The Dragons will be at Buffalo RiverWorks!


Thank you all for a wonderful day down at Buffalo RiverWorks yesterday! We, at Hope Chest Buffalo, are continually grateful, humbled and blessed to have such inspiring and supportive members, teams, sponsors, spectators and volunteers, that make our annual Dragon Boat Festival an event to remember! 

Welcome/Mission Statement

Paddle with a Purpose, Workout Like a Woman and Empower Yourself!

The goal of the organization is to provide a positive support group for Breast Cancer survivors. We offer a unique paddling program along with a distinct health and fitness program for breast cancer survivors of all ages and fitness levels. Our purpose is to inspire Breast Cancer patients and survivors in any stage of treatment or recovery to become, or to continue, to lead  active and fulfilling lives through our unique physical fitness program which also promotes emotional healing.  Click here to download flyer.

2018 Winners coming soon!

2017 Breast Cancer Survivor Winner



2017 a division winner

Running on Water


2017 b division winner 

Graphic Control


2017 c division winner

Everest Receivable Services


2017 Womens Division winner



Announcing Collaboration with BAC

Luminina, operating as Hope Chest has announced an agreement with the BAC for Women to offer Breast Cancer Survivor (BCS) exercise classes at all three BAC locations in Western New York.  Click here for the full press release. Click here to obtain a FREE pass for  three exercise classes  at any BAC location.