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Light Up Hospice: Creative Volunteers Joining Hospice

In Port Alberni we have the great fortune to have many individuals that actively volunteer for charities and service groups that serve our community.

The Coulson Group and The San Group Present Light Up Hospice

When people think about volunteering at hospice, their thoughts automatically t…

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Light Up Hospice Sponsor: The Coulson Group

The Coulson Group and The San Group Present Light Up Hospice

We are delighted to announce that our newest fundraising event, Light Up Hospice, is being supported by several Alberni Valley businesses and entrepreneurs.

When we first came up with the idea to decorate our community office for the h…

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National Bereavement Day in Canada – November 17, 2020

The third Tuesday in November marks the annual National Bereavement Day in Canada.

We would like to take this opportunity to remind our supporters of our Grief and Bereavement support services, including free individual counselling for adults. At this time, our counselling appointments are do…

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Saying Goodbye: Virtual Concert by CHPCA

The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association is hosting a virtual concert to honour Canadians who are experiencing grief during the pandemic.

Join them November 15th at 4pm PT for a breathtaking musical journey featuring John McDermott, Tara Shannon, and many more!

Full details on their site…

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Light Up Hospice Sponsor: Port Boat House - Mike Hudson

The Coulson Group and The San Group Present Light Up Hospice

Local businessman Mike Hudson, owner of the Port Boat House, has pursued many interests in his life – a long time sports and outdoor enthusiast, university educated with a degree in Economics, attaining a Charted Accountant designat…

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Through the Eyes of a Child – A Collection of Childhood Memories

Local author and Hospice supporter, Diane Deforest Dobson, has published a new book, “Through the Eyes of a Child – A Collection of Childhood Memories”, with all proceeds going to Alberni Valley Hospice Society.

From the author:
"Fourteen (14) storytellers recounted their memories whic…

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Light Up Hospice Sponsor: The San Group

The Coulson Group and The San Group Present Light Up Hospice

Kamal Sanghera and Suki Sanghera, owner operators of the San Group, have a long-standing history with the city of Port Alberni.

For the past 35 years, the San brothers have based a large segment of their global operations in our city a…

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New Floors in the Ty Watson House Kitchen

Our Ty Watson House Kitchen floors got a much needed update this month!
 
A huge thank you to the Alberni Valley Community Foundation, who provided a grant to cover the cost of this wonderful project!
 
In just two days, the kitchen was made ready (including removing heavy appliances),…

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Light Up Hospice: Our Sponsors

Our Sponsors

The Coulson Group and The San Group present Light Up Hospice

We would like to thank all of our sponsors for believing in the important work our society provides to the community and for the support they have shown towards our inaugural Light Up Hospice event.

This winter we…

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Light Up Hospice Sponsor: Jim's Clothes Closet

Don Ferster, owner of Jim’s Clothes Closet, has been a long-time supporter of the Alberni Valley Hospice Society and is our most treasured fundraiser.

Don is the architect of the hugely successful Black Ty Gala; a fundraising extravaganza that, for the last decade, has become the most popular …

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