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Windsor-Essex Community Office

3201 Marentette Avenue Unit 2
Windsor, Ontario

N8X 4G3
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Phone: 519-254-5116
Fax: 519-254-4809
Email: essex@ontario.cancer.ca


Hours of operation:

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

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Upcoming Events & News

Daffodil Month

Watch for our volunteers selling Daffodil Pins throughout Windsor and Essex County on the following weekends:


Thursday March 31 - Sunday April 3

Thursday April 7 - Sunday April 10


You can also find our Daffodil Coin Boxes located at various businesses in Windsor and Essex County through the month of April.


Interested in volunteering? Register online at http://171au6w.myccsschedule.ca/events/index.


Relay For Life

RFL 2015 Banner

Picture yourself walking a track while hundreds of people – family, friends, co-workers and neighbours – cheer you on. The baton you hold in your hand is a powerful symbol of your personal commitment to make an impact in the fight against cancer. As you complete your lap and pass the baton to a teammate, you feel an overwhelming sense of pride in knowing you’re united with Canadians in communities across the country to create a world where no one fears cancer.


Relay For Life Windsor:

June 4, 2016

5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Windsor Riverfront Festival Plaza


Relay For Life Essex County:

June 10-11, 2016

7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.

Colasanti's Tropical Gardens

Accept the baton. Register today!

How You Can Help

Be a Cancer Fighter

Cancer Fighter LogoWe’ve made it easy for you to organize a fundraiser that is meaningful to you while raising funds for the fight against cancer. Choose a fundraising idea and then let us know what you want to do. We’ll provide you with all the tools and support you need to make it a success. Find out how to be a cancer fighter.


Make A Donation

The Canadian Cancer Society is the largest charitable funder of cancer research in Canada. Making a donation will help fund research on all types of cancer and improve the lives of Canadians living with cancer by providing information and support services.

Read the top 10 reasons why the Canadian Cancer Society needs your support.



Take Action

The Canadian Cancer Society believes that working with government and legislators to bring about healthy public policies is a vital part of the fight against cancer. We advocate locally, provincially, and nationally. Take Action now!


Volunteer

Volunteering with the Society is a great opportunity for you to make a positive impact in your community, be part of a team, share your experience, learn new skills and develop lasting friendships. Learn more about volunteering with the Society.

See below for volunteer opportunities
 in Windsor and Essex County.

Volunteer Opportunities

For more information regarding any of the volunteer opportunities described below, please contact our office:

 

T: 519-254-5116 
E: essex@ontario.cancer.ca

 

Fill out a volunteer application form.

 


Daffodil Month

By volunteering just a few hours of your time selling daffodil pins, you will help save lives and people who are living with cancer.

Register online for a shift in your community.

 


Fundraising

Did you know that the Canadian Cancer Society relies on donations for over 90% of our annual revenue?  Help fund life-saving research and support people facing cancer now by participating in our FUNdraising campaigns and events.

 


 
Office Administration - Ongoing
    • Receptionist – Greet visitors / answer phones, etc.
    • Data Entry – Preparing tax receipts, updating records, etc.

      Outreach - Ongoing

      • Assist with presentations and displays.
      • Inventory and stock brochures and information.
      • Write letters and make presentations to elected Government officials to promote healthy public policy.

        Peer Support - Ongoing

        The Canadian Cancer Society is here to help people living with cancer. If you’ve been through cancer, either as a survivor or caregiver, you can offer hope and support to others.
           
        Read more about Peer Support

                               
        Fill out a volunteer application form.

        Support & Services

        Our Impact in Southwestern Ontario

        Thanks to our donors and volunteers! Read how you helped make a difference in 2013.

        Sewing Services

        The Essex County Community Office provides sewing services for cancer patients who would like to have prosthesis pockets sewn into bras, bathing suits, etc. Permanent breast prostheses and mastectomy bras are also available on a limited basis.

        The sewing service is offered every Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. to noon except in July and August.
             
        Call our office at 519-254-5116 for more information or read our Resources to Help You Cope brochure.

        Wheels of Hope                                

        Our Wheels of Hope volunteer transportation program helps patients who have no other way of getting to and from cancer-related care or who can't afford the costs associated with travelling.

        Cancer Information Service                  

        Our Cancer Information Service provides Canadians with information on cancer diagnosis, treatments, side effects and clinical trials. 

        Peer Support     

        Our Peer Support service provides cancer patients and their caregivers with a better understanding of what to expect throughout the cancer experience by matching them with a trained volunteer who has lived through a similar experience.

        Smokers' Helpline                               

        Our Smokers' Helpline offers proven tips and tools to help people successfully quit smoking. Quit Coaches help people cope with cravings, manage stress, create a personalized quit plan and find local resources.

        CancerConnection.ca

        Our CancerConnection.ca online community offers a safe and secure online community where patients and families can share their cancer experiences and develop supportive relationships.

        Community Services Locator        

        We can help you find more cancer-related services in your area through our Community Services Locator – a searchable database of over 4000 cancer-related services and resources nationwide – or at one of our community offices across the country. 

        Photo Gallery

        Taking Steps 2013Taking Steps Against Breast Cancer Walk/Run

        September 27, 2014 at Point Pelee National Park































































































































































































































































        Taking Steps Against Breast Cancer is a 1-5 km non-competitive walk that encourages participants to raise funds by collecting pledges, or register for our 5K competitive run! Men and women of all ages are welcome to participate and help raise funds for breast cancer research.































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































        Taking Steps 2013Taking Steps Against Breast Cancer Walk/Run

        September 27, 2014 at Point Pelee National Park































































































































































































































































        Taking Steps Against Breast Cancer is a 1-5 km non-competitive walk that encourages participants to raise funds by collecting pledges, or register for our 5K competitive run! Men and women of all ages are welcome to participate and help raise funds for breast cancer research.