We are so pleased that our activity books “I Am Mourning” are printed and ready to be distributed throughout the community. These activity books are designed to help grieving children express their emotions. We would like to thank The Community Foundation for Lennox & Addington, Westdale Park Church and Kawartha Credit Union’s Community Involvement Program for their support of this initiative.
Thank you to Sue Rankin of Derry`s Towing and Repair Service and the members of the Ratz Lair Rat Rod Garage for your donation in memory of Derry Rankin.
MAY 2021 – Hospice Lennox & Addington received a $1,000 donation as a part of Kawartha Credit Unions 2020-21 Community Involvement Program. These funds will support the purchasing of PPE and client resources for both our caregiver and bereavement programs! We thank KCU for their dedication to making a difference in the communities that they serve.
NOV 2019: RTO/ERO DISTRICT 20 DONATION
On November 14, Hospice L&A was presented with a cheque of $1500 from the Retired Teachers of Ontario, District 20. The funds will be used to support our Child & Youth Bereavement Program, in particular our Mobile Bereavement Boxes. Our Mobile Bereavement Boxes are available at local schools and youth centres and provide resources to help children and youth cope with death. The boxes include curriculum books, journals, story books, handouts, teddy bears, and colouring books.
NOV 2019: THE DAVIES CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
Hospice L&A was the recent recipient of a $4,000 grant from The Davies’ Charitable Foundation. The funds have been used to update our equipment and resource loan inventory with new mattresses for our bed loan program, wheelchairs, ROHO cushions, and many new books.
The Davies Charitable Foundation is a registered, non-profit charitable organization founded in 1990 by Elaine and Michael Davies, former owner and publisher of the Kingston Whig-Standard.
SEPT 2019: KAWARTHA CREDIT UNION
On September 18th, Hospice L&A was presented a cheque for $1000 as part of Kawartha’s Community Involvement Program. The funds will be used for volunteer recruitment, training, and retention. Hospice L&A offers new volunteer training programs twice per year as well as ongoing educational opportunities.
Supporting the well-being of the communities they serve is one of Kawartha’s guiding principles. Through the Community Involvement Program, a portion of profits go back to the community. In 2018, Kawartha granted $284,000 to branch communities and causes that matter the most to their members.