You matter... Avow cares.

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

Grieving the loss of a loved one?

Avow offers support and guidance
on your pathway to healing.

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.

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.

2018 Avow Butterfly Ball

July 18th, 2017|Comments Off on 2018 Avow Butterfly Ball

The 2018 Avow "Butterfly Ball" has a date! Please plan to join us at the Naples Municipal Airport on [...]

Children’s Weekend Bereavement Camp for ages 11 – 17.

June 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Children’s Weekend Bereavement Camp for ages 11 – 17.

Camp MendingHeart is a fun, creative and therapeutic program designed to allow children to express feelings, build coping skills [...]

Avow Palliative Care Center Now Open for Consultations, Education

November 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Avow Palliative Care Center Now Open for Consultations, Education

Southwest Florida residents suffering from a serious illness and in need of symptom relief and emotional support can now find [...]

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

November 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on At Group We Listen, Acknowledge and Learn From Each Other

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.

November 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on They Cared for Dad and Showed Concern for Me Too.

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

Avow Events Calendar

(In the process of being updated)

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    Monthly Grief Support Group - Marco

    2:30 PM-3:30 PM
    2017.04.21
    675 East Elkcam Circle, Marco Island, FL, United States
    675 East Elkcam Circle, Marco Island, FL, United States

    Third Friday of the Month 2:30 – 3:30 PM

    5/3 Bank Conference Room, 650 E. Elkcam Circle, Marco Island

    This group is open to any adult in the community who has experienced a loss of any kind. The group is most helpful for those who have experienced a loss within the past year

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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If you prefer to make a donation by phone or by mail, select the “Learn More” link below for more information.

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