Are you located in Brant County and looking for fabric face masks?
The CareMongering-Brantford Mask Makers is a small group of 25+ volunteers making cloth masks for seniors, essential workers, and people with underlying health conditions.
Please email email@example.com to arrange porch delivery within Brant County. Please make reference to HopeSpring, general mask pattern/colour requests if any, and a drop-off location.
The masks are free of charge. We welcome cash donations, quilting cotton, unused 100% cotton fabrics, used men's t-shirts (for ties/tapes). All donations will go towards making more masks to distribute to the community.
COVID-19 Cancer Patient Support HUB - available to you
Did you know you have access to the COVID-19 Cancer Patient Support Hub? This hub contains resources and information for cancer patients during the time of COVID-19. Here's a list of information available:
This series runs on Fridays, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for 8 Fridays and covers the following topics:
June 5 - Self-Compassion and loving kindness June 12 - Reframing thoughts with mindfulness, insight and compassion June 19 - Principles of Aikido in conflict and struggle June 26 - Hardwiring resilience appreciation and gratitude July 3 - Mindful relationships, communication, intimacy
Diabetes: Back to Basics 90 minute webinar June 11 12:00 - 1:30 PM
Do you have a new diagnosis of prediabetes or Type 2 Diabetes?
Have you had Type 2 Diabetes for some time and find yourself struggling or need a refresher? If so, then please join us for this interactive webinar given by Amy Waugh, a Certified Diabetes Educator, where she will review why this happens, what is going on in our bodies, what we can do about it and how we can make small changes to better manage our blood sugars and long-term health.
Wig and Hair Alternatives workshop: June 2 - 6pm, June 3 - 6:30 pm June 4 - 4 pm June 9 - 6pm June 11 - 4 pm, June 16 - 6pm June 17 - 6:30 pm June 23 - 1 pm June 18 - 4 pm June 25 - 4 pm June 30 - 6pm. You only need to attend 1 date.
While Wheels of Hope has suspended their program, Grand River Regional Cancer Centre is utilizing taxis. To read their update, please visit Transportation Update Communiqué (PDF). If you have questions, please contact your social worker or oncologist.
HopeSpring Staff Working Remotely
Thank you to the KWCF!
Thank you to the Kitchener-Waterloo Community Foundation - David Clare & Susan Ferne Bender Family Fund for supporting HopeSpring.
We are looking for people who can donate fabric face masks for cancer patients. We will take them to the patients with no contact drop off. If you know of someone making masks that they would be willing to donate, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.