Support after a community tragedy

April 20, 2020

It was a devastating day for our communities as we are grieving lives lost and lives that will be changed forever. In the difficult days ahead, we want you to know that we will be here to help any way that we can. Our candle of remembrance has been lit and we ask that everyone

Bucket List 50/50 Draw Postponed!

March 24, 2020

Please Note: Our buckets for March 25’s draw will NOT be collected as many of our locations are currently closed. Thank you for your patience & understanding as we all navigate our province’s State of Emergency Legislation and Social Distancing rules. For all pre-pays, rest assured we will adjust our records to reflect any draws

COVID 19 Response

March 17, 2020

These are such uncertain times we find ourselves in and as things continue to evolve in regard to the COVID-19 virus. We ask for everyone’s understanding and cooperation in order to keep our staff and those we serve safe and healthy. Our team is committed to leading the way in finding innovative ways to support

Jason Fahey Legacy Fund Quilt Raffle

March 10, 2020

Wrap yourself in a HUG… and support Colchester East Hants Hospice Society. Enter to WIN this beautiful, handmade quilt – generously donated by the Fahey family in memory of their son, Jason. Tickets: $2 each or 3 for $5 Available at our office (89 Queen Street, Truro) Draw date: Friday, May 8 A message from

Oak Island Shares the Dream Take 2

March 10, 2020

  Our Oak Island Shares the Dream will be back!  We have postponed all auction activities as we adhere to COVID 19 precautions.  Keep up to date by visiting us on Facebook.  

HUG Necklaces

December 23, 2019

A new way to remember! New in December 2019, The Colchester East Hants Society has a new way to show you care, or say thank you.  Thanks to our community partner Beck & Boosh, a necklace inspired by Gerald Shearer’s original wooden hug, will be the newest of several products available in our HUG line

Coping with Grief, Death and Dying Presentations

August 7, 2019

Did you know the team at the Colchester East Hants Hospice Society is happy to present to your business, organization or group to share who we are and what we do? To book a presentation with one of our team members, please contact: info@cehhospice.org 902.893.3265

Bucket List 50/50 Draw

August 7, 2019

Register today for our 50/50 Bucket List draw.  Proceeds support programming to help our neighbors and friends dealing with the loss of a loved on, or living through a life limiting illness.  Every toonie helps!  Make sure to get yours in by 12:00 pm every Wednesday to qualify for this weeks draw.

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Providing Care and Support to Families Facing End of Life, Death and Grief

Colchester East Hants Hospice Society provides care and support to families as they face serious illness, death and grief. Hospice volunteers and professionals work closely with the Palliative Care team under a philosophy of care that values quality of life until death and in putting the patient at the centre and in control of his or her own life and care.

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WE ARE GETTING CLOSER!

Thank you for your continued support and patience! If you haven't had an opportunity to purchase our NEW Bucket List Lotto ticket, please reach out to us at (902) 893-3265!

We look forward to drawing our next 50/50 winner as soon as we are able!
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Thank you to Local Love Truro, all of the artists who participated and to everyone who bid (and kept the bidding going). We are very grateful for the support!THANK YOU to everyone who helped us raise $886 for the Colchester East Hants Hospice Society! 🧡

To the artists who generously donated their time and talents and to the many people who bid on these amazing, unique, local tote bags, we THANK YOU!

To all of the WINNERS/ top bidders, please make your payment by sending an e-transfer to info@cehhospice.org (please make the security answer “auction”). Once your payment has been confirmed, we will arrange delivery of your TOTEally ARTsome bag!
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You have until 7 pm AST on Sunday, May 31 to bid and support our Hospice Society!

Tote-ally Art-some Auction for Hospice.
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Thank you for your continued support and patience! If you haven't had an opportunity to purchase our NEW Bucket List Lotto ticket, please reach out to us at (902) 893-3265!

We look forward to drawing our next 50/50 winner as soon as we are able!
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The Local Love Truro Tote-ally Art-some Auction for Hospice is now LIVE (until May 31). Start your bidding now!Our TOTEally ARTsome Auction in support of Colchester East Hants Hospice Society is now LIVE (until 7:00 pm, May 31)!

Please read through the RULES* before bidding on these ten amazing Truro Famous tote bags created by local artists in our community... Each artist was given full creative license to create what they wanted (while still including the Truro Famous logo, of course;)

*THE RULES:

• Bidding will start at $25 for each bag
• Please comment on the photo of the tote bag that you would like to bid on
• Each incremental bid must be an increase of at least $2 (make sure to read through all of the comments so you know the current highest bid)
• You'll want to check back often so you don't miss out!
• On Sunday, May 31 at 7:00 pm, we will close the auction and the person who bid the highest will be directed to make their donation to the Colchester East Hants Hospice Society and we will arrange to get their bag to them.

Thank you to our artists and HAPPY BIDDING!
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"With no government funding, the hospice society relies heavily on fundraisers and donations... Harrison says this change has already allowed the team to put their focus back on developing programs and services."

https://hubnow.ca/colchester-east-hants-hospice-society-changes-bucket-list-fundraiser-due-to-pandemic-need-for-support-services/?fbclid=IwAR0fWiMoWyHDVdSoCiEipre27fv2s89GAa5l_dKvs35Z0IzzqfQ1HyG1zzg

As we head into the weekend, don’t forget to visit our website for access to our grief and bereavement resources.

Included, you'll find information on:

• Coping with Grief for Adults
• Coping with Grief for Kids
• Rituals from Home
• And more...

https://cehhospice.org/grief-bereavement/

If there was ever a time for a HUG, this is it. With our friend, @sherfitch, we are asking you to share a photo of you with your painted Hospice HUG to send a virtual HUG to those who need it in our community.

Tag us @cehhospice + use the hashtag #hugforhospice

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Looks like you found one of our HUGS for Hospice, @sherfitch! Thank you for spreading the message. And a HUG right back to you. 🤗 #hugforhospice #sendahug #InThisTogether

https://cehhospice.org/hugs/

Management of the Sobeys store on Prince Street in Truro donated flowers to @cehhospice which in turn donated them to staff and physicians at Colchester East Hants Health Centre. We are grateful to Sobeys for supporting the community even more than they already have.

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