The March Forth With Hope Foundation was created by Stuart & Shelby Stout in memory of their daughter Hope Elizabeth Stout who died of bone cancer on January 4, 2004. The Foundation is a fully accredited 501 c 3 non-profit organization whose tax ID number is 20-1579326 that provides basic financial relief for families with children facing a life-threatening illness or injury. Our candidates are screened by licensed clinical social workers and health care professionals at several major hospitals. A compassionate and dedicated Board of Directors assists the Stouts in the administration of the March Forth With Hope Foundation which is headquartered in Matthews, NC.