Food From The Heart

Facing the challenges.
Often when someone is diagnosed with a life threatening illness families are left struggling to make ends meet. The individual is no longer able to work, and family members may have cut back on work to stay home and provide care and comfort. Imagine dealing with financial hardship and life-threatening illness…
Unique to Colchester East-Hants, “Food from the Heart” provides Sobey’s grocery vouchers to local families facing end of life.

Making a difference.
The Colchester East Hants Hospice Society in partnership with local Sobey’s and Foodland stores campaign twice each year to have customers add a donation of $2 or more to their grocery bill. The program, developed four years ago by the Hospice Society, the Palliative Care Program, and local Sobey’s and Foodland stores, ensures 100% of all monies raised go directly to these families in our communities. Last year, we were able to provide over $20,000 in vouchers to support 36 families facing end of life – families from Tatamagouche, Milford, Rawdon, Shubenacadie, Stewiacke, Masstown, Truro and more.

Resources

  • Watch for our next Food from the Heart drive at a Sobeys, Foodland or Price Chopper near you each spring and fall.
  • For more information contact us online or at 1 (902) 893-3265.

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Hospice Social Club- Chair Yoga

February 23, 2018, 2:00pm - February 23, 2018, 3:00pm

Come Join us for a gentle form of yoga that is practiced on a chair! No experience necessary No charge to attend Please call (902)893-3265 to reserve your spot :)

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THANK YOU to everyone who purchased our Sweet Spot Chocolate Shop Hospice HUGS. We could hardly keep up with the orders this year! Your ongoing support ensures our vital Hospice programming continues to grow.

A special thank you to one of our hard working volunteers in East Hants, Betty Parker Hirtle Gordon. Betty sold hundreds of chocolates in East Hants alone!

We also want to thank Downtown Truro for their big time support, and helping us build a Compassionate Community! #DowntownTruroHasHeart
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We had a great team of impromptu helpers this afternoon, preparing our Hugs for Hospice for giveaway throughout #downtowntruro over the next couple of days. Thanks you guys!

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Happening Now at Hospice - February 2018 Newsletter - https://t.co/rWgxlDtLk5 #novascotia #trurons

Did you get your toonie in the bucket this week? Tomorrow's estimated prize is $300! You can also pre-pay for up to a year by calling 902-893-3265 or by visiting the Hospice Centre at 89 Queen Street, Truro. 10, 26, and 52 week pre-pay options available.

The next Hospice Social Club event is coming up later this month. All welcome! Learn more on our Facebook page: https://t.co/8CzSW5k6Wi #trurons #novascotia

"My advice to you all is to make those bucket lists and to start filling them in. Life is short and it only runs out; I should know, I was only 44." - Shannon Churchill

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When Shannon Churchill learned he had only a few months to live, he decided he'd darn well live them

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Hospice and the @CEHPL are partnering to host a Death Café in Truro in March. A Death Café is designed as a safe, confidential space to share questions, fears and curiosity about death. All welcome! Details: https://t.co/3ux1FESNO9 #trurons #novascotia @DowntownTruro

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