Annual Event: Hike for Hospice

What’s Happening?

This spring, people across Canada will gather together and Hike for Hospice; raising pledges and awareness to support local hospice palliative care The Hike for Hospice will be held at the Holy Trinity School in Olds, Alberta on Sunday, May 3, 2020.  2020 Hike pledge form

What is Hospice Palliative Care?

Hospice palliative care provides, physical, psychological, social, spiritual, and practical support to people living with a life-threatening illness, their loved ones and the bereaved.

Why Hike?

  • 80% of Canadians say they want quality hospice at the end of life, yet less than 15% have access to it.
  • Hospice palliative care is currently underfunded and under-recognized.

Team Up!

Form a team and Hike with friends, family, or coworkers. Simply designate a team captain, choose a team name and together have a ton of fun!

Suggested contacts for raising pledges:

Family members
Friends
Co-workers
Neighbours
Clubs or sports groups
Employer
Local merchants
Your doctor, dentist or other health care provider.

If you are wanting to hike please download the registration and pledge sheets below. To donate to the Hike, click here for more information or mail your donation to the Olds & District Hospice Society office.

Click here to download the 2020 Hike for Hospice form

Interested in sponsorship?

Click here to download the Hike for Hospice sponsorship brochure