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Events

Our signature events allow individuals to become involved in our community in a very meaningful way. We hold a number of annual events, each with a unique focus, such as memorials, children, youth & families, and fundraising.

Coming Up at Abbotsford Hospice Society 

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Coffee Break for Bereavement Support - 
June through August 

Abbotsford Hospice Society is pleased to be hosting a ‘Coffee Drop-In’
for Bereavement Support starting in June, happening
every Thursday from 9:30am-11:00am
Connect with Palliative Services Manager Susanne Fehr for any inquiries.

 

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Coffee Break for Anticipatory Grief Support - 
Ongoing this Summer

Please join us every Tuesday this Summer from 10:30am-11:30am for our Anticipatory Coffee Break group. 
Please contact Palliative Services Manager Susanne Fehr for any inquiries.

 

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The Compassioante Friends - 
First Thursday of every month, starting June

The Compassionate Friends, in partnership with Abbotsford Hospice Society hosts this grief support group for parents grieving the death of a child.
This takes place at Holmberg House the first Thursday of each month from 7:30pm-9:30pm starting June 2nd, 2022. Please connect with Makenna@abbotsfordhospice.org for any inquiries.

 

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Saturday Kids Club -
Saturdays ongoing

Kids ages 3-12 are invited to come to Holmberg House on Saturday mornings to enjoy time with their peers and create meaningful items in honour of their loved one. Registration required.

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Walking Group -
Tuesday Mornings ongoing

Walking in the outdoors provides a different way of expressing, exploring, and sharing in grief. If you are someone who is grieving, find that walking in nature at a relaxed pace is therapeutic, and value conversations with others to explore your grief, this group may be for you. Grab your water bottle, put your walking shoes on and join other adults of all fitness levels on a pleasant walk. Open to all adults, led by AHS volunteers.

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Pathways - 
Coming soon

An eight week grief support group for women greiving the death of their life partner. Registration is required. Please email us for more information.

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Annual Horsepower for Hospice Show & Shine - 
August 20th, 2022

Horsepower for Hospice is our annual event that typically takes place at Mount Lehman Winery each year. This family friendly event is open to the public and admission is by donation. Register your vehicle (all makes and models welcome!) today. 

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Annual Holmberg Memorial Golf Classic - 
September 2, 2022

Held at Ledgeview Golf Course, the Holmberg Memorial Golf Classic honours the memory of Dave & Lee Holmberg and Dave Holmberg Jr.
Organize a foursome and join us for this wonderful event!

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Understanding Your Grief - 
Coming Fall 2022

Please check back soon for dates and times.

Annual Events

As a non-profit organization, donations and fundraisers are crucial to continue our work in providing compassionate care and support. In addition to fundraisers, we host memorial and family events which provide a safe space to honor our loved ones. 

Workshops/Education

Our educational and informational sessions can vary throughout the year depending on community need and interest.