E-NEWSLETTER - JANUARY 2022 EDITION



Happy New Year! We are looking forward to a great 2022. Here are a few highlights:



Welcome to our new Community Engagement Coordinator!


As Huron Shores Hospice continues to grow, so do our relationships within the community. In an effort to continue to strengthen communication and community relations, we welcome our new part-time Community Engagement Coordinator, Catherine Evans.


Catherine has a diverse skill set that will help to grow our online and offline presence, assist our committees in planning and promoting fundraising events, enhance our resident and family experience in the suite and grow our community programs.


Welcome to the Hospice Family Catherine!




Hike for Hospice Returns Saturday, May 7th


We are cautiously optimistic that the Annual Hike for Hospice event will return, in-person, Saturday, May 7th, 2022 at the Davidson Centre. The Fundraising Committee is working hard to finalize the details.


As always, for the most recent information, check out our website and follow us on Facebook and Instagram!





Thank You for your Support


The results are in for the Creating Moments that Matter end of year fundraiser and we are thrilled to share that, thanks to your generous donations, we exceeded our goal of $50,000!


Because of your support, Huron Shores Hospice is grateful to be able to continue to offer compassionate end-of-life care to residents at no cost. In the suites, families and residents are able to focus on the moments that matter in a safe and comfortable environment close to home.


Thank you for your generosity.


We would also like send out a big thank you to the Society of United Professionals who doubled the first $10,000 in donations to contribute to this amazingly successful event.





Grief Recovery Program


Grief Recovery Groups are being held on-line in January 2022 and in-person in Kincardine and Saugeen Shores starting in February and March, 2022.


REGISTER NOW


If you are dealing with grief related to the loss of a family member or friend, Huron Shores Hospice offers an 8-session educational program that offers a safe environment for you to explore your beliefs about dealing with loss. The program provides actions that will lead you to complete unresolved emotions that may still be causing you pain.


Grief delayed is not grief denied. Whether your grief is recent or, is a result of a past loss, the Grief Recovery Program is here to support you as you work through your loss.


Our trained and certified grief recovery specialists® will facilitate your journey with compassion, confidentiality, and dignity.


The Grief Recovery Group is not a ‘drop-in’ support group. The program builds on each previous session, so attendance and commitment for the 8 sessions is essential.


Please contact Cathy at 519-385-5683 or by email at grief@huronshoreshospice.ca to learn more or click here to register online.


Please note that in-person sessions scheduled for February and March may move to an on-line format if gathering restrictions are in place.





Tickets are available for the electronic Catch the Ace lottery from Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. until the next Tuesday at 4:45 p.m. The draw is made on Tuesday’s between 4:45 and 5:00 p.m. with the winner announced on Facebook at 6:00 p.m.


When you buy tickets, you will also pick an envelope that might contain the Ace of Spades. If your ticket number comes up, you will win 20% of that week’s ticket sales. If yourcard in the envelope is the Ace of Spades, you will win the Catch the Ace Progressive Jackpot. The weekly draws continue until someone catches the Ace of Spades!


The progressive jackpot grows with every ticket purchase and is now sitting at over $2,600!


Purchase your tickets at http://www.catchtheacehsh.ca/. Please ensure you turn on your location services to buy a ticket. Instructions to do so are in the FAQ section on the website.


Catch the Ace is a fun way to support our cause. Why not join in on the Catch the Ace fun each Tuesday!


We look forward to your awesome support.


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