Hike for Hospice participants kick off the event to the sound of bagpipes at Crescent Beach on Sunday. (Aaron Hinks photos)

Hike for Hospice participants kick off the event to the sound of bagpipes at Crescent Beach on Sunday. (Aaron Hinks photos)

PHOTOS: Hike for Hospice event held at Crescent Beach

More than 250 people attended this year’s annual event

Peace Arch Hospice Society’s annual Hike for Hospice was held at Crescent Beach Sunday morning.

More than 250 people participated in this year’s hike, which was the society’s 17th annual.

As of Monday afternoon, the event raised more than $24,500 for the society.

Proceeds from the hike are to benefit programs that are offered free of charge to families by the society, to help people cope with advanced illness, or loss, of a loved one.

More information on the society can be found at www.peacearchhospice.org

 

PHOTOS: Hike for Hospice event held at Crescent Beach

PHOTOS: Hike for Hospice event held at Crescent Beach

PHOTOS: Hike for Hospice event held at Crescent Beach

PHOTOS: Hike for Hospice event held at Crescent Beach

PHOTOS: Hike for Hospice event held at Crescent Beach

PHOTOS: Hike for Hospice event held at Crescent Beach

PHOTOS: Hike for Hospice event held at Crescent Beach

PHOTOS: Hike for Hospice event held at Crescent Beach

PHOTOS: Hike for Hospice event held at Crescent Beach

PHOTOS: Hike for Hospice event held at Crescent Beach