Give the gift of comfort this Giving Tuesday at Chaplaincy

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Help us reach our goal of $5,000 to cover groceries for all of 2024!

$13.69 a day provides comfort and nourishment at the hospice house, the only hospice house in Benton and Franklin counties.

Can you help?

Our Hospice House was built through generous community support in 1996 and is the only Hospice House in Benton and Franklin Counties. The Hospice House has ten private rooms, where patients and their families can receive care in a comfortable, home-like setting when home is not an option.

Pain/Symptom Management

The Hospice House provides a higher level of medical care to hospice patients during periods of uncontrolled pain and/or symptom management. A discharge plan is developed to return patients to their home.

Care During Transitions

The Hospice House can be utilized to allow patients and families a few days to transition between care settings, such as between a hospital and home.

Temporary Respite Care

The Hospice House can provide temporary respite care. Respite care allows relief to caregivers.

Meet Jose, Tri-Cities Chaplaincy’s Volunteer Supervisor. Jose bolsters a roster of nearly 100 volunteers of varying skill levels and responsibilities!

He is energized each day by his volunteers and their passion for Tri-Cities Chaplaincy and loves seeing and hearing the community support of the programs they are involved in.

The Hospice House would only be a warm place with the dedicated staff and volunteers taking the time to make fresh, warm meals each week for patients and families.

You can make a direct impact by donating to Tri-Cities Chaplaincy this Giving Tuesday. November 28th, we encourage you to help us clear out the Hospice House grocery bill for 2024.

Meet Rose, a Tri-Cities Chaplaincy Volunteer who is passionate about volunteering in the community and shows her compassion for our patients, their families, and providers through cooking. Rose comes to the Hospice House weekly to make homemade soup and cookies.

Rose has a personal connection to the Hospice House and staff, and now she feels her time volunteering supports the families and the Tri-Cities Chaplaincy staff. She admires the Hospice House nurses for their strength and compassion that they provide daily to patients. Witnessing the tender care that patients receive in the Hospice House is something that she appreciates.


Meet Adelaide, a Tri-Cities Chaplaincy Volunteer who felt called to volunteer with us after her involvement with our grief support groups. Addie is an incredible advocate for our grief support programs, encouraging her neighbors to sign up for Cork’s Place Kids Grief Center and adult grief groups.

She loves being in the Hospice House and has a passion for shopping. Addie can shop until she drops! In fact, she finds fun in bumping into community members at local grocery stores who inquire about her full cart.

By grocery shopping and helping with the cooking at the Hospice House, Addie feels she is positively impacting the patient and family experience, ensuring the pantry is fully stocked and that meals are prepped appropriately!


About Tri-Cities Chaplaincy

Learn more about our Hospice Program →


Chaplaincy was brought into existence 51 years ago through a need in this community, and we have grown and evolved into the organization we are today because you deserve compassionate and quality care. We are honored to provide it. Whether caring for someone in hospice, providing spiritual support to those in crisis, or comforting children and families after the loss of a loved one, we stand beside those in need with you, our giving community. 

Many people are not aware that some of our important programs are not paid for, or are only partially covered, by reimbursements. This includes our Volunteer Program, Chaplain Program for Hospice patients, and Bereavement programs, including Cork’s Place for children and teens. Even our Hospice House is not fully funded through Medicare. We rely on the generosity of this community to give you our best.

Cork’s Place Kids Grief Center

Learn more about Cork’s Place →

Cork’s Place Kids Grief Center is the only grief support facility in our area that is specifically designed for children and teens. Cork’s Place is free of charge and provides a safe and supportive environment where children, teens and families who are grieving a death can share their experiences as they move through their healing process.

With no other child and teen grief support facility in southeastern Washington, it is a crucial service for our community. Cork’s Place is funded by community support and is a service that couldn’t be offered without generous donors, like you.

Make an immediate impact for children and teens by donating to Cork’s Place on Giving Tuesday.