Apparently Amazon is selling used copies of Marie Warder’s “The Bronze Killer” starting at $80 USD. You will be happy to know that we have new copies of “The Bronze Killer” in stock for only $20 CDN plus shipping. This book has been a source of information, encouragement and enlightenment for many, as it describes [...]
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February is the month that we collect donated Aeroplan Miles to reduce travel costs associated with program activities. This year’s May Awareness Month activities alone will be generating a lot of travel expenses! Cross-country information sessions, awareness events, client support, physician meetings, volunteerism…. these are all life-saving program activities that need your support. Help us make our [...]
In this issue of the Canadian Hemochromatosis Society’s e-newsletter, discover some of the many ways to support and be involved in the activities and mission of CHS, and help to create awareness of hemochromatosis.
The December 2012 issue of The Magnet is now available. Contents include changes to Canadian Blood Services donation criteria, holiday gift ideas, and an update on CHS’ fundraising goal for 2012. Please click here to view. Season’s Greetings and Merry Christmas to everyone!
À tous ceux qui appuient la SCH : La Société canadienne de l’hémochromatose est le seul organisme canadien qui vient en aide aux personnes atteintes de l’hémochromatose et à leurs familles. Chaque année, nous répondons à des centaines d’appels téléphoniques et de courriels provenant de personnes qui récemment ont reçu un diagnostic, qui subissent un [...]
Dear Supporters of CHS, The Canadian Hemochromatosis Society is the sole Canadian organization providing support to hemochromatosis sufferers and their families. We respond to hundreds of calls and emails annually from individuals who have been recently diagnosed, are in treatment or are managing symptoms. This multisystem disorder has many clinical manifestations; CHS marshals key [...]
For years, Canadian Hemochromatosis Society member Linda Dooley wanted to spread hemochromatosis awareness in a BIG way. Her persistence finally paid off, as she is pleased to report that an article she wrote on hemochromatosis was published in the Summer 2012 issue of Canadian Health Magazine. Canadian Health is published by the Canadian Medical Association [...]
The 2011 Annual General Meeting was held on June 27th at the Richmond Caring Place in Richmond, BC. A new Board of Directors was elected at the meeting, and includes Patrick Haney of Vancouver, British Columbia as President and Chair of the Board, Frank Erschen of Toronto, Ontario as Past President, Kelly McQuiggan of Vancouver [...]
On Saturday, April 28, 2012, Il Sono Men’s Vocal Ensemble of Calgary, Alberta, gave a benefit concert for the Canadian Hemochromatosis Society. They titled the concert “His Sound: a concert celebrating the male voice”, and a celebration it was. They covered 400 years of “the manliest music from Giovanni Palestrina to Billy Joel”. There was [...]
Here is the link to our April 2012 issue of our e-newsletter, “The Magnet”. In the newsletter, you will find details about CHS’ booth at the Prince George home show, read more on this weekend’s musical event in Calgary benefiting the Canadian Hemochromatosis Society, and learn how you can help CHS during May Awareness Month [...]