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Jen Coffel and Kim Bavilacqua

Co-founders, Handing Hope

Jen Coffel is co-founder of Handing H.O.P.E. and is responsible for vision, strategy, and national fundraising efforts. Kim Bavilacqua is the co-founder of Handing H.O.P.E. With a Bachelors of Social Work, Kim has been teaching wellness for 10 years.


Jen obtained her bachelor’s from the University of Illinois at Chicago and has over ten years’ experience in the wellness industry. Jen is an author and speaker. She has been featured and recognized on ABC News and the Chicago Tribune for her work in helping others. Her innovative and down to earth style sets her audience at ease and empowers them to receive her message of wellness.

As a co-author of the awareness program, The No Toxin Zone, Kim is able to share her passion for helping others to be proactive about their own health through prevention and education. A “master planner,” Kim’s expertise is in organizing and implementing corporate events and wellness workshops.

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Be Well Assured

At The Heart of Cancer There Is H.O.P.E.

Cancer is an epidemic. It takes our loved ones every day, and it respects no race, age, or gender. Have youever wondered why? What if there was something you could do to prevent it? Inside you will discover the truth about toxins. Learn how “an ounce of prevention is worth…

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