Our Donors, Volunteers and Staff Are Changing the World
The HopeWest Hospice Care Center is truly a special place built by the community – a place where generosity inspires hope, each and every day. Families can find joy that their loved one was able to spend their final days with friends, family and pets surrounding them. Learn more about the services we can provide to your loved one.
Willie Hernandez was feeling a little down one day. It’s understandable, given that it’s the middle of the winter in Grand Junction, where he and his wife live at Grand Villa Care Center. HopeWest staff brighten their day by creating a N’awlins Style Expereince right in their residence. Learn More.
Four teens, one volunteer and two HopeWest staff members braved the cloudy, rainy weather one weekend in August to attempt the steep climb up Mt. Handies – a mere 14,053 feet!
To some of you this climb might seem like second nature, but to others, it may seem like an insurmountable task. The latter was a feeling shared by a couple of the teens who were on the trip. Read More.
Awards & Recognition
Susan Bevan, HopeWest VP of Clinical Services receives Nightingale Luminary Award
Christy Whitney, HopeWest President and CEO receives the RMHP Bruce Wilson Memorial Award
HopeWest receives the highest honor for a hospice organization in Modern Healthcare Best Places to Work
People with a serious cancer diagnosis aren’t sure where to turn –family roles change, children are confused and daily routines are disrupted. The patient needs expert symptom management and the availability of medical care on the spot, no matter the time of day. Families need practical assistance and children need support to cope with this enormous family stress. Read More.
“Her eyes lit up when I asked her, ‘Do you want to go drag Main Street?’” Bonnie Ball tells amazing stories - some that will make you laugh, others that will make you cry, but each one of them will touch your heart.
When you think of volunteering at HopeWest, giving your time to provide compassion as Bonnie would say, you don’t imagine dragging Main Street, but that’s what makes Bonnie so unique. Read More.