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Chatham-Kent Community Office

746 Richmond Street
Units A
Chatham, Ontario
N7M 5J5
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Phone: 519-352-3960
Fax: 519-352-0321
Email: chathamkent@ontario.cancer.ca

Hours of operation:
Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Serving all communities in Chatham-Kent including:
Blenheim, Bothwell, Charing Cross, Chatham, Dresden, Highgate, Merlin, Morpeth, Ridgetown, Thamesville, Tilbury, Wallaceburg, Walpole Island and Wheatley.

  • News and announcements

    Thank you to all the volunteers, donors and supporters of the Canadian Cancer Society Chatham-Kent Community Office. You have helped make 2015 a spectacular year. With you help, we have:

    • Assisted 170 clients with 34 Wheels of Hope volunteers driving over 243,970 km completing 2,349 client trips

    • Supported 7 families through our family provided transportation assistance program  

    • Two group support facilitators providing support to two cancer support groups

    Upcoming Events for 2017

    Curl For Cancer

    Saturday February 4, 2017
    Chatham Granite Curling Club

    41 William St N, Chatham

    Registration 9:00 a.m.  Game 10:00 am

    Cost $20 per person with a minimum pledge of $100

    Fun and prizes for all! Curlers and first time curlers welcome!

    Daffodil Month

    Daffodil Pin Sellers are needed for our Daffodil Pin Campaign from March 31 - April 2 and  April 7 & 9, 2017.  By volunteering for only 2 hour shifts you can make a huge impact. 

    To learn more about these opportunities, please call 519-352-3960 or email chathamkent@ontario.cancer.ca.

    Residential Door to Door Campaign - April 1- 30, 2017

    Positions are available in various locations across the city. We are looking for Team Captains (organize volunteers in your neighbourhood) and Canvassers (canvass on your street).

    To learn more about these opportunities, please call 519-352-3960 or email chathamkent@ontario.cancer.ca

    Relay For Life Blenheim

    Friday, June 2, 2017

    6:00pm – Midnight

    Blenheim District High School

    163 Chatham St. S., Blenheim, ON

    Accept the Baton. Register today!

    www.relayforlife.ca/blenheim

    Relay For Life Chatham-Kent

    Friday, June 9, 2017

    6:00pm – Midnight

    Chatham Kent Athletic Complex

    285 McNaughton Ave E., Chatham, ON

    Accept the Baton, Register today!

    www.relayforlife.ca/chathamkent

  • Volunteer opportunities
    Office Help

    Greet visitors / answer phones, enter data etc. Currently looking for Monday afternoon and Friday afternoon.

    Community Connectors

    Community Representatives: We are looking for volunteers to steward on behalf of the Canadian Cancer Society in their community, cultivate personal, community and corporate relations, increase the Society’s visibility, promote programs and services, Participate in fundraising initiatives such as Community Partnerships as well as individual and corporate giving, identify key opportunities for the Society to connect with people through health fairs or community gatherings.

    Volunteer Drivers

    We are looking for volunteer drivers to take clients to and from their cancer related treatments.

    Outreach
    • Coordinator – help inquire about places where the Society can do presentations and/or displays and coordinate the activities.
    • Display Volunteer – set up and man display booths as required.
    • Materials Distribution – monitor and stock brochures and information.
    • Advocacy – write letters and make presentations to elected Government officials to promote healthy public policy.

    Many fundraising opportunities are available.

    To learn more about these or other volunteer opportunities, please call 519-352-3960 or email chathamkent@ontario.cancer.ca.

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