About Us 1 in 8 women will BE DIAGNOSED WITH breast cancer IN THEIR LIFETIME.Source: American Cancer Society
1/3 of all patients will skip an appointment or medication because of cost. At Gateway to Hope we believe no one should have to choose between basic needs and life-giving care. We provide critical support to reduce financial and emotional burdens empowering individuals to focus on their health.Check if You Are Eligible
of Gateway to Hope recipients maintain health coverage
of Gateway to Hope recipients follow their treatment plan
of Gateway to Hope recipients are less likely to skip treatments
84% of patients report less stress due to Gateway to Hope.
Meet Our Team
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Katie was named Executive Director at Gateway to Hope in January 2018 and subsequently named CEO in 2019. Prior to joining Gateway to Hope, Katie held leadership and executive positions in the nonprofit sector, in government and in business. A mother of two children, she is passionate about building a world where affordable care is accessible to everyone.
Director of Development and Operations
Monique joined Gateway to Hope in March 2018 and works as the Director of Development and Operations. Prior to joining Gateway to Hope, she was in-house counsel for both start-ups and established small businesses. She received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Florida, and J.D. from St. Thomas University School of Law.
Keri Koehler, LMSW
Director of Program
As a social worker, Keri has provided psychosocial support to hundreds of patients since joining Gateway to Hope in 2015. In her current role as Director of Program and Evaluation, Keri leads the program team in direct patient services, community engagement and evaluation efforts.
Wendy Behnke, LBSW, MSW
Heather Burns, LMSW
Patient Navigator & Outreach Coordinator
They asked “Why Not”
The birth of a support network
Gateway to Hope began as a small team of volunteers working to provide donated healthcare and services to women in need. Those volunteer nurses became staff, and our model has evolved to meet the needs of women today.