Mariposa House Hospice is coming to Orillia!
Plans are laid for a 5-bed residential hospice home in downtown Orillia to provide end of life care in our own community. These are the first 5 hospice beds in Orillia's history. Our community has been in need of a residential hospice for at least a decade.
Despite the government funding, we still need to raise 50% of our operational funding on an annual basis - which is close to $400,000 annually. We need your energy and support to volunteer and fundraise to meet this goal so we can successfully operate Mariposa House Hospice.
If you would like to volunteer please do not hesitate to email us.
Board of Directors
- Dr. Erika Catford (Co-Chair)
- Dr. Si Lowry (Co-Chair)
- Sylvia Smith
- David Carson
- Gordon Robertson
- Greg Evans
- Brian Barr
Capital Campaign Team
- Gerry Smith (Honourary Chair)
- Jane Sorensen (Campaign Manager)
- Sue Morris (Chair of Operating Campaign)
- Dave Simpson (Treasurer)
- Sylvia Smith
- Janis Flossbach
- Wendy Lowry
If you would like to make a donation please contact Sue Morris at Carson Funeral Homes (705-326-3595).
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Eastern Star has decided that their fund raiser for this year will go to Mariposa House Hospice.
The Hike for Hospice 2018
The Hike for Hospice is a nation-wide event that helps raise awareness and much-needed funds for hospice palliative care throughout Canada!
Funds raised through our Hike will help to ensure that more people in Orillia and our surrounding communities receive the care and support they wish for when experiencing illness, death and grief. 100% of the funds we raise will contribute directly to hospice palliative care services in our area.
Our 2017 Hike for Hospice was a massive success, raising over $27,000 for Hospice Orillia and Mariposa House Hospice!
The 2018 Hike for Hospice will be held on Sunday, May 6th, 2018 at Couchiching Beach Park in Orillia.
Festivities will be happening at Pavilion One, in the centre of Terry Fox Circle.
Registration opens at 1pm.Hike opening ceremonies will be held at 2pm.
There are so many ways that you can get involved. Join us!
- If you would like to participate in Hike for Hospice, or to make a donation, please visit: http://chpca.convio.net/HospiceOrillia
- If you’re interested in helping to plan/organize this event or to volunteer on that day, please contact Mandi May at email@example.com or (705) 325-0505 ext.107 and join the team!