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Please mail or deliver your donation to HopeSpring at
16 Andrew Street, Unit 2, Kitchener, ON N2H 5R2,
Through our GoFundMe,
Or call 519-742-4673 to make a donation by credit card.
Donations will not be cashed or processed nor receipted
until a final decision is made regarding the future of HopeSpring.

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HopeSpring welcomes any and all donations to sustain it. Donations will not be cashed or processed nor receipted until a final decision is made regarding the future of HopeSpring. Gifts may be made through our GoFundMe, by mail to or in person at 16 Andrew Street, Unit 2, Kitchener, ON N2H 5R2, or call 519-742-4673 to make a donation by credit card. Donations will not be cashed or processed nor receipted until a final decision is made regarding the future of HopeSpring.

Programming through March

In light of recent welcome outpouring of support from the community, HopeSpring will be continuing programming through March. Stay tuned for updates.

Closed for Family Day

HopeSpring will be closed Saturday February 18 and Monday February 20 in observance of Family Day. We hope our community has a wonderful weekend.

The Social

For Teens coping with cancer


Wednesday, Feb 15, 8-9 p.m.


Our teen program supports teens (ages 14 to 18) that have been impacted by cancer whether it is their diagnosis, a friend or a family member. Chat with us and other teens dealing with cancer using Google Hangout. We will require your email address when you register to be able to online chat with you.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information.

Parents of Children with Cancer

New Date - Thursday February 16


Thursday, Feb 16, 7:00-8:30 p.m. in Kitchener

This group is facilitated by Directors of the Ontario Parents Advocating for Children with Cancer (OPACC). Come join Helen and Lisa to share experiences and concerns on how the diagnosis of your child has impacted your family. Parents meet every 2nd Tuesday of the month.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information.

Cambridge's Women's Support Group

A warm and friendly group for women facing cancer


Tuesday, Feb 14, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in Cambridge

Support among the group is offered, tips are shared and strategies for coping discussed. A wide range of on top of mind topics are discussed each week including everyday life events, past, present or future. Come discuss concerns about your future cancer treatments, eating problems and relationship issues. The group is warm and friendly and a good social circle for women with cancer.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information.

Breast Cancer And Nutrition

How your diet can affect your health


Wednesday, Feb 15, 9:30-11:00 a.m. at GRRCC

In this program you will increase your knowledge related to the role of nutrition and breast cancer. Suggestions for dietary changes to help in the prevention and/or recurrence of breast cancer are covered. Other topics include the impacts of healthy eating and weight, supplements, alcohol, physical activity, phytoestrogens, organic foods, calcium and Vitamin D. Only those who have been a patient or have a family member at Grand River Regional Cancer Centre can be registered at this time.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information.

Nutritional Grocery Store Tour for Healthy Eating

Join Heidi at Zehrs Laurentian!


Wednesday, Feb 22, 6:00-7:30 p.m. in Kitchener

Come join the registered in-store dietitian at the Zehrs Laurentian for a food tour that will empower you to make healthier choices including eating solutions to deal with cancer side effects. Registration required.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information.

Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Taking charge of your cancer journey


Thursday, Feb 16, 12:00-3:00 p.m. in Kitchener

Women can share their concerns about the impact of living with Ovarian Cancer. This support group is professional facilitated and offers education, information on resources, and caring support whether you are newly diagnosed or for women who are facing recurrence. The group meets every 3rd Thursday of the month.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information.

One Available Henna Appointment

Available on a first come, first served basis


Wednesday, Feb 15, 2:30 p.m., half hour appointment in Kitchener

In Henna for Healing, the henna is applied freehand using no stencils. The artist draws the design onto the participant.The design lasts approximately two weeks and dries within an hour. You may want to try a Henna crown as an alternative to a wig. You will benefit from a very calming and relaxing experience, feel strong and beautiful and gain self confidence and self esteem during your healing process. They also help relieve the burning side effects experienced during chemo.

Call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information.

Strategies for Living with Fatigue

Now Tuesday February 21


Tuesday, Feb 21, 1:00-2:30 p.m. in Kitchener

This workshop is designed to help you understand cancer related fatigue and its causes. You will learn how you can use practical strategies for managing your day to day cancer related fatigue and the importance of maintaining a basic level of activity.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information.

Coping with Cancer

What to do next after a diagnosis


Wednesday, Feb 15, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at GRCC

This one hour workshop is an introduction to the emotional, physiological, physical and practical issues faced by people diagnosed with cancer. In this workshop you will learn tips, supports and resources available to help you cope. Only those who have been a patient or have a family member at Grand River Regional Cancer Center can be registered at this time.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information.

HopeSpring News


February 16, 2017

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