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Make Each Step Count 

Walk with us virtually on

October 3, 2020

At the end of life, every moment counts. Hospice of Southern Maine provides compassionate, comfort-focused care to ensure our patients are pain-free and can live their best life, even at the end of life. 

Hospice of Southern Maine invites the public to participate in its inaugural Hike for Hospice fundraising event. All are welcome and participants can walk as individuals, teams, or families. Many participants choose to partake in remembrance of loved ones who have been touched by hospice or to honor someone who provides care to hospice patients. Hike for Hospice is a fundraiser to benefit Hospice of Southern Maine’s Gosnell Memorial Hospice House and Home Hospice Program

Hike for Hospice

Date: Saturday, October 3 - 31, 2020

Location: Virtual livestream kickoff on October 3rd

Hospice of Southern Maine invites the public to get creative with your hike and participate virtually in the inaugural Hike for Hospice fundraising event. Hike for Hospice is a fundraiser to benefit Hospice of Southern Maine’s Gosnell Memorial Hospice House and Home Hospice Program.

Participating virtually allows you to choose your own route! Perhaps you will walk in your favorite neighborhood, on a treadmill, at the beach or even up a mountain! You have the flexibility and convenience of walking or hiking at any time, at your own pace, and a distance that's good for you. No matter what, you're supporting a great cause and your support makes all the difference.

 

T-shirts and your choice of a mask or neck buff will be mailed to the first 200 participants.  Wear your Hike for Hospice T-shirt and mask/neck buff on your hike route of your choice and share with all.

Virtual Hike

Participate in a virtual hike in support of Hospice of Southern Maine! With a virtual hike, you choose the location, time and distance of your walk. 

Here are a few ideas for your virtual hike:

  • Walk 2,000 (1-mile) or 7,000 (5K) steps on your favorite beach 

  • Join a friend and walk your favorite route... socially distanced of course!

  • Walk on your treadmill, ride a stationary bike, or hop on your rowing machine and record your distance

  • Don't forget Fido! Walk with your pet in their favorite spot

Get creative and share your experience by posting photos and videos to your personal fundraising page. Make each step count and share your experience with everyone! 

This is your chance to Hike for Hospice on your very own route. The opportunity to fundraise and participate virtually has been extended to October 31, 2020.

Hike for Hospice - Prizes 

Your registration entry includes a Hike for Hospice T-shirt and the option of either a custom printed mask or neck buff for you to wear as you walk with us virtually.

 

Prizes are awarded at each level to make each step count!

 

$250  Custom printed  18" X 24" sign with your personalized message 
$500  Hike for Hospice embroidered baseball cap
$750    Hike for Hospice embroidered L.L. Bean medium tote bag
$1000 Custom 16oz Yeti Tumbler and entry for next year's Hike for Hospice
 
Top Ten Fundraisers: Entry for themselves and a guest to next year's Hike for Hospice and a custom Hike for Hospice Sea Bag
Top Fundraiser: A lifetime entry to Hike for Hospice and a family portrait session with Kristina O'Brien including one framed portrait
Top Team: Embroidered Hike for Hospice L.L.Bean Vest and entry to next year's Hike for Hospice
 
Each prize level is awarded to registered participants at the individual fundraiser level they have reached.  The team level is the total fundraising achieved as a team.

 Hike for Hospice - virtually. Pick your route, raise funds, and take photos and videos along the way to share with Hospice of Southern Maine!

Register as an individual, join an existing team, or become a captain and start your own virtual team!

Registration fee: $20

Gather your friends, family, and all your co-workers. Work together to fund raise for Hospice of Southern Maine and walk with us virtually!

Registration fee: $20 

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At Hospice of Southern Maine, our mission is to provide compassion, care and comfort through end of life for patients with life-limiting illnesses. Our comprehensive options for support include care services at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, the hospital, or the comfort of your home, long-term care, or assisted living facility. Call us today to learn whether Hospice is right for you and your family.

Reach Us: 

390 US Route One 

Scarborough, Maine 04074​​

Tel: 866-621-7600

Local: 207-289-3640

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