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Sue’s story

You can give more families peace of mind… My husband Michael and I never had an empty house. From our three beautiful children to our combined 15 siblings and an endless number of friends, cousins, and their partners and kids, our home was always bursting at the seams with love, joyful chaos and lots of food!… Continue reading Sue’s story

Spring 50/50 raffle

We are pleased to introduce our NEW Better Living Charitable Foundation Spring 50/50 raffle in support of Margaret Bahen Hospice and Doane House Hospice! All funds raised through this raffle will help us to continue providing essential hospice palliative care services and supports to members of the York Region community during one of life’s most… Continue reading Spring 50/50 raffle

Day of Care

The Day of Care Program at Margaret Bahen Hospice provides families and community members the opportunity to mark a special day in memory or recognition of a loved one. There are no costs to residents and families to stay at our Hospice, however donations from the community ensure that our programs remain available to those… Continue reading Day of Care

The Tee Off for Hospice golf event is back in 2022 so grab your golf clubs and get ready to #GolfYourWay in support of Margaret Bahen Hospice and Doane House Hospice! Participation and donated funds will help us to ensure that our programs and services continue to be available to residents in York Region at… Continue reading

Destination: Staycation is in support of the Better Living family of organizations, which includes seniors care in the community, support in our long-term care home, programs offered through our location sites, and our residential and community hospice services in York Region. Through Destination: Staycation, our goal is to connect our community through shared virtual travel… Continue reading

Hike for Hospice

Our #Hike4Hospice is back this year and we need your help to raise essential funds for Margaret Bahen Hospice and Doane House Hospice! A few dates to mark on your calendar: Thursday, March 10th – Online registration opens for Hike for Hospice 2022 Tuesday, May 17th – Virtual kick off event May 22nd – May… Continue reading Hike for Hospice

Community Supporters

Thank you doesn’t seem enough! It takes many contributions from individuals, companies, businesses and organizations annually, to guarantee our continued success in offering hospice programs and services free of charge.

Drews story

I’m thankful for: a great love story and valuable grief support I met my late wife Diane in a crowded Toronto pub. After I drove her home in the rain, she invited me in for coffee and we stayed up the whole night talking. In the 37 years that followed, I never got bored of… Continue reading Drews story

tracy and stevens story

We’re thankful for: our mother’s love and compassionate hospice care Our mother, Mignonne (Mickie), raised us in a small northern town called Kirkland Lake. Although money was a bit tight, we never felt poor: our mom gave us the kind of richness that only love can provide. She was hard-working, dedicated to her family, and… Continue reading tracy and stevens story


GivingTuesday 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. GivingTuesday will be taking place on Tuesday, November 30th and is the… Continue reading #GivingTuesday