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top-quality hospice care.

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.

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Whatcom Hospice Foundation Board of Directors

Foundation Board

Leaders from our local community serve on the Foundation Board.

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Whatcom Hospice Staff

Foundation Staff

Exceptional staff are stewards of our foundation’s mission and purpose.

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Hospice Services

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

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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.

All Whatcom Hospice clinical services, including those provided at Hospice House, are delivered by PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center with sustaining annual support provided by the Foundation. 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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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.

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

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Whatcom Hospice Foundation is an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

Gifts and donations are tax deductible to the greatest extent allowable by law.

Tax ID: 94-3146369