Hospice Care

We are honored to be named as the “2019 Non-Profit Organization of the Year”

Crater Community Hospice is honored to be named as the “2019 Non-Profit Organization of the Year” by the Colonial Heights Chamber of Commerce, at their 70th Anniversary Dinner. Crater Community Hospice is recognized for their dedication in educating the community and providing high quality care and supportive services.

“The Board of Directors and I, as CEO of Crater Community Hospice, are so proud of all of our dedicated employees. It is through this dedication we are able to serve our neighbors and provide them with the best possible hospice care. It is also through the support of our community and our partners that we are able to serve our community as a non-profit entity based right here in our community.”

“This level of team work and caring is once again being recognized through this prestigious award. Thank you to all who have supported us during the past 24 years and continue to support Crater Community Hospice.”

~ Tracy Taliaferro, CEO

Oktoberfest Auction to Benefit Crater Community Hospice

To purchase tickets for the Oktoberfest Auction visit: https://bit.ly/2QWMfli


WHAT A SUCCESS! On behalf of the Crater Community Hospice Thrift Store, we want to thank all of our wonderful customers and businesses who supported our Five Year Anniversary.

Because of you, over the past 5 years we have been able to grow our mission and reach out to many more patients and their families. We continue to receive a growing number of donations, so please keep us in mind as your shopping and donation destination.

Being a non-profit organization, you can donate to us knowing that all funds raised are used within our community. Your continued support is appreciated and you never know what treasure you may find in our store!

A special thanks to Container First Services, Sam’s Club and Party City for their support & generous donations!

Crater Community Hospice Spring Newsletter

….from the CEO’s desk

I have spent many hours trying to reconcile Crater Community Hospice’s motto “Celebrating Life Every Day” with the knowledge that our patients are facing end of life illnesses and don’t have many days left for celebration.

Below is one of our patient’s stories and a full electronic version of your Spring newsletter. Their story gives us all insight.






A Legacy of Love

“…Do all The Good You Can, As Long as Ever You Can…”

The magnet on my parent’s refrigerator was one of the things I grabbed before closing the door to their home for the last time. The full quote by John Wesley captured the essence of Dave and Lucy’s life, for they went about, ‘doing all the good they can, to all the people they can, in all the ways they can, as long as ever they can.’

Click Below for the entire newsletter…

Crater Community Hospice-Newsletter