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A Foundation of Care

Building the Roozen Family Hospice Centre has begun! In the photo, you see the foundation walls of program rooms that will support grieving children and teens – a demographic that are often forgotten when we think of end-of-life or hospice care. The entire lower level of the new hospice centre will be dedicated to [...]

2019-10-07T10:06:49-06:00 October 7th, 2019|Home for Hospice Campaign|

Ensuring No One Dies Alone

“It meant so much just knowing that compassionate souls were there with Mom.” – Gwen For the past 15 years, Pilgrims Hospice has offered the Compassionate Companions home visiting program for individuals living with a terminal illness and limited in their ability to leave home. Specially trained volunteers provide emotional, social and spiritual support, life review and [...]

2018-05-18T16:23:20-06:00 May 18th, 2018|Compassionate Companions|

Dave Williams – A Hospice Story

Dave Williams is a beloved figure in the city and client of our Adult Respite Day Program. “Where I live, there isn’t an opportunity to have a conversation with people, so this is a godsend. Coming here, it won’t ever help my disease. It just helps me, having a place to come and visit among [...]

2018-05-17T11:09:48-06:00 April 19th, 2018|Client Stories|

Gala 2018 – Celebrating our Past and Looking to the Future

“WOW! What an event - the Gala was incredibly successful. My wife Linda and I were so impressed by the massive turnout, the excellent food, pleasant decor and congenial atmosphere.” - Dr. Louis Hugo Francescutti Pilgrims Hospice couldn’t have wished for more... a sold out event with over 350 guests at our 23rd [...]

2018-05-23T10:17:39-06:00 April 13th, 2018|Events, Uncategorized|

Finding Your Way Through Grief – Anita Clark

The death of someone we love changes our lives forever. From the day my son died when he was 21, nine years ago, I have a “before” timeline and an “after” timeline. The two will never merge. I think of him every day and still wonder what may have been or how his life [...]

2018-05-17T10:29:00-06:00 March 23rd, 2018|Grief & Bereavement|

So much more than our Gala MC!

“As death is something we all face, it behooves us all to learn about it and contribute to hospice care while we’re able,” says retired radio host Sharon Mallon. After taking early retirement at the age of 53, it didn’t take long for Sharon to be “done with the retirement thing” and to become actively [...]

2018-03-23T12:27:29-06:00 March 23rd, 2018|Featured Volunteer, Stories|