Overview

It takes many helping hands and significant community support to ensure that Hospice programs and services are offered free of charge and are able to touch the lives of hundreds of individuals every year. Programs are not  funded by government and each year we must raise funds to continue to offer our community this important support. The Hospice Society holds several fundraising, friend raising and public education events each year as one way to build support and awareness in the community.

Working towards a goal.
As a registered charity we rely on support from individuals, service clubs, businesses, foundations and churches to meet our annual operating budget. 100% of the funds raised by Hospice stays right here in our communities, helping your friends and neighbors during difficult and emotional times.

Honour someone through a commemorative donation.
Whenever you want to say thank you, congratulations, or I’ll never forget you, pay tribute to someone special by making a donation to hospice. It is a unique way to honour a friend’s memory, birthday, wedding, anniversary, retirement or other special event. We will send a card on your behalf acknowledging your donation and you will receive a tax receipt. You can use the Memorial Donation form to mail in your donation.

Give your ongoing support.
Making monthly or annual donations helps to ensure our organization has stability and strength to continue offering support to families at end of life. Secure on-line donations can be made through our partner Canada Helps, or you can print the donation form to mail in your donation.

Make a planned gift.
Leaving a gift to the charity of your choice in your will can be very significant to the receiving charity while giving your estate incredible tax savings. Other gifts that result in significant tax savings include: trusts, life insurance policies, real estate, stocks or securities. Below you will find some general information on planned giving. Talk to your financial advisor or lawyer for more information.

Donate a gift in-kind.
Do you have an item or service to donate that would benefit hospice? Perhaps you have caregiving or medical supplies, books, or items that could be auctioned at a special event. Contact the Hospice office to discuss your gift in-kind.

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This week's Bucket List Lotto winner is Cathy Hinton!
CONGRATULATIONS!
Stay tuned for our next winner on October 7th!
What's on your Bucket List?
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Colchester East Hants Hospice Society

ANNOUNCEMENT:

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: www.32auctions.com/oakisland2

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 -
www.facebook.com/OakIslandBook

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

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.
www.32auctions.com/oakisland2
#oakisland #treasurehunt
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1 week ago

Colchester East Hants Hospice Society

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
@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

#novascotia

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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