Trees of Life

Trees of Life Tree Lighting Ceremony

NOTE:  Tree Lighting is 2 Saturdays before Thanksgiving:  November 14, 2020, 5:00 p.m.
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum (south lawn)
215 South Tejon St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Come honor loved ones at our 36th annual Trees of Life outdoor community tree lighting ceremony.  Loved ones' names provided at the event will be read in remembrance. Numerous trees will be illuminated with white lights to honor loved ones. We will also pay tribute to our military and local community protectors as we illuminate a special red, white, and blue tree in their honor. Enjoy local musical talents and complimentary refreshments as we honor loved ones and celebrate community spirit.    Learn more by watching this clip from KKTV11Connects.

In collaboration with the Downtown Partnership of Colorado Springs, PPHPC is offering sponsorships for 29 six-foot pre-lit artificial trees on Tejon Street. All dollars raised help provide hospice and palliative care to those in our community. 

As Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care reflects on 40 years of service to – and partnership with – our community, we celebrate almost four decades of amazing work and offer a profound “thank you” to everyone involved. We look forward, and renew our commitment and promise of care to our community for many more decades.

We invite you to remember someone special during Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care's Trees of Life.  
There are many ways to participate:

  • Symbolic Light $25
  • Symbolic Light and Ornament $50
  • Personalized Ornament $125 (includes Symbolic Light)
  • Name a Starburst $500 (includes Symbolic Light and Personalized 2019 Ornament)
  • Special Recognition $1,000 (loved one honored at a future PPHF Tribute Reception, Symbolic Light, and Personalized Ornament)

Your tax-deductible gift to Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care's Trees of Life helps provide compassionate, comprehensive, and specialized end-of-life care to patients and their loved ones. Choose your gift and make your donation online.

2019 Starbursts are in honor of:  
Diane Benbow
Donated by the Benbow Family

Lt. Col. Paul H. Ellis
Donated by Louise Ellis

Susan Godec
Donated by Emick Farms

Stephen Paul Klett
Donated by Beth L. Martin

Jane Loo
Donated by Bruce and Marietta McLaughlin
 

Phyllis Rogers
Donated by Carol Breglio

Adeline Tasher
Donated by Gary Bauer

Col. Earl Van Sickle
Donated by Linda Yuhas-Fairbairn & Orval R. Fairbairn

A Starburst is lit in memory of loved ones from an anonymous donor.  

Thanks to our 2019 Trees of Life Sponsors

 

 

What Our Families Say

Thank you for the loving care you provided to my husband and me......His Final week and my life were made easier because of all of you.  Thank you from a greateful heart.~ Patient's wife

Thank you for all your assistance during this time and for the care of my mother.  There are not enough compliments to give for the support, knowledge, bedside manner, courtesy and kindness. ~ Patient's daughter

We want to thank all of you for the extraordinary care you gave to our loved one during his time in hospice.  The love and compassion you each showed him and all us meant so much. ~ Patient's family

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KVOR Interview with Joan Selman
21 Feb

Listen to a KVOR interview with Foundation Executive Director Joan Selman about our 40th Anniversary Celebration.