Gala Guests show support for Local Hospice Families

In Photo: Steve Desjardins, General Manager – Victory Ford Lincoln On Friday, October 25th, the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation hosted its 4th Annual Benefit Gala with huge success raising over $81,000 to support end-of-life hospice care in Chatham-Kent. The sold out event focused on the theme “Changing Moments, Changing Lives”. This theme was reflected in the message shared by a former …

Enbridge Gas Continues Support for the Hospice Volunteer Program

CHATHAM, ON, OCTOBER 11, 2019 – Enbridge Gas recently presented the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation with a $20,000 donation to support,  Hospice volunteer network initiatives. This donation from Enbridge Gas continues the support that Union Gas initiated when the hospice opened its doors in 2016. “At Enbridge Gas, we believe a community belongs to everyone who lives there and we strive to …

Captain Positivity brightens Hospice residents’ day

Captain Positivity flew into Chatham-Kent Hospice today to visit our residents and their families. He delivered cookies as well as messages of support and encouragement. “Hospice is always a memorable visit for me. Families are going through a difficult time but the atmosphere is so welcoming and positive. Being a bright spot in their day, spreading positive energy is what …

Fourth Annual “Changing Moments, Changing Lives” Benefit Gala for Hospice Care

Limited tickets are still available for the fourth annual “Changing Moments, Changing Lives” Hospice Foundation Gala happening Friday, October 25th at the John. D. Bradley Convention Centre in Chatham. Guests attending the Gala will enjoy a multi-course gourmet meal and a variety of one-of-a-kind experiences at the silent and live auction. Once again adding to the excitement of the evening …

Chatham-Kent Hospice Expands “Well Within” Programs and Services

After receiving an Ontario Trillium Foundation Seed grant in 2018, the Chatham- Kent Hospice was successful in receiving a $325,900 Ontario Trillium Foundation Grow grant in January of 2019. With this second grant, the Chatham-Kent Hospice has expanded its “Well Within” Grief and Bereavement programs to further support and connect individuals and families coping with the loss of a loved …

Hospice recognizes Kate Howey with prestigious June Callwood Award

Kate Howey was recently recognized for her volunteer involvement with Chatham-Kent Hospice by being awarded the June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism at the 2019 Hospice Palliative Care Ontario Annual Conference. A gentle spirit coupled with a willingness to lend a hand makes Kate a very important member of our team! As a Direct Support Volunteer she supports our …

Lots of Sunshine and Support for Hike for Hospice

Under sunny skies, over 900 people came out to walk or run the Mud Creek Trail for the 3rd Annual Hike for Hospice on Sunday, May 5, 2019. The total raised after expenses was $145,000.00 to support the ongoing operational needs of Chatham-Kent Hospice. The hike kicked off with the 5 km Fun Run at 1 pm with the hike …

BIG SUGAR ADDED TO THE BILL FOR RM’S 40th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

ROCK BAND SET TO PERFORM ON 22 JUNE AT CHATHAM CAPITOL THEATRE Adding to the excitement of RM Sotheby’s 40th Anniversary celebration (21-22 June) is a performance by rock band Big Sugar on Saturday, 22 June at the Chatham Capitol Theatre. Led by vocalist Gordie Johnson and his signature double neck Gibson guitar, the leaner, cleaner, present day Big Sugar …

Hike for Hospice Chatham-Kent is Growing

Once again, we are inviting all our Hospice supporters, friends and neighbours to join us at the 3rd Annual Hike for Hospice on Sunday, May 5th at Mud Creek Trail beside John McGregor Secondary School in Chatham. “This event offers an opportunity to enjoy an afternoon of fun while raising funds to support the ongoing operational needs of our local …

Grant helps keep Hospice Residents Comfortable

The cost of linen services are not covered by government funding and therefore must be covered through donations. The South Kent Wind Community Fund, a donor advised fund of the Chatham Kent Community Foundation recently approved a grant of $8,400 to support the cost of linen service for residents of Chatham-Kent Hospice. “The comfort of our residents is our top …