Events

Camp Hope

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - Thursday, June 27, 2019
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Glade Springs Resort

Camp Hope

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

Friends of Charity Auto Fair

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

Raleigh County Relay for Life

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

Hospice Sailing Regatta

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
6 p.m.
Bradley-Prosperity Vol. Fire Department

Handbags for Hospice Purse Bingo

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.

Buy tickets for Handbags for Hospice - Purse Bingo


Angel Tree Ceremony

Friday, November 22, 2019
1 p.m.
Crossroads Mall

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.

Grief Support

A safe, supportive space to mourn and share.

Second Monday of every month. 6:00-7:30 pm at Bowers Hospice House