Postcards from Scotland: Colchester East Hants Hospice employee heads to Scotland to raise funds and awareness for Hospice.

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Truro, NS – Colchester East Hants Hospice social worker, Linda Turner, is headed for Scotland! Linda will be participating in the Scottish Half Marathon on September 6th 2014 in an effort to raise awareness and funds for Hospice. With an aim of raising $2500.00, Linda will send a postcard, from Scotland, to each individual who sponsors her run!

Linda decided to take on this challenge for four reasons: to promote healthy/active living; to promote living life to its fullest; to set an example of how an individual can raise funds for a cause; and, most importantly, as a thank-you to all those who have supported Hospice over the years. As a staff member Linda feels it is still important to be “part of the fundraising process, and to contribute to Hospice in a different way.”

On a personal note, Linda turns 54 the day after the race: “I believe it is important to remain active through all our lives, and always be pursing new challenges.” Linda’s 22 year old daughter Genevieve will be there to celebrate this with her. “Genevieve will be participating in the race with me. I hope others may look to our adventure as an example of how they too can have fun with a loved one for a great cause!” 

Anyone interested in supporting Linda, and receiving a postcard from Scotland, can make a pledge in two ways: 

  1. Visiting the Hospice Centre at 89 Queen Street Truro, NS
  2. Visiting www.runningroom.com – click “Giving” and then search Linda Turner under “Pledge an Athlete.” 

About Hospice

The 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 in putting the patient at the centre and in control of his or her own life and care. By delivering psychological, social, spiritual and practical support, Hospice promotes quality of living and quality of dying. 

A registered charity, Hospice relies on the support of a generous community to fund all programs and receives no direct government funding. Hospice operations are entirely funded by private donations, bequests, fundraisers, and community grants.

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Media Contact Information:
Craig Johnson
(902) 893-3265
cjohnson@cehhospice.org
www.cehhospice.org
Colchester East Hants Hospice Society

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Presale of our bucket list lotto tickets for 2021-2022 has started! 💛

Just $50 each for a chance to win $1,000 every two weeks for a whole year (starting in July)!

Only 1,000 tickets available, so get in while you can: info@cehhospice.org (902) 893-3265.

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Today is @GivingTuesdayCa and we ask that you consider #Hospice and our “In Memory” and “In Honour” cards. Phone us at 902-893-3265 to make a donation in memory or in honour of one of your loved ones. All in support of our grief programs and services.

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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/

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