In 2018, Avow celebrates 35 years
of caring for our community

Thank you for helping us provide compassionate
care and support to those in need!

You matter... Avow cares.

When you’re challenged by illness, caregiving or loss,
Avow is here to offer you loving care
and professional guidance.

In 2018, Avow celebrates 35 years
of caring for our community

Thank you for helping us provide compassionate
care and support to those in need!

Grieving the loss of a loved one?

Avow offers support and guidance
on your pathway to healing.

In 2018, Avow celebrates 35 years
of caring for our community

Thank you for helping us provide compassionate
care and support to those in need!

Looking for more meaning in your life?
Volunteer at Avow…

Our highest human desire is to make a difference – to be valued,
to matter. Our volunteers offer a compassionate ear, a loving touch
and dedicate their time and talents to help move Avow’s mission
forward. Seeking greater purpose? You’ll find it here.

In 2018, Avow celebrates 35 years
of caring for our community

Thank you for helping us provide compassionate
care and support to those in need!

Avow cares. You make it possible.

100% of Avow’s community bereavement support,
complementary therapies and spiritual care are made possible
because of generous contributions. Donations also help sustain
and enhance our hospice and palliative care programs.
With your support, we care better, and for more people in
the community.

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You matter. Avow cares.

When illness, death, grief and loss touch your life, or the life of someone close to you, you need loving care and professional guidance to get through. Here in southwest Florida, Avow is that source of expert care.

We compassionately serve those who are:

  • Living with chronic, serious or terminal illness
  • Caring for a frail senior or someone who is seriously ill
  • Grieving any loss: a family member, friend, coworker, fellow student or pet

Avow was founded by area residents in 1983 as a not-for-profit hospice. Today, Avow is one of the area’s premier health care providers with programs of support for everyone in southwest Florida from newborns to our most senior citizens.

Regional Aging Advocacy ACTION Summit

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Funding for aging services is threatened! With our local partners, we have chosen to plan and act! Won’t you join [...]

Pet Loss Support Group

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Saturday, January 6, Saturday, February 3, Saturday, March 3 from 10:30 a.m to 11:30 a.m Ispiri Remembering Room The Avow [...]

Widow & Widower First-Year Support Group

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January 6, 13, 20, 27 February 3, 10, 17, 24 Ispiri Remembering Room 1:30 - 3:00 PM The Widow & [...]

2018 Avow Butterfly Ball

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SPONSORSHIP INQUIRIES SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO ANGELA.MANLEY@AVOWCARES.ORG, 239.280.2285

Palliative Care Changed My Quality of Life

November 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on Palliative Care Changed My Quality of Life

When four-time cancer survivor Janice Feenstra was diagnosed with an incurable, but treatable cancer, she was hopeful and ready to [...]

At Group We Listen, Acknowledge and Learn From Each Other

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Connie Hill was apprehensive to attend her first grief support group, but she's very thankful she did. Avow's bereavement counselor [...]

They Cared for Dad and Showed Concern for Me Too.

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While sitting vigil at his father's bedside at Avow's Frances Georgeson Hospice House, Chris Farrugia observed nurses speaking warmly and [...]

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Avow Cares. You Make the Difference.

HELP SUPPORT OUR MISSION

Our grief support programs and portions of our hospice and palliative care services are made possible thanks to generous contributions from our individuals like you. Generosity brings comfort and care to thousands of people each year and inspires Avow to grow and enhance its spectrum of care.

Your gift is needed and appreciated.

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