Jeanne Fahlman, acting executive director of Nanaimo Community Hospice Society, left; Nahanni Ackroyd, 100-plus Women Who Care Mid-Island; Erin Johnson, hospice society; Shannon Gorgichuk, 100-plus Women; Janet Skinner, hospice society past-president; and Donna Houssin, 100-plus Women; gather for am $11,000 cheque presentation in October. (Photo submitted)

Jeanne Fahlman, acting executive director of Nanaimo Community Hospice Society, left; Nahanni Ackroyd, 100-plus Women Who Care Mid-Island; Erin Johnson, hospice society; Shannon Gorgichuk, 100-plus Women; Janet Skinner, hospice society past-president; and Donna Houssin, 100-plus Women; gather for am $11,000 cheque presentation in October. (Photo submitted)

100-plus Women Who Care combine their efforts to help Nanaimo hospice

Nanaimo Community Hospice Society presented with $11,000 cheque

More than 100 women who care can’t all gather together in person in COVID-19 times, but they can still pool their resources to help worthy causes in the community.

100-plus Women Who Care Mid-Island recently presented $11,000 to the Nanaimo Community Hospice Society.

“We are so honoured to have been chosen to receive funds from this amazing group of women, who make such a difference to not-for-profit organizations in our community,” said Cathy Dyck, the society’s development officer, in an e-mail.

100-plus Women Who Care Mid-Island meet four times a year to discuss non-profit organizations in need, then decide collectively on one non-profit to support that season. The group gathered virtually in late September and the women decided they wished to support hospice.

For more information, search for 100-plus Women Who Care Mid-Island on Facebook or visit www.100womenwhocaremidisland.com.

For more on Nanaimo Community Hospice and its services, click here.



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