How You Can Help

Donation Options

We love it when people stop by.  Donate in person today by visiting us at 89 Queen Street Truro.

You can also make a donation online HERE.

It takes many helping hands and significant community support to ensure that Hospice programs and services are available free of charge when they are needed in our community.


A One Time Gift


Any donation, big or small, helps Local residents dealing with
grief, children and youth no receive specialized support.



Monthly gift


An ongoing monthly donation ensures that the IWK
is in a position to respond quickly to the most urgent
care priorities.


Memorial Gift


Donations in memory are a thoughtful way to honour the life of a loved one.



Tribute Gift


Birthdays, weddings, or anniversaries – tribute donations are a meaningful way to celebrate a special occasion.




ChequeDonating by cheque

Please make cheques payable to the Colchester East Hants Hospice Society and send to the address below. Be sure to include a note with your name, email address, mailing address and phone number if you require a receipt.

Credit CardDonating by credit card

The Colchester East Hants Hospice Society accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express for online donations.


CashDonating cash

For security purposes, please do not send cash in the mail. Instead, visit the Colchester East Hants Hospice Society office in person and we will issue you a receipt directly.

Colchester East Hants Hospice Society
89 Queen Street
Truro, NS, B2N 2B2


Estate gifts

Leaving a gift in your will to the Colchester East Hants Hospice Society not only provides tremendous personal satisfaction, but helps to provide care for generations to come.

SecuritiesDonating securities

Donating securities is a straightforward process and our Foundation team will work with you to complete the transfer. Please read instructions carefully.


  1. Contact your investment advisor who will have you sign a letter of direction outlining the shares that you wish to donate.
  2. The transfer will be processed by your investment advisor’s head office.
  3. The Foundation will send you an acknowledgement of your donation with a tax receipt to follow.

Information for your investment advisor:

Institution: CIBC Wood Gundy
Account Name: Colchester East Hants Hospice Society
CMS A/C #IWEF5001002
CUSIP # Of security being donated

To ensure a precise and timely transfer, please have your advisor email a copy of your signed instructions to:

Mutual Funds

If you wish to donate Mutual Funds, please contact Stacey Harrison, Executive Director, Colchester East Hants Hospice Society, to request the new direction of transfer letter. This letter will need to be completed with your broker or investment representative.


We are happy to answer any questions you might have. Please call us at (902) 893-3265 or email us at info (at)


This week's Bucket List Lotto winner is Cathy Hinton!
Stay tuned for our next winner on October 7th!
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We’re back!!

Back to Oak Island. Oak Island Shares the Dream Take 2 goes live Wednesday, September 30th, 2020.

Don’t miss this chance to own a piece of the dream!

Here's a video message from The Curse of Oak Island stars Rick Lagina and Geologist Terry Matheson on how you can help share the dream of Oak Island and get a piece of Oak Island in return, while also raising money for charity.

The online auction goes live on Wednesday September 30th at 8:00 am, featuring over 100 drill core samples collected during the 2017 hunt, along with more from 2018. Many of which have been captured and packaged by Rick himself! Rick has also added 20 of his own handcrafted original necklaces, made from stones he has found on Oak Island, PLUS a couple of surprises.

Preview items added for the Auction throughout the week at this link:

Learn more about the samples you will be bidding on through a Facebook Live streaming event Saturday, October 3rd, running 7pm-9pm, ending when the auction closes.
This can be viewed on The Oak Island Scrapbook Page on Facebook -

100% of the proceeds will go to Nova Scotia charities - Our online charity auction will benefit both Colchester East Hants Hospice Society ( and Health Services Foundation of the South Shore (

These items are an Oak Island fan's dream! Let's have fun and make a difference in local healthcare!
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** Returning by popular demand **

We are heading back to Oak Island!

*Oak Island Shares the Dream, Take 2* will see Oak Island core samples produced during The Curse of Oak Island Hunt auctioned off online, along with items created and donated by Rick Lagina, with 100% of the proceeds going to two Nova Scotia Charities, (Colchester East Hants Hospice Society and the Health Services Foundation of the South Shore) Mark your calendar for the *Oak Island Shares the Dream Take 2* online auction and Facebook Live event, taking place October 3rd, 2020 on The Oak Island Scrapbook. Take 2 will feature jars available from the 2018 drilling program as well as 2017.
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Thank you to everyone who helped to make this year's Hike for Hospice a success! And thank you to Amy Hutt from our Board for taking these great photos.

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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

Get your reminder here:

"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."

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...

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


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

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