Rivers and Resonance: A Community Concert Success!

Posted by on Feb 2, 2017 in Events

A warm thank you to concert attendees, You Gotta Sing chorus members, and the Bedford United Church for an uplifting community event. As a result of your collective efforts, Hospice Halifax received about $1,600 — one hundred per cent of the evening’s net proceeds — from the Rivers and Resonance concert on January 26, 2017. […]

Hospice Halifax Shares Updated Plans with the Community

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 in Uncategorised
Hospice Halifax Shares Updated Plans with the Community

For immediate release Hospice Halifax Shares Updated Plans with the Community January 17, 2017 (Halifax) – Board members, staff and volunteers of Hospice Halifax shared updated draft design concepts [see concepts below] for Halifax’s first hospice being created to provide end-of-life care and family support.  Neighbours, supporters and other interested community members learned more about the proposed […]

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 […]