Why did we need an expansion?

For years, the Dr. Robert M. Fales Hospice Pavilion in Wilmington had operated at nearly 100 percent capacity. When a bed at the Fales Pavilion was not available, patients were placed on a waiting list or offered a bed at one of our other hospice care centers. That meant some families had to drive an hour or more to Whiteville or Bolivia to be with their loved one. Other patients on the waiting list may have chosen to stay in their homes, the hospital or other facilities – settings that may not have met their immediate end-of-life needs – until a bed at the Fales Pavilion became available.

Our vision

To meet the current demand and growing need for hospice care.

The Every Moment Matters Campaign added a six-room wing and updated the existing 12-bed hospice care center. Projects were completed and celebrated at a dedication ceremony in October 2014.

Our goals

falesfloorWe raised close to $3.1 million and:

  • Added a six-room wing to serve more patients in need of acute end-of-life care
  • Increased inpatient capacity by 50 percent
  • Renovated and updated the existing 12-bed Fales Pavilion

Click here to see photos of the completed renovation and expansion.

Support is Essential!

The full cost of the expansion and renovation was more than $5 million. Funds needed for construction of our hospice care centers depend on generous gifts from foundations, businesses, families and individuals. With your help we made a difference to critically ill patients and their families.

Donors like you invested in Lower Cape Fear Hospice’s mission to serve everyone touched by an advanced illness. Your gifts to the Every Moment Matters Campaign brought peace and comfort to patients, as well as to their families and loved ones. Together, we will continue to choose how our community faces life’s greatest challenges.

Every Moment Matters Campaign Donors

Thanks to all who donated to Every Moment Matters capital campaign!


Dame Cicely Saunders Society

Bruce Barclay Cameron Foundation Inc.
Cape Fear Memorial Foundation
Champion McDowell Davis Charitable Foundation
Isabel James Lehto Foundation, Inc.
Joseph Bergin and Elsa Flowers Davies Fund
to Promote Training in the Field of Nursing, through the
North Carolina Community Foundation
Carole J. Morrison
New Hanover County Community Foundation

Founders Society

A matching gift for the Paul Bennett Memorial Challenge grant, recommended by an anonymous donor through the North Carolina Community Foundation
James T. Anderson
The Cannon Foundation
Currie Garner Family
First Citizens Bank
Monteith Construction Corp.
Mr. and Mrs. George Rountree III
Daniel and Sheila Saklad

Monarch Society

Mary Clifford & Bill Boyd
Linda and David Brown
Louise O. Burevitch
Cape Fear Garden Club
CJB Foundation
Dr. Greg and Donna Howard
Live Oak Bank
Linda & Reid Murchison
Mr. and Mrs. Trot Nixon and Family
The Stanfield Family

Chrysalis Society

Drs. John Anagnost and Kathleen Jewell
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Anderson
Andrews Mortuary, Inc.
Dr. and Mrs. John Black
Franklin L. Block in Memory of Wendy B. Block
Catherine Kennedy Home Foundation
Estate of Robey T. Sinclair, Jr.
Dr. and Mrs. William O. McMillan
Dr. and Mrs. Gary L. Miller
Tom & Carolyn Pappendick
Janey & Dave Pearce
Dr. Mark Ragozzino & Mrs. Karen Hanson
Dr. and Mrs. Eric R. Rosenberg
Dr. Jyotsna J. Shah and Dr. Ramesh M. Shah
The Simpson Foundation
Mr. Leon Skinner
Mrs. Emily R. Sloan
Mr. and Mrs. Lee S. Steinmeyer
The True North Foundation
Mr. Landon Zimmer


BB&T Wealth
Patricia Boyd
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bystrom
Coastal Beverage Co., Inc.
Steve & Louise Coggins
Corning Incorporated Foundation
The Credle Family
Estate of Robert B. Law
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Harrington
The Landfall Foundation, Inc.
Land Rover Cape Fear
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert P. McKim, Jr.
Ms. Brenda S. Mitwol
Becky Carol Parker
Kate and Tom Paredes
Dr. and Mrs. Stuart Point
PPD, Inc.
Mr. James W. Ruark
Ms. Barbara T. Schultz
Sandra L. Secore
TD Bank
Wells Fargo Foundation
Pat and Mat White
Mr. Harold Wilcox
Mr. and Mrs. Rich Williams
Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Wiseman


Mrs. Patricia D. Bennett
The Bihldorff Family Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Louis A. Burney, Sr.
Mr. Andew Cooke
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brady Eakins Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Lucien C. Ellison
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph B. Fox III
Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Godwin Jr.
Mr. Bradley S. Hudson
Kevin & Janet Jacques
New Hanover Regional Medical Center
Ms. Kimberly Paul
Mr. and Mrs. C. Heide Trask, Jr.
The Way Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Wells

Celebration of Life

101 Mobility
Avalon Apartments
Ms. Mary Kay H. Ballard
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Belton
Dr. Rebecca H. Brown
Bug-N-A-Rug Exterminators
Mr. and Mrs. Russell T. Burney, Jr.
Mrs. Janet Cameron
Cape Fear Medical Alliance
The (Jan) Capps Family Donor Advised Fund
Carolina Marine Terminal
Carolina Transport of Burgaw Inc
Mrs. Lessie Carter
Dr. and Mrs. John Cashman
Michelle Clark – Intracoastal Realty
Mr. Wayne Cowan
Dr. & Mrs. Steven Crawford
Mr. and Mrs. Terry Crouch
Mr. George Cutler
Mrs. Mazie I. Davis
Fabric Traditions
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce M. Gibson
Mr. Robert B. Godley
Mrs. Julia R. Gore
Mr. and Mrs. James A. Hagen
Hagood Homes
Drs. Sandra and Andy Hall
John & Robin Herion
Mr. and Mrs. Peter K. Hexter, Jr.
Mrs. Aafje B. Hogervorst
Mr. Wayne Jackson
Johnson Drug Co., Inc.
Mr. Alexander Kwarziany
Mrs. Ann C. LaReau
Mr. and Mrs. James S. Long
Mr. and Mrs. Timothy J. Matt
Mr. and Mrs. Alton McCotter
Nina & Dickson McLean, Jr.
Ms. Toni Melvin Whitaker
Dr. and Mrs. Charles R. Neal
Mr. Paul F. Nicholasen, Sr.
Mary Anne Opalski
Orrell & Reiner, PC
Party Suppliers & Rentals
Dr. & Mr. Clifford Ray
Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Resh
Mrs. Jane M. Rippy
Schaeffer BMW Inc.
Ms. Paula Sewell
The Board of Governors – The Surf Club
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stumpf
SunTrust Bank
Mrs. Rachel Teslenko
The Triplett Family Foundation
Dr. and Mrs. Ellis A. Tinsley, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Alan R. Weiskopf
Gwen and Tony Whitley
Wilmington Gastroenterology Associates P.A.
Wilmington Health Associates
Ms. Lyndia Wright
Ms. Louise E. Woltz

Hearts & Hands

Mrs. Cathy T. Altman
Mr. and Mrs. Matt Apke
Mrs. Mary C. B. Ares
Atlantic Marine
Atlantic Shores Distributors
Mr. Charles D. Baird
Bangz Hair Salon
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Barber
Mrs. Rebecca H. Brown
Mr. and Mrs. Barry C. Burkholder
Mrs. Kelly A. Cahill
Mrs. Nancy M. Campbell
Mrs. Cynthia W. Cheatham
Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage
Mrs. Melissa J. Combs
Cruisers Car Wash & Detail
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Dalgleish
Mrs. Ranette L. Fischer
Ms. Mary Jo Fish
Ms. Stephanie Gasparovic
Gateway Bank Mortgage
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Gronostajski
Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Gsell
Ms. Karen S. Heinecke
Mr. and Mrs. Brian Hetzell
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Hinson, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Hopper
Howell Building Group, Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. Kevin W. Johnson
Ms. Melissa Joplin
Ms. Tracey Kellogg
Mrs. Sandra S. Kotch
Ms. Stacey Manning
Mrs. Jane Marquard
Mrs. Shirley M. Mikulas
Mr. and Mrs. Jay J. Peterson, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Alan W. Pratt
Mr. and Mrs. James Michael Pressley
Ms. Peggy D. Pritt
Mr. Kirk Pugh
Remco Development
Dr. & Mrs. Murray K. Seidel
Dr. Carolyn H. Simmons, Ph.D.
Ms. Donis M. Smith
South Atlantic Capital Management Group
Mr. and Mrs. Lance Taylor
Mr. and Mrs. J. Robert Ward-Burns
Mr. and Mrs. David Weaver

Hope & Caring: 47 Donors

Love & Giving: 212 Donors

Friends: 263 Friends

How can you be a part of providing?

While this campaign is currently closed and the new pavilion is open, there will always be opportunities to make a difference for those who need or may eventually need hospice care. To take a tour of the new Fales Pavilion and Heritage Garden at 1414 Physicians Drive in Wilmington, please contact Veronica Godwin, major gifts manager, at 910.796.7985 or email her at veronica.godwin@lcfh.org.

FoundationLogoCPLower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. All gifts are fully tax-deductible as allowed by law. Gifts may be made in installments by check, credit card, electronic fund transfers, securities, insurance or real estate for a period up to three years.

LCFHLogoTAGLower Cape Fear Hospice is a nonprofit agency that provides healthcare and comfort to people with advanced illnesses; support and counseling to families; and education to Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover, Onslow and Pender counties in North Carolina, as well as Horry, Marion, and Georgetown counties in South Carolina. It is supported by the nonprofit Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation. For more information, visit www.lcfh.org.