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Celebrating Together at our Volunteer Social

Celebrating Together at our Volunteer Social

This past August, 175 volunteers gathered for cocktails, camaraderie and celebration at one of the most anticipated events on our calendar – Hope & Cope’s annual Volunteer Social. Several notables spoke to the assembled guests, including Dr. Gerald Batist,...

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12 ways to ease the back-to-school transition

12 ways to ease the back-to-school transition

By Sandy Lipkus Getting your child ready to start the school year can be trying at the best of times. This can be especially challenging when you are also balancing medical appointments, treatments, symptoms of fatigue, or pain management. How can you make this time a...

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Inspiring Acts of Kindness – Part One

Inspiring Acts of Kindness – Part One

In mid-July, when Richard saw the poster advertising Hope & Cope’s annual summer BBQ for young families and young adults with cancer, he had an idea. Without telling a soul, he headed home to rifle through his collection of toys – some of which he had bought...

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Mourning Walk helps ease the pain of grief and loss

Mourning Walk helps ease the pain of grief and loss

On a sultry July day, with the threat of rain in the air, a dozen people gathered at Smith House on Mount-Royal Park to participate in the 5th Anniversary Mourning Walk, followed by a pot-luck picnic. They were grieving their wives, husbands, mothers, fathers,...

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Hats off to Bernie Fersten

Hats off to Bernie Fersten

When a Hope & Cope volunteer brought a sample of a beautiful turban to hat manufacturer Bernie Fersten, owner of Fersten Headwear, and asked him if he could find a supplier, Mr. Fersten eagerly accepted the challenge. Little did he know that this would mark the...

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Facing the future with confidence

  In mid-April, 24 Trustees and members of our Executive Advisory Committee gathered for a four-hour strategic retreat to chart a course for a sustainable future for Hope & Cope. Guided by facilitator Annie Tobias, the process was rooted in identifying the...

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"Il y a peu de succès là où il y a peu de rire." - Andrew Carnegie, philanthrope.

CJ does a happy dance after being informed that she won two free tickets to see Amy Schumer tonight at the Bell Centre! CJ is a huge Amy Schumer fan, and laughter and humour helped her cope during her cancer treatments. Thanks to the anonymous donor for this wonderful gesture.
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Not even a massive amount of snow can keep participants from celebrating Valentine's Day at Lou's House. Happy Valentine's Day to all.

Bonne fête de Saint-Valentin!
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