Handbags for Hospice with an “Artistic Twist” to support Heart House Hospice Programs

By Lisa Hoekstra,

When one receives a life-limiting diagnosis, it can send an individual and their families into a tailspin of emotions including shock, pain, stress, fear, anger, confusion, isolation, denial and grief.  It is critical that those who are facing death as well as their loved ones have somewhere to turn for help.  The unfortunate truth, right  … Read more

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A Letter from Muriel – Volunteering at Heart House Hospice

By Lisa Hoekstra,

Hello, My Name is Muriel.  I have been a hospice volunteer for over 4 years. People regularly ask me “How can you do volunteer work with Hospice?”  When I tell them it is because I know I make a difference in the lives of others, they seem to be surprised. I was inspired to volunteer  … Read more

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A Night in Mumbai Gala

By Lisa Hoekstra,

Heart House Hospice was proud to present “A Night in Mumbai” Gala on March 5, 2016.  The delightful Anne-Marie Mediwake, CoHost of CBC Toronto News, was our very talented Emcee again this year.  Together with over 250 guests, we explored the happening city of Mumbai, home to the largest film industry in the world, Bollywood!  The  … Read more

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Heart House Hospice has been accredited for another 3 years!

By Lisa Hoekstra,

“The attainment of perfection is impossible, but by striving for perfection, we may achieve excellence.” The purpose of accreditation is to challenge organizations, like Heart House Hospice, to constantly reflect on how we can improve the quality of our services for the individuals and families we serve.  It is also a measure of accountability that  … Read more

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Welcome to our New Website!

By Lisa Hoekstra,

It’s an exciting time at Heart House Hospice.  We are absolutely thrilled to have a new website thanks to the support we have received from Enersource.   We hope you will enjoy the new resources we provide through the website including a blog, online referral form and volunteer applications to name a few. Hospice is all  … Read more

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