Community


Expect nothing, live frugally on surprise
— Alice Walker
Artist's Rendering of Hospice of Santa Barbara, Inc.

Help your neighbors who are being served by Hospice of Santa Barbara by donating items from our Wish List below.  All items will directly benefit families, patients and volunteers at Hospice of Santa Barbara. All items can be dropped off at our office 2050 Alameda Padre Serra, Suite 100.  Santa Barbara, CA 93103.  To schedule a time for drop off call 805-563-8820.

Read words of gratitude from folks who have benefited from Hospice of Santa Barbara services. 

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Wish List for Families

  • Canvas (8x10 or 11x14) for art therapy projects
  • Dinner for Parenting after Loss Support Group (3-5 families = 12-20 people
  • Long distance and international phone cards
  • Restaurant Vouchers
  • Gas Cards 
  • Airline Miles
  • December – Christmas gifts for adult and kids
  • September – school supplies and school clothes 

Wish List for Those Coping with Loss

  • Books about Grief
    • Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations for Working Through Grief. By Martha Whitmore Hickman (50 copies) 

For Patients Facing a Life-Threatening illness

  • Easy Lift Passes
  • Lavender eye pillows
  • Lavender neck pillows
  • Handmade quilts
  • Meditation and Guided Imagery CDs

Wish List for I Have a Friend ®

  • Pizza Party for 26 mentors and their mentee
  • Tickets to activities mentors can do with their mentees: Zoo, Natural History Museum, Sea Center, Plays, and Movies
  • Tickets to local sporting events
  • Coffee shop gift certificates
  • Certificate for Kayak or Bike Rentals
  • Gifts to acknowledge and Appreciate Mentors

Wish List for Volunteers

  • Dinner for training nights (20-30 volunteers)
  • Gifts to acknowledge and Appreciate Patient Care Volunteers