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In Memoriam: Ricki Thompson


The patients and their families, staff and volunteers of Hospice Georgian Triangle have lost a huge supporter with the passing of Ricki Thompson on October 20, 2022. Few donations have been more impactful than the financial contributions of Ricki Thompson. As a philanthropist, teacher, civic leader, and friend to many. Ricki’s passing leaves a [...]

In Memoriam: Ricki Thompson2022-10-26T11:59:50-04:00

2022 Care Gala: Brian’s Story


When the team at Hospice Georgian Triangle hired Brian Hunt to film Margot's story - a narration of her battle with cancer, and the role of hospice in her life - there was no indication of how much her story would unfold, and dovetail with the Hunt family. At the [...]

2022 Care Gala: Brian’s Story2022-10-18T21:18:55-04:00

2022 Care Gala | Impact Video: Margot’s Story & Photo Gallery


Thank you to all that attended the 2022 Care Gala supporting Hospice Georgian Triangle!  To demonstrate how your support helps, watch Margot explain her experience with the various programs and ways that we provide compassionate care to those most in need in our community. And thank you to Brian Hunt at H Visual Media for [...]

2022 Care Gala | Impact Video: Margot’s Story & Photo Gallery2022-11-25T09:45:34-05:00

COBS Bread raised a lot of “dough” for Hospice Georgian Triangle.


On July 30th COBS Bread celebrated their 2nd Anniversary in Collingwood. Looking for a way to ‘give back’ to the community they decided to donate $2 from each loaf of bread/6pk buns.  Andrea, owner of the Collingwood COBS franchise, topped up the donation by matching the sales and proudly presented Sue McKenzie, [...]

COBS Bread raised a lot of “dough” for Hospice Georgian Triangle.2022-08-12T13:09:24-04:00

Meet Mairéad, a Compassion in Action Fundraiser


After her son passed away, Mairéad was grateful for the grief and bereavement counselling she received from the Hospice Georgian Triangle Community Support Team. During the pandemic lockdown she joined an online art class to help her feel connected.   On Wednesday, July 13th Mairéad hosted an art show for friends [...]

Meet Mairéad, a Compassion in Action Fundraiser2022-07-21T11:55:26-04:00

The Ruth Rubinstein Memorial Golf Tournament


On June 23, 2022, a group of friends hosted a memorial golf tournament in honour of Ruth Rubinstein, benefiting Hospice Georgian Triangle, organized by Paula Zubek, Madelyn Fisher and Michaelene O’Malley. A great day was had by all and raised $13,000 for Hospice Georgian Triangle Foundation to provide compassionate care [...]

The Ruth Rubinstein Memorial Golf Tournament2022-07-04T17:05:48-04:00

Legacy giving: what are donor advised funds?


Some individuals and families find that establishing a private family foundation may serve their philanthropic goals. This often requires professional support for tax and compliance and may be time consuming and costly.  Donor advised funds can be an alternative to a private family foundation. Like private family foundations, donor advised [...]

Legacy giving: what are donor advised funds?2022-07-04T16:12:27-04:00

Why I Volunteer – Lorie Ring


I lost my sister to breast cancer when she was only 37 years old. She passed away in a hospice in Winnipeg. I was living in Toronto at the time, and was only able to see her in difficult hospital settings. I did not get to be with her in [...]

Why I Volunteer – Lorie Ring2022-07-04T16:19:54-04:00

Volunteers Needed!


We need you! Last year, Hospice Georgian Triangle benefitted from more than 100 volunteers that gave over 8,625 hours of service. We appreciate and acknowledge all those who give their time in Campbell house, in the community and with the Foundation. The dedicated volunteers are an essential part of the [...]

Volunteers Needed!2022-07-04T16:24:48-04:00