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Dear <<First Name>>,
This is what's happening remotely at HopeSpring this week. 
Thanks to all who responded to our e-newsletter survey last week. The feedback is terrific.
In case you missed it, take the 2 minute survey below and help shape future issues of the newsletter.
Reader Suggestion:
I.S.O. How to be Most Helpful as a (parent, child, friend) to a loved one who has cancer article. Looking for someone to provide their perspective and helpful tips and suggestions.
 If you are interested in submitting an article, please contact marketing@hopespring.ca.

For inspiration, below is a link to an article written last fall from our Cancer Care Counsellor perspective.
A Note From Amy
A note from Amy
From November 2020

How Can I Support A Friend or Loved One who has Cancer? Read on here

Information and Updates at HopeSpring
Peer Support Hours Update
Peer Support Hours Update
Join Us!
Join for two of the HopeSpring favourites MUSIC therapy and ART!
On March 31st (cancer patient group) and April 9th (caregiver group) we will be exploring music and art! Bring your art supplies of choice, and we will create artwork while listening to distinct pieces of instrumental and classical music. 
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)
Many Thanks for Your Support
MyGiving Circle

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For this grants round, My Giving Circle is giving up to $27,000 to the #20 charities with the most votes.

All you need to do is vote or donate to the charity that you love; the top 20 charities with the most votes will share in $27,000. Or you can chip in a few dollars to make them a featured charity and we’ll get them more votes and supporters – guaranteed!

You can vote for free once a week and donate whenever you want. When you donate to your preferred charities MyGiving Circle will add an extra vote for every $ you give.

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.
Look Good Feel Better Bonus Programs Available
Look Good Feel Better

HELPING WOMEN WITH CANCER FEEL LIKE THEMSELVES AGAIN SINCE 1992
To register or discover LOOK GOOD FEEL BETTER visit  lgfb.ca

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.   
Lifestyle
Link to The Dieticians of Canada page by selecting above.
 
From the Cancer Council of Australia, a page dedicated to meals and snacks ideas, a link to a podcast on Appetite Loss and Nausea and a downloadable resource on Nutrition and Cancer
As always, you will want to check with your doctor before changing anything significant in your diet.
From the Canadian Cancer Society, select from the webinar library with the link below, listen in when its convenient for you.

CANCER AND COVID-19 WEBINAR SERIES for people with cancer and caregivers.

Program Planner 

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

This Week:

Monday, March 22 - Cancer Care Counselling via Telephone or Zoom, Peer Support via Zoom 4:30-6:30pm
Tuesday, March 23 - Women's Support Group Daytime with Tammy via Zoom 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 10:30am-12:30pm
Wednesday, March 24 - Music Therapy for Cancer Patients with Meredith via Zoom 2:00-3:30pm,  Peer Support via Zoom 4:30-6:30, 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 10:30-12:30pm, 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 4:30-6:30pm
Saturday, March 27 - Peer Support via Zoom 10:30am-12:30pm, Gentle Flow and Let Go with Anh via Zoom 9:30am-11:00am, Music Therapy for Youth with Meredith via Zoom 1-2:30pm 

Coming Up:

Monday, March 29 - Cancer Care Counselling via Telephone or Zoom, Peer Support via Zoom 4:30-6:30pm, Caregivers Support Group with Amy via Zoom 4:00-6:00pm, Know Your Lemons via Zoom 7:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, March 30  -  Women's Support Group Daytime with Tammy via Zoom 11:30am-1:00pm, Gentle Yoga For Symptom Management with Tammy via Zoom 1:30-3:00 pm 
Peer Support via Zoom 10:30am-12:30pm, Qi Gong with Joel 7:30-9pm, Women's Support Group with Christina via Zoom 6:30-8:00pm
Wednesday, March 31 - Peer Support via Zoom 4:30-6:30pm, 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
Thursday, April 1 Cancer Care Counselling via Telephone or Zoom, Peer Support via Zoom 10:30-12:30pm, Tai Chi with Judy via Zoom 10-11:30am, Gentle Movement and Community Conversations via Zoom 10-11:30am, Yoga for Cancer Recovery via Zoom 6:30-8:30pm
Friday, April 2 Peer Support via Zoom 4:30-6:30pm, Closed for Good Friday
Saturday, April 3 - Puddle Jumpers via Zoom  9-10:30am, Peer Support via Zoom 10:30am-12:30pm, Gentle Flow and Let Go with Ahn via Zoom 10-11:30am, Music Therapy for Youth via Zoom 1-2pm

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Looking for alternative programs? Use the green button above to review all the alternative programs and resources we have compiled.

Know of a great, free online resource? Share it with us by emailing concierge@hopespring.ca and we will add it to our list.
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