ENSS Hope Project

ENSS Hope Project News

​The ENSS Hope Project began in April 2018 as a school and community initiative to raise money for cancer research, as supported by the Terry Fox Foundation, and to create the commemorative ENSS Garden of Hope to honour those affected by cancer.
 
The ENSS Garden of Hope is located on Dundas Street, near the main entrance of the school, and may be visited anytime.  This space offers a place of quiet remembrance, reflection and an inspiration for future generations.  Dedicated in 2020 to all who believe in hope as a wall to unify us all.
 
Since September 2018, over 200 stones have been dedicated to loved ones and over $7,200 has been raised for the Terry Fox Foundation, thus continuing ENSS' rich tradition of supporting cancer research through school activities and community donations.   Each engraved stone has its own story and we hope to share these stories with you in the future.
 
WITH OUR APPRECIATION
The garden is fully funded from community sponsors and fundraising events.  As of July 2020, we have reached about 70% of our fundraising goal.
 
We are eternally grateful to Mike Boers and Hollandale Landscaping & Garden Centre, Trenton, for making our vision become a reality, and the following community sponsors for their very generous donations to the building fund:
 
PARTNERS
Barcovan Golf Club, Brighton
Connon Nurseries, Trenton
Dibbits Excavating & Landscape Supply, Trenton
Leon's, Trenton
Municipality of Brighton 
Precision Plumbing, Trenton 
Tony Soulis, Brighton
Vanderlaan Building Products Ltd., Brighton
 
SUPPORTERS (donations of $1000+)
Brian Todd Memorial Community Fund, Brighton
Brighton Masonic United Lodge 29 
ENSS Afternoon of Talent 2019 
ENSS Student Government 2018 - 2020 
 
FRIENDS (donations of $500+)
Brighton Tire 
Brighton Leo Club 
Cole's Timber Mart, Brighton
Comfort Zone, Cobourg
Gordon Tobey Developments, Brighton
Mike & Lori's NoFrills, Brighton
Rotary Club of Brighton 
 
DEDICATING A STONE
If interested in dedicating a stone, please email the ENSS Hope Project Team (Aidan Hussey, Max Towers & staff advisor Nancy Wilson, OCT) at ensshopeproject@gmail.com for order information and details regarding timelines and placement or download an order form and mail to ENSS Hope Project, c/o ENSS, 71 Dundas Street, Brighton, ON K0K 1H0.
 
DONATING TO THE BUILDING FUND
Community member donations to the ENSS Garden of Hope 'Building Fund' are being gratefully accepted and will be generously matched by the Municipality of Brighton.
 
ENSS Garden of Hope Building Fund
c/o Municipality of Brighton
35 Alice Street
Brighton, ON
K0K 1H0
 
Tax receipts issued for donations of $20 or more.
Make cheque payable to Municipality of Brighton.
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
A Dedication & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to officially open the garden will take place in the future ~ date and details to follow.  Until that time when we can come together to celebrate this special place, please feel free to enjoy the garden anytime.
 
STAY CONNECTED
Facebook:    ENSS Hope Project
Twitter:   @ensshopeproject
Instagram:  ensshopeproject
Email:  ensshopeproject@gmail.com
 
Thank you for your support and making a difference in our community.
 
"Anything is possible if you try." - Terry Fox

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