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Houston Hospice Trees of Light Honoring Loved Ones Through the Holidays In honor of those whom we have lost, we celebrate their lives by placing their names on the Houston Hospice Trees of Light. Each year, a beautiful, commemorative ornament is designed so that it can be dedicated to the person or people of your choice. Then each ornament is carefully placed on our Trees of Light for all to enjoy. Centrally located, these special trees will be on display…Find out more »
Welcome to the Houston Hospice Giving Tuesday Event!
Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past nine years, this idea has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.
Houston Hospice can show our generosity in a variety of ways during Giving Tuesday—whether it’s helping a neighbor, advocating for an issue, sharing a skill, or giving to causes, every act of generosity counts.
Houston Hospice Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement, unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world.Find out more »
BLACK HISTORY MONTH – CELEBRATING 10 AFRICAN-AMERICAN MEDICAL PIONEERS – REPOSTED FROM THE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN MEDICAL COLLEGES Hospice Care Julia Haskins, Special to AAMCNews February 25, 2019 — These trailblazers broke barriers and shattered stereotypes — and went on to conduct research, discover treatments, and provide leadership that improved the health of millions. The Flying Black Medics, created by Leonidas Harris Berry, MD, return from providing medical care and education to Cairo, Illinois, residents in 1970. – National Institutes of Health…Find out more »
Social Work Month is in March and is a time to celebrate the great profession of Social Work. The theme for Social Work Month 2021 is Social Workers Are Essential. Social Workers are essential to community well-being. As practitioners, social workers are trained to help people address personal and systemic barriers to optimal living. They are employed to effect positive change with individuals, families, groups and entire communities. During Social Work Month take time to learn more about the many positive…Find out more »
National Doctors' Day is held every year on March 30th in the United States. It is a day to celebrate the contribution of physicians who serve the community. The first Doctor's Day observance was March 30, 1933 in Winder, Georgia. Eudora Brown Almond, wife of Dr. Charles B. Almond, decided to set aside a day to honor physicians. This first observance included the mailing greeting cards and placing flowers on graves of deceased doctors. On March 30, 1958, a Resolution Commemorating…Find out more »
National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to recognize the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges, to build stronger communities and be a force that transforms the world. Each year, we shine a light on the people and causes that inspire us to serve, recognizing and thanking volunteers who lend their time, talent and voice to make a difference in their communities. National Volunteer Week was established in 1974 and has grown exponentially…Find out more »
Houston Hospice 20th Annual Butterfly Luncheon is Monday, April 19, 2021 and you are invited! The Butterfly Luncheon benefiting Houston Hospice and its Butterfly Program for pediatric hospice patients and their families is celebrating its 20th Anniversary. We invite you to join us for this uplifting event as we reflect on how far we have come and the bright future ahead. “Since 1996, the Houston Hospice Butterfly Program has been recognized as a leader in the advancement of pediatric hospice care,” said…Find out more »
National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale's birthday. These permanent dates enhance planning and position National Nurses Week as an established recognition event. Join us in celebrating our Houston Hospice Nurses. Check back for updates.Find out more »