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 Upcoming Events


Blessing of the Animals
Sunday, Oct. 15, 2 pm
Hospice Austin’s Christopher House
Join us as we honor the special role of our pets at “A Blessing of the Animals.” We will gather for a short ceremony and pet blessing in the courtyard of Hospice Austin’s Christopher House, 2820 E. Martin Luther King Blvd., 78702. All types of pets of Hospice Austin patients, staff members and volunteers are welcome — and we extend a special invitation to Austin’s diverse community of therapy pets, as well.

Fall Day of Renewal — A Creative & Expressive Exploration of Grief
Saturday, Oct. 21, 9 am – 5 pm
Trinity United Methodist Church
Designed for people in our community who are grieving the death of a loved one prior to August 2017, this special day will include group sessions using gentle movement, aromatherapy, art, writing, and information on acupuncture & acupressure.

Surviving the Holidays
Thursday, Nov. 16, 7 – 9 pm
Westover Hills Church – 8332 Mesa Dr.
Please join Hospice Austin for an evening of support and guidance for those grieving the death of a loved one during the holiday season. The program will include a short presentation, panel discussion and refreshments. The event is non-religious and there is no cost to attend.


Past Events

Hospice Austin’s Beauty of Life
Oct. 5, 2017
JW Marriott
Hospice Austin’s 12th annual Beauty of Life, presented by Texas Oncology and Lexus of Austin & Lakeway, featured keynote speaker James T. Farmer III, author of the several best-selling garden books, including his latest, A Time to Celebrate. Southern born and bred, James is a professional garden, floral and interior designer; cook; author, and lifestyle expert. In addition, Farmer is editor-at-large for Southern Living Magazine and a frequent guest on television and radio.


Friends of Hospice Austin Membership Party
September 21
Home of Tim and Leslie Timmerman
Hosted in a different impressive Austin home each year, this cocktail party is an opportunity to thank our members for their steadfast support of Hospice Austin’s work in the community. This year’s celebration was at the home of Leslie and Tim Timmerman on Thursday, Sep. 21.


Camp Brave Heart
July 31 – August 3
Camp John Knox, Fischer
Hospice Austin celebrated its 20th year of helping children grieving the death of someone they love.


Amplify Hospice Austin
March 2, 2017
Canyon View Event Center
Supporters joined us for a Amplify Austin Watch Party as we united with the city of Austin in celebrating our community’s wonderful nonprofit organizations. Last year, you helped us raise $250,000 in online donations during Amplify Austin, the 24-hour online giving festival to nonprofits. Thank you, Austin!


For more information about upcoming events, email us or call (512) 342-4791.