UPCOMING EVENTS

May 30
Grief 101. An interactive opportunity to discuss, learn and grow in your understanding of the grief journey.                 Squamish Public Library 6:00-8:00pm.

May 27 - June 24th
Bereavement Walk. Gathering time 9:30am Squamish Adventure Centre.

May 7
Hike for Hospice. 10th Annual Hike for Hospice! Registration at 9:30am Hike at 10:30am. Join our Facebook event for more information on ways you can get involved and support this fun, family event.

Nov 7 - Dec 13
Courage to Grieve Bereavement Group. This 6 week adult bereavement group is an opportunity to learn more about the grieving process and share in a group setting with others. Please email to register or for more information: hospice.seatosky@vch.ca

Nov 10
Advance Care Planning. Join us at the Squamish Public Library at 6:30pm to learn more about advance care planning and how to your goals and wishes for your life and health should there be a time when you can't speak for yourself.

Nov 25
Memory Tree Event. Join us for our annual Memory Tree Event at On the Farm Shops. Gather with friends and family and be supported as we remember and honour the memory of our loved ones at the start of the holiday season.

 

Click links above for more details

 

Wednesday
Feb112015

Become a Hospice Volunteer

Join our Team

Squamish Hospice Society invites you to volunteer in 2017. Our volunteer training program will give you the tools to give and receive the gift of compassion: a gift that can empower families in their everyday moments. Challenges of life limiting frailties and grief can be eased by the hand of a hospice volunteer. We welcome your talents and time to hospice.
 
To join our team start by downloading a volunteer application from our volunteer page. Fill it in and email it to hospice.seatosky@vch.ca . A criminal record check is required prior to working in the community. Please note: training for 2017 is planned for February, dates will be posted once confirmed.

Hospice Palliative Care - Intro and Program

Friday, Feb 24  -6:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, Feb 25  -9:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday, Feb 26 -9:00am to 3:00pm

Medical Night

Tuesday, Feb 28 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Bereavement Training

Saturday, March 4 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Q & A Wrap Up 

Sunday, March 5 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Please note there will be a $65 registration fee for all participants in the training program. Your registration fees will include: meals/refreshments while at the training, a training manual, orientation to hospice guide, your annual membership fee  ($15 & ensures volunteers are insured as part of the Society) and upon completion of the training you will receive an official VCH volunteer ID. Cheques can be made payable to the Squamish Hospice Society. Fees are due at your pre training interview.

Tuesday
Jan132015

Bereavement Walk begins Weds January 21st

Squamish Hospice Society invites you to join the

Fresh Air Bereavement Walk for those grieving the loss of a loved one.

NEW DAY: Wednesday Starting January 21st

Gathering Time: 9:45am

Walk begins at 10am – coffee time follows

Squamish Adventure Centre

 

Friday
Dec122014

Final Draw Winners!

What a week! Thank you to everyone who participated in this fun holiday game. Your support of this fundraiser helps ensure the Squamish Hospice Society is able to continue to support those with life limiting illnesses, their loved ones and the bereaved in our community.

Please continue to stay informed and aware of our programs and awesome fundraisers by considering becoming a member of the Squamish Hospice Society, subscribing to our newsletter or "Liking" us on Facebook. The more people who have knowledge of our programs the better able we are to support those who need them.

Ok now for the final winning team of the 2014 Holiday Wine Draw! Thank you so much Denise Rittberg of the Royal Bank for drawing today's winning team.

Congratulations to Chateau Quarante-Huit!! Your team is the final winning team for the holiday wine draw!

Thanks again everyone. From all of us at the Squamish Hospice Society we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Thursday
Dec112014

Day 4 and the winners are.......

Well another day another lucky team has won! So grateful to Janet Bride at Hollis Wealth for pulling today's winning team.

The lucky team to win today is.....TEAM POLISH IT OFF! at Garibaldi Dental Clinic!! Since this is my dentist's office I went in to congratulate them in person....so fun! Congrats to you all and THANK YOU  so much for supporting the Squamish Hospice Society programs through your participation.

Wednesday
Dec102014

Day 3 Lucky Winners

And we have another lucky team today! Thank you to Sharon and Norm at CWC Electrical for pulling today's winning team.

And the winning team is.......WINE DOCS!! Congratulations Jason Wood for being the lucky member for your team to be drawn. Looks like it will be a festive season for you all!

And thanks Sharon and Norm for being good sports even though the CWC team wasn't drawn out today.....there are still 2 more days to have good luck!

 

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