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HOLIDAY AUCTION RAISES FUNDS FOR FUNDY HOSPICE

We greatly appreciate Lucy Richardson and Bill Smith of Deep Brook placing their Amos and Seagull pewter collection up for auction to raise funds for Fundy Hospice. The auction raised $712. Thank you to Lucy and Bill and to all in the community who participated.

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HURLING FOR HOSPICE RAISES $4,000 FOR FUNDY HOSPICE

Hurling for Hospice at Lobster Bash and Scallop Days in Digby has raised $4,000 for Fundy Hospice. The fundraiser was organized by the Acadia Commandery of the Order of Saint Lazarus. All proceeds were matched by the Order of Saint Lazarus, leading to the fundraising total for the initiative. Thanks to “Sir” David Cvet and...

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MG PLAYERS RAISE $1,500 FOR FUNDY HOSPICE

Thank you to local acting troupe MG Players Group for raising $1,500 for Fundy Hospice from its performance of The Godfather’s Birthday at Taco Cat restaurant at the Mountain Gap Resort in Smiths Cove on August 5th.  In the photo below, Margaret Gray, the writer and director of the Godfather’s Birthday Dinner Theatre, presents Atalanta...

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QUILT FOR HOSPICE

The second annual Quilt for Hospice raffle has concluded. Congratulations to Ann McArthur-Cyr of Cornwallis on winning the gorgeous king-size quilt valued at $1,100, donated by Debra Howard at Quilts By The Bay in Digby. A huge thank you to all of those who supported the raffle. Raffle tickets were sold at the Annapolis Royal Farmer’s...

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AHS UPDATES PREMIER HOUSTON ON FUNDY HOSPICE

AHS President David Cvet and board members Ken Buchholz and Gary Davis recently met with Premier Tim Houston to update him on the progress being made to construct Fundy Hospice. The meeting was held at the Annapolis Basin Conference Centre. Also in attendance were Beth Earle, CEO of ABCC, and Jill Balser, MLA for Digby-Annapolis,...

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MACLEOD GROUP HEALTH SERVICES AND AHS PROPOSE CO-LOCATING NEW LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY WITH FUNDY HOSPICE IN CORNWALLIS PARK

AHS and MacLeod Group Health Services are discussing the possibility of co-locating a proposed new long-term care facility with the new residential-style hospice planned for Cornwallis Park. As part of the working relationship being discussed, MacLeod Group would develop a long-term care facility that will integrate with the state-of-the-art Fundy Hospice through the sharing of...

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2023 FUNDY HOSPICE GALA RAISES MORE THAN $34,000

Drum Roll Please…… The Fundy Hospice Gala Auction brought in more than $34,000! Thank you to all those who attended and “emptied their wallets” and to individuals who made cash donations. We also thank our generous co-sponsors, McLeod Group and Scotiabank, the companies and individuals who purchased tables for the event, and all the wonderful...

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FUNDY HOSPICE RECEIVES FINANCIAL COMMITMENTS

We are excited to announce new financial commitments from two influential regional organizations. The Digby and Area Health Service Charitable Foundation has made a commitment of $25,000 to the capital construction of the Fundy Hospice once the construction of the facility has commenced. A similar commitment of $15,000 has been made by the Rotary Club...

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2023 FUNDY HOSPICE GALA SET FOR APRIL 29TH

Support the proposed Fundy Hospice by attending the 2023 Fundy Hospice Gala at the Digby Pines on Saturday evening, April 29th. The event is sponsored by Scotiabank and MacLeod Group. Join special guest Cindy Day for an evening of dining, silent and live auctions and live music. To learn how to purchase tickets, click the...

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FEBRUARY ROBBIE BURNS DINNER TO BENEFIT FUNDY HOSPICE

UPDATE: Because of the recent snow storm, the Robbie Burns dinner has been rescheduled to Saturday, February 11th. The Digby & Area Board of Trade is hosting a 2023 Robbie Burns Dinner and Ceilidh to benefit the Digby Area Hospital Auxiliary and Fundy Hospice. The dinner will be held on Saturday, February 4th, at the...

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DIGBY 25 SUPPORTS FUNDY HOSPICE

Fundy Hospice deeply appreciates the donation of $3,505 provided by the 114 members of the Digby Care 25 organization. Hospice board members David Cvet and Al Dill accepted the generous donation from Debbie Haight of Digby Care 25 at the site of the proposed hospice on October 7, 2022. Click this link if you are...

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“SIR DAVID” APPEARANCES AT LOCAL PARADES SUCCESSFULLY DRAWS ATTENTION TO FUNDY HOSPICE

Fundy Hospice was well represented at summer parades in the region as part of its 2022 Support the Quest campaign. Hospice President David Cvet, as “Sir David,” participated in the Bear River Cherry Carnival on July 16th riding his steed Nya and accompanied by hospice “squires” Joe Van Heerden and Jamie Calhoun. The hospice group...

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FUNDY HOSPICE RECEIVES DONATIONS FROM DEEP BROOK-WALDEC LIONS CLUB

Fundy Hospice volunteer Kathy Kayo met with the Deep Brook – Waldec Lions Club in June to talk about the Fundy Hospice project. Brian Buckler and Diane Dempsey presented Kathy with a cheque for $300 to support Fundy Hospice. Lion Sharon Gordon also gave a donation in the amount of $200. As always, the Lions...

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FUNDY HOSPICE SETS UP CANADA HELPS ACCOUNT

The Atalanta Hospice Society (AHS) is a registered charitable organization and are accepting donations to support the construction of Fundy Hospice. We have setup a Canada Helps account to make it easier for people to make a donation in support of the Fundy Hospice. Making your donation via Canada Helps will automatically generate your tax...

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