Hospice of San Joaquin Events


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October-December, 2024

Tree of Lights

Tree of Lights offers a chance for anyone in the community to recognize the people who have impacted their lives, through a memorial or honorary light dedication.

View Memory Boards

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June 1, 2024

Annual Memorial Service & Butterfly Release

Our Memorial Service gives those who have lost a loved one a chance to reflect on life and death. We end with a butterfly release where participants are encouraged to let their memories and love soar on the wings of beautiful butterflies.

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April 6th - April 27th (4 sessions)

Kids Korner - Tween - Teen Support Groups

Kids’ Korner is a special little “korner of the world” where grieving kids can share, heal, and grow in a safe, supportive atmosphere with their peers.  

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March 16, 2024

Camp Caterpillar

A child grief day camp experience for children who have had a loved one die within the last two years. The camp's name reminds us that nourishment and hard work of grief can bring a new life, like a caterpillar's journey to becoming a butterfly.

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June 7-21, 2024

Butterfly Walk

Get active in the community and support Hospice of San Joaquin. Every dollar raised through the Butterfly Walk allows Hospice of San Joaquin patients to live life to the fullest through high-level hospice.


Butterfly Auxiliary Events

The Butterfly Auxiliary members serve as ambassadors for Hospice of San Joaquin's  programs and services. 

Butterfly Auxiliary events raise funds in support of our Hospice House. 

Sponsor an Event!

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February 18, 2024

Lobster Boil

Hospice of San Joaquin invites you to Lobster Boil! Enjoy a no-host bar with a silent and dessert auction. Tickets are $135.  Sponsorships available.

Presented by the Stockton Butterfly Auxiliary

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March 9, 2024


A unique twist on the traditional Easter egg hunt. Instead of scouring the yard for candy-filled eggs, join our hunt and win one of hundreds of raffle prizes!

Presented by the Tracy Butterfly Auxiliary

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April 6, 2024

Champagne & English Tea

A classic afternoon Champagne and English tea, this elegant event features table settings of beautiful china set by members of the Auxiliary. 

Presented by the Stockton Butterfly Auxiliary

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 May 4, 2024

Kentucky Derby West

Watch the Kentucky Derby in real time on a jumbotron while enjoying Southern hospitality as you delight in small bites and all the thrills the track has to offer. 

Presented by the Lodi Butterfly Auxiliary

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 August 17, 2024

Moonlight Sip & Stroll

Calling all wine and food lovers! Come to enjoy premier drinks from over 35 wineries and distilleries together with specialty food tastings from 50 local restaurants.

Presented by the Stockton Butterfly Auxiliary

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2024 date coming soon

Hats, Heels & Harvest Luncheon

Celebrate a bountiful harvest at this fall-themed luncheon. Enjoy delicious appetizers, beautiful hats, and gorgerous raffle baskets.

Presented by the Lodi Butterfly Auxiliary

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Save the Date!


Check our calender for all the info on upcoming events and programs from Hospice of San Joaquin. 
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Become a Butterfly!

Get Involved

Butterfly Auxiliary members serve as ambassadors for Hospice of San Joaquin's  programs and services. Their events raise funds in support of our Hospice House.

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Support our Hospice House!

Sponsor an Event

Tell us about you and what event you are interested in sponsoring. 


Third-Party Events

Private individuals and other organizations run yearly events benefitting Hospice of San Joaquin. We are so grateful for this level of community support and invite you to attend. 

If you are interested in partnering with Hospice of San Joaquin for your event, contact our Development Department at (209) 957-3888 or contact@hospicesj.org

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April 6, 2024

Ride for Betty (Boop) Perez Poker Run

3rd Annual Poker Run and motorcycle ride benefiting Hospice of San Joaquin. For more information contact John Perez at (209)610-9349 or Sandy Perez at (209)679-0499
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September 19, 2024

Boots and Bling

Annual event sponsored by "Realtors for Hospice" in memory of Judy Myron and Dennis Okazaki. The event features food, refreshments, raffle prizes, a silent auction, and wine barrel raffle. Tickets are $10 per person. Western attire is encouraged.

For donations contact Gloria Tovar (209) 608-1851 or Sara Lee Okazaki (209) 200-3359