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We Need You Kamloops! How Can You Help?

We need you KAMLOOPS! Often we are asked ‘How can I Help?’.

Here are some great ideas of items and ‘funds’ that will support our team with the important essential care we provide to patients and families.

Please contact us at 250.372.1336 to arrange drop off or with questions. Thank you for supporting Hospice!

Kamloops Hospice asks for Donations During National Palliative Care Week

Kamloops Hospice asks for donations during National Hospice Palliative Care Week

Photo by Kent Simmonds

May 4, 2020

KAMLOOPS — This week is National Hospice Palliative Care Week, and the Kamloops Hospice Association is working out a way to hold an annual fundraiser virtually.

The Hospice Association was planning to host its annual Evening to Remember fundraiser at the Coast Hotel this Saturday (May 9).

It’s the single largest fundraiser for the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice Home and was set to raise $170,000.  While people are no longer able to buy tickets for large gatherings, the Hospice Association is hoping people will donate instead.

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CBC Daybreak Kamloops with Shelley Joyce – April 2, 2020

CBC Daybreak Kamloops interviews Wendy Marlow, Executive Director at Kamloops Hospice Association about new Virtual Visiting at Kamloops Hospice Association, donation requests and other changes at Hospice due to Covid-19 including Volunteer Program & Community Program Suspension, Thrift Store Closing Temporarily, Gala Cancellation and challenges with raising required funds.

Listen to the 5 minute audio recording here!

 

CFJC Midday – Kamloops Hospice offering volunteer information session, and special program to help children

CFJC Midday – Kamloops Hospice offering volunteer information session, and special program to help children

Jan 13, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wendy Marlow and Pamela Young discuss an upcoming information session and a new Children’s Grief Drop in Group.

Click to watch the Midday Interview

Celebrate a Life Campaign

Celebrate a Life campaign aims to raise enough money for groceries for a year

Dec 05, 2019

KAMLOOPS — The annual Celebrate A Life campaign is underway at the Northills Shopping Centre.

The craft sale and Memory Tree are part of a fundraiser for the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice Home.

Click here for full article and interview

New Palliative Care Resources come with Kamloops Hospice expansion

KAMLOOPS — What was once just a dream has now become reality.

Following a generous donation from the Cooper Family Foundation, the Kamloops Hospice Association unveiled its new community resource centre this afternoon.

The 4,000 square foot expansion to the end-of-life facility includes space for therapy, counselling, and education.

 

Cooper Community Resource Centre Unveil

Cooper Community Resource Centre Unveil

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

Events

Evening to Remember 2020 – You Can Still Support Us!

We anticipated raising $170,000 at our Event this year.

PRIZE DRAW DATE: May 28th! DONATE the value of our Evening to Remember Gala ticket ($125 or more) through our website (www.kamloopshospice.com) or by calling us at 250.372.1336 and you will be entered to win one of 3 Market Gala Baskets!

Thanks to the support of our incredible community so far we have raised close to $11,000 in ticket sales and $45,000 in additional donations for a total of $56,000 towards our Evening to Remember Gala Fundraising Goal of $170,000.

Thank you Kamloops – we are grateful to everyone who had already purchased tickets, donated recently, businesses who have reallocated sponsorships to donations and those who planned silent and live auction contributions. Your support is needed and appreciated!