Passionate Activism

The Kaleidoscope of Hope Foundation Inc (KOH) raises funds for ovarian cancer research and acts as the primary advocate for ovarian cancer activism in the New Jersey area. Read about the research KOH is supporting today. KOH also sponsors Lucy, a canine being trained to sense malignant ovarian cancer cells, at the Monell Chemical Senses Center.  Read the latest about Lucy here.  
KOH was founded in 2000 by three ovarian cancer survivors who turned their experiences with ovarian cancer into passionate activism.

A Message from KOH

All of us at Kaleidoscope of Hope Foundation, Inc (Kaleidoscope of Hope Ovarian Cancer Foundation) realize that the COVID-19 virus has affected everyone’s lives. We are concerned for the health and well-being of all of our friends, families and supporters. We wish you safety and good health now and in the days ahead.
Take care of yourselves, your families and your neighbors.
The Board of Directors of Kaleidoscope of Hope

In the News

KOH sponsored malignant cell sensing canine Lucy featured in Southwest magazine

Lucy is our sponsored canine working in conjunction with Monell Chemical Senses Center.  Lucy is being trained to sense malignant ovarian cancer cells as a test for early detection.  Lucy and the entire program are featured in the February issue of Southwest magazine.  Click Here to read the article.

2018 Grantee

Kalpana Dorayappan, PhD, received an International Scholar Award from Ohio State University. She also presented a poster on the research KOH is helping to fund at the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO) Annual Meeting in March.

Registration is Open for KOH September Walks 2021!

Any Time in
September 2021

The Gail MacNeil
Morristown VIRTUAL Walk

September 19th, 2021

The Diane Castle
Lyndhurst Walk

September 25th, 2021

Valerie O’Rourke Foley
Bradley Beach Walk

Over $324,000 raised in the last 2 years!

Ovarian Cancer Survivor Stories

Early detection can greatly increase a woman’s survival rate. KOH will feature a new survivor story frequently to help those fighting cancer realize that there is hope. See Stories


Michele Collins

I was an active 39 year old mom with an 8 year old son and 10 year old daughter at the time of my diagnosis…


Lynn Franklin

It was the fall of 2004 and I detected a symptom that was unusual for me.  I would feel a pull in the pelvic area…


Dee Sparacio

In 2005, one month after my 50th birthday, I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer…