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Thank You, Quesnel,

for making our

Virtual

Hike for Hospice

2021

a huge success

 
Your generosity has helped us raise
$11,285
 

COVID has made fundraising challenging for all non-profits, including the Quesnel & District Hospice Palliative Care Association. In an effort to keep everyone safe and healthy while working within pandemic restrictions, the QDHPCA decided to try a Virtual Hike for Hospice this year.

 

The premise was simple. Sign up at www.QDHPCA.org, gather pledges from March 15 - May 2, 2021, and then Hike from May 3-9 in a safe, socially distanced manner that works for the participants. Teams received prizes for signing up and their name was put into a draw for a basket prize.

 

The response was overwhelming. Sixteen teams signed up and raised over $11,000 for Hospice Palliative care needs in Quesnel. The funds will go towards a new bariatric wheelchair for Dunrovin Lodge, a new TV and non-slip socks for Quesnel Hospice, and a new palliative mattress for GRB Hospital.

 

Our top 4 fundraisers are

Team Never too Late

(Carol Weremy)

$2600 

 

Team Gonzalez

(Melissa Gonzalez) 

$1770 

 

McKerlie Family

(Dwayne McKerlie)  

$1570 

 

Judy's Hike for Hospice

(Judy Monych)  

$1250 

 

 

The winner of the Draw

Melissa Gonzalez

 

The QDHPCA would also like to thank the Quesnel Businesses that donated items for our participants.

Clayton's Funeral Directors (Gold Corporate Sponsor)

South Quesnel Business Assoc.

Red Tomato Pies

Katsura Soap Company

Heavy D's Restaurant

Richbar Nursery

Green Tree Health & Wellness

Quesnel Family Optometry

Northern Flowers

Thank you to everyone that donated their time, money, and items to help us help others in their palliative care journey.

If you haven't received your team participation tote bag yet or donation receipt (if you donated by etransfer, cash, or cheque), please contact the QDHPCA Executive Director at

Email:

Suzannah.Meir@northernhealth.ca

 

Phone:

  250-985-5816  

 

Cell:

  250) 991-1244  

A Huge Thank You to everyone that participated in our first

Virtual Hike for Hospice

 

Your donation of time and effort has helped us to help those with life-limiting illnesses in Quesnel.

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