Helping families battling cancer or other life threatening diseases.


The March Forth With Hope Foundation provides financial assistance to families battling cancer or other life-threatening diseases.

The Foundation was established by Stuart and Shelby Stout in memory of their daughter, Hope Stout, shortly after she lost her courageous fight with cancer.

The story of Hope’s battle, and the compassion and caring she showed towards others until her death, sparked an unprecedented outpouring of support from her community.

When given the opportunity to have almost any wish fulfilled by the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Hope’s wish was that the other 155 Wish kids would be granted their wishes. The story of Hope’s life and her wish captured the Charlotte-areas hearts and the legacy of her wish continues still today.

2020 Celebration of Hope We are excited to announce the Saturday Night Fever Disco theme for this coming years Celebration of Hope Gala at the Ballantyne Hotel on Saturday March 7, 2020. The 2020 Celebration of Hope will be an interactive event like you’ve never been to before! The March Forth With Hope Foundation has…
2019 Hope Stout Golf Classic Results Thanks to everyone who came out and participated in the 17th annual Hope Stout Golf Classic!  We had a great day of golf, food and fun and raised over $27,000 for the March Forth With Hope Foundation!  All of the tournament and contest winners are to be congratulated for…
Hope Stout’s parents dreamed of making a movie in her memory. It became a nightmare. BY THÉODEN JANES It had taken more than 14 years — longer than she’d lived on this earth — but Hope Stout was finally going to achieve her dream of becoming a movie star, in spirit. The film would focus…

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