Feature Friday: Hearth Place Support Centre

In the heart of Oshawa, the Hearth Place Cancer Support Centre stands as a beacon of hope, providing unwavering support to individuals and families touched by cancer. Founded on the principles of compassion, knowledge, and hope, Hearth Place offers a sanctuary for those grappling with the emotional and physical toll of cancer diagnoses, treatment, and bereavement.

At Hearth Place, the journey of each member is met with a comprehensive suite of programs tailored to adults and children alike. These programs, crafted with care and understanding, range from therapeutic group sessions and educational workshops to wellness activities and exercise programs designed to aid physical recovery and emotional well-being.

The Centre’s commitment to community extends beyond its walls, fostering a spirit of volunteerism and philanthropy. Events and fundraisers not only serve as vital revenue streams but also as opportunities for community engagement, solidarity, and awareness. From the retro vibes of the Hearth Place Disco Ball to the empowering exercise program “Do It With Ease,” each event is a testament to the Centre’s dedication to its mission.

Hearth Place’s ethos is rooted in the acknowledgment of the land’s history and its ongoing commitment to becoming better stewards of it, recognizing the importance of a respectful relationship with the Original Peoples of the land. This sense of community and respect permeates every aspect of Hearth Place, making it not just a support centre but a home of hope.

The Centre operates with the support of donations and volunteers, relying on the generosity of the community to continue its invaluable work. As a registered charitable organization, every contribution to Hearth Place goes directly towards supporting those affected by cancer, ensuring that no one has to face their cancer journey alone.

As we spotlight Hearth Place this Feature Friday, we invite the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce members and the wider community to learn more, get involved, and support this vital resource. Hearth Place exemplifies the power of community support, compassion, and hope, making a profound difference in the lives of those it serves.

Isabelle Foley

Isabelle Foley

As Director of Member Success I strive to help members connect and get the most out of their chamber membership. I am an advocate for local businesses and passionate about spotlighting our community's success. Join the growth!


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