Every Day Counts
February 3 ... May 10 ... October 12
Our lives are made up of special days.
An anniversary. Mother’s Day. A birthday.
At the heart of Rotary Hospice, making every day and every moment count is integral to those affected by life-limiting illnesses and their loved ones. In the words of Dame Cicely Saunders, the founder of modern-day palliative care...
“We will do all we can to help you die peacefully, but also to live until you die.”
On July 3, 2019 the first resident moved into Rotary Hospice. Since then, not a day has gone by that the clinical team has not cared for a resident and their loved ones, allowing them to make every day count.
All at no cost to the resident.
“Thank you for making this moment with mom possible”.
The Redshaw Family
Why pay for a day?
Rotary Hospice must raise $350* a day per resident room.
By paying for a day (or more), you are supporting the care and compassion that residents and families need during what is a most challenging and difficult time.
Recognize an important birthday or anniversary. Celebrate the memory of a relative or friend. Or mark a significant company milestone.
Whatever your reason, your gift will have an impact. It means Rotary Hospice will be here when needed by those in our area … your family, friends, colleagues, or neighbours.
Did you know?
*Each year, Rotary Hospice receives 47% of its budget from the Ministry of Health. This means we must fundraise 53%, or approximately $950,000 per year. The operating cost to be fundraised per room, per day equals $350. The cost for all eight resident rooms, for one day equals $2,800.
Mimi. Wife, mother, grandmother and long time hospice palliative care advocate. Remembered with love.
How we will recognize your day
The day you choose will be special and meaningful to you. It will also make a real difference to our residents and their families! We will honour your special day in the following ways:
A Certificate of Support
This certificate will be on display at Rotary Hospice on your chosen day, should you wish.
Is there a story behind your special day? We would love to share it with your permission. It might just inspire others to do the same!
An Update and a Tour
Rotary Hospice is a home where every moment matters, and every donation counts. We welcome the chance to let you know the difference your gift will make, on your special day. The chance to give you a tour – depending on Covid protocols - would also allow us to say thank you in person!
Donors of $2,500 or more will be recognized on the annual, cumulative giving wall in the Hospice.
A birthday surprise for Kathleen from the Rotary Hospice team!
You can make every day count.
Celebrating Bruce ‘Rooster’ Withers’s 60th birthday John Wayne style at Rotary Hospice.