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)


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Colchester East Hants Hospice Society
THANK YOU once again to all of the organizers, volunteers and participants behind another fabulous Bollywood Night!Your ongoing support of our programs and services is greatly appreciated! 💛 ... See MoreSee Less
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THANK YOU once again to all of the organizers and participants behind another fabulous Bollywood Night! ... See MoreSee Less
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We are honoured to once again be the recipients of a designated amount of funds from this year's Bollywood Night presented by Om and Meena Khanna and the Rotary Club of Truro. We are hungry already and can’t wait to enjoy great food, made by Chef Raj Gupta, in the comfort of our homes on Thursday evening (October 21). Thanks to the Khanna family and the Rotary Club of Truro for their ongoing community support. ... See MoreSee Less
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Order a bagged lunch* + Grab your colleagues and your sweaters + Get outside + Support two great causes in your communityJoin us, along with the Colchester East Hants Canadian Mental Health Association, to Talk & Stroll on Tuesday, October 26 between 11:30 am and 1:00 pm under the Truro Farmers' Market canopy.We are offering:• $10 bagged lunches to-go, provided by CMHA Catering• Information on grief and mental health resources• Encouragement to "Get outside + Get real about the things we don’t want to talk about."*Bagged lunch includes:• Wrap of choice: 1. Chicken and avocado 2. Veggie and hummus 3. Ham and cheese• Apple• Cookie• WaterTo order yours, email ... See MoreSee Less
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CONGRATULATIONS to this week’s winner ofour 2021/22 Bucket List Lotto draw: Roger Ryan!Our next draw will be on Wednesday October 27th .What's on your Bucket List? ... See MoreSee Less
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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: (902) 893-3265.


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.

#hospice #givingtuesdayca

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...

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