UBC offers expertise, labour and materials for new Hospice suite

 

The Union Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC) Local 2222 is once again offering up their expertise, labour and materials to transform the second suite at Huron Shores Hospice into a home-like setting for residents and their families.

Cheryl Cottrill, Hospice Co-chair, Ryan Plante, UBC Local 2222 Union Coordinator

 

The members have graciously offered their time to paint, widen the doorway for the new hospital bed and install new trim and fixtures. They have also offered to pay for needed materials.

โ€œUBC Local 2222 is thrilled to be give back to our community by helping the volunteers involved in Huron Shores Hospice create that home-away-from-home for those needing end-of-life care,โ€ said Ryan Plante, Local Union Coordinator of UBC Local 2222. โ€œBy using our skills and resources to renovate the suite, Huron Shores Hospice can put their donations directly towards the care of their residents and families. We are so happy to be able to support this dedicated team of volunteers to bring their vision to reality. We know that many residents and their families will appreciate this space and the care they receive from the hospice.โ€

Huron Shores Hospice is a charitable not-for-profit, volunteer-led, community-funded residential hospice, providing complimentary quality end-of-life care, at no cost, to residents of Saugeen Shores, Kincardine and Huron-Kinloss and surrounding areas. Huron Shores Hospice also provides free programs for Grief Recovery, End of Life Doula services, Death Cafes and End-of-Life Planning workshops.

โ€œUBC Local 2222 has been there for us from the beginning,โ€ said Carol Rencheck, Co-Chair of Huron Shores Hospice. โ€œRyanโ€™s response to any request is โ€˜donโ€™t ask, just tell us what needs to be done,โ€™ which is amazing support to have from this talented membership. We are thrilled to have their support to transform our suite into a home-like setting for those needing our support and care.โ€