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Whatcom Hospice Foundation Mission Statement

Whatcom Hospice Foundation strengthens funding and improves awareness of Whatcom Hospice services through community collaboration, compassionate care resources and individual choice for end of life issues.

Thank You

Generous donors help ensure that our caregivers can continue to provide compassionate care for our family, friends, and neighbors when they need it most.

Partners In Care

Whatcom Hospice Foundation and PeaceHealth are committed to maintaining a strong collaborative partnership that results in top quality end of life care for every patient in need, regardless of ability to pay.

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Real Experiences of Top-Quality Care

Whatcom Hospice Patient Stories

Patient Stories

How hospice services have improved quality of life for our patients.

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Whatcom Hospice Family Testimonials

Family Testimonials

Understand the meaning of hospice through the eyes of real families.

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Hospice Services

Top-quality, end of life care for every patient, regardless of ability to pay.

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Tour Hospice House

A look at our modern, comfortable, in-patient residential setting located in Bellingham.

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Foundation Events

Have a great time with fellow supporters while raising money for hospice services in our community!

Light the Night at the Grand Ole Opry” Raises $454,000 for Whatcom Hospice

The 18th Annual “Light the Night” Hospice Gala Auction held November 10, 2018 at Four Points by Sheraton raised a record $454,000 for Whatcom Hospice! Over 370 guests attended the sold-out auction, which was organized by Whatcom Hospice Foundation and presented by Birch Equipment Rental & Sales.

The Nashville-themed event featured live music, a sit-down dinner sponsored by WECU, and live and silent auctions. Tammy Yorkston and Lesa Boxx served as this year’s co-chairs.

The “Fund-A-Need” portion of the event raised more than $126,000 in outright donations, thanks to a touching video sponsored by Peoples Bank. The popular dessert dash sponsored by First Federal Bank raised an additional $35,500. Please visit our corporate partners page for a complete list of sponsors.

Proceeds from the event enable Whatcom Hospice to offer services to patients and families above and beyond those that are reimbursed by Medicare and other insurers. Donations provide:

  • Room and board assistance for the 12-Bed Hospice House
  • Uncompensated care
  • Complimentary therapies including acupuncture and massage
  • Patient and family education
  • Patient family assistance
  • Bereavement resources
  • Staff development
  • Volunteer training
  • Community education

If you are interested in sponsoring next year’s auction please contact Shaaron Coleman at (360) 788-685o or scoleman@peacehealth.org.

Do More

Your donation to the Whatcom Hospice Foundation can make a world of difference.

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