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COVID-19 UPDATE

Posted by on Jul 30, 2020 in News

(UPDATED JULY 30, 2020) – Due to the current situation with COVID-19 we are unable to accept squares at the present time.  If you choose to continue making squares, please hold on to them for now. We are not accepting them at this time and our volunteers are not meeting to assemble the squares into afghans. Although it feels as though things are starting to open up around us, safety protocols are in place everywhere and the afghan program itself could take longer to return to the hospital because of infection control. Once it is safe to do so for everyone involved in the program, we...

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TheSpec.com: Cancer patients find a place of respite they fill with art

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in News

Between medical appointments and procedures  Hamilton Spectator By Amy Kenny You walk in and you exhale. According to Norma Frankoff, director of programs and organizational development, that was the goal in designing Wellwood — a centre for those dealing with cancer diagnoses. Wellwood, located on Sanatorium Road, is bright and open, with high ceilings and windows that let the light in even on overcast days. Inside, it offers free programs including peer support groups, qi gong, yoga, journaling, Reiki, beadwork and expressing your journey through art — a six-week series that teaches...

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