Put your Hearts Together for CK Hospice

Throughout the summer we asked our community to donate a day (or more) of hospice care for a resident and their family. Chatham-Kent has been generous in their response and to date has helped raise 83% of our $110,000 goal – one month of Hospice care. On Thursday, September 23rd at 7 pm we will host our second Hearts Together …

Hospice recognizes Volunteer with prestigious June Callwood Award

Chatham-Kent Hospice is recognizing our local 2021 June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism winner, Louise Stalleart. “Louise’s genuine and warm way of engaging with residents brings joy and healing while helping them contemplate their lives in a meaningful way. She has always been flexible and generous with her time, providing comfort care and companionship to residents when they are …

Understanding the Impact of Supportive Care

Supportive Care services at Chatham-Kent Hospice have changed over the last year to respect the restrictions put in place for the safety of our community. Despite the need to change how services have been offered, the COVID-19 pandemic has raised new and complex challenges and the need for grief and bereavement services has been witnessed across the globe. Since March …

Hike for Hospice exceed expectations

Our community has stepped up again to support Chatham-Kent Hospice families and residents through Hike for Hospice held last week. Over $143,000 was raised to ensure these families continue to receive compassionate, end-of-life care at no cost. “The support for this year’s Hike for Hospice is stunning! We were happy to be back out at Mud Creek Trail– even though …

What do Supportive Care Services look like at Chatham-Kent Hospice?

Many people are aware that grief counselling is a part of services offered at the Chatham-Kent Hospice. We offer counselling and support to residents, families and community members who are coping with grief. Your loved one does not have to have lived in hospice for you to access our services. However, do you know what Supportive Care services in the …

Blenheim Resident is the BIG Winner!

Today at 1 pm the winning ticket for the CK Charity 50/50 Raffle was drawn and the winning ticket was purchased by Jenny A. of Blenheim, Ontario. Jenny was awarded the jackpot prize of $52,735. “I need a bit of time to think about it but… do some house repairs, pay down some debts, and put it towards my husband’s …

Battery Boy presents the 5th Annual Hike for Hospice

For the fifth year we are inviting Hospice supporters, friends and neighbours to join us as we Hike for Hospice April 26- May 2, 2021 at Mud Creek Trail in Chatham. “This year we are happy to be able to offer a hybrid event for our community. Participants will be encouraged to collect pledges and walk Mud Creek Trail anytime …

CK Charity 50/50 Raffle

Tickets are now on sale for the CK Charity 50/50 Raffle!  One lucky winner will walk away with 50% of the proceeds with a guaranteed prize of at least $10,000! Due to social distancing tickets will only be available for purchase online at www.ckcharity5050.com between February 1, 2021 and April 8, 2021. The winner of the draw will be announced …

Pretty in Pink continues their support of Hospice

Pretty in Pink, a women’s group from Dover, recently presented a donation of $15,000 to the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation. The group raised the funds through events like their golf tournament held in October. “I can’t thank all the members of Pretty in Pink enough for their generosity towards our hospice families, especially this year when hosting events was so difficult. …

Christmas Memories with CK Hospice Foundation

The board and staff of the CK Hospice Foundation wish you the best this holiday season offers, however you are celebrating this year. Enjoy some of our favourite holiday songs! You can listen below using Spotify or iTunes!