Serve Lunch at NorthCare Hospice in the Northland!

NorthCare Hospice & Palliative Care provides compassionate, state-of-the-art hospice care for people facing a wide range of end-stage illnesses. Their patients are eligible for hospice services when their goal is comfort care rather than curative care. NorthCare serves all or part of the following counties in Missouri: Cass, Clay, Clinton, Jackson, Platte and Ray.

Serve KC volunteers provide lunch for the patients' families to allow them to spend as much time as possible with their loved ones who are nearing the end of their lives.
This month we are serving a week earlier due to the Easter weekend.  I wasn't sure if there would be enough people available for Easter weekend.  Our meal theme is soup! NorthCare Hospice doesn't have a stove; they have a microwave only.

NorthCare has 16 patient rooms but it is difficult to get an accurate count until closer to that time. For now, we will plan on needing the following:

#1. Croissant rolls and/or other bread for sandwiches - Kathy
#2. Tuna salad - Jen

#3. Chicken Salad - Leacy
#4. Egg Salad - Gina
#5. Salad with dressing - Cindy
#6.  Fresh fruit - Jay
#7. 1 cake or 2 dozen cookies - Natasha
 
When you sign up, please indicate which food item(s) above you will bring.
Please be firm in your participation commitment.
If you have menu suggestions for future lunches, please share them. We are currently serving once a month.

Here is a map of the North Kansas City Hospital campus:

http://www.nkch.org/about/maps-parking/campus/


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  • A former member
    A former member

    This was a really nice event. A great group of volunteers as usual, always so wonderful to meet new faces. The families were so appreciative and thankful.

    2 · May 18, 2014

  • Cindy Thomas T.

    It was great meeting the volunteers and getting to know them. The families and staff really appreciated the food that we made and brought in for them.

    2 · May 18, 2014

  • Natasha S.

    Great turn out! Yummy food!

    2 · May 18, 2014

  • Natasha S.

    I will bring a cake :)

    1 · April 13, 2014

  • Gina S

    It looks like census is around 11 patients as of yesterday. This might help in planning quantity!

    May 15, 2014

  • Jay P.

    I am willing to bring #6 but I need some specifics as to quantity and type.

    May 14, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thank you Jay, either a fruit salad or some cut up fruit like pineapple, melon, and/or grapes, and strawberries would be great. As to quantity, maybe 2 quarts worth? It's really up to you. :-)

      2 · May 14, 2014

  • Cindy Thomas T.

    I can bring #5

    1 · May 12, 2014

    • Gina S

      Yeah, Cindy - glad you are going!

      1 · May 12, 2014

  • chris

    I will bring fresh fruit.

    2 · April 15, 2014

    • chris

      Sorry I won' be able to make it this time.

      May 12, 2014

    • Gina S

      Ok, Chris, thank you - hope to see you another time!

      May 12, 2014

  • Jen

    #2!

    1 · April 27, 2014

    • Gina S

      Thanks Jen!

      April 27, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll bring #3

    1 · April 25, 2014

    • Gina S

      Thanks Leacy!

      April 26, 2014

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