Conversations on death, dying top of mind through New West Hospice Society event
Originally Published in the New West Anchor When Michael Scales was invited to join New West Hospice Society’s board of directors, he jumped at the opportunity. “My parents had passed away, which had given me the experience and struggle of being with someone as they were dying,” he says. “I was interested in expanding my
New West Hospice Society wants to normalize conversations about death, dying, grief
Originally published in the New West Record The New West Hospice Society is hard at work on initiatives aimed at normalizing conversations about death and dying. The society – named New Westminster’s Not-For-Profit of the Year at the 2017 Platinum Awards – was created in 2016. Its ultimate goal is to create a physical hospice
Compassionate Café fundraiser was a great success!
Our very first Compassionate Café fundraiser was a great success! Thank you to all community members who attended to support our cause. It was wonderful to see so many faces and make new friends. Special thank you to Begbie’s for the space and to talented musician Raj Singh for his generous support. We look forward
We’re Steel & Oak’s charity of choice from now until the end of March
Our friends at Steel & Oak have chosen us for their ‘Good Things’ charity – thank you! Proceeds from each glass of their delicious beer in their tasting room will go to New West Hospice Society. For more information about Good Things
Dance to the End of Love – Compassion Project
To register for the project, Dancing to the End of Love, go to https://artscouncilnewwest.org/compassionproject/. Here are some workshops that may help you create your work. Workshop with Dr Celeste Snowber on Oct 12 2021 https://youtu.be/AC9bflwdV8A Workshop with Chris Jung on Oct 19 2021 https://youtu.be/xy-Xy8DjTNI There was a question about a location to upload videos to
Kinder Books Fundraiser for the Indian Residential School Survivors Society
Update: Fundraiser has ended As we struggle with the devastating news surrounding the 215 souls taken at Kamloops Residential School, we search for ways to show our support. Kinder Books at the River Market in New Westminster will be generously donating all proceeds from the sale of Native Northwest’s 2021 Orange Shirts to the Indian Residential School Survivors
Honouring and Remembering (Volunteers Needed)
We are planning an October event to thank and honour our front line workers and to remember our loved ones who died during Covid 19 and the opioid crisis. Details are being ironed out. If you would like to help organize, contact Kyoko at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We’re opening a Thrift Shop! (Volunteers Needed)
We are opening a thrift shop this summer! Please save your ready-to-donate treasures for us. Our Thrift Shop will support our programs and services and eventually raise funds for the future New West Hospice Residence. We will start recruiting volunteers for this social enterprise soon. If you have a passion for thrifting, can repair small
We will be starting an On-Line Caregiver Support Group!
Do you provide care for the needs of a family member or friend? Whether it’s just a few hours weekly or many hours a day, we are here to support you. Please join us for the opporutnities to connect with other caregivers. When: June 15 to August 3, 2021 (8 weeks) Time: Every Tuesday from
Update: This position has been filled. We are seeking an experienced Administrative Assistant for our small, friendly team in our small office. Duties focus on monitoring and coordinating incoming phone and email messages, filing statutory reports, coordinating purchasing and bill payment documents for the bookkeeper, some data entry, and assorted responses to organizational needs like