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Hospice Fundraising Events

Date / Time: August 15th 2020 : 12:00 am - October 16th 2020 : 12:00 am
Location: 6038 Empress Street, Windsor-Essex, ON, CA

Hospice Face to Face August 15th - September 30th 2020 Caring for our community, it's the Hospice way! The Face to Face Campaign supports our Hospice community, ensuring that there is a helping hand and much needed support for our patients and families. Show your support today!   How can I get involved? Collect Pledges Online. Set up your online profile on CanadaHelps and collect pledges digitally!   Collect Pledges in Person. Contact Sarah Overton for a pledge form at soverton@thehospice.ca or call 519-251-2594    Make a donation now! Click to make your contribution online. Your tax receipt will be emailed directly to your inbox. The Hospice provides care at no cost in our two Hospice Residential Homes (Windsor and Erie Shores/Leamington), through the Community Palliative Medicine Program and through our Programs and Services. The Hospice of Windsor of Essex County receives less than 50% of its operating funds from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and relies on…

Date / Time: December 2nd 2020 : 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: 6038 Empress Street, Windsor, ON, CA

For over forty years, our Hospice Family has hosted an annual gala celebration. We love our community and look forward to celebrating with you each fall. Unfortunately this year, to keep us all safe, we will not be celebrating together.    Instead, we are inviting our supporters, our champions, and our friends to join in the "Give Your Night Gala" Campaign, presented by Windsor Chapel. Instead of purchasing a gala ticket this year, would you consider donating the cost of your ticket to support a family in our Residential Home? Your one hundred fifty dollar (0) donation would directly cover the cost of 1 night of care for a local patient and their family.* As a thank you for your support, you would receive a tax receipt (0), as well as a Sterling Silver Hospice Dove Necklace.**  *** Our Hospice Residential Homes are approximately 50% government funded. This means that the remaining 50% must be fundraised every year to ensure that compassionate palliative care continues…

Date / Time: January 15th 2021 : 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: The Hospice of Windsor & Essex County, 6038 Empress St, Windsor, ON, CA, N8T 1B5

PURCHASING YOUR COPY Thank you so much for your interest in purchasing The Dynasties & The Three! By purchasing your copy not only will you enjoy a piece of Windsor sports history,  but you will also be directly supporting our Hospice.  Once you make your purchase:  1) You will be sent a confirmation email, please keep this email handy.  2) To pick up your copy of the book, please visit The Hospice of Windsor & Essex County Administration Building (6038 Empress St. Windsor, Building #600) anytime Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM.  3) Upon arrival, the doors will be locked, please use the silver buzzer on the left side of the door to let staff know the reason for your visit. Please note you may be asked for your name and a copy of your confirmation email for verification.  ABOUT THIS PROJECT In the book The Dynasties & The THREE and how Naismith’s game changed we have studied the evolution of basketball from December 1891 to the present.  There is an emphasis on CHANGE!  Changing…





Signature Events

Hospice Signature Events are annual events that raise funds and awareness for our Hospice. These events include:

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Savour the

Over 800 guests enjoy this evening and dance the night away each year! This event features a delicious seafood feast, including an extravagant appetizer bar, and wonderful live music. Celebrate with us at our next Savour the Sea on March 27th 2021!

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LifeWalk attracts over 200 participants to this family-friendly walk. Participants collect pledges and wear t-shirts in memory of a loved one who have fought or are still fighting a life-altering diagnosis. Walk with us at our LifeWalk each June!

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Hospice Face to Face

Each year Hospice’s Face to Face Fundraising Campaign raises funds in support of the Hospice Fairley Family Transportation Program, which ensures much needed rides are available to our community. Remember – ask 10 friends for $10 each, and provide 10 rides to our community! Our Face to Face Campaign from August 15th to September 30th each year.

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Savour the

Over 700 participants jump on busses to explore and taste the bounty of Windsor and Essex County each year at this fan favourite event. Save the date, and be sure to get your tickets early – this one sells out extra fast! See you September 27th 2020!

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Benefit Gala for
the Hospice

Our signature fundraising event of the year! This event welcomes 1000 guests to enjoy a beautiful evening celebrating our Hospice together. Our 41st event is scheduled for be October 23rd 2020 – save the date!

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Hockey for

3 days, 5 arenas, over 150 teams, over 2000 players, and endless amounts of fun! There is no better way to spend the time between Christmas and New Year’s - see you December 27-29, 2020! Click here to visit the Hockey For Hospice Website!



Third Party Events

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A group of kids collecting pledges for Hospice

A sports team presenting a cheque for Hospice

Kids wearing matching shirts holding donations for Hospice

So…what is a Third Party Event?

A Third Party Event is an event hosted by people just like you! You, your friend or your committee will take the lead in planning and hosting the event, with the proceeds benefiting our patients and families at Hospice.

What Kinds of Third Party Events Are There?

Third party events can be a variety of different things! It may be a family BBQ with pledges/donations collected for the Hospice, hair cutting events, sporting events, dinners, concerts - whatever you can dream up!

What are the First Steps in Hosting a Third Party Event?

First, come up with an idea and form your event planning group.

Second, please contact the Hospice team - we would be more than happy to meet with you, hear about your idea, and help you to plan the next steps.

How Do I Contact the Hospice Team?

The Hospice team cannot wait to hear from you! You can contact a member of our team about your proposed event by calling Community Engagement and Advancement at 519.974-1000 or emailing events@thehospice.ca.