ED'S HOUSE

NORTHUMBERLAND

HOSPICE CARE CENTRE

  • Ed’s House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre Celebrates Ribbon Cutting

     

    January 28th, 2020 

    On January 23rd over 250 people attended the first annual Handbags for Hospice held at the Best Western Plus Cobourg Inn and Convention Centre in Cobourg.     With a wide variety of handbags, experiences and jewelry available, attendees generously bid throughout the evening to raise funds for Ed’s House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre. 

    Community Care Northumberland is very pleased to announce that Handbags for Hospice raised $87,000.   “Our committee had set a goal for the evening of raising up to $25,000 to furnish a resident’s room at Ed’s House, states Nancy Oliver, Chair of the Special Events Committee.  “With the outstanding support we received from our sponsors, attendees and donors for this event, we are able to furnish three resident rooms at the new Hospice”

     As well, Mitzi Faigal the CEO of Mitzify Canada Group Inc. who had donated 25 handbags to the event surprised the crowd when she announced a pledge of $35,000 to Ed’s House, Northumberland Hospice Care Centre.  

    “We are very grateful for all the support that was given to our inaugural Handbags for Hospice and for the generous pledge from Mitzi Faigal, of Mitzify Canada  Group Inc “ states Trish Baird, Executive Director of Community Care, “this pledge is in addition to the $87,000 raised by the event   My thanks go out to all our sponsors, donors and attendees for their generous support of Ed’s House and the Special Events Committee Nancy Oliver, Jennifer Darrell, Wendy Ito, Nancy Kennedy, Pam Buttery , Jaclyn West and Lynda Kay for all their efforts in planning this very special evening.”  

    The Sponsors for the evening included:  Jacqueline Pennington, Remax Hallmark,  Lynn Hardy, Kenneth Bell Tony Pulla, Remax Lakeshore Reality Inc., Acme Electric,  SMM Law,  Westjet, Quantrill’s Stadtke Plumbing and Heating, CIBC, Spoolon, Langhorne, Irwin and Coleman, Mitzify Canada, Via Rail, Erin Brown and Susan Hull of Royal Service,  Empire Crossing, Kristin Devereaux Royal Lepage,  RBC, Palisade Gardens, Bakertilley, Gordon Insurance, Karen Chalovich, BMO Wealth Management  BMO Nesbitt Burns,  and Holton Flowers.

    For more information about Ed’s House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre or this event, please call Community Care Northumberland’s Executive Director or Director of Donor Relations and Communications

    Lynda Kay                                                                                                  Trish Baird
    Director, Donor Relations & Communications                                    Executive Director                                          

    Community Care Northumberland                                                       Community Care Northumberland
    l.kay@commcare.ca                                                                          t.baird@commcare.ca
    (905) 885-0466  Work                                                                             1-866-514-5774
    (905) 375-5628  Cell


     

     

  • During this difficult time local Grocery Stores have made changes to help accomodate everyone

     

    The following local grocery stores have made changes to store hours and/or pickup and delivery options to better protect and serve members of the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you to our local grocers and their employees who are working hard and going above and beyond to serve the communities of Northumberland County.

    Please note the possibility of increased wait times for delivery and in store pickup due to high demand. If you have any questions, please get in touch with your local grocery store.

    Mike and Lori’s No Frills (Brighton)
    • Tuesdays and Fridays from 7am-8am are shopping hours dedicated to customers who need assistance or consideration, including seniors and adults with disabilities.
    • You can place your grocery order online at pcexpress.ca and pick up in store (pickup fees are currently waived).
    Sobeys (Brighton)
    • From 7am-8am daily, the store is offering a seniors only shopping hour.
    Sharpe’s Food Market (Campbellford)
    • Email your shopping list to sfmorder@gmail.com and volunteers will shop for your order and deliver it to your doorstep.
    Colborne Foodland
    • From 8am-9am daily, the store is offering a seniors only shopping hour.
    • You can place your order by Wednesday afternoon and receive your delivery on Thursday.
    Fisher’s Foodland (Cobourg)
    • From 7am-8am daily, the store is offering a seniors only shopping hour.
    • Fisher’s Foodland has partnered with Home Hardware to offer home deliveries. You can place your order every Wednesday starting March 25 from 8-4pm for delivery on Thursday.
    David’s No Frills (Cobourg)
    • From 8am-9am Monday-Friday, the store is offering a seniors only shopping hour.
    The Market and Smor (Cobourg)
    • Offering next day pickup of online and phone-in orders. Pickup days are Tuesday-Saturday from 3pm-7pm.
    Davis’ Your Independent Grocer (Port Hope)
    • From 8am-9am, the hour is dedicated to customers who need assistance or consideration, including seniors and adults with disabilities.
    Food Basics (Port Hope)
    • Starting March 23, the store is dedicating the first hour of shopping to seniors and those at risk from 7am-8am daily.
    Todd’s Valu-Mart (Hastings)
    • From 8am-9am daily, the store is dedicating this shopping hour to customers who need assistance or consideration, including seniors and adults with disabilities.

     



Honouring the journey campaign

We are honoured to be a part of this journey, helping to create the foundation for a Hospice Centre that will be welcoming, safe and secure, and where individuals and their families will find dignity, reassurance and respect during end of life care.

– GORD & PATTI LEY, Co-chairs, Honouring the Journey Campaign