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This is what's happening remotely at HopeSpring this week. 
A Note From Amy
A note from Amy
This week, Amy explores navigating the cancer journey after treatment has been completed. What to expect emotionally and what are some coping strategies? Read on
Information and Updates at HopeSpring
Small Steps to a Better You Workshop
More info or to register go here
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. 
Louis et la poupee
French StoryTelling Comes to HopeSpring

Student placement's at HopeSpring this term have been hard at work creating children's stories and fairy tales in French that focus on resilience, caring, healing, strength and loss. Check out this creative group's story called Louis et la poupee. Read on here
Program Updates at HopeSpring

We make an effort to have all our programs run smoothly and on-time, occasionally life happens and changes have to be made. 

We have made a location on the website where we will post any last minute updates, cancellations, time changes, corrections etc.

To locate, go to the CONTACT US page, right-hand side titled updates at HopeSpring.

Many Thanks for Your Support
Join Pete Fowler from CKWR on Monday April 5th from 10am-2pm for the All Request Easter Monday Brunch! Email your requests to pete@ckwr.com.
Thanks Waterloo Mattress and CKWR!
 
Many thanks to all who have taken the time to vote thus far!
Final push-voting for this round ends this week-March 31st, 2021
Just a reminder to vote for HopeSpring!
It doesn't cost a thing and HopeSpring could use your support. 
MyGiving Circle
Tell Us What You Think
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.

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 Logo

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

The above kit is provided to participants once they attend the Skincare and Cosmetics workshop. Register here

ONLINE WORKSHOPS

SKINCARE & WIGS & HAIR BREAST CARE, TEEN COSMETICS ALTERNATIVES FORMS & GARMENTS

Delivered by a LGFB volunteer using interactive technology, women facing cancer are welcome to sign up for one or all workshops. Join a supportive community in a small-group format to learn and share tips.

To register go to www.lgfb.ca or call 1-800-914-5665. UPCOMING WORKSHOPS: ENGLISH

Date

Wednesday, Apr 07, 2021 Thursday, Apr 08, 2021 Thursday, Apr 08, 2021 Sunday, Apr 11, 2021 Tuesday, Apr 13, 2021 Tuesday, Apr 13, 2021 Thursday, Apr 15, 2021

Wednesday, Apr 21, 2021 Thursday, Apr 22, 2021 Tuesday, Apr 27, 2021 Tuesday, Apr 27, 2021 Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021

Time

06:30 PM 8:00 PM 1:00 PM 2:00 PM 1:00 PM 8:30 PM

2:00 PM 6:30 PM 1:00 PM 1:00 PM 8:30PM

6:30 PM

Topic

Skincare & Cosmetics

Skincare & Cosmetics Wigs & Hair Alternatives Teen
Skincare & Cosmetics Wigs & Hair Alternatives

Breast Care, Forms & Garments Skincare & Cosmetics

Wigs & Hair Alternatives Skincare & Cosmetics Wigs & Hair Alternatives Breast Care, Forms &

Garments

Help us spread the word in your community.

LOOK GOOD FEEL BETTER® | REGISTERED CHARITY #13374 0316 RR0001

Look Good Feel Better The Breast Care
  • The Breast Care, Forms and Garments workshop runs twice a month.  The next one is Thursday, April 15th 2-3pm.  See details and to register.   This is what people are saying:
  • 97% of participants surveyed said they strongly agree that they would recommend the workshop to other women with breast cancer
  • “Lots of practical information that I wish knew before surgery.  ” – Participant from Toronto
  • “Very informative.  Diane (the Leader) is knowledgeable and was able to provide a lot of reassurances.  Her expertise was appreciated.” -  Participant from Cambridge
  • “I wish I had taken part in the workshop earlier in my diagnosis. Some of the information , I would have found very beneficial.” – Participant from St John’s
  • “The leader was excellent!”  - Saira, Radiation Oncology, Primary Nurse from Mississauga
Alternate Programs Available 
 
Prostate Cancer Support Group Waterloo-Wellington-Next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 26th, 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
From the Mayo Clinic Staff

No appetite? How to get nutrition during cancer treatment

Terrific tips on mealtime and snack strategies, how to increase your calories and protein intake. Follow the link above.

 
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 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
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

Coming Up:

Monday, April 5 Peer Support via Zoom 4:30-6:30pm, Closed for Easter Monday
Tuesday, April 6 - 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, April 7 - Music Therapy for Cancer Patients with Meredith via Zoom 2:00-3:30pm,  Peer Support via Zoom 4:30-6:30
Thursday, April 8 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, 
Friday, April 9 Music Therapy for Caregivers with Meredith via Zoom 3:30-5pm  Peer Support via Zoom 4:30-6:30pm
Saturday, April 10 - 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, Bhangra Dance via Zoom with Srishti 12:00-1:00pm

View All Winter 2021 Programs
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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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