Creando alegría y apoyo comunitario en HopeWest

Creando alegría y apoyo comunitario en HopeWest

Suite Bee Floral, a HopeWest volunteer group in Grand Junction, is spreading cheer through their crafty creations. Based out of the Center for Hope and Healing, these volunteers, led by Charlotte Osmundson of the Tanglewood group, are an important part of the HopeWest...
Un legado amoroso

Un legado amoroso

Sonya’s story is a special one, where volunteering at Heirlooms for Hospice has allowed her to honor the legacy of her mother, Faith. It all began when Sonya’s father was in hospice care with HopeWest. After his passing, Sonya’s mother decided to volunteer...
El viaje de compasión y comunidad de un voluntario

El viaje de compasión y comunidad de un voluntario

Moments where we look into someone’s eyes or hold their hand over meaningful conversation are where we can often find clarity, peace, and possibly even a newfound sense of purpose. In these moments of genuine connection we learn what empathy and compassion truly mean,...
Un viaje de conexión y crecimiento con HopeWest

Un viaje de conexión y crecimiento con HopeWest

Lea Spiralski daringly set out to find profound connection with others when she crossed an entire ocean to volunteer with HopeWest. Her story is a testament to the power of human interaction and the impact of volunteering. From her hometown of Leichlingen, Germany to...
Los voluntarios son el corazón de HopeWest

Los voluntarios son el corazón de HopeWest

In the News—this story was published in the Rio Blanco County Herald Times. We consider volunteers to be the “heart” of our organization for one simple reason: every day, in ways both great and small, volunteer support allows HopeWest to continue our mission of...
Razones encantadoras para retribuir

Razones encantadoras para retribuir

The Charmed group is a volunteer group that hand-creates incredible things to support our mission. They have made aprons out of donated button up shirts, throw pillows, fidget mats, and countless other things sold in our Heirlooms stores. The group recently created...
Una flor fresca para el alma

Una flor fresca para el alma

One of our HopeWest Kids grief groups is called Grief’s Garden. This group provides not only a safe space for children to receive support through their grief journey, but also to grow as individuals. “They learned about planting and tending to seeds, plants, and...
El voluntariado cambia el mundo, un proyecto creativo a la vez

El voluntariado cambia el mundo, un proyecto creativo a la vez

Our passionate community of volunteers often go above and beyond for our patients. Just like HopeWest Delta County volunteer, Dave Armlovich. Since early 2019, Dave has been providing companionship and respite to many of our HopeWest patients. Recently, he was...
El arte de retribuir

El arte de retribuir

Volunteering Changes the World — One Creative Project at a Time In 2002, after the death of his partner, Montrose volunteer Ron knew that he wanted to get involved. “Hospice helped us so much and what they did for my partner and me – well, let’s just say it’s an honor...