WILLMAR, MN (March 2017) – In 1997, Joy Thompson’s friend, Carol, asked her for a favor. Carol belonged to the same bowling team as Joy and also worked at the local hospital in Dawson. She mentioned that Rice Hospice was holding their annual “Bowl for Hospice” fundraiser and wondered if Joy might be willing to […]
The 34th Annual “Bowl for Rice Hospice” was a striking success as more than 205 bowlers threw their bowling balls lane after lane to collectively raise funds and awareness for Rice Hospice patient services. We are pleased to announce that over $21,192 was collected for Rice Hospice in just three fun-filled hours! Satellite successes include: […]
Rice Hospice is pleased to announce that they have achieved a Level Four Partner in the We Honor Veterans (WHV) program. It’s the highest level attainable by the national organization. We Honor Veterans is a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). As […]
Jeremy and Kristy Pauling recently shared their daughter’s Rice Hospice journey for our annual “Share a Memory” event invitation. Such a touching story. “She taught us all to be strong” Katelyn Pauling impacted a lot of lives during her short eight years. She was an outgoing girl who loved to giggle, ride horse, and drink blue slushies. […]
(Willmar, MN) – Many Americans do not realize that 1 in 4 of all deaths in the U.S. are Veterans. As the nation honors these American heroes for their military service on Veterans Day, November 11, it’s important to remember that they also deserve recognition and compassionate care when dealing with a serious illness. As […]
For those that have gone through the Healing Hearts Program and desire continued support, there is an on-going monthly support group that meets in Willmar and Montevideo: Rice Memorial Hospital Hospice Conference Room 2nd Tuesday of each month 3 PM Chippewa County Montevideo Hospital Conference Room #5 2nd Tuesday of each month 4 PM Healing […]
Join the Rice Hospice Ortonville/Graceville satellite for their soup and salad luncheon on Friday, September 30th. Click here to download the flyer for more information.
MNHPC is hosting a “Dine 2 Donate” all day event with Granite City Food & Brewery at three locations: : Roseville, St. Louis Park and St. Cloud. Click here to download the flyer to show your servers in order for 20% of your tabs to be donated to MNHPC!
Rice Hospice is proud to display an original acrylic painting in Willmar’s administrative office painted and donated by Merica Overcash in recognition and support of the We Honor Veterans’ program. Merica Overcash’s interest for the We Honor Veterans’ program began in 2012 as she worked as an intern for the Rice Grief Center and heard first-hand […]
Dr. Ken Carter and Dr. Darrell Carter are brothers and Family Practice Physicians at Affiliated Community Medical Centers in Granite Falls. They recently shared their mother’s Rice Hospice journey for our annual “Share a Memory” event invitation. What a beautiful tribute to an amazing woman! Enjoy… She loved to stay busy, even in her 90s” […]