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Celebrate a Life Campaign Underway at Northills Mall

Celebrate a Life Campaign underway at Northills Mall

By Jill Sperling

December 5, 2018  4:20pm

The Kamloops Hospice Association is encouraging people to honour the memory of their loved ones this holiday season through the Celebrate a Life Campaign.

“Celebrate a Life is about remembering,” said Executive Director Wendy Marlow. “It started 28 years ago with this beautiful memory tree. It’s really a chance for people to come and write a memory card and celebrate the life that their loved one lived. You can turn a light from white to red, it just signifies that memory for the loved one.”

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Ground Broken on Hospice Expansion

Ground broken on hospice expansion

Michael Potestio / Kamloops This Week

AUGUST 14, 2018 04:19 PM

The sod has been turned on the $1-million expansion of the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice Home in Sahali.

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Kamloops Family Proud New Owners of Cooper Family Foundation “Wings Above Kamloops” House

Kamloops family proud new owners of Cooper Family Foundation “Wings Above Kamloops” house

By Adam Donnelly

July 21, 2018 – 3:37pm Updated: July 23, 2018 – 1:34pm

KAMLOOPS — It was an exciting moment for many of the people gathered at 2676 Bentall Place on Saturday afternoon.

For some, the anticipation came from finding out who submitted the winning bid on the Cooper Family Foundation “Wings Above Kamloops” house. For others, they awaited the final fundraising numbers from the unique auction process, all of which will go to building the new expansion at the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Hospice Home.

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A unique Toor of the Wings Above Kamloops Home

A unique Toor of the Wings Above Kamloops home

Sean Brady / Kamloops This Week

JULY 23, 2018 10:40 AM

RJ and Ninder Toor are the proud owners of the brand new house in Aberdeen, with the fundraiser benefiting expansion of the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice Home.

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An Evening to Remember 2018—Enchanted Garden

IT WAS TRULY AN EVENING TO REMEMBER! We exceeded our goal and have raised $135,000 towards equipping our building expansion which will focus on Community Services!

THANK YOU to our guests, staff, committee members and volunteers, silent and live auction contributors, supporters, donor tables and sponsors who all contributed to wonderful evening at our 2018 Enchanted Garden Gala, Celebrating the Magic of Compassionate Care! Thank you to Kapture Photography for your amazing pictures.

 

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CFJC Article – An Evening to Remember, Raising Money for Kamloops Hospice

By Tanya Cronin

May 3, 2018 – 4:15pmUpdated: May 3, 2018 – 5:21pm

Friday is the 20th annual gala, An Evening to Remember – The Enchanted Garden, will celebrate the magic of compassionate care. The event will feature silent and live auctions, and money raised will go directly towards the expansion of the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Facility.

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Hospice House: Volunteers, staff make hospice a home

Hospice House: Volunteers, staff make hospice a home

Jessica Wallace / Kamloops This Week

APRIL 27, 2018 10:44 AM

Hospice association employs about 40 full-time staffers and receives help from approximately 120 volunteers

Hospice House: Q&A with executive director Wendy Marlow

Hospice House: Q&A with executive director Wendy Marlow

Jessica Wallace / Kamloops This Week

APRIL 25, 2018 08:25 AM

From a bare lot in Sahali to a home that houses the dying, the Marjorie Willoughby Memorial Hospice Home has become a centre for compassion. This series traces the history of the Kamloops Hospice Association while visiting with staff, volunteers and a woman with terminal cancer.

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Hospice House – Caring for the Dying Since 2004

Hospice House: Caring for the dying since 2004

Jessica Wallace / Kamloops This Week

APRIL 25, 2018 08:25 AM

From a bare lot in Sahali to a home that houses the dying, the Marjorie Willoughby Memorial Hospice Home has become a centre for compassion. This series traces the history of the Kamloops Hospice Association while visiting with staff, volunteers and a woman with terminal cancer

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‘Wings Above Kamloops:’ Cooper family giving back

‘Wings Above Kamloops:’ Cooper family giving back

By Vanessa Ybarra

CFJC Today/Updated: September 7, 2017 – 10:39pm

KAMLOOPS — It’s a place that’s close to the Cooper family’s heart.

On Thursday, the family that started the Cooper grocery store chain announced that funding from the first project of the Cooper Family Foundation will go towards expanding the Kamloops Marjorie Willoughby Hospice Home.

A new addition will be added to the facility, helping to make a difficult time easier for hundreds of families who use the centre each year. It’s a day that for Tod Cooper has been a long time coming.

 

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Evening to Remember 2019

Stay tuned for details on next year’s Evening to Remember Fundraiser Gala! Date & time, theme, and further details will be added soon. Follow us on Facebook to stay updated!