Program

Captain Lori Deaton Hall

Co-Founder and Director