$1-Million Gift from J & W Murphy Foundation

On behalf of our staff, board members, volunteers, donor partners, and future hospice patients and families, I express sincere gratitude to the Murphy family, and the J & W Murphy Foundation, for their generous contribution of $1-million to Hospice Halifax. Their gift will cover the costs of the hospice residence’s architectural design, which focuses on… Read More

Eligibility and Admission Announcement

Hospice Halifax Announces Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process for Hospice Residence (Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Halifax, NS) Hospice Halifax and Nova Scotia Health Authority announced eligibility criteria and an admission process, as a new hospice residence for patients from Nova Scotia and their families opens on April 8. The hospice will provide end-of-life care for… Read More

A Community Thank You! About $40,000 Raised

Thank you everyone! Teams, families, couples, and co-workers raised about $40,000 toward developing Nova Scotia’s first hospice residence during Hike for Hospice on Sunday, May 6, 2018. Photo credit: Richard Hall It was a beautiful day with heartfelt speeches, great entertainment, and good company. Thank you everyone for your support. We extend special thanks to our… Read More

Hospice Halifax Construction Receives $167,000 Contribution

(Thursday, May 10, 2018. Halifax, NS) Six rotary clubs presented Hospice Halifax with a $167,330 contribution toward hospice residence construction, underway at 618 Francklyn Street in Halifax. The hospice residence will be the first in Nova Scotia when it opens October 1. The collective fundraising effort from the Rotary Clubs of Halifax Metro – with… Read More

Community Consultation Report: Main Themes and Results

Four major themes: atmosphere, values, approach and access will guide the services and supports that Hospice Halifax will provide when the hospice residence opens. Community members highlighted these themes during an in person consultation on March 26, 2018 and an online consultation from January to March 2018. Approximately 60 community members attended the consultation and… Read More