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WA HUB (West is Best!)
Hey hey! This is THE spot for WA Canteeners ! Meet new WA folks, chat, share memes and laughs, give each other support and be general legends! We are all pretty darn physically isolated right now so this is the time to get some awesome connection online....
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Introduce yourself
Welcome to CanTeen Connect! No-one knows more about what dealing with cancer is like than someone who's been there and done it. So it'd be great if you could tell us a bit about you and your experiences...
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How to handle
Hi all, my beautiful mum passed away 3 weeks ago from cancer, she fought so hard for so long. I’m struggling with coming to terms that she’s really gone, is anyone been/in a similar circumstance and would like to chat abort how you dealt with grief, for...
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S&C Leadership introductions
Hey guys so this thread is going to introduce the S& C leadership team so everyone on canteen connect can get to know us :)
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HELP - I'm in isolation and board
Hi everyone, So since eveyone is in lockdown right now, I thought it would be nice to find out what everyone is doing to starve of the bordom monster. I'm gardening (i planted seeds and now have to wait weeks before something happens) I started sewing a...
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Central Island Hub
Kia Ora Koutou To everyone in Taranaki, Hawkes Bay, Palmerston North, Kapiti, Hutt Valley, Wellington and everyone outside and in between - we are here for you :)  Welcome to CanTeen Connect and our regions chat! This is will be our space to connect with...
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Covid-19 support
We all understand that right now is a tough time with the COVID situation. CanteenConnect is here to support you through this time, so us leaders have come up with an idea. To show support to our community, you could write a message on a post-it note, a...
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💃 Iso-gig and Q&A with Great Gable - submit your Qs!
Calling all Great Gable fans! The boys are bringing live music straight to your living rooms with an exclusive performance and Q&A for you! Hailing from Perth, Western Australia, Great Gable combine a wide range of influences to bring a subtle twist on -...
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South Island Hub!!
Kia ora South Isalnder's of beautiful Aotearoa!! Viv here :) and welcome to CanTeen Connect!! This is going to be our new platform for connecting with each other over the next couple of months. On CanTeen Connect we are going to be having online events,...
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Introducing your Connect Leadership Team (CLT) for 2020! Individual sections of this post were written by some of the leaders in the CanTeen Connect Leadership team. (from @Wanda98-ConnectLeader ) CLT: What does it stand for? CLT stands for the Connect...
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Shaving the hair
Tonight I'm shaving my hair since it's falling out
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Hunter and Northern Chat
HELLO CANTEENERS!!! Welcome to our H&N thread! My name is Chloe and I am the Programs Officer in the H&N team! For those of you I HAVE NOT been lucky enough to meet yet - it's lovely to meet you! For those of you who I HAVE been lucky...
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Hello everyone 💫
Hello! my name is Miniko and I'm 18 years old this is my first time on here my councillor told me about canTeen a while ago when I was really struggling with coping. I just wanted to say I hope everyone is doing okay during these times of isolation...
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laughter is the best medicine
Hello canteeners, As we all know that Australia and New Zealand are in lock down, these can be daunting times for use all. I know for myself that my anxiety starts to drive you insane, so i started to look for way to brighten the dull situation that we...
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Sibling member group
Cancer sucks! Its my brother that is physically dealing with it, but there’s still things around it that affect my life. I'm not going to make assumptions, but maybe its affecting you too. My brothers cancer changed my whole world and I don't think I’m...
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Coping strategies
Hello everyone my name is Terri and I'm 16 My mum was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and I'm having a really hard time coping with it, is there anything that I can do, any apps, or even some music for when I get into one of my stages?...
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Live Performances
Hello humans! I know that music is a really big part of self care for a lot of people and I thought it could be cool to share some of our (music related) aspirations. If you could go and see someone in a live performance who would it be?...
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In my self-care kit...
Let's build a virtual self-care kit together. What's your number one thing for your own self-care kit? What helps make things a little easier when times are super tough? Examples in the above image... Mine would be my favourite tea, French Earl Grey.
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i loved yelling at my friends STILL ALIVE! whenever I see them after a chemo sesh. It always reminded me just that. I was first diagnosed at 9yrs old diagnosed a third time just last year After I turned 15 so a bit of an emotional roller coaster but...
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Food we Hate
Hey guys! Just curious. Does anyone else hate the food they were given when your family member/you were sick? Like we were given banana choc muffins and lasagne and I can't bear to eat it anymore. Did you have this experience? What is your hate food?