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Holiday Tour of Homes!

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Time to buy your Holiday Tour of Homes Tickets! Tickets are now available for purchase. The Holiday Tour of Homes is on
Friday, November 8 from 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. and
Saturday, November 9 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

We will be unveiling the locations of the homes soon!
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Goodbye Katy, Hello Stephen

We say Goodbye to Katy who has left HopeSpring to take an instructor position at Conestoga College. We wish her well in her new job. 

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We give a warm welcome to our new marketing lead Stephen. Stephen graduated from Conestoga College's Advertising and Marketing Communications program in 2018. Stephen has experience in both marketing and graphic design from internships with Load Army and D1zi.

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Test Drive for Charity

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Better Sleep Returns!

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Partnering with Waterloo Wellington Self-Management Program

We are partnering with the Waterloo Wellington Self-Management Program. The Waterloo Wellington Self-Management Program coordinates a variety of FREE interactive, group-based self-management workshops to support individuals and their caregivers to achieve their best health and wellness. Participants learn how to make healthier choices, better understand and manage their symptoms, increase their confidence, set realistic goals and problem solve.

We are pleased to announce the Better Sleep program returns in November. This program is open to anyone who is affected by cancer, and has difficulty sleeping.

If you are someone who has been affected by cancer, are a caregiver, friend or loved one you may be interested in the upcoming Cancer: Thriving and Surviving program.

To register, please visit the self-management website at www.wwselfmanagement.ca or by visiting this link Cancer: Thriving and Surviving.

Cancer: Thriving and Surviving is running at:
A. New Session Just Added! Cambridge - Friday, October 18, 25, Nov 1, Nov 8, 15, 22 at  Two Rivers Family Health Team in Cambridge from 12:30 - 3:00 p.m.

B. Woolwich Community Health Centre in St. Jacobs on Thursday - Oct 31, Nov 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 5 from 1:30 - 4:00 p.m.

 To register, please visit Cancer: Thriving and Surviving.

Other workshops offered by Waterloo Wellington Self-Management Program include:
Better Sleep
Craving ChangeTM
Dial It Down - Relaxation and Stress Management
Diabetes, Healthy Feet and You!
Getting the Most From Your Healthcare Appointment
Mindful Awareness Stabilization Training (M.A.S.T)
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Community Conversations

HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre Seeking Community Feedback

To ensure all those facing cancer and their loved ones in Waterloo Region and Wellington Country have the supports they require, HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre is holding community conversations with the diverse communities in Waterloo Region. 

The results of these fruitful community conversations will drive decisions regarding programs and services currently being offered by HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre.  The Canadian Cancer Society states that approximately 1 in 2 Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime[i]

HopeSpring wants all those facing cancer and their loved ones have all the supports they need, regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, creed, religion, socio-economic status, health status and residency status.

“By speaking directly with our diverse communities and finding out what supports they need, we provide cancer support to anyone affected by cancer, in any community,” said Jane Mitchell, Executive Director of HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre.


Are you a Senior?
The Seniors session is on Friday, October 18 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. at the Rockway Community Centre, Multipurpose Room, 1405 King Street East, Kitchener.

Located in Cambridge or North Dumfries?
The Cambridge and North Dumfries session is on Wednesday, October 23 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Langs Community Centre, Room E106, 1145 Concession Road, Cambridge


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If you're unable to attend a session but would like to participate, you can do so by completing this survey:

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To register, please call HopeSpring at 519-742-4673 or complete
the PCCN Waterloo-Wellingto Speaker Event form.

Thank you to the KWCF!

Thank you to the Kitchener-Waterloo Community Foundation - David Clare & Susan Ferne Bender Family Fund for supporting HopeSpring.ad6018a0-f6d1-4fca-9c60-9e83361f3d9a

Did you hear?

HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre announces:
Significant Partnership with Carizon Family and Community Services & Interfaith Counselling Centre

Press Release: Thursday, August 8, 2019

Waterloo Region, ON: HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre is proud to announce the formation of a collaborative partnership with Carizon Family and Community Services and Interfaith Counselling Centre, effective immediately. The dedication, commitment and expertise of Carizon Family and Community Services and Interfaith Counselling Centre in providing vital counselling support to those in Waterloo Region means that members of HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre will receive customized and professional cancer care support in the comfort of the HopeSpring environment. 

To read more, please visit: HopeSpring Partners with Carizon Family and Community Services & Interfaith Counselling Centre.

 

Thank you to CNDCF!

Thank you to the Cambridge & North Dumfries Community Foundation for your support of HopeSpring's Puddle Jumpers program. Your contribution directly supports kids whose parents and guardians are affected by cancer.

Thank you to those organizations who support us through generous grants!

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This Week at HopeSpring

Monday, October 14
Closed for Thanksgiving

Tuesday, October 15
Reflexology: By appointment in Waterloo. Please call 519-742-4673 to book an appointment. 
Reiki: By appointment in Waterloo and Cambridge. Please call 519-742-4673 to book an appointment.
Women's Support Group: 11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. in Cambridge
Yoga for Cancer Recovery: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m in Waterloo
Gentle Yoga for Symptom Management: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. in Cambridge
Look Good Feel Better: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. in Kitchener at GRRCC
ENCORE: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Guelph Y
Women's Support Group evening session: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. in Waterloo
Qi Gong: 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. in Waterloo

Wednesday, October 16
Breast Cancer and Nutrition: 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. in Kitchener at GRRCC
Coping with Cancer: 11:00 - 12:00 p.m. in Kitchener at GRRCC
Financial Cost of Cancer: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in Kitchener at GRRCCC
Meditation: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.in Waterloo
Men's Support Group: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. in Waterloo

Thursday, October 17
Reiki: By appointment in Waterloo and Cambridge. Please call 519-742-4673 to book an appointment.
Cancer Care Counsellor: by appointment in Waterloo. Please call 519-742-4673 to book an appointment.
Tai Chi: 10:00 a.m - 11:30 a.m. in Waterloo
Cancer: Thriving and Surviving: 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. in Kitchener at Stanley Park Community Centre
Ovarian Cancer Support Group: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. in Waterloo
The Shift: 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. in Waterloo

Saturday, October 19
No events scheduled for today.

Upcoming events

Take Charge Chronic Pain: Guelph

Thursday 9:30AM → 12PM
This 6 week workshop is for people struggling with chronic or persistent pain. It is led by certifi…

Take Charge Chronic Pain

Thursday 12:30PM → 3PM
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