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Please mail or deliver your donation to HopeSpring at
16 Andrew Street, Unit 2, Kitchener, ON N2H 5R2,
Through our CanadaHelps,
Or call 519-742-4673 to make a donation by credit card.
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August Fundraising Goal

We're just over $7,000, two weeks into our August goal of $35,000. We are running an online garage sale through Kijiji. We have new listing going up regularly. Thank you for your continued support. Donations are always gratefully accepted through our CanadaHelps, or calling in 519-742-4673 to make a donation by credit card or in person. 

Can you help?

Thank you to those who were so generous with previous requests. We need:

  • Stamps (just regular Canadian ones) - we're getting really low!

If you can help, please feel free to bring it to our front desk volunteer. If you have any questions, please call Linda at 519-742-1544 ext 103

Women's Support Group in Cambridge

A warm and friendly group for women

Tuesday, Aug 15, 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 onlineor call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information. 

Breast Cancer & Nutrition

Dietary prevention of recurrence suggestions for breast cancer

Wednesday, Aug 16, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. in Kitchener

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 GRRCC can be registered at this time.

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

Coping with Cancer Workshop

First steps after a diagnosis


Wednesday, Aug 16, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in Kitchener

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 GRRCC can be registered at this time.

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

Men&s Program

Take charge and face cancer together.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. in Kitchener


Come hang out with other guys who are going through cancer too! This program provides an opportunity for men who are patients in active or post treatment and caregivers to meet with each other for information gathering, networking, and conversation about their experience with cancer. Benefits of participating include increasing your overall well-being, gain information and reduce anxiety and depression. Take charge, gain confidence and become empowered. Registration required.

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

Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Addressing the unique issues for women dealing with ovarian cancer

Thursday, Aug 17, 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. 

Over 45 Women's Support Group

Support amidst peers

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. in Kitchener

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. 

Gentle Yoga for Symptom Management

Only Kitchener session in August Friday the 25th

Friday, Aug 25, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. in Kitchener

This is a gentle yoga to help exercise control over physical and emotional well-being by combining movements, breathing, stretching, body poses and meditation practice. This program is specifically for patients who have significant adverse physical symptoms (e.g., pain, instability, mobility problems due to surgery) that requires an especially gentle style of yoga that can be modified to each member's needs. The primary objective of this type of yoga session is symptom relief.

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

ThrowBack Fitness at Northfield Racquet & Fitness Club

September 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
 Throwback Fitness is for everyone: beginner, intermediate, seriously-bendy, however you are. It&s about bringing our energy together to help support those impacted by cancer.
 Come dressed as one of your favourite fitness personalities or dressed in your favourite fitness gear from the 70&s and the 80&s! Featuring Old School Aerobics, Zumba, Cycling, and Yoga with great music to keep you moving from the 70&s and 80&s!
 Prizes for the best dressed male and female as well as many other great giveaways! Come and support HopeSpring. Cancer doesn&t care. Show that you do.
 Advance Registration: $25 (HST Included)
 Tickets at the door: $30 (HST Included)
 Contact: Northfield Racquet and Fitness Club, 155 Northfield Drive W., Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 5J3 519 884-7020 ext 117

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