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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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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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Celebrate a Life Campaign Raises Money for Hospice Equipment

Celebrate A Life campaign raises money for Hospice equipment

By Jill Sperling

December 2, 2016 – 5:05pm

KAMLOOPS — As people in Kamloops get into the holiday spirit shoppers are encouraged to “Celebrate A Life” on their way through Northills Mall.

The annual event raises money for the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Hospice Home. People are encouraged to donate what they can, then honour loved ones they’ve lost by decorating a memory tree.

 

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Events

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!