Writing the Coronavirus Wave

Posted by Annette Lindemann on Thu May 21, 2020 in Inside Hospice by the Bay

Creativity connects Sonoma/Napa HBTB volunteers with patients Hospice by the Bay (HBTB) has a mighty backbone of more than 400 dedicated volunteers who provide enduring support to our staff, as well as to hospice patients and their families.  Tireless and passionate, HBTB’s volunteers contribute year-round to administrative and retail projects, and on a weekly basis […] Read more »

Spotlight: Intake & Admissions Team

Posted by Annette Lindemann on Fri April 24, 2020 in Inside Hospice by the Bay

Hospice by the Bay’s clinical control tower At first glance, Hospice by the Bay’s Intake & Admissions department looks like any other office setup: a bullpen of gray, low-walled cubicles, heads bobbing up and down asking questions over the partitions, phones ringing, papers shuffling, file drawers opening and closing.  What’s actually going on, however, is […] Read more »

Admissions from the Front Line

Posted by Annette Lindemann on Tue April 14, 2020 in Inside Hospice by the Bay

Extraordinary dedication during unprecedented times “The other day I admitted a patient who’d designated her daughter as trustee.  Her daughter lives in Texas and due to Coronavirus restrictions couldn’t get to California, so we had to complete the paperwork electronically.  As her signatures came through email one by one, she cried over the phone, “Never […] Read more »

Record-setting Annual Fundraising Ball – “Elegance at Sea”

Posted by Annette Lindemann on Fri March 27, 2020 in Talking About Hospice

Congratulations are in order to Hospice by the Bay’s Development team and the dozens of staff and volunteers whose efforts helped earn the Marin Independent Journal’s Reader’s Choice Top Honor Award for Best Non-Profit Gala in Marin.  The one-night event raised $720,000 in support of HBTB’s core mission and community care programs. “We are extremely […] Read more »

Little Shop of Honors

Posted by Annette Lindemann on Fri March 27, 2020 in Inside Hospice by the Bay

What does it mean to HBTB’s Hodgepodge team in San Rafael to receive the Marin IJ Reader’s Choice Award for Best Gift Shop?  Without hesitation Jacquie Whitfield, Retail Operations Manager, affirms, “I think they nailed it – because we are the best!” Jacquie, her staff, and Hodgepodge’s volunteers are passionate about both of their shops […] Read more »

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