Smile Cookies for Hospice

We have exciting news…we’ve been selected to be this year’s recipient of the profits from the Tim Hortons Smile Cookie campaign! From May 1-7, when you buy a Smile Cookie, 100% of the local proceeds go towards supporting hospice and palliative care in our community. It’s deliciously easy to make a difference!

Grief Group – Loss Due to Drug Poisoning/Overdose

This group offers a safe space for participants to express feelings and share experiences knowing that others will be understanding, non-judgmental, and supportive. Participants will explore the grieving process as well as coping, relaxation and stress management techniques and learn what others have found effective. May 2nd to June 20th Tuesday evenings from 6pm to […]

Wildflower Bloom Fundraising Campaign

Show your support for hospice and palliative care in our community by purchasing and planting wildflower seeds! Seeds will be available for pickup at our office at 4675 Ontario Ave., Unit C. (between the liquor store and Westview Barbers) Monday to Thursday, 9-11am. Click here to purchase your seeds! Hospice services are as diverse as wildflowers […]

Advance Care Planning Workshops

Join us for three FREE workshops on end-of-life planning! Advance Care Planning (ACP) is a process of making known your preferences for health and personal care at the end of life. Learn about Representation Agreements and other information to consider. Workshops include a Q&A period. Powell River: April 12, 7-8:30pmPowell River: April 18, 1-2:30pmTexada: May […]

Walk, Run, Hike or Bike for Hospice 2023

Join us virtually, May 7-14! This year’s event will be taking place virtually. Create a team with your friends or colleagues, or participate by yourself. Walk, run, hike or bike anywhere you like, anytime you like, and collect pledges to help support Four Tides Hospice Society (formerly Powell River Hospice Society)! The funds raised in […]

Summary: Steering Committee Planning Retreat

1.  OVERVIEW: The retreat brought together Four Tides Hospice Society board members, staff, and interested community members who make up the current Hospice House Steering Committee: our ‘Compass’. The committee reviewed and analyzed the findings from the first four iterations of the Community Engagement Campaign – two focus groups, community survey, and key organizations meeting. […]

We’re Hiring a Resource Development Coordinator – Closes January 15, 2023

Powell River Hospice Society is seeking a seasoned Resource Development Coordinator to join our growing team.  In this role, you will use your expert communication skills and keen sense of initiative to spot fundraising opportunities, develop relationships with potential donors, and manage major capital fundraising campaigns as well as securing ongoing operational funding.  By coordinating […]

Celebrate a Life This Holiday Season

Join us for this year’s Celebrate a Life Tree, at the Mall and online via Facebook! Submit the names of your loved ones using our online form and we will put each name on its own personalized ornament on our Facebook page. Our volunteers will also place a handwritten ornament on our tree in the […]

We’re Looking for New Volunteers!

We are looking for new volunteers for all of our programs and services. Volunteer schedules are flexible. Share your skills and become involved in the community. Training starts January 2023 and runs for 8 weeks on Tuesday nights and 2 full Saturdays. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please complete the application form found here […]

Summary of Key Organizations Meeting

November 24, 20229:30 am to 12:30 pmPR Public Library – Community Room 1.  OVERVIEW: Leaders from government and community organizations were invited to a meeting to review the findings from previous community engagement initiatives (two focus groups and one community survey), to contribute to the information gathering process, to explore how we might mobilize community […]