Bob Wainhouse web

Volunteer Profile: Bob Wainhouse, Day Programme Entertainer

Patients who attend day programmes at North Shore and Hibiscus House enjoy a live concert of popular songs at every session because a friend of Bob’s disliked classical music.

Jan Adams web

Volunteer Profile: Jan Adams, Fundraiser

Jan has been a key organiser of the Kitchen Tour, fashion parades, home and garden tours, garden parties and art shows, all while raising a young family and running her pharmacy in Albany.

John Wilson volunteer

John's legacy of giving

Long-serving volunteer and all-round great guy John Wilson passed away in September. We remember him with fondness for all he did for Harbour Hospice.

Jan and Elieen

Rewarding volunteers for years of service

Volunteers have been receiving their long-service awards in a series of small gatherings at the shops and community sites

Carolyn in her studio blog

Hospice visionary leaves a Christmas legacy

The Hospice Trees of Remembrance located throughout the community’s shopping hubs have special significance this year.

Sue Chau blog

Being far from family inspires contribution to community

Sue organises the Asian Food and Culture Festival, which raises funds for Hospice, and she belongs to two special groups of Harbour Hospice contributors.

Christine Sanderson

Priority change for garage sale’s ‘Camp Leader’

Since the first Warkworth Garage Sale 21 years ago, Christine Sanderson has been ‘Camp Leader’, chief sorter and saleswoman, rag cutter and deliverer, community liaison and, to many customers, the face of a local institution.

linen ladies

The “Linen Ladies” recycle for good

Rae Taylor and Adeline Cottier, aka, The Linen Ladies, have a bond of friendship and humour which has seen them through over 8 years of volunteering together.

carol bell blog

Homemaking skills brought to Hospice

From working in our shops to baking the cake for the opening of Hibiscus Hospice, Carol is always looking for creative new ways that she can help Hospice make a little more money from donations.

valerie alder-blog

Every little bit helps

In addition to her regular Hospice shop shift, Valerie cleans and restores all the silver donations to their former glory.