Update on the Hospice and Respite Vacation Project in Barbados

Update on the Hospice and Respite Vacation Project in Barbados

Progress Update on Our Hospice and Respite Vacation Project in Barbados

Hello,

We wanted to provide you with an update on our exciting Hospice and Respite Vacation Project in Barbados. As many of you know, this initiative aims to offer a serene and restorative retreat for individuals with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) and their caregivers. While we have made significant progress, we've recently encountered some unforeseen challenges.

Weather and Hurricane Impact

Unfortunately, the weather has not been entirely on our side. Hurricane Beryl passed through the region, causing considerable damage to some of the coastal hotels where we had planned to host our respite and hospice guests. The safety and well-being of our participants are our top priorities, and we are currently assessing the situation to ensure all accommodations meet our high standards.

Overcoming Challenges

Despite these setbacks, we remain committed to making this project a reality. We are working tirelessly to secure partnerships with additional hotels and service providers on the island. We are determined to provide a safe, comfortable, and rejuvenating experience for those who need it most.

Temporary Respite and Hospice Grants

In light of these challenges, we have in place our respite and vacation grants to continue supporting our community. These grants are designed to provide immediate relief and support to caregivers and individuals with PSP. We understand the importance of respite care and want to ensure that those who need assistance receive it promptly.

How to Apply for Respite and Vacation Grants:

  1. Eligibility: Caregivers and individuals with PSP can apply.
  2. Application: Complete the contact form available on our website.
  3. Support Provided: Grants can be used for in-home respite care, temporary residential care, or other relevant services.

Moving Forward

We are optimistic about the future of our Hospice and Respite Vacation Project in Barbados. As we continue to navigate these challenges, we appreciate your patience and understanding. Your support has been invaluable, and we remain dedicated to providing the best possible care and respite options for our community.

We will keep you updated on our progress and any new developments. In the meantime, please take advantage of the respite and hospice grants available, and do not hesitate to reach out to us with any questions or concerns.

If you wish to support these grants, please consider making a donation.

How You Can Help

  • Donate Online: Visit our Donation Page to make a secure donation.
  • Mail a Check: Send checks payable to Coleen Cunningham Foundation to 5209 Suncrest Rd, Burlington Ontario, L7L 3W9 Canada
  • Monthly Giving: Become a monthly donor for ongoing support.

Donate Now: Donation Page

Every dollar helps us provide the necessary care and support for our community. Thank you for your generosity and commitment.

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