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An Important but Overlooked Source of Income for NGOs
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An Important but Overlooked Source of Income for NGOs

NGOs often rely heavily on charitable donations to survive. Many have made great strides is operational sustainability by integrating small business or income generating projects into their organization. But what happens to palliative care organizations that raise funds to support their work by operating small businesses that have been forced to shut down during this...

Rays of Hope Hospice Jinja – Uganda
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Rays of Hope Hospice Jinja – Uganda

The dedicated team at Rays of Hope Hospice Jinja were very proactive in preparing for the challenges of this pandemic in order to ensure continued care and support for their patients.  In a country where access to health care is limited, palliative care providers are especially concerned for patients who are already immunocompromised. Uganda has...

Sunflower Children’s Hospice, Bloemfontein, South Africa
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Sunflower Children’s Hospice, Bloemfontein, South Africa

Healthcare workers in South Africa know there will be a shortage of PPE once COVID-19 really hits their health services. Like many other palliative care providers, Sunflower Children’s Hospice is worried that morphine and other essential medicines will be in short supply for community organizations as it will be needed for hospitals. South Africa locked...

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Making the World Smaller Through Music

On Sunday, February 24, Northwestern Medicine DeKalb Hospice hosted its 8th annual fundraiser for its South African partner, Knysna Sedgefield Hospice. The fundraiser, “Transformation through Rhythm”, was a concert featuring percussion music by the DeKalb High School Percussion Ensemble, Northern Illinois University Percussion Ensemble, and Harambee African Percussion Ensemble. About 300 people attended the event, some...

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Hospice of the Western Reserve/Helderberg Hospice Named 2018 Global Partnership Award Recipients

Global Partners in Care has announced that its partners, Hospice of The Western Reserve (located in Cleveland, OH) and Helderberg Hospice (located in Somerset West, South Africa), are the recipients of the 2018 Global Partnership Award. The award will be presented during the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s annual Leadership and Advocacy Conference on...

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Hospice of the North Coast’s “Mission Possible” Tells a Compelling Story of Helping Terminally Ill Malawian Experience a Peaceful Death

Story originally from osidenews.com Carlsbad CA— An impoverished community in a landlocked country in Africa.  An upscale coastal city in Southern California. The story of Hospice of the North Coast’s (HNC’s) Global Partnership (GP) with Nkhoma Hospital in Malawi spans more than 10,000 miles and two vastly different cultures connected by a strong, shared commitment...

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