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Join us tonight at Victoria Park Pavilion!


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Come us join for Jazz for Hope on Thursday, September 20 at 7pm at Victoria Park Pavilion for a beautiful night of Jazz with Derek Hines on vocals and the New Vibes Jazz Quartet. To purchase tickets, please visit EventBrite.

Featured Program:

Laughter Yoga - Tuesday Sept 25
6:30-7:30pm at HopeSpring in Waterloo
Laughter Yoga combines gentle yoga and laughing.
No experience required!

To register, call 519-742-HOPE
or click the image below:

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Have you had experienced mastectomy, lumpectomy or breast reconstruction surgery in your life?

ENCORE-SOCIAL.pngENCORE is a FREE exercise and education program designed specifically for women who have experienced mastectomy, lumpectomy or breast reconstruction surgery at any time in their lives. Based around floor and pool exercises and relaxation techniques, ENCORE is safe, fun and therapeutic. 

The floor exercises focus on strength and flexibility in the upper body. The water resistance exercises are gentle but effective. The water’s buoyancy promotes ease of movement and the natural compression, good for everyone, is especially beneficial for lymphedema. 

ENCORE can help women: 

* Improve mobility and flexibility in the arms and shoulders 

* Improve strength in the upper body 

* Boost self-esteem and self-image 

* Relieve some of the discomforts associated with surgery 

* Develop a positive attitude towards health and life 

ENCORE is more than an exercise program. It is a supportive environment where women are able to share their experiences, concerns, and feelings with other women who understand.

For more information, please contact Stephanie Allin at stephanie.allin@guelph.ymca.ca or call the Guelph Y at 519-824-5150.    

Classes run Tuesdays from 6-8pm beginning Tuesday, September 25.
To view details about this program, including a schedule, please view Encore Info.

HopeSpring cancer centre’s new leader bringing new opportunities, drive to job

Lois Peterson, newly minted executive director of HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre, is working on a new strategy, new location and funding for the centre.

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Lois Peterson, new executive director of HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre, in a massage treatment room at the organization’s space in the Inn of Waterloo. -  Peter Lee , Waterloo Region Record

To read more, please visit: HopeSpring in the News or the Waterloo Region Record.

Foxboro Green HopeSpring Charity Golf Tournament

Foxboro Green held its 24th annual golf tournament at Fox, raising funds for HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre. The August 9th event marked a decade of the tournament dedicating support for HopeSpring. During the years Foxboro has raised over $70,000. This year, the golf tournament raised over $10,000. Thanks to all the hole sponsors and all the Foxboro Green residents and the community businesses for the donations to the silent auction.

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Looking for a place to volunteer?

volunteer.pngAre you a compassionate person who wants to help others? HopeSpring is looking for you!

We are looking to expand our volunteer roster. If you're interested in helping out at events or providing support to our members as they book appointments, please contact Lois Peterson, Executive Director at ExecutiveDirector@HopeSpring.ca.

HopeSpring in the Community

Thank you!

Thank you to Michelle and her team of volunteers for raising over $550 for HopeSpring from the My Mother's Closet event!
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Thank you!

Thank you to those who joined us at the Apollo Cinema for the Blues Brothers on Wed. Sept 5. We had a great time! Special thanks to Aretha, Elwood and Jake for making it a great night!

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