The Passing

Posted by on Mar 15, 2017 in Uncategorised

The Passing by Brad McRae My father died at home surrounded by familiar things and by the people who loved him. We had always been very close and I thought I would be devastated by his death. Such was not to be the case. My father’s death will always be excruciatingly sad and very difficult […]

Hospice Halifax Receives $90,000 Grant from Wilson Foundation

Posted by on Nov 23, 2016 in Uncategorised

We would like to thank The George W. Wilson and Teresa Madelyn (Merriam) Wilson Foundation who have committed $30,000/year for three years to support training, volunteer and bereavement programs at Hospice Halifax. This funding will go a long way to continue providing community supports throughout the construction of a 10-suite hospice and ensure we are well […]

Our Public Service Announcements

Posted by on Nov 4, 2016 in Uncategorised

Development is underway for Halifax’s first residential hospice. Have you seen our recent public service announcements that explore the importance of hospice? Thank you to Gordon Neal, Jane Henderson, and Michael Speraw for sharing your experiences.    

Thanks Rotary Clubs and QEII!

Posted by on Oct 20, 2016 in Uncategorised

We want to send a special thanks to the Rotary Clubs of Metro Halifax, QEII Palliative Care, and the QEII Foundation for their amazing pledged support of combined matching donations of $300,000.00 over three years!

Join the Shambhala Centre for “Being with Dying”

Posted by on Oct 11, 2016 in Uncategorised

Being with Dying October 21 – 23 Halifax Shambhala Centre Friday, 7-9 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 9am-6 pm Friday – donation only; Saturday & Sunday – $100 One day attendance is possible for half the price. Being present with someone who is dying and offering care is a generous act of compassion. Deepening our understanding […]

Rotary Hit Fore Hospice Golf Tournament Raises approximately $13,000

Posted by on Oct 3, 2016 in Uncategorised

Thanks to our six local Rotary Clubs for putting on yet another successful event.