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2021 June Callwood Award

Congratulations Tina! Congratulations to Tina Rennett on being nominated into the June Callwood Circle of Outstanding Volunteers. Tina joined Hospice Orillia in 2017. Tina came to us with many years of experience volunteering in Hospice Palliative Care and has selflessly volunteered her time and talents in the Bereavement Program, delivering care to numerous clients as…

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Choose Your Own Adventure – Hike for Hospice

(picture: Katelyn Ross with Mariposa House Hospice and Amanda Tevelde of Hospice Orillia go for a walk in Orillia, Ont.) BARRIE, ONT. April 23, 2021 (David Sullivan/CTV News) https://barrie.ctvnews.ca/choose-your-own-adventure-to-help-orillia-s-hospices-1.5401826 Hospice Orillia and Mariposa House Hospice aim to provide an environment that feels like home those nearing the end of their lives. But that kind of…

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Hospice Orillia Celebrates Dedicated Volunteers

HOSPICE ORILLIA CELEBRATES DEDICATED VOLUNTEERS Orillia, ON | From April 19 to 25, Volunteer Canada and Hospice Orillia celebrate Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers during National Volunteer Week (NVW). At Hospice Orillia, volunteers have the opportunity to foster genuine connections with community members and are able to truly be there for those who are at a…

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Candles of Remembrance Goes Virtual

Each December Hospice Orillia hosts its annual Candles of Remembrance Ceremony where community members gather to honour those who are no longer with us. Traditionally guests were treated to poetry readings, live music, light refreshments plus the opportunity to light a candle in memory of their loved ones. This year things will look a bit…

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Hike for Hospice

Orillia Hike for Hospice Goes Virtual The 2020 Orillia Hike for Hospice is going virtual!  Hospice Orillia and Mariposa House Hospice are once again collaborating on the annual Hike for Hospice to help ensure that the communities of Orillia and surrounding areas have access to the Hospice Palliative care they deserve! “We’re thrilled to once…

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Volunteers Needed

    Calling for Hospice Orillia Volunteers!  Do you feel as though you need to play a more active role in your community? Do you find meaning in impacting the lives of others? Then volunteering for Hospice Orillia may be the perfect opportunity for you! At Hospice Orillia, both staff and volunteers have the opportunity…

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Handling Grief During the Holidays

While most of us find the Holiday season to be a cheerful and exciting time, Hospice Orillia understands that for those grieving the loss of a loved one and the end of traditions as they once were, it can be a very lonely and unfamiliar time. The holiday season can magnify one’s grief, there is…

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