May 2nd to the 8th marks National Hospice Palliative Care Week. This year’s theme, “The Light of My Life” is a campaign with a dual purpose – to provide us with an opportunity to shine a light on those who matter to us most, and to bring hospice palliative care issues to light. Learn more in this week's episode of Hospice Quinte's Changing Lives Podcast.
Family of Sidney & Naomi Spiegel proudly presented Hospice Quinte with a gift of $250K today, in support of the future Hospice Quinte Care Centre. Sidney Spiegel, Founder and Chairman of the Board, of Crawford Steel, is well-known for boosting economic viability across the Quinte Region and sharing the wealth with local charitable organizations by supporting key community projects.
Mayor Mitch Panciuk, on behalf of the City of Belleville, proudly presented Hospice Quinte Executive Director, Jennifer May-Anderson, with a cheque for $225,000 this afternoon.
Hospice Quinte staff, board members and volunteers were joined by local dignitaries, friends and other significant supporters yesterday to celebrate milestones reached to date with respect to the future Hospice Quinte Care Centre and to kick-off the official community phase of the organization’s Heart & Home Building Campaign.
Bay of Quinte MPP Todd Smith, Quinte West Mayor Jim Harrison, Belleville Mayor Mitch Panciuk and other local dignitaries joined Hospice Quinte staff and board members in Bayside this morning for a special groundbreaking ceremony, kicking-off construction for the future Hospice Quinte Care Centre.
Local MPP Todd Smith is happy to hear that Hospice Quinte has raised more than half the funds needed to build the new Hospice Quinte Care Centre. Smith says, “I was very pleased to hear that Hospice Quinte has surpassed the halfway mark in their fundraising efforts to build a hospice residence for the Quinte area. This facility will meet a real need in the community and will help us work toward ending hallway healthcare.”
Hospice Quinte is excited to announce that it is closing in on its fundraising goal to build a new hospice residence for the Quinte area. Executive Director Jennifer May-Anderson says, “The community has embraced the project wholeheartedly and we are thrilled to announce, that in less than a year, we have raised well over 54% of our $9.5 million goal with many more funding opportunities to pursue.”