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 Who are Hospice Helpers?



Hospice Helpers are companies, schools, community groups and families who organize various fundraising events and activities to benefit Hospice Buffalo.

Why become a Hospice Helper?

All money raised will directly benefit the care of our patients. If you choose, you may select to restrict your Hospice donation to our Hospice Angels Fund or Essential Care for Children. If your event raises $250 or more, we will list it in the following issue of the Hospice newsletter, “Journeys,” circulation 32,000.

What kind of events do Hospice Helpers organize to raise money for Hospice?

Raffles, car shows, bake sales, car washes, golf tournaments, dress down days, etc. Be creative! If your company or organization has a unique idea to raise funds for Hospice Buffalo we want to hear all about it!

Hospice Helper 2017 Events 

Holiday Mini Sessions for Hospice


To celebrate area families, Wilmack Photography is offering mini-sessions for families on November 25th and 26th.

100% of the photographer’s creation fee will be donated to Hospice Buffalo. Enjoy some family fun, cross holiday photos off your list and the first ten families receive a keepsake Heirloom Ornament as our gift to you.

Wilmack will create a few great images of your family….or just your kiddos.
This is a bit different than the usual larger session. Mini Sessions are super fast and we’ll focus on getting just a few images of your crew together.

There are only 25 sessions available. Two “sets” will be ready to shoot. Weather permitting, an outdoors set will be available.

$99 Mini Session fee includes a 30 minute photo session, access to promotional pricing and for the first 10 families, a keepsake Heirloom Ornament. With every session booked, Hospice Buffalo will receive $99! Great photos, great cause.

Reserve your session today!

11th Annual CPT Maurice Chili Cook-Off

When: December 7, 2017 at 12 p.m.
Where: US Army Corps of Engineers, 1776 Niagara Street. Bldg 5 (Garage), Buffalo, NY 14207
Open to all! Everyone is a judge! $5.00 per person for a complete sampler and beverage For questions or if you’d like to enter, please contact Bill Butler at 716-913-5447

Holiday Gift Wrapping at Barnes & Noble

Holiday Gift Wrapping
When: December 11th, 13th, 18th and 22nd
Where: 4401 Transit Road - Clarence

Holiday Gift Wrapping
When: December 9th and 21st
Where: 1565 Niagara Falls Blvd. – Amherst


Wedding & Social Event Program

Planning a wedding, shower, or anniversary party?
Give even more special meaning to your day while supporting Hospice and honoring your loved ones.


Say I do to Hospice and help keep the care going!

Personalized invitations with your event details printed just for you. Customization includes your name(s), event date and message.
A minimum $200 donation for 0-200 cards; $1 per additional invitation thereafter.

Are you a DIYer? For a minimum $100 donation we'll email you a personalized, PDF that you can print yourself. Stack it to a colorful piece of cardstock or punch a hole and add a ribbon - so many choices!

Tent Cards

Looking for favors?

What should you get? What will your guests like? Partner with Hospice and give a gift that everyone will appreciate!
For a minimum $50 donation Hospice will send you tent cards that include a meaningful message to let your guests know that you chose to make a thoughtful donation to the Hospice Foundation in lieu of favors. No limit on quantity printed.

Want to add a personal touch? For a minimum $100 donation you can personalize the cards with your name(s), the date of your event and the name(s) of your loved one who has passed. No limit on quantity printed.

Chocolate Favors

Love the dove!

Maybe you want to send your guests home with a little something sweet and support Hospice at the same time? For $3 each, you can purchase either a rich milk chocolate dove on a heart or mini doves bagged and tied with a satin ribbon. The dove is iconic to Hospice and its mission.

Favor Tags

Add another special touch by personalizing your favors with a 2" x 2" favor tag. For a $0.10 donation per tag Hospice will personalize your favor tags with your name and date of your event.



How to Organize a Successful Event 

Start by downloading the application below. All individuals/organizations must submit the application, including all applicable information.

No solicitation list

If you have questions about the Hospice Helpers or The Wedding & Social Event Program, please call the Hospice Foundation.

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The Hospice Foundation is a qualified 501(c) (3) non-profit charitable organization, tax ID 22-3137812. All gifts are tax deductible as provided by law.

Make checks payable to:

The Hospice Foundation of WNY
P.O. Box 590
Buffalo, NY 14240-0590

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Fax: 716-686-8181