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 beginning November 6, 2019

Do you know anyone who is interested in becoming a palliative care volunteer at the JGH or any other McGill affiliated hospital? The Fall training program will take place at the JGH weekly from November 6 through December 11. Note that attendance at all 6 sessions is mandatory. For more information please contact Rifka Hanfling, Palliative Care Coordinator at 514-340-8222 x23985 or rhanfling@jgh.mcgill.ca Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mcgill-palliative-care-volunteer-training-program-fall-2019-registration-75213368209

#GivingTuesday, December 3, 2019

For the second year in a row, Hope & Cope is pleased to participate in the global #GivingTuesday movement, a day that is all about giving to the communities that need us and the causes that inspire us. Check out Hope & Cope’s Facebook page and web site for more details. To donate, click here: #GivingTuesday

Voices of Hope Holiday Concert – December 8, 2019

Prepare to be uplifted and inspired by this choir comprised of cancer survivors and volunteers who sing with such emotion and joy! The concert will take place from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. at St. Malachy’s Church, 5330 Clanranald Ave. Tickets are $20 (free for children 12 and under) and may be purchased by calling 514 340-3616 OR 514 340-8255.

Young Adult Retreat, February 7-9, 2020

Once again, we will be hosting our ever popular CancerFightClub retreat at Jouvence in the Eastern Townships. Every year, 30 young adults with cancer (ages 18-39) and their supporters gather at this retreat to get away from it all, relax, recharge, connect and learn strategies for coping with the many challenges of young adult cancer. If you know of anyone who could benefit from this retreat, please encourage them to fill out the on-line registration form which can be accessed here: https://cancerfightclub.com/our-cfc-retreats/

National Volunteer Week, April 19-25, 2020

Our Volunteer Recognition Committee is already hard at work planning for this special week of recognition and celebration. If you would like to join this committee or just want to share some ideas or suggestions, please drop us a line at: hopeandcopecommunique@jgh.mcgill.ca