Hike for Hospice raises $12,000 for Holmberg House

Event recently held in Mill Lake Park in Abbotsford

The second annual Hike for Hospice was recently held at Mill Lake Park.

The second annual Hike for Hospice was recently held at Mill Lake Park.

The second annual Hike for Hospice, held this year on May 1 at Mill Lake Park in Abbotsford, raised $12,000.

Money raised at the event will go to Holmberg House, a 30,000 sq. ft. hospice located on the Campus of Care on Marshall Road adjacent to Abbotsford Regional Hospital.

The 10-bed facility opened last month and provides end-of-life care to adults as young as 19.

Some of the services offered at Holmberg House include support groups, family counselling and therapies for bereaved children.

Visit abbotsfordhospice.org for more information.