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Share Your Strengths Supporting the Mission of Covenant Hospice

submitted by Keelea LeJeune, Volunteer Services Manager, EscaRosa Team After dancing for the event in 2010, Donna Clark came on board to be the chair of one of our top fundraisers, Life’s a Dance, with 2012 being her second year as chair. She has helped us take this event to the next level – adding a […]

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The Gift of Veteran Volunteers

Early last summer, two gentlemen had a special conversation about an important last wish. “All I want to do is go to the Naval Aviation Museum. Then I’ll never have to leave my home again,” Randy Barbour told Jim Kirby. Randy is an Army Veteran and Covenant Hospice patient and Jim is a Navy Veteran […]

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11th Hour Angels

The word covenant means “promise.”  For those of us who live and breathe the mission every day, the staff and volunteers of Covenant Hospice, it’s something we never forget.  Every time we say “Covenant Hospice,” we’re remembering that we’ve made a solemn promise to our patients and families and to our community.  We’ve promised to […]

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The Roaring 20’s Are Back!

For two weeks now I’ve had a big grin spanning my face because of the great success of our most recent Pensacola Branch fundraiser. On Friday, August 24th, the hard work of a few staff and lots of volunteers culminated in one of the best events I’ve ever had the opportunity to attend. While racking my brain this […]

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Teen Volunteers Make a Difference at Covenant Hospice!

The Covenant Hospice Volunteer Team recently received a short letter from a 15-year-old teen volunteer, explaining exactly why she chose to become a Covenant Volunteer:  “The reason I became a Covenant Volunteer is because of the things they do, the love they give, and the lives that they brighten.  Just the other day I was speaking […]

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The Perfect Storm

June 9th, 2012 is a date that many residents of Escambia county will not soon forget. Flooding rains poured down throughout the area, leaving many roadways underwater and several homes and businesses soaked. Over thirteen inches of rainfall was reported, making it the wettest day on record since 1934! While most people will more than […]

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A Quick Introduction of Our New Blogger…Welcome Heather!

Hello loyal readers! I am a new contributor to this blog, as well as a new volunteer for Covenant. So for my first post, I figured that I ought to introduce myself and share how I feel about this wonderful experience so far now that I’ve been with Covenant for a few months now. My […]

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Thank you and Farewell from Joy

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank all my friends at Covenant Hospice.  This is my final blog post.  Soon I will be leaving Mobile and Covenant to begin a new chapter in my life as a Physician Assistant student in New Hampshire.  I am most excited about this opportunity but I am sad to leave […]

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Meet Covenant Hospice’s Newest Volunteers!

Here at Covenant Hospice, nothing is stagnant.  As we continue to grow and expand, serving more patients and families every day, our volunteer program must keep the pace.  We are constantly growing, constantly improving.  No two days are ever the same and someone is always coming up with new and inventive ideas and programs to organize and […]

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What Makes You Happy?

While spending this beautiful past Memorial Day weekend at home, not feeling well myself, I was thinking, what makes me happy?  My children, husband, family, church and then I looked out my window and saw the stray dog I had picked up a couple of weeks ago.  I know you are wondering…What?  Here is this […]

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