Celebrating Care and Kindness – Donna McIsaac: Coordinator, Volunteer Services

National Volunteer Week (April 7-13), is an opportunity to highlight the amazing contributions volunteers make in all walks of life. Each volunteer is an essential part of our team, appreciated every day, and Pilgrims Hospice Society couldn’t do the work we do without their selflessness. I am struck by such an incredibly diverse, talented [...]

2019-04-09T11:52:43-06:00 April 9th, 2019|Uncategorized, Volunteer Stories|

Bringing Hospice Closer to Home

2019 marks the 25th Anniversary of Pilgrims Hospice Society (PHS) and we couldn't be more excited for our future! PHS is at the forefront of evolving hospice care in the Capital Region - bringing forward a vision that will change and improve the way we support death and loss in our community. A year [...]

2019-03-19T13:48:59-06:00 March 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|

It’s Beginning to Look a lot Like…

…Christmas! And what better way to get in the holiday spirit than with homemade gingerbread! We rolled, we cut, we baked, and after some quality assurance testing, were ready for some little friends to come by and decorate. What a great surprise later, to find beautiful ice sculptures built outside! A huge thank you [...]

2018-12-11T12:40:37-06:00 December 6th, 2018|Day Program, Uncategorized|

The Art of Healing

Some clients in our day program had never touched a paintbrush before coming to Pilgrims, but with some instruction and encouragement, they are finding joy, confidence and increased self-esteem through artistic expression. Many initially assume they can’t participate because they’re in a wheelchair, have weakness in the limbs, arthritis, or lack of experience. By adapting [...]

2018-10-02T09:01:49-06:00 September 27th, 2018|Day Program, Uncategorized|

Pilgrims Hospice 11th Annual Charity Golf Classic

11th Annual Charity Golf Classic Raises Support for Compassionate Care Thank you Sponsors and Supporters Another great event was held at the Edmonton Petroleum Golf and Country Club on August 23. This year marked the 11th annual Charity Golf Classic for Pilgrims Hospice Society. We are grateful for all our sponsors, partners, volunteers and [...]

2018-09-05T16:20:01-06:00 August 28th, 2018|Events, Uncategorized|

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|