NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Government of Canada improves accessibility for Canadians with disabilities in Vaughan

Today, Francesco Sorbara, Member of Parliament for Vaughan-Woodbridge, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, announced that Hospice Vaughan in the City of Vaughan has received $50,000 of financial support through the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) to fund the construction of an essential elevator at the Centre of Excellence Residential Hospice, ultimately improving accessibility for Canadians with disabilities.

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Melissa Martelli Makes $125K Donation to Hospice Vaughan in Loving Memory of Her Husband Joe Martelli

In February 2014, just three weeks after the birth of their daughter, Melissa’s husband Joe was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour. As the primary caregiver for her husband and their two children, Melissa tried her best to keep a positive attitude, but she was slowly unravelling. Feeling overwhelmed and scared, she realized that she could no longer do it alone. “That’s when I received a call from Hospice Vaughan, asking if I needed any help,” Melissa recalls.

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Hospice Vaughan Launches “A Better Ending” Capital Campaign in support of Future 10-Bed Residential Hospice at Annual Gala

On October 20, 2017, over 1100 people attended Hospice Vaughan’s annual Giving Thanks Gala at the Terrace Banquet Centre. It was an evening of celebration and giving thanks with a fantastic dinner, a silent auction, a raffle, entertainment and dancing; and also served as the formal launch of Hospice Vaughan’s “A Better Ending” Capital Campaign in support of our new Hospice.

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Hospice Vaughan Receives First Donation in Support of Future Centre of Excellence and 10-Bed Residential Hospice in Honour of the Late Stephanie Lanni

As the first official donation to our “Better Ending” Capital Campaign, this represents a historic milestone for Hospice Vaughan. We are so grateful to the Lanni family for their inspirational donation which will have a lasting impact on future generations of Vaughan residents and their families in need of compassionate care and support as they deal with life-limiting illness and loss.

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Hospice Vaughan signs lease with Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) for land that will house New Residential Hospice

Hospice Vaughan has signed a lease agreement with Toronto and Region Conservation, (TRCA), for use of approximately 1.1 hectares (2.8 acres) of TRCA land on Islington Avenue, north of Rutherford Road, in the City of Vaughan. Devoted to helping our residents live fully until they die, Hospice Vaughan is opening the door to a better future and filling an urgent need in our community by building a new Centre of Excellence for Palliative and Hospice Care.

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One Man’s Quest to Change the Way We Die

First, the back story, because, B.J. Miller has found, the back story is unavoidable when you are missing three limbs. Miller was a sophomore at Princeton when, one Monday night in November 1990, he and two friends went out for drinks and, at around 4 a.m., found...

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Hospice Vaughan and its Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointments of Susan Paterino in the position of Interim Executive Director, and Carmela Sisto in the position of Director of Community Engagement.

Hospice Vaughan Board Announces Two New Appointments - Interim Executive Director and Director of Community Engagement Woodbridge, ON: April 21, 2016 - Hospice Vaughan and its Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointments of Susan Paterino in the position...

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Hospice Vaughan proudly announces Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua has been appointed Honourary Chair of its Steering Committee for the purpose of building a Residential Hospice and Centre of Excellence in the City of Vaughan.

Hospice Vaughan and its Board of Directors are elated to have the support of the Hon. Maurizio Bevilacqua, as they proceed with plans to build a 10 bed Residential Hospice and Centre of Excellence. This residential hospice will serve as a hub for the delivery of...

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