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November 19, 2019

Handbags for Hospice 2020 tickets will go on sale this Thursday, November 21st at 10:00am. The event takes place on Friday, January 17, 2020 at the Oxford Auditorium in Woodstock, Ontario. You can purchase your tickets two different ways this year, starting at 10:00am this Thursday: 1. Online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-handbags-for-hospice-tick… 2. By telephone: call 519-539-1231 and use […]

October 4, 2019

The VON Oxford Hospice & Bereavement program is pleased to present a full-day Grief & Bereavement Education Day to coincide with National Bereavement Day, and Children’s Grief Awareness Day, both observed in November. Our line-up of speakers and topics are: Andrea Warnick: Kids Grieve Too: Supporting Children Grieving a Death Dr. Carrie Arnold: Fostering Resilience […]

May 15, 2019

VON Week is happening May 19-25! We will be celebrating our 105 year old history in Oxford County, raising awareness about VON programs and sharing how we help individuals in our communities live their lives to the fullest. Join us for two community events next week: Thursday, May 23, BBQ from 11am-1pm at 550 Ingersoll Ave […]



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December 23, 2019

Dear Community Member, I want to tell you about Karyn. Karyn first came to Sakura House for a tour in January of this year. After spending several months under the care of our lead doctor, Dr. Karen Fryer, at her home in Woodstock, the treatments for her breast cancer had stopped working. She visited Sakura […]

November 29, 2019

Karyn’s husband Brian said that “Karyn would have wanted this, for her story to have meaning and to inspire others.” Giving Tuesday is coming up on on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. If you are thinking about making a gift that day or doing something special to honour or remember a loved one, we hope you […]

November 19, 2019

Handbags for Hospice 2020 tickets will go on sale this Thursday, November 21st at 10:00am. The event takes place on Friday, January 17, 2020 at the Oxford Auditorium in Woodstock, Ontario. You can purchase your tickets two different ways this year, starting at 10:00am this Thursday: 1. Online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-handbags-for-hospice-tick… 2. By telephone: call 519-539-1231 and use […]



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Our Stories

Read touching client, volunteer and donor stories to learn how we are making a difference in our community.
December 23, 2019

Dear Community Member, I want to tell you about Karyn. Karyn first came to Sakura House for a tour in January of this year. After spending several months under the care of our lead doctor, Dr. Karen Fryer, at her home in Woodstock, the treatments for her breast cancer had stopped working. She visited Sakura […]

November 29, 2019

Karyn’s husband Brian said that “Karyn would have wanted this, for her story to have meaning and to inspire others.” Giving Tuesday is coming up on on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. If you are thinking about making a gift that day or doing something special to honour or remember a loved one, we hope you […]

August 15, 2019

Tessa describes her Mom, Cathy, as extremely stubborn, savvy, smart and a perfectionist. She was a huge Pittsburgh Steelers fan. “There wasn’t much she couldn’t do…she was an artist, baker, and handy with power tools.” “She was an avid walker. She would walk three hours every day from Innerkip side road and loop back.” The […]


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