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Hospice Raffle

Thank you for buying your tickets for this year’s Fashion for Compassion. We are sold out for 2017! If you can’t attend or didn’t get a ticket in time… you can still support our fundraising efforts by purchasing a RAFFLE TICKET! Available at KC’s  Boutique or The Hospice Shoppes, each ticket is $5.00 with all proceeds going directly to The Nanaimo Community Hospice Society.

Purchase your ticket(s) for a chance to win 1 of 3 fabulous PRIZES!

– $500 Travel Voucher from Imagine Cruise & Travel
– $500 La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries Gift Card
– 2 Dormeo Memory Foam Pillows ($170 value)

We’ll be drawing the winners at our Fashion for Compassion fundraiser on April 26th.

Thank you for supporting this integral community organization and good luck!


Lisette L. Pants featured in RedBook

A patterned pant from Montreal’s Lisette L. was featured in Redbook recently! You can purchase this pant during our Trunk Show that ends on August 7, 2016.



Pictures from our latest Joseph Ribkoff Trunk Show & Fashion Show

Another wonderful event hosted by KC’s Boutique!

Click here to view the gallery. 


4th Annual Spring Fashion Show and High Tea Event Raises $9,358 for Hospice


KCs-Fashion-for-Compassion-2016Nanaimo Community Hospice recently received a donation of $9,358.00 from Karen Griffin and Connie Cyr at KC’s Boutique who hosted a Fashion for Compassion spring fashion show and high tea event on April 24th at the Nanaimo Curling Club. The sold-out event attracted 200 women. Funds raised at this event will go directly to support the work of Hospice in our community.

Pictured in the photo taken in the Hospice Gardens is Karyn French, NCHS Executive Director, Connie Cyr & Karen Griffith, KC’s Boutique and Debbie Perry, NCHS Office Manager and model at the event.

“Karen Griffith and Connie Cyr of KC’s Boutique have raised just under $25,000 over the past four years with their annual event – they are truly Friends of Hospice!” said Jeanne Fahlman, Development Officer, Nanaimo Community Hospice. “On behalf of all our clients and volunteers I want to extend a huge thank you to Karen and Connie and to all those who attended and supported this event. Because of their generosity we can continue to provide free programs and services to our clients.”

About Nanaimo Community Hospice
Nanaimo Community Hospice, a non-profit charitable organization recognized as an innovator provincially and nationally, has been serving the Nanaimo community for 35 years and was the first community-based hospice established in Canada. Over the years they have trained well over 1,000 volunteers who have given in excess of 500,000 hours to support over 30,000 individuals and families facing dying, caregiving and grief. Currently there are 250 volunteers working for the organization. Hospice programs are free and include professional grief Counselling and volunteer led group programs, palliative and caregiver support at home, in hospital and in care facilities, complementary therapies, a child and youth program, comprehensive library resources, and so much more. www.nanaimohospice.com

For more information please contact:
Jeanne Fahlman, Development Officer, NCHS


Vote KC’s for Best of the City

It’s that time of year – if you love shopping at KC’s and appreciate our customer service, please vote for us in the Nanaimo News Bulletin’s Annual Best of the City Awards: http://bit.ly/1WWzOEw. Voting ends May 10th.