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Legion donates to hospice Campus of Care facility

The Abbotsford branch of the Royal Canadian Legion has presented a $7,500 cheque to the Abbotsford Hospice Society for its capital campaign.

The Abbotsford branch of the Royal Canadian Legion has presented a $7,500 cheque to the Abbotsford Hospice Society for its capital campaign.

The society will build Holmberg House – a resource centre and adult hospice – on the Campus of Care site adjacent to Abbotsford Regional Hospital.

Also included on the site will be Canuck Place Children’s Hospice and Matthew’s House, a respite facility for children with severe disabilities. The two-storey adult hospice will consist of a home-like building which will offer medical care to accommodate the person who is ill, as well as family and friends. There will be 10 private patient suites, each opening onto a private balcony overlooking gardens and a patio.

 

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