Hospice Stories

Heroes risk their lives running into burning buildings to save the occupants and diving into rivers to save people who are drowning. But heroes also...
Merrie-Ellen Wilcox’s garden is not only lush and colourful, but everything in it has a function.
“My mother was only at Victoria Hospice for two days, but the Victoria Hospice rooftop garden played a significant role in her short stay there,”...
Talk about a win-win situation. With a stroke of her pen, Dale Collins donated $50,000 to Victoria Hospice by naming Hospice as the beneficiary on...
When Mel Rutledge lost her only sister, Evelyn, to cancer, it was on Christmas Eve in 2001. “She'd spent her last three weeks at Hospice. It was hard...
Rooftop Garden roses
The Rooftop Garden at Victoria Hospice is a place of memories recalled and memories created
"Every gift makes a difference and no gift is too small", says Natasha Benn, Victoria Hospice’s new Planned Giving Officer.
Hanging the sign
The outside of our building is looking pretty spiffy these days!
Thanks to the inspiration provided by an anonymous donor, Victoria Hospice will receive $250,000 over the next five years, which will be used to...
Who can resist the attention of a little furry animal with a happy disposition?
"People need to understand," says Marnie Lamb, coordinator of the Bedside Singers, "yes, there is sorrow at Victoria Hospice, people are dying and...
"The holistic quality of the palliative care philosophy is the part that resonates for me; it's great to work with so many people here who share the...

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Quality end-of-life care for all: Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for those facing advancing illness, death and bereavement through skilled and compassionate care, education, research and advocacy.