Friends of Hospice San Antonio was organized in 1991 by a small group of volunteers concerned with the availability of hospice services, helping to ensure no one is denied care due to their inability to pay. OVER 4 million dollars has been raised for uninsured/underinsured hospice patients.
Fundraising dollars come from membership dues, grants, memorials, and year-round events and activities. Donations obtained from fundraising events are used to support uninsured and underinsured patients.
Friends of Hospice partners with CHRISTUS Health Foundation. Friends raises money for uninsured/underinsured patients.
Special Activities: Valentine Luncheon, Champions fore Charity, Spring Lecture & Luncheon, Spring Party, Fall Coffee, Poinsettia Holiday Party, Angel Tree, Holiday Cards,
Annual Spring Symposium for hospice professionals, caregivers, and interested community members. Speakers Bureau speaks to community groups about hospice-related topics.
A prayer book is available for hospice patients and family members, as well as other interested persons. Friends of Hospice provide refreshments for families attending the annual CHRISTUS VNA Hospice Memorial Service.
Organized in 1991, the mission of Friends of Hospice San Antonio is to increase community awareness and understanding of hospice and to raise funds in support of patients and their families in end-of-life care. Click here to learn more about hospice care.
In 2021, Friends of Hospice celebrated our 30th anniversary. Click here to read more about our history.