In an effort to honor our friend and colleague, Gloria Full, we have established this foundation in her memory. Her dedication to social work and her legacy will continue to impact social workers and those in the community for years to come. Read more about Gloria here.
What we do
Full of Hope provides financial assistance to patients and families dealing with a cancer diagnosis in Arizona.
We also provide educational assistance in the form of scholarships for students pursuing a Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW) with a desire to work in the oncology field.
Providing support and hope to patients, families, professionals, and cancer support organizations in Arizona.
Full of Hope Leadership
Kelly is a licensed clinical social worker and holds a specialized oncology certification. She has been a social worker for over 33 years in Arizona. She has been married for 35 years and has 3 adult children. Kelly was a personal friend of Gloria. Kelly says, "She was like a mother to me. I met Gloria back in 1986 when she was teaching an Introduction to Interviewing Skills at ASU School of Social Work. She was a wonderful professor. We later connected 25 years later as our paths crossed in oncology."
Adrianne has worked in many healthcare roles helping patients since 1999. She’s originally from Michigan where she completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences from Central Michigan University. She moved to the Phoenix area in 2008 and started working in the behavior health and hospice fields before beginning her career in medical home health.
Dr. Polowy is an oncologist that treats all types of adult cancer and benign blood disorders. He is passionate about helping cancer patients and their families fight the disease. His medical insight and connections within the oncology community help to set policy at the Full of Hope Foundation.