Upcoming 3rd Party Events for Hospice Wellington

 

 June 21 – July 15th

TWO Guelph LCBO locations are collecting money for Hospice Wellington.

 

Stocking up on wine, beer or any other liquors?

Check out the following locations to help bring funds to Hospice Wellington’s services and programming;

  • LCBO Scottsdale - located on Scottsdale/Stone Road
  • LCBO Wellington/Gordon

Thank you to the LCBO for your wonderful efforts!

 

The “Darryl Guthrie Memorial Golf Tournament      

Golf for Hospice Wellington

Date: Saturday, August 12, 2017

      Guelph Lakes Golf Club

Hospice Golfers $125.00  Includes Golf, Cart, Golf Shirt, Dinner, Prize and donation to Hospice Wellington

Dinner non-golfer  $45.00/person includes donation

Tee Off Time: 12:00 pm Sharp

Shot Gun Start, Best Ball

Steak Dinner: approx. 5:00 pm

There will be Live Auction, Raffle and ticket draws plus 50/50

R.S.V.P. By July 7th with payment if you are attending. If not, would really appreciate a donation for Hospice.

Make cheques payable to: Patricia Guthrie, 89 Brant Ave. Guelph, N1E 1G1

 

If you know of anyone interested in donating prizes, we would really appreciate it. Big prizes would be Auctioned off , donator's names will be displayed. If you have any questions please contact one of the following:

Patricia Guthrie H: 519-763-5685, C: 226-821-5685 or Dan Baggio 519-824-9468

 

 

Ongoing Impactful Fundraising

 

Community Authors Making A Difference

Hospice Wellington was recently given a wonderful donation of $1,359 to put towards their essential services and programming.  The funds were raised via proceeds from book sales from authors Lisa Browning and Margaret Brix.

You Are Not Alone” is an impactful collection of 52 stories of hope compiled by Lisa Browning.  The stories are from writers who have shared their own personal experiences as a gift to help those dealing a life-limiting illness or that are experiencing grief.  These personal stories are impactful moments that can help ease, educate and comfort its readers.

Grampa’s Butterfly” is a beautiful children’s book written by Margaret Brix.  Based upon the loss of her own father, this story of the butterfly was a gift to her own children to help them cope with their sense of loss and grief.  It is a true tale of love and kindness that inspires people to become the most beautiful butterfly possible.  

Hospice Wellington offers exceptional care to people living with a life-limiting illness, and support to individuals and families that are experiencing grief due to the loss of a loved one. Hospice Wellington is extremely grateful towards our community for their efforts in fundraising and events.  They help us to raise much-needed funds for our 10-bed residence and all of our supportive programming and services for those needing our services here in Guelph and Wellington County. Our care is warm, skilled and compassionate, and is available both in our residence and in the community.

Both books are still being sold with proceeds benefitting Hospice Wellington.  “You Are Not Alone” can be purchased at Hospice Wellington, 795 Scottsdale Drive in Guelph and both books can also be purchased at One Thousand Trees Bookstore - http://www.ottbookstore.com/

For further information contact , Phil Gourlay, Events Coordinator by Phone: 519-836-3921
or email phil.gourlay@hospicewellington.org

 

PAST EVENTS

Hospice Wellington’s annual fundraising walk, “Walk in the Park” presented by Scotiabank took place on Friday, June 9th at beautiful Royal City Park in Guelph.

The event began with a free barbecue for participants prepared by Borealis Grille & Bar with the Walk in the Park scheduled to begin at 7pm. This evening event was a strong community family-friendly event that helped generate awareness for Hospice Wellington along with over $29,700 in net profits which will go towards programming and services for those living with a life-limiting illness, and to support individuals and families that are experiencing grief due to the loss of a loved one.

There were plenty of activities for families and friends to enjoy including children’s activities from the City of Guelph, the Guelph Firefighters, our Community Weave and creations from our Youth Legacy Project along with our Therapy Tent.

Special shout out to our Top Fundraiser Meghan Weiler and the members of Team Meghan who raised the most money as a team!  Over $6,300 was raised by this team alone!  They won some of the fundraising prizes including the train tickets from VIA Rail and the Pizza Party/Brewery Tour from Domino’s and Wellington’s Brewery.

Thank you to all our volunteers and the Walk in the Park event committee for working so hard to make this year’s event a success.

Special THANK YOU to Jennifer Lamb for being our event photographer – some wonderful photos from this year’s event.  Also, thank you to Marion Oakley for getting some more photos of our wonderful volunteers in action on this day!  To view these photos – please click here

 

THANK YOU TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS!!!

Presenting Sponsor - Scotiabank

BBQ Sponsor - Borealis Grille & Bar

Bronze Sponsors - Big Wish Marketing Group, Guelph Fire Department, City of Guelph Park Activation Team, Guelph Tent & Event Rentals & New Canadian Medical Transfer

Prize Sponsors - Via Rail Canada, Manhattans Pizza Bistro, Domino's Pizza, Wellington Brewery

Media Sponsors - Magic 106.1, Guelph Tribune, 1460 CJOY, Guelph Today and Guelph Chamber of Commerce

Additional Sponsors - Nestle Waters Canada, Camis, Guelph Garage Owners Association, HR Entertainment

 

We look forward to next year’s event! 

 

 

 

Hospice Wellington is thrilled to announce that we raised over $57.000 at the Runway - #EmbracingBeauty Fashion Event earlier this month.

Guests enjoyed this wonderful event created by Valentini Hair Design’s Derrick Rutherford and Julio Rodriguez. The Runway show featured amazing boutiques and retailers including Style on the Go, IF.. Footwear Boutique, The Patch, Pod, Kennedy Paul, La Bottega, Art of Denim and Sidonio’s.

Special shout out to our event emcees Lisa Richards and Brad Hulme, our amazing live entertainer D’eve Archer, our wonderful sponsors including Andra Arnold – Coldwell Banker, The Guelph Tribune, Guelph Today, 1460 CJOY and Magic 106.1, Lawless Creative, Fleuristic Garden & Flower Studio, Brandon Marsh Photography and all of our supporters and friend sponsors.

Thank you to our wonderful auctioneer Robert Milburn and our wonderful guest speakers, the beautiful models that made the show so special, the Guelph Firefighters, HR Entertainment, Little Electric Inc., the hair and makeup team from Valentini, all of our prize donors, and of course all our amazing volunteers and committee members that helped make this event a success.

The money raised from this event will help Hospice Wellington continue to provide compassionate care for those that need it most, whether it is in the home setting or at our residence. It will also allow us to continue to provide our supportive programs and services such as our Volunteer one-on-one companioning, Wellness Programs, Art Therapy and Grief & Bereavement services.

Finally, A BIG THANK YOU to all the attendees for making this event so special!!

Photos from the event will be posted to our Facebook Page

 
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Upcoming events for Saturday, Jun 24
Starts Monday, May 11, 2015 at 09:30 AM
Occurs every Monday until Thursday, December 31, 2020.
Duration: 1 hour 30 mins

Fergus Wellness Mondays

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Starts Monday, May 11, 2015 at 04:30 PM
Occurs every Monday until Thursday, December 31, 2020.
Duration: 1 hour 15 mins

Drop in yoga

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Starts Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Occurs every Tuesday, Thursday until Thursday, December 31, 2020.

massage appointments available

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Starts Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 02:41 PM
Occurs every Wednesday until Thursday, December 31, 2020.

Day Away Program

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Please click on a date in the above calendar to see what is happening at Hospice Wellington on a given day. To find out more information about our daily events, please call our Community Level Front Desk at 519-836-3921.

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