Someday, you or a dying loved one may need us. Perhaps you need us today. We’re here to help you.
Although not the hospice provider, for 25 years we have been augmenting and supporting hospice and end of life care. We’re a network of volunteer friends, helpers, and companions.
- Friends of Hospice increases public awareness of hospice, comfort-care, and end-of-life services.
- We make available and support enhanced training for volunteers serving those at the end of life.
- Friends of Hospice provides much needed comfort care items not otherwise available.
We want to help. Contact us today.
2022 Palliative Care, End-of-Life and Bereavement Grant Recipients
We’re excited to announce our 2022 Recipients:
- Circles of Caring Adult Day Health – $5,000 funding to support the purchase of a wheel chair accessible van for transportation to and from Circles of Caring
- Northwest Cancer Foundation of Hope – $5,000 funding to support financial awards to individuals undergoing cancer treatments
- Palouse Paws – $4,200 funding to instate additional pet/handler teams to serve patients receiving palliative and end-of-life care
- Rural Resources Community Action – Community Living Connections – $5,000 funding to support respite care for families coping with a life limiting illness, massage therapy and counseling services
- Whitman Hospital and Medical Clinics -$5,000 funding to enhance the WHMC Palliative Care Program by providing stress reducing, stimulating activities and comfort items for the Swing Bed Family room
- Willow Center for Grieving Children– $2,500 funding for a Young Adult Bereavement Support Group
Friends of Hospice – what we do.
Supporting a peaceful transition through time-honored gentle music programs. Music volunteers create a peace-filled environment to comfort those at the thresholds of living and dying through the gentle voices of Hospice Music Volunteers. Learn more about Hospice Music Volunteers >
Nurture and support those caring for their loved ones through gentle compassionate massage that touches the body, mind and spirit. Learn more about Caregiver Massage >
Through the local library system, provide books and resources on end-of-life, spirituality, dying, grief and bereavement. Learn more about Community Resources >
Extend a hand to those in grief through bereavement support groups offered at various times throughout the year. Learn more about Grief Support >
Facilitate a thoughtful, intentional, and meaningful process wherein one reflects upon and discusses what’s important to him or her if faced with a life-limiting illness or suddenly experiences a life-threatening injury. Learn more about Advanced Care Planning >
Offers a time to pause and reflect. This touching ceremony is held each December in Pullman and Colfax, taking time to honor and remember those whom we have loved. Learn more about Annual Trees of Light >