Nanaimo Foundation Donates $50,000 to Nanaimo Hospice.


Nanaimo, BC – February 5, 2014 – The Nanaimo Community Hospice Society, a local non-profit that provides compassionate care and support to those in the last stages of living, recently received a $50,000.00 donation from the Nanaimo Foundation towards their Expand the Heart of Hospice campaign.

“Hospice is deeply grateful for the support that the Nanaimo Foundations has provided through their donation,” said Wendy Pratt, Nanaimo Hospice Executive Director. “Because of groups like this, we are now able to offer a beautiful new resource to our community that houses our programs and provides a safe and welcoming space for those who reach out to Hospice for support.”

“The Foundation’s major role is connecting and sharing, making our community better”, said Ted Carson, Chairman, Nanaimo Foundation. “This is only made possible due to the generosity of the citizens of Nanaimo leaving legacies and endowments to the Nanaimo Foundation. We are proud to support Nanaimo Hospice, and appreciate that they have been serving our community for over 30 years, giving compassionate care.”

Photo: [L-R] Tim Mawdsley, Director, Nanaimo Foundation
Wendy Pratt, Executive Director, Nanaimo Community Hospice Society
Jocelyn Matwe, Communications Director, Nanaimo Foundation
Daniel Martinez, Development Director, Nanaimo Foundation