Volunteer Management Council Update – September 2019

By Ida Teoli Council members have been very busy throughout the summer working on numerous important files and I would like to mention two in particular. The first is the Volunteer Manual which has been updated and improved by the Training Committee. This new version...
Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

From a palliative care training workshop for future volunteers to an uplifting holiday concert by our Voices of Hope Choir to a young adult cancer winter retreat and much more, there’s a lot to look forward to in the next few months! Palliative Care Training...
Volunteer Profile: Jacques Eddé, a force of nature

Volunteer Profile: Jacques Eddé, a force of nature

By Guy Djandji Jacques Eddé was a 24 year-old law student when he was diagnosed with cancer – Hodgkin’s, stage three. He underwent surgery just one week after writing his bar exam for admission to the legal profession, and then from May to October 2008, endured...
Self-Care Day for Volunteers “Pays it Forward”

Self-Care Day for Volunteers “Pays it Forward”

By Mariam Bowen The excitement was palpable as 45 volunteers gathered in the yoga room at the Wellness Centre to spend the day with Dr. Rob Rutledge. It was the morning of June 4th, 2019, the start of a Self-Care Day for volunteers, with a “Skills for Wellness...
Volunteer Profile : Alice Lehrer

Volunteer Profile : Alice Lehrer

Many paths lead to volunteering By Sonia Hazan You start with a small commitment…and want more! Hope & Cope Board member Alice Lehrer always admired this wonderful organization of ours and this, from the first years when Sheila Kussner and a handful of committed...
Past Events Roundup

Past Events Roundup

It’s been an exciting summer and fall, with volunteers front and centre at many Hope & Cope events. Cancer survivors were treated to a Comedy Show on July 25th featuring some of the hottest names in standup comedy who generously shared their time and their...