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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

    Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    At the Canadian Cancer Society, the month of October is about more than just raising awareness of breast cancer, it's about taking action to save lives. Get a pink ribbon to show your support and help fight breast cancer.

    Pink Ribbon Days: September 21 - 24
    Get your pink ribbon from one of our volunteers at various locations in Windsor-Essex on these dates.

    Pink Ribbon Coin Boxes: October
    Our pink ribbon coin boxes will be in various locations throughout Windsor-Essex during the month of October.

    Taking Steps Against Breast Cancer 

    September 24, 2017

    Point Pelee National Park

    Taking Steps Against Breast Cancer is a walk/run to support breast cancer research. Men, women and children of all ages are welcome to participate and increase awareness of the disease.

    For more information about this event, call 519-254-5116 or email essex@ontario.cancer.ca.

    Taking Steps 2013

    We need volunteers! If you are interested in helping out during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, you can register online or email theresa.blondin@ontario.cancer.ca

  • How You Can Help

    Be a Cancer Fighter

    We’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.


    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 our volunteer opportunities, contact:

    Theresa Leslie, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

    T: 519-254-5116  ext 3988

    E: theresa.blondin@ontario.cancer.ca

    Fill out a volunteer application form or register online for one of our events.


    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.

    • Daffodil Month
    • Residential Canvass
    • Relay For Life
    • Taking Steps Against Breast Cancer
    • Breast Cancer Awareness Month

     

    Office Administration

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

    Outreach 

    • 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.
  • Support & Services

    Our Impact in Southwestern Ontario


    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. 


    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. 

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