2020 Hike for Hospice

August 12, 2020

Join the Colchester East Hants Hospice Society for our 2020 Hike for Hospice! September 13, 2020 | 11:00 AM Fundy Discovery Site | 103 Tidal Bore Road, Lower Truro Registration begins at 10:00 AM Hike IN PERSON or participate in a VIRTUAL WALK   Please note: • No registration fee required. • Participate as an

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

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: Sunday September 13th during our Hike

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

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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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The Cobequid Supper Club has asked us to help share information about their Community Care & Chowder Supper taking place on Wednesday, November 25th.

Please see additional information below to place an order and register for Community Grief Discussion: Yours, Mine & Ours!
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We are sharing this video from the Truro Library - Colchester-East Hants Public Library in honour of children's grief awareness day. We love to support local and are pleased to have copies of "Hank's Ball", written by local authors Sam Madore and Joey Schurman and illustrated by local artist Amanda Bent available at Hospice.

These books are a great resource for children who are struggling with the loss of a loved one.
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November 19 is Children’s Grief Awareness Day. Did you know that we have a variety of resources for children and youth available at our Hospice office, including our HUG in a box grief kits designed with tools and activities to help children and youth during their grief journey.

For more information or to access these resources, please reach out to Laura McNutt, our children and youth grief and bereavement social worker, or Zach Higgins, our social work student placement, who is working with us Mondays and Tuesdays (902-893-3265).

This can be an especially challenging time of year for young people experiencing grief over the loss of a loved one. We want you to know that we are here to help. 💛
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This week's Bucket List Lotto winner is Dawn Ross!
CONGRATULATIONS!
Stay tuned for our next winner on December 2nd!
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This week's Bucket List Lotto winner is Stacey MacLeod!
CONGRATULATIONS!
Stay tuned for our next winner on November 18th!
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Join us as we chat with #TruroFamous Stacey Harrison, Executive Director of the Colchester East Hants Hospice Society.

Thursday, August 20
3:00 pm ADT
Facebook LIVE
@cehhospice

Get your reminder here: https://www.facebook.com/LocalLoveTruro/videos/615368549401725/

"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/

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