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$53,000 Raised for Hospice Renfrew – Virtual Hike 2021

On left standing, Executive Director, Marjorie Joly. Pat Debenham (Volunteer) On right standing, Debroah Coelho, Volunteer Coordinator and Betty Coulas(Data Entry Clerk) Renfrew – For the second consecutive year, Hospice Renfrew’s annual Hike For Hospice was replaced...

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June Callwood Circle of Outstanding Volunteer Award

Renfrew – Hospice Renfrew is pleased to share that Darlene Meleskie has been awarded the 2021 June Callwood Award. The June Callwood Award was established in 1994 by the Hospice Association of Ontario, joined in 2011 with Ontario Palliative Care Association to form...

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Pembroke/Renfrew Canadian Tire Virtual Hike for Hospice 2021

Renfrew – Canadian Tire stores in Pembroke and Renfrew have teamed up to become the main sponsor for this year’s annual Hike for Hospice which takes place virtually on Sunday, May 2. “We are very thankful to Ray and Barb Pilon at Pembroke Canadian Tire and Bill and...

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Outstanding Volunteer Award

Every year, Hospice Renfrew is asked to submit a nominee for the Ontario Outstanding Volunteer June Callwood Award . It is never easy to single out one volunteer. This year, Hospice Renfrew nominated Donna Carroll for 2020 June Callwood Award. She is a very active...

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Photo: from left to right - Gerald Tracey, Board Chair. Cynthia Stafford, Clinical Service Coordinator. Marjorie Joly, Executive Director. John Yakabuski, MPP. Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke   Hospice Renfrew has felt the harsh effects of COVID-19, like many charities and...

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Please support the… Twins

Like other hospices across the province, we receive about 50 per cent funding from the province and the balance we raise through events like the hike, donations, bequests and many other events. We depend on the generous supporters from our friends in Renfrew County....

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Virtual Hike for Hospice 2020

Since mid-March, COVID-19 has brought immense change to all our lives. We are living in a new era and while we try our best to cope with the pandemic, there remains much uncertainty. Fortunately, our County has fared well compared to the larger urban centers, in part...

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Every little bit helps

When the pandemic started Jo-Anne Dowdall-Brown’s first thoughts were .... “oh no the hike, the trivia night, the garage sale and the golf tournament ..... How is Hospice Renfrew going to survive!!  What can I do?”  Her thought was that she could do her bit and have...

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Renfrew Subway Family Donation

Navin Patel and the Renfrew Subway Family would like to thank the community who came out to support us over the years to make our fundraisers successful. With the community helping us we would like to give back to the community and we feel Hospice Renfrew will be...

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Hike 2020 postponed

Hospice Renfrew Board of Directors has made the decision during these challenging times to postpone hike 2020 as advised by the current public health recommendations We continue to be open to support our community in palliation and healthcare across Renfrew County We...

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The Eganville Horseshoe Club donation

The Eganville Horseshoe Club made a donation to Hospice Renfrew to assist in meeting its operational expenses for 2019.  The Club’s President, Weldon Sell, presented Debroah Coelho, Hospice Renfrew Volunteer Coordinator, with a cheque for $1,000.  The club members...

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Trivia night donation

On October 23, 2019, Perri-Rae Boell & Associates Inc./The Co-operators Pembroke held a trivia night at Dineamics in Pembroke to support Hospice Renfrew.  Jamie Cybulski was our MC and he did a wonderful job.  Thanks also to my team who helped out and to the...

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Annual golf tournament raises $31,000 for Hospice

The annual Hospice Classic continues to raise big dollars for Hospice Renfrew. The golf tournament held on Friday at the Renfrew Golf Course, despite the weather, was a tremendous success that raised quite a bit of money for the end of life care facility. That was...

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Why I hike for hospice

My mom was dynamic, honest and just easy to love. Her name was Lee McVeigh-Sharpe. She passed away on Feb. 12, 2017, just shy of her 80th birthday in Hospice Renfrew. But before that, my mom lived in hospice, welcoming visitors, having some laughs, sharing memories,...

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Your donation could help Hospice Renfrew win $10,000

For the month of June (and June only) Hospice Renfrew has signed up to be eligible to participate in the The Great Canadian Giving Challenge. What is The Great Canadian Giving Challenge? It is a national public contest to benefit any registered Canadian charity. Every...

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Registration begins for critical fundraiser Hike for Hospice

You can help keep the doors of Hospice Renfrew open by simply lacing up your shoes and going for a walk. Hike for Hospice is May 6th at the Ma-Te-Way Activity Centre. It’s their tenth year and Fund Development Officer for the Hospice, Shane Lambert says they want to...

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Hike for hospice 2018

A national event raises awareness and funds for Hospice Palliative Care. 100% of funds remain in our community to support Hospice Renfrew. Separate 3km walk or 5km run trails. Family-friendly activities. Register as a individual, family or team or become a sponsor....

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Did you know?

We were the first rural residential hospice in the Province of Ontario. We have six beds and offer private rooms and bathrooms in a bright, homey space. We provide specialized care through our highly-trained staff and volunteers and we care about your physical,...

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Hospice Renfrew marks 10th anniversary on Jan. 28

For the last 10 years, Hospice Renfrew has been normalizing the process of dying. The agency offers much comfort to patients in their final days. A piece of strawberry and vanilla cake sits on the table beside Robbie Kraft’s bed and she places her hand on a...

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St. Joseph’s lace up their running shoes for hospice

Following Jesus’ footsteps is what these Jaguars strive to do. On Friday, October 13, 2017 St. Joseph’s Catholic High School laced up their running shoes and walked around the school several times raising money for Hospice Renfrew. Each student was required to bring...

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$35000 raised for Hospice Renfrew

The 11th Annual Aikenhead’s Hospice Classic was played on August 11, 2017 under the beautiful skies overlooking the Renfrew Golf Club. Dave Wilson, Golf Course Superintendent, had the golf course in pristine condition after the large rainfall the night before. The...

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Hospice Renfrew welcomes new counsellor thanks to United Way

Renfrew -- A recent grant awarded by the Renfrew County United Way has paved the way for Hospice Renfrew to hire a new Resident and Family Support councillor to assist residents in their final days, and to help family members prepare for life after the loss of a loved...

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Circle of Outstanding Volunteers award

Hospice Renfrew Volunteer and retired Registered Nurse Dorothy Moore receives the 2017 June Callwood Circle of Outstanding Volunteers award at the Hospice Palliative Care Ontario Conference in Toronto. Hospice has been blessed to have had Dorothy as a support to our...

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Hospice hike raises an unbelievable $140,000 plus

Renfrew -- The cheering and clap-ping when this year’s total in the 10th annual Hike for Hospice was announced Sunday afternoon was nearly enough to raise the roof off of Ma-te-way Centre. MyFM morning man Jamie Cybulski kept the large crowd in suspense as members of...

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Hike For Hospice Renfrew is an important fundraiser

Renfrew — One of the area’s biggest fundraisers is just around the corner, and this year the participants will be going around the corner in downtown Renfrew to raise money and aware- ness of the programs and services offered at Hospice Renfrew.

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