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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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We’re Hiring a Casual Registered Nurse!

We're hiring

Kamloops Hospice — Registered Nurse (Casual) Needed

Credentials & Experience:

  • Current Registered Nurse with a minimum of 2 years nursing experience.
  • Recent experience in a hospice or similar palliative care environment is an asset.

Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to provide client-centered care
  • Ability to communicate and interact with patients and families effectively and empathetically
  • Reasonable level of computer skills (Windows, MS Office, Internet and email)
  • Ability to work independently during evening/overnight shifts

For a more detailed Job Description or to apply, send resume to Wendy Marlow.

 

Flutterbuys, Hospice Thrift Store – Assistant Manager Needed.
Skills: 3 years retail experience, Volunteer Coordination and/or Management experience is an asset.
Hours & Availability: Part-time (20 hours), must be available Friday and Saturdays. Store hours are Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm
To apply send resume to wendy@kamloopshospice.comFlutterbuys, Hospice Thrift Store – Assistant Manager Needed.
Skills: 3 years retail experience, Volunteer Coordination and/or Management experience is an asset.
Hours & Availability: Part-time (20 hours), must be available Friday and Saturdays. Store hours are Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm
To apply send resume to wendy@kamloopshospice.comFlutterbuys, Hospice Thrift Store – Assistant Manager Needed.
Skills: 3 years retail experience, Volunteer Coordination and/or Management experience is an asset.
Hours & Availability: Part-time (20 hours), must be available Friday and Saturdays. Store hours are Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm
To apply send resume to wendy@kamloopshospice.comFlutterbuys, Hospice Thrift Store – Assistant Manager Needed.
Skills: 3 years retail experience, Volunteer Coordination and/or Management experience is an asset.
Hours & Availability: Part-time (20 hours), must be available Friday and Saturdays. Store hours are Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm
To apply send resume to wendy@kamloopshospice.comFlutterbuys, Hospice Thrift Store – Assistant Manager Needed.
Skills: 3 years retail experience, Volunteer Coordination and/or Management experience is an asset.
Hours & Availability: Part-time (20 hours), must be available Friday and Saturdays. Store hours are Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm
To apply send resume to wendy@kamloopshospice.comFlutterbuys, Hospice Thrift Store – Assistant Manager Needed.
Skills: 3 years retail experience, Volunteer Coordination and/or Management experience is an asset.
Hours & Availability: Part-time (20 hours), must be available Friday and Saturdays. Store hours are Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm
To apply send resume to wendy@kamloopshospice.comFlutterbuys, Hospice Thrift Store – Assistant Manager Needed.
Skills: 3 years retail experience, Volunteer Coordination and/or Management experience is an asset.
Hours & Availability: Part-time (20 hours), must be available Friday and Saturdays. Store hours are Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm
To apply send resume to wendy@kamloopshospice.comSave
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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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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!