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This is what's happening remotely at HopeSpring this week. 
A Note From Amy
A note from Amy
This week A Note from Amy covers "spring cleaning for our mental and emotional wellness. Read on here
Information and Updates at HopeSpring
From Cancer Care Ontario

Recommended Resources for First Nations, Inuit, Métis & Urban Indigenous

This page lists cancer resources to support First Nations, Inuit, Métis and urban Indigenous communities and organizations in Ontario. Find tools, reports and publications, service information, and other resources related to First Nations, Inuit, Métis and urban Indigenous cancer care and control.

 Find more info here

Donor Wall of Fame
Landmann Family Fund Grant for HopeSpring
Many thanks to the Landmann Family Fund for their grant to HopeSpring's cancer care initiatives.
The Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation's role is to fund community projects and organizations through philanthropy such as the Landmann Family Fund and raise awareness about projects.
Program Feedback from our Members
"The phone treatment with Beverley for reflexology was great, I was amazed at the results. Thanks for this during these tuff times." FF
Contact Nohelia to book your appointment at 519-742-HOPE (4673)
Positivity4Patients Cards
Positivity4Patients Cards
Just in time for St Patrick's Day from Christie from Positivity4Patients!!!
Positivity4Patients is a youth group that design and create positive message for cancer patients. HopeSpring posts their work frequently. They would like to hear from you and give them some feedback on how they are doing.
Tell Us What You Think

We are looking for your assistance, here is the link to a short 4 question survey on the weekly e-newsletter. Will take approximately 2 minutes of your time. HopeSpring is hoping to hear from you here. Thanks in advance.
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.
Alternate Programs Available 
Prostate Cancer Support Group Waterloo-Wellington-Next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 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.   
Life Hacking for the Caregiver


Publication: Austin Medical Times, Houston Medical Times
January 09, 2019

Caregivers are the unsung heroes of cancer care. They stand with patients to provide critical emotional and physical support and care that enables cancer patients to complete their treatments. The role of caregiver can be overwhelming at times, but by taking a few practical steps it’s possible to find balance. Read on here

Program Planner 

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

This Week:
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

Coming Up:
Monday, March 22 - Cancer Care Counselling via Telephone or Zoom, Peer Support via Zoom 4-8pm
Tuesday, March 23 - 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 24 - Music Therapy for Cancer Patients with Meredith via Zoom 2:00-3:30pm  Peer Support via Zoom 4-8pm, Zentangle with Cindy via Zoom 1-2pm
Thursday, March 25 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, Meditation with Tammy via Zoom 6:30pm-8pm
Friday, March 26 Music Therapy for Caregivers with Meredith via Zoom 3:30-5pm  Peer Support via Zoom 4-8pm
Saturday, March 27 - 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 1-2:30pm 

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