Howard Mutual Foundation supports Hospice Kitchen Program

The Howard Mutual Foundation recently awarded Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation with a grant in the amount of $7,500 to support the Chatham-Kent Hospice Kitchen Program. The Hospice Kitchen Program, run mainly by volunteers, provides homemade meals for the residents and soups, baked goods and snacks for Hospice family members and guests. Chatham-Kent Hospice offers this service at no cost to residents …

Hospice recognizes Volunteer with prestigious June Callwood Award

Sabrina Guillotte was recently recognized for her volunteer involvement with Chatham-Kent Hospice by being awarded the June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism at the 2018 Hospice Palliative Care Ontario Annual Conference. Sabrina has been a volunteer with the Hospice since 2014. Sabrina’s brings heart and compassion to her role as Reception volunteer, and ensures that every visitor is treated …

Local Youth Forgoes Birthday Gifts for Gifts to Hospice

The Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation is fortunate to receive gifts from people and groups of all different ages and backgrounds. A gift recently received at the Hospice touched the hearts of everyone involved. Leah Barnier recently celebrated her eighth birthday. Instead of gifts, she asked for donations of gift cards to Hospice. Leah has a special connection to Hospice through a …

Moose Lodge shows their support for Hospice

The Moose Lodge, Chatham presented a donation of $4,000 to the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation to support hospice end-of-life care in our community. “Recently one of our members utilized the Hospice and this experience had an impact on all of the members. We wanted to give back and Hospice fits in with our mandate to support children and seniors.” said Jerry …

Wallaceburg’s Southwest Regional Credit Union wins for Hospice

Thanks to the staff at the Southwest Regional Credit Union Wallaceburg Branch, the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation was awarded $2,500 to be used towards ongoing operating costs. Terry Acs, Financial Services Administrator, was motivated to nominate Hospice for a national contest hosted by CUETS Member Card/Mastercard services after a co-worker’s family utilized the Chatham-Kent Hospice multiple times. Financial institutions were encouraged …

Blenheim Youth Centre Gives Back

The Blenheim Youth Centre recently presented a donation to the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation. Through the Christmas Gives Back program, the youth raised $306.50 by making and selling hot chocolate and caramel corn at the Blenheim Santa Claus Parade and from proceeds from a raffle draw. Jodi Maroney, Executive Director for the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation, recently visited the Youth Centre to …

IODE Christmas House Tours Support Hospice

The Captain Garnet Brackin IODE Christmas House Tours have been sharing the beauty of the season while supporting local causes for the past 13 years. Members of the House Tour Committee recently presented Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation with a cheque for $6,000. Jodi Maroney, Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation Executive Director – “We are so appreciative to the IODE for their support as …

Hospice Introduces New Care Manager

Chatham-Kent Hospice is pleased to introduce Maureen Eyres, RN, BScN, MScN as the new Care Manager. Maureen is an accomplished health care professional who has dedicated her professional life to oncology, chronic disease management and end-of-life care. Previously, Maureen was also part-time faculty and clinical instructor for St. Clair College and a sessional clinical instructor for the University of Windsor. …