Annual Hike for Hospice

Hospice Halifax is having its annual Hike for Hospice event on May 6th, 2018. This year’s fundraising goal is $50,000 which will go towards the development of Halifax’s first residential hospice.

Hike for Hospice Palliative Care is a unique national fundraising event held across Canada that brings together organizations working collectively in hospice palliative care to raise funds and awareness in their community!

The Hike will follow a 5.2 kilometre return route from the Emera building, Lower Water Street, Halifax to the site of the new residential hospice at 618 Francklyn street. After, hikers will gather at the Emera building for tasty barbeque, cake and continued entertainment.

Registration is $100 per team (the registration fee is waived when teams collect $400 or more in pledges) and includes T-shirts and barbecue for team members.

Registration is $25 per individual (the registration fee is waived when an individual collects $100 or more in pledges) and includes a T-shirt and barbecue.

For questions about the Hike, online registration, or to donate please visit

Hospice Halifax is a non-sectarian, registered charitable organization dedicated to supporting people affected by life-limiting illness, death, grief, or loss. Halifax’s first residential hospice, now under construction at 618 Francklyn Street in Halifax is expected to be open October 1st, 2018. For more information on Hospice Halifax or to donate online, visit


Source: Media Release

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