A Bottle Story

By Sharon | August 22, 2018

Donna sent an email….We don’t often hear what happens with our bottles. Below is an email she received with the story of one of the bottles. Subject: My bottle of hope I received my bottle in August 2015. I was diagnosed with breast cancer in June 2015 and was receiving treatment. I was participating in the … Read more

Making BOH with the Girl Scouts

By Sharon | August 22, 2018

Debbie Jett had 2 workshops with the Girl Scouts in Burlington and Wethersfield, CT. Lots of great bottles were made. Thanks to ALL for their efforts!

The Group at Options

Bottle Creation at Options in Branford

By Sharon | July 10, 2018

Deb Jette held a BOH workshop in Branford on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, It was very successful. She got the following email: Date: Thu, Jun 14, 2018, 10:01 PM Subject: Bottles of Hope Hi Debbi, Thank you so much for bringing Bottles of Hope to Options at BH Healthcare! BOH is a great project. I would say yesterday’s … Read more

BOH at The South County Hospital Cancer Center in Rhode Island

Bottles of Hope at The South County Hospital Cancer Center

By Sharon | May 14, 2018

Stamford BOH Workshop in October

By Sharon | December 8, 2017

The Ferguson Library in Stamford CT was the meeting place for a BOH workshop on October the 28th. Carole Monahan was assisted by Debbie Goodrow, Dorion Boddy, Jackie McKinney and Debbie Jett.

BOH Workshop in Guilford 10/7/17

By Sharon | December 8, 2017

Diane Villano held a BoH workshop, October 7, 2017, at Christ Episcopal Church, 11 Park Street, Guilford, CT. “We had a great time at our Bottles of Hope workshop on Saturday! People ages 11 to 99. Yes, 99! Such nice work and everyone except one person was new to polymer. Thanks, Episcopal Church Women for … Read more

Workshop Pictures To Come

By Sharon | November 14, 2017

We had some wonderful Bottles of Hope Workshops the past few months! Pictures will be posted shortly. Some pictures are also under the Gallery heading. Come check them out! Maybe you’ll see your picture here, or someone you know!

Email from Dee Dee

By Sharon | June 23, 2017

From: Dee Dee Sent: Sunday, June 4, 2017 To: First of all, thank you for starting and maintaining this organisation! I selected my own Bottle of Hope from a lovely case of offerings at my oncology clinic in 2014 while undergoing daily treatment (8 months!) for a rare type of Leukemia. My beautiful little … Read more

Bottles of Hope Teaching Event

By Sharon | November 2, 2014

BOH Teaching Workshop – or how to conduct a BoH workshop. Saturday Nov 8, 10-12, Hobby Lobby, 68 Frontage Road, East Haven, CT Sponsored by members of the Southern Connecticut Polymer Clay Guild

Emails From Chris

By Sharon | September 21, 2013

Here’s an email sent to our BOH Coordinator: (first email from Chris) I just stumbled upon some articles about the bottles of hope program and would love to make some for my mom who is a breast cancer surviver and several other people I know who are also battling different cancers. As a blind individual, … Read more

BOH on Flickr

By Sharon | October 28, 2012

Hi! I was just visiting Flickr to see if there were pictures I could add to the gallery and I found this photostream Some pics to get you started[nggallery id=5]

Email from South Africa

By Sharon | March 5, 2012

From: jean(at)maxprof(dot)co(dot)za To: Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 16:25:06 +0200 Good day I represent a cancer group called People Living with Cancer ( here in Pretoria South Africa. We have just had our first Bottles of Hope workshop and had such positive feedback from all those who attended. We had 72 people attending and … Read more

Bottles of Hope @

By Sharon | March 4, 2012

The below post was taken from the Bottles of Hope messageboard on Delphi. Posted by Diane Black from There is loads of information on making BOH (and stoppers, etc) and on obtaining bottles, etc.,  as well as many-many examples for inspiration on the BOH page of my website: Here is the “Table of Contents” for … Read more

Bottles of Hope

By Sharon | February 25, 2012

Bottles of Hope are small glass bottles covered with polymer clay and given to cancer patients. They symbolize a wish and a hope for health This project was started in 1999 by a Rhode Island cancer survivor and has spread internationally. Bottles are made by artists, students, survivors, seniors and many more who volunteer their … Read more