Grief Support and Education
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - Tuesday, April 9, 2019
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Bowers Hospice House
This is a six week educational support group for adults ages 18 and older at the Bowers Hospice House. This group is free and open to anyone who has lost a loved one through death. Please call (304) 255-6404 for more information and to register.
Continuous Grief Support Group
Monday, March 11, 2019
Bowers Hospice House
Hospice of Southern West Virginia’s Continuous Grief Support Group is designed to help those who have lost a loved one, regardless of whether their loved one was in hospice care. The free support group is for anyone 18 years of age and older at the Bowers Hospice House in Beckley. Please call the Social Services/Bereavement Department at (304) 255-6404 for more information.
New Volunteer Training Class
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - Friday, March 15, 2019
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Nancy Wickham Administrative Building
Hospice of Southern West Virginia will host its Volunteer Training Class for new HSWV Volunteers at the Nancy Wickham Administrative Building on the HSWV Campus in Beckley. This two-day class is a six hour course for those interested in joining the HSWV Volunteer Team.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer or would like to learn more information about the volunteer program, please click here.
Handbags for Hospice Purse Bingo
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Bradley-Prosperity Vol. Fire Department
Hospice of Southern West Virginia will host a Handbags for Hospice Purse Bingo at Bradley-Prosperity Volunteer Fire Department at 5950 Robert C Byrd Drive in Mount Hope. Funds raised from Bingo admission and games will benefit the HSWV Patient Need Fund, which benefits terminally ill patients in Raleigh, Summers, Fayette and Wyoming Counties.
Michael Kors, Coach and Kate Spade purses along with gift baskets from local businesses and restaurants will be available to win.
Pre-registration is $25 or $35 at the door.
Doors open at 5 p.m. and Bingo games begin at 6 p.m.
To register for Handbags for Hospice Bingo, please call (304) 255-6404
Compassionate Caregiver Conference
Friday, April 19, 2019
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Raleigh County Commission on Aging
Hospice of Southern West Virginia is proud to partner with the Raleigh County Commission on Aging for the 10th Annual Compassionate Caregiver Conference. This conference provides information to healthcare professionals and community members about caregiver services provided in our region. Lunch will be provided and Nursing and Social Work CEU's will be available for attendees. The Compassionate Caregiver Conference takes place at Raleigh County Commission on Aging at 1614 South Kanawha Street in Beckley.
Please click here for more information on registration or call Crystal Foley at (304) 255-1397.
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - Thursday, June 27, 2019
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Dry Hill-Prosperity Community Park
Hospice of Southern West Virginia's Bereavement/Social Services Department is proud to host Camp Hope. It is a bereavement camp for children ages 7-17 who are coping with the death of a significant person. Camp Hope is free to all participants, but registration is required. If transportation is a problem, assistance is available. To register or for more information, please contact the Social Services Coordinator at (304) 255-6404.
Friends of Charity Auto Fair
Friday, July 12, 2019 - Saturday, July 13, 2019
8 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Raleigh County Memorial Airport
The 15th Annual Friends of Charity Auto Fair is one of the state's premier car show and festivals. Held on the spacious grounds of the Raleigh County Memorial Airport in Beckley, West Virginia, the show features hundreds of rods, customs, classics, muscle cars, motorcycles, tuners, and trucks from all years. Additionally you will find arts and crafts vendors, local business representatives, and food vendors. The event is concluded with a Saturday Night Concert featuring musical performances by well-known performers and up & coming future stars. Proceeds from the FOCAF will benefit Hospice of Southern West Virginia.
To register a show vehicle for the Auto Fair, please click here.
Raleigh County Relay for Life
Friday, July 12, 2019
6 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Beckley Intermodel Gateway
Join Hospice of Southern West Virginia and the American Cancer Society for the Raleigh County Relay for Life at the Beckley Intermodal Gateway. Funds raised from Relay for Life will support the American Cancer Society.
Bereavement Support Groups
Bereavement Support Groups for adults ages 18 and older are held in various locations throughout the year. These groups are free and are open not only to families who have had loved ones receive care from Hospice of Southern WV, but are also available to anyone in the community who has lost a loved one through death. Sometimes dates and/or locations of these groups are subject to change, and changes may be made in the case of inclement weather. Please call our bereavement department at 304-255-6404 in advance to confirm the date, time and location of the group you are interested in attending.
Continuous Grief Support Group
A safe, supportive space to mourn and share.
- Learn skills for coping with loss
- Gain support from others experiencing loss
- Free and open to anyone age 18 or older
- Attend as many or as few sessions as you like
Second and fourth Monday of every month. 6:00-7:30 pm at Bowers Hospice House