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This is what's happening remotely at HopeSpring this week. 
Support Wall of Fame
Thanks to iA Financial for your generous grant toHopeSpring in support of cancer care initiatives. 
Starting Today
Peer Support Chat Series-ChemoTherapy, starts March 8th @ 5pm
"An optimist is the human personification of spring." ~Susan J. Bissonette
My Story Submissions Search
We all are connected. Share your cancer journey story
At HopeSpring, we want to provide our community with a deeper understanding of how this past year has been especially challenging and isolating for our cancer patients. 
Your story matters!
Whether you are newly diagnosed, in treatment or beyond, your words have power, and can help someone get through isolation. 
If you are comfortable, we would be incredibly honoured if you could share how HopeSpring has made an impact in your life during the pandemic.
  1. What have you found incredibly helpful
  2. What have you overcome and how
  3. Any program that you especially enjoy and why
  4. Something that was memorable
  5. A quote, a phrase something that you read
  6. A photograph and why it has meaning
Interested in sharing your story, please email Mary Lou Miller at Thanking you in advance.
Many Thanks for Your Support

UPDATES ON The Fire Relief Campaign for HopeSpring. As many of you know that our organization received a blow with the recent fire at the The Inn of Waterloo.

Many thanks for the following businesses for their assistance in collecting donated items on behalf of HopeSpring - The Inn of Waterloo front lobby and Frannie's Restaurant and Bakery are now accepting physical donations. 
If you wish to help with the Fire Relief Fund and efforts read more for additional details.
Look Good Feel Better Bonus Programs Available
Look Good Feel Better

To register or discover LOOK GOOD FEEL BETTER visit

Look Good Feel Better Kit
Good news!  Kits are now being provided to participants who attend the Skincare & Cosmetic workshop.  These will be shipped directly to all participants within 5 days of attending the workshop.  These kits are nearly identical to those offered for the in-person workshop.  These include an assortment of 12 skincare & cosmetics products and are offered in 4 different shades.  Please let me know if you would like a sample kit to keep on hand to show patients.
Prostate Cancer Support Group Waterloo-Wellington-Next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021
Scan above to go directly to PCCN website.
Are you a man with Prostate Cancer, a family member of someone with Prostate Cancer or a caregiver supporting someone with Prostate Cancer? The Prostate Cancer Support Group Waterloo-Wellington chapter is here for you. 
.For our next virtual support group meeting - In person meetings are suspended because of the  pandemic, but PCSG Waterloo Wellington meets via ZOOM the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7pm. Join our mailing list for meeting invites.

You may join our mailing group by clicking here. Keep informed of the activities of Prostate Cancer Support Group – Waterloo Wellington.   

15 Inspiring Quotes That Give Us Strength In Difficult Times

We were recently inspired by this line from a Mary Oliver poem, shared by best-selling author Gabby Bernstein: “If you suddenly and unexpectedly feel joy, don’t hesitate. Give in to it.” After a year filled with hardship and uncertainty, embracing daily delights is a courageous, essential act; it can help us face challenges with tenacity, and approach each new day with hope and possibility. Read more here You may be prompted to sign up for their newsletter, it's free and you can always cancel at anytime. 
InspireHealth The Grace of Gratitude

The Grace of Gratitude from InspireHealth

Gratia (Latin)
: Grace, graciousness, gratefulness

Gratitude is a thankful appreciation for what we have, whether tangible or intangible. Research suggests that gratitude practices (for example, journaling about our gratitude, or sharing our grateful feelings with one another) can increase positive mood states and decrease feelings of isolation, depression and anxiety. What better way to welcome spring than with a practice of gratitude. Read on hereYou may be prompted to sign up for their newsletter, it's free and you can always cancel at anytime. 

Program Planner 

Please register for all programs by following the links below, visiting or calling 519-742-4673

This Week:
Monday, March 8 
- Cancer Care Counselling via Telephone or Zoom, Peer Support via Zoom 4-8pm, Peer Support Chat Series 5-6pm via Zoom
Tuesday, March 9 - Women's Support Group Daytime with Tammy 11:30am-1pm, Gentle Yoga Symptom Management with Tammy via Zoom 1:30pm-3pm, Qi Gong with Joel via Zoom 7:30-9pm, Peer Support via Zoom  10:30-2:30pm
Wednesday, March 10 - Music Therapy for Cancer Patients with Meredith via Zoom 2:00-3:30pm  Peer Support via Zoom 4-8pm
Thursday, March 11 Cancer Care Counselling via Telephone or Zoom, Gentle Movement and Community Conversations via Zoom 10:00-11:30am, Peer Support via Zoom 10:30-2:30pm, Tai Chi with Judy via Zoom 10-11:30am, Yoga for Cancer Recovery via Zoom 6:30-8pm
Friday, March 12 Music Therapy for Caregivers with Meredith via Zoom 3:30-5pm  Peer Support via Zoom 4-8pm
Saturday, March 13 - Peer Support via Zoom 10:30am-2:30pm, Gentle Flow and Let Go with Anh via Zoom 9:30am - 11:00am, Music Therapy for Youth with Meredith via Zoom 1-2:30pmMonday, March 1- Cancer Care Counselling with Amy via Telephone or Zoom,  Peer Support via Zoom 4-8pm

Coming Up:
Monday, March 15 - 
Cancer Care Counselling via Telephone or Zoom, Peer Support via Zoom 4-8pm
Tuesday, March 16  -  Women's Support Group Daytime with Tammy: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. via Zoom
Gentle Yoga For Symptom Management with Tammy: 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. via Zoom
Peer Support via Zoom 10:30-2pm, Qi Gong with Joel 7:30-9pm
Wednesday, March 17 - Peer Support via Zoom 4-8pm, Men's Support Group with Shawn via Zoom 6:30-8pm, Music Therapy for Cancer Patients via Zoom 2-3pm, Zentangle via Zoom 1-2pm, Meditation with Carolynne via Zoom 6:30-7:30pm
Thursday, March 18 Cancer Care Counselling via Telephone or Zoom, Peer Support via Zoom 10:30-2pm, Tai Chi with Judy via Zoom 10-11:30am,Gentle Movement and Community Conversations via Zoom 10-11:30am, Ovarian Cancer Support with Amy via Zoom 1:30-3:30pm, Yoga for Cancer Recovery via Zoom 6:30-8:30pm
Friday, March 19 Peer Support via Zoom 4-8pm, Music Therapy for the Caregiver via Zoom 3:30-4:40pm, Chemo Brain via Zoom 2-3pm
Saturday, March 20 - Puddle Jumpers via Zoom  9-10:30am, Peer Support via Zoom 10:30am-2:30pm, Gentle Flow and Let Go with Ahn via Zoom 10-11:30am, Music Therapy for Youth via Zoom 1-2pm

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