March 26: Community Consultation & Online Survey

We encourage you to share your thoughts on the services and supports you believe will be important in Halifax’s first residential hospice. Community Consultation Monday, March 26 Afternoon meeting: 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Evening meeting: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Lindsay Children’s Room, Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road, Halifax Please R.S.V.P. at… Read More

Everyone’s Feeling the Love: Over $120,000 in Net Proceeds Raised

More than 900 people raised over $120,000 in net proceeds during Feeling the Love 2018 on Saturday, February 10 at the Halifax Convention Centre. Your generous contributions will go toward developing Halifax’s first residential hospice and will enable future patients and families living with end-stage terminal illness to experience compassionate support and comfort at Hospice Halifax.… Read More

Sun. May 6: Hike for Hospice

  Take a walk that matters! Join us for Hike for Hospice, an energizing, family friendly community walk to support the development of Halifax’s first residential hospice, opening October 1, 2018. Let’s work together to reach this year’s $50,000 fundraising goal! Hike for Hospice Sunday, May 6, 2018 Emera building, 1223 Lower Water Street, Halifax… Read More

Hats Off to You: a $34,000 Thank You!

Together with Hats Off for Hospice partners Shannex, CIBC Wood Gundy, Nova Scotia Provincial Lotteries and Gaming Corporation, and the evening’s guests, on October 19, 2017 we raised $34,000 in net proceeds toward developing Halifax’s first residential hospice! Thank you! Mirror Image Media and Shelly Slaunwhite Photography captured the evening’s glow and activity perfectly.

Hospice Halifax Construction Underway

For immediate release Hospice Halifax Construction Underway October 16, 2017 (Halifax) – Construction of Halifax’s first purpose-built facility to provide end-of-life care and family support is now underway with an anticipated fall 2018 opening for Hospice Halifax. Hospice Halifax board chair Dr. Jane Henderson said, “After years of planning and months of site preparation, it… Read More

The “Hats Off” Cocktail

Jeff Van Horne and Matt Boyle of The Clever Barkeep have whipped up a cocktail especially for Hats Off for Hospice, a classic cocktail party supporting the development of Halifax’s new residential hospice. They will be serving cocktails and ‘mocktails’ at our premiere event on October 19, 2017 at Parkland at the Gardens in Halifax.… Read More

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

Jeff Amos with Amos Wood Mouldings & Millwork talks about the beams that were salvaged from the former buildings at 618 and 620 Francklyn Street. He plans to use the beams as features in work stations, benches, hallways, and entryways and other design projects in the new residential hospice. Video and photo credit: Robyn McPhee… Read More

Hospice Houses Reveal Their Past

Hospice Halifax’s one-on-one interview with Dr. Margaret Casey, also the focus of CBC Nova Scotia’s article published on August 22, 2017: Almost century-old Christmas cards found in Halifax Hospice house. During July’s soft demo of the two buildings on Francklyn Street, we made the exciting discovery of some Christmas cards, a few calling cards, and a… Read More

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