Hometown Hero: Kits to Heart (Statewide)
Founded in May 2020 by a three-time cancer survivor, Kits to Heart is a nonprofit organization that gives thoughtfully designed, curated cancer care kits to patients and caregivers. Its mission is to bring smiles and solidarity to those affected by cancer. Working with skilled and dedicated volunteers, Kits to Heart has donated more than 2,400 cancer care kits and hundreds of blankets to 49 U.S. states, including 25 hospitals and organizations in Maryland and D.C. The organization has been recognized in local and national media outlets for its efforts and plans to expand to hospitals nationwide. Kits to Heart was selected for the Governor’s Service Award in the 2021 Veteran category.
Hear from the founder Sonia Su about the evolution of Kits to Heart on YouTube!