Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - Thursday, June 27, 2019
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Glade Springs Resort
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 or to purchase tickets 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.
Hospice Sailing Regatta
Friday, August 16, 2019 - Sunday, August 18, 2019
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Battle Run, Summersville Lake
Join the Sewell Mountain Sailing Association and Hospice of Southern West Virginia for the 8th Annual “Mountain Mama Hospice Regatta” at Summersville Lake. This three-day event is held at the Battle Run Beach Picnic Shelter at Summersville Lake. The annual event at Summersville Lake has raised more than $50,000 since 2011, each year helping Hospice of Southern West Virginia provide compassionate care to thousands of people in their final days of life.
Dozens of sailors are expected to participate in sailboat races along with silent and live auctions and a carnival for children. Please call Bob Rodak for more details on the regatta at (304) 437-0251.
Handbags for Hospice Purse Bingo
Saturday, August 24, 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 operational costs and 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.
Angel Tree Ceremony
Friday, November 22, 2019
The Hospice Angel Tree is a tribute to memorialize and honor someone special to you. Memorial Angels will bear the name of your loved one and be displayed on the Angel Tree. The Angel Tree Ceremony will take place in the Crossroads Mall (in front of Dick's Sporting Goods). Please call 304-255-6404 for more information or to make a donation for Angel Tree.
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.
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 Monday of every month. 6:00-7:30 pm at Bowers Hospice House