Construction set to get underway

“Your presence here to celebrate the construction start of Edmonton’s first stand-alone residential community hospice says a lot about our community and how important this project is,” Richard Wong, volunteer chair of the Home for Hospice campaign cabinet, opened the Building Commencement event this morning, August 12, 2019 on the construction site of what will…

A HOME FOR HOSPICE MID-CAMPAIGN UPDATE

June 2019 2019 has been exciting for Pilgrims Hospice Society. Following the quiet campaigning of 2018, 2019 marked the Public Launch of the Home for Hospice campaign. The press coverage that followed our Media Launch and the kick off of social media and Pattison Outdoor supported advertising generated a swell of awareness. Sorrentino’s Garlic Fest, presented by Qualico, put…

Pilgrims Moves to Interim Location preparing for demo & construction

As fundraising to build Edmonton’s first free-standing residential community hospice continues, so do preparations to start construction. In early May, 2019, Pilgrims Hospice Society moved out of the repurposed convent it has operated from for almost two decades, to an interim location for the construction period. Programs and services will continue to be provided  from the…

Paying it Forward: the Dave Williams Tribute Fund

“Dave Williams (Aug 25, 1939 – Jan 28, 2019) was a dear friend of mine, and an inspiration to so many throughout his life. He spent a lot of time in his later years at Pilgrims Hospice, both giving and receiving encouragement, hospitality and friendship. When Pilgrims Hospice Society announced their plans to build a…

Sorrentino’s Leverages Hospitality Know-how for Good

  It may be understated to say that GARLIC STOMP, presented by Mosaic Home Services, as the highlight event of Sorrentino’s Garlic Fest, presented by Qualico, was a MEMORABLE evening. On April 25, 2019,  over 600 of Edmonton’s business and community leaders gathered at the Edmonton Expo Centre for an evening of Sorrentino’s exceptional hospitality. Festivities included…