New Volunteer Training Class
Thursday, July 7, 2022
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Nancy Wickham Administrative Building
Hospice of Southern West Virginia will host its Volunteer Training Class for new HSWV volunteers at the Nancy Wickham Administrative Building on the HSWV Campus in Beckley. This course is for those interested in joining the HSWV Volunteer Team.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, or would like to learn more information about the volunteer program, please click here.
Friends of Charity Auto Fair
Friday, July 22, 2022 - Saturday, July 23, 2022
9 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Raleigh County Memorial Airport
The 17th Annual Friends of Charity Auto Fair is one of the state's premier car show and festivals. Held on the spacious grounds of the Raleigh County Memorial Airport in Beckley, West Virginia, the show features hundreds of rods, customs, classics, muscle cars, motorcycles, tuners, and trucks from all years. Additionally you will find arts and crafts vendors, local business representatives, and food vendors. The event is concluded with a Saturday Night Concert. Proceeds from the FOCAF will benefit Hospice of Southern West Virginia and Brian's Safehouse.
To register a show vehicle or to purchase tickets for the Auto Fair, please click here.
Grief Support Group
Monday, August 1, 2022
Bowers Hospice House
Hospice of Southern West Virginia’s Grief Support Group is designed to help those who have lost a loved one, regardless of whether their loved one was in hospice care. The free in-person support group is for anyone 18 years of age and older at the Bowers Hospice House on the Hospice of Southern West Virginia campus in Beckley. Please call the Social Services/Bereavement Department at (304) 255-6404 for more information.
Hospice Sailing Regatta
Friday, August 19, 2022 - Sunday, August 21, 2022
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Battle Run, Summersville Lake
Join the Sewell Mountain Sailing Association and Hospice of Southern West Virginia for the 10th Annual “Mountain Mama Hospice Regatta” at Summersville Lake. This three-day event is held at the Battle Run Beach Picnic Shelter at Summersville Lake. The annual event at Summersville Lake has raised more than $80,000 since 2011, each year helping Hospice of Southern West Virginia provide compassionate care to thousands of people in their final days of life.
Dozens of sailors are expected to participate in sailboat races along with silent and live auctions and a carnival for children. Please call Bob Rodak for more details on the regatta at (304) 437-0251.
Bereavement Support Groups
Bereavement Support Groups for adults ages 18 and older are held in various locations throughout the year. These groups are free and are open not only to families who have had loved ones receive care from Hospice of Southern WV, but are also available to anyone in the community who has lost a loved one through death. Sometimes dates and/or locations of these groups are subject to change, and changes may be made in the case of inclement weather. Please call our bereavement department at 304-255-6404 in advance to confirm the date, time and location of the group you are interested in attending.
A safe, supportive space to mourn and share.
- Learn skills for coping with loss
- Gain support from others experiencing loss
- Free and open to anyone age 18 or older
- Attend as many or as few sessions as you like