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Outreach Tools

Community Outreach Tools and Resources

The following materials are available for members to use in outreach, some are for specific events but most of them can be used and adapted throughout the year.

  • National Volunteer Week 2018 – is April 15-21 this year, new resources are available with the “Celebrating Volunteers” theme.
  • National Healthcare Decisions Day 2018 – What began as an annual national outreach event on April 16, has grown to be a week of outreach beginning on Monday, April 16.  Visit the NHDD website for activities, daily themes, and resources to raise awareness about advance care planning.
  • National Hospice and Palliative Care Month (2017)– “It’s about how you live” is the theme for outreach materials for November 2017, but undated versions are available for use all year long.
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Outreach Materials for Throughout the Year:

  • Ad Slick Collection & Logos – Evergreen high-resolution ad slicks (PDFs) in assorted sizes, including print-ready poster-sized that you can adapt and customize; these reflect the Moments of Life outreach theme and are not date or event specific. They reflect a variety of themes.
  • “What Are My Options?” – Online interactive decision tool available on the Moments of Life website. We offer graphic banners to link to this useful tool. 
  • Article Collection – a selection of articles to be used or adapted for your needs for newsletters, websites, releases or other resources.
  • "Five Ways Hospice Can Help" listicle article – an article with companion graphic images.
  • PowerPoint Presentations – on hospice, palliative care and advance care planning; to be used or adapted for your community outreach efforts.
  • Social Media - Celebrate by tweeting, posting and pinning pictures and graphics.
  • Media Templates and Background Info – Suggested Word documents that members may customize and documents providing background information.
  • PSA “Family Picnic” – use this PDF to help get broadcast time in your local community for our second PSA. 

Specific Outreach Events

  • Memorial Day Social Media Resources – honor and remember those who served our country.
  • World Hospice and Palliative Care Day – celebrate with NHPCO on October 13, 2018 in this global day of unified action. Visit the World Day website for information and resources.
  • Veterans Day Social Media Resources – November 11, a day to raise awareness of the way we honor our veterans.
  • Pain Awareness Month – providers may want to do outreach in September during Pain Awareness Month. NHPCO’s CaringInfo offers LIVE without Pain campaign materials. 
  • Hospice Sabbath – a suggested service, ideas, and readings for a non-denominational service of remembrance, often hosted during National Hospice and Palliative Care Month in November.

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