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September 23 - September 28
We Need Your Help!
Volunteers needed to make Poinsettia ornaments!
1,500 Red Poinsettia’s
500 White Poinsettia’s
Here’s how you can help: Sign up and pledge to make ornaments!
Deadline to complete the ornaments: October 10, 2020
Mail Completed Ornaments TO: HOPE LODGE C/O Annie Cadirao 251 S. Vineyard Street, Honolulu, HI 96813
Please join me LIVE on Facebook (Create With Cheryl page) on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 @ 10 AM HST. I’ll be demonstrating how to make these ornaments and I’ll show you more ideas for projects using your Poinsettia Dies!
Read About Hope Lodge’s Goal
Hope Lodge Hawaii has served cancer patients with a total of 2,162 patient check-ins in 3.3 year, with 57% returning for at least a second stay. The average length of stay is 14 nights, but many have stayed months; with our longest patient being here for 9 months.
Hope Lodge Hawaii has provided over 16,006 night of FREE lodging since November of 2016, saving patients approximately $3,825,00 in potential hotel costs.
It has been a tradition that in October we have held an ornament get together to launch the beginning of the holiday season as we decorate The Lodge, while helping our ‘guest’ remain in the holiday spirit.
Current guests, past guests, family members, volunteers, board members and even many of our vendors have attended. Everyone would normally bring an ornament to add to the growing collection as we string the lights and enjoy each others company for a few hours; reflecting and enjoying all the blessings and memories that we share.
This year with COVID19 none of that will be able to happen…instead what we would like to do is send the poinsettia ornament to each past guest, caregiver, donor, vendor, volunteer, board member and whomever else comes to mind with a personalized note to have an ornament that will remind them of our continuing relationship!