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Official Video launch

“25 Years of Caring Service”

Bruce Peninsula Hospice is pleased to invite you to view our newly developed video highlighting the caring service and deep history of volunteerism on the peninsula.

Filmed entirely through the Covid pandemic and with the grateful support of funding from the Community Foundation Grey Bruce, the video strives to capture the significance and impact of our visiting local hospice for families and individuals in our community.

The video features over 20 volunteers and clients who share their personal stories of commitment, hard work and gratitude.   We include the vision of early founders, Pat Horner and Bill Welch, who in the early 90’s, were part of the Lion’s Head Anglican Church Outreach Committee. They, along with local Lion’s Head resident Lynda Hoita, who was facing a serious illness, were the early pioneers of the hospice movement in our community.

Our hospice visiting and bereavement services have since been offered to over 1,000 individuals.  We invite you to hear past and current volunteers reflect on what it means to be a volunteer for Bruce Peninsula Hospice and to be inspired by the story of clients and how the service made a difference.

Recent comments from viewers

“[The video] made me cry… You can tell [the volunteers] have a vested interest in making the program work… and that they value the connections they have with their clients.” – Kathy B.N.

“Congratulations on a first-class video which clearly tells the story of support, listening and encouragement by the volunteers who are the foundation of the organization. [This video is] a perfect reflection of what the organization does and how it has… served the Bruce Peninsula with caring and compassion.” – Cliff and Peg B.

“[I] liked the video the first time I viewed it; [I] loved it the second time!!!  What a wonderful job your team produced. THANK YOU!” – Bettyanne W.

“[This video] captures the purpose of Bruce Peninsula Hospice and explains many [of its] aspects in a very easy to follow conversational manner. [It] also explains how folks can contribute (time, talent, and finances). [The] organization has come a long way!” – Norm W.

“[This video shows the] important work and effort [that] goes into… running the organization and the training of capable, caring volunteers.” – Gail N.

“Very well done!!!!!” – Bob C.

“This video encapsulates so well the mission and values of the Bruce Peninsula Hospice. A wonderful introduction to the services BPH provides.” – Jorya F.L.

“[The video] was amazing. You must be so proud.” – Darrell L.