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Highway Hospice's Race Evening at Greyville Race Course.  

This annual event will be held on Friday, 7th November - corporates are invited to sponsor races and we invite the public to join us in the "Classic Room" for an exciting evening of racing, dinner and making new friends.  The event starts at 17h00 and there will be a 3-course meal with complimentary wine on the tables.  There will also be a cash bar.  Cost is R275.00 per person and there will be spot prizes and raffles to add to the fun!

Please phone Heather or Cathy on 031-208 6110 or you can email:

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  Highway Hospice covers just over 2000 square kilometres in the greater Durban area – from Ballito in the north to Amanzimtoti in the south and then west to Hillcrest – and this is where we send our registered nurses and social workers out to care for those in need.  We care for both the patient and their families – and we do this with no expectation of payment.  

When most people think of Highway Hospice they think of our 8-bed In Patient Unit at Sherwood and they think that this is where the terminally ill come to die.  Many people with a terminal illness are reluctant to cross our threshold for that reason....READ MORE

Because we receive no government funding we rely totally on our fundraising efforts and we rely on YOU.  There are so many ways you can help us - follow the links below to find out more.

  Please do not be disconcerted at the length of our wish list.  We have a saying here at Highway Hospice -
How do you eat an elephant?
One bite at a time....
Each and every donation, no matter how small, helps us keep our doors open.

Charity Shops Don't forget our Charity Shops:
  • Pinetown Shop: 5 Butts Road, Pinetown, 3610  (off Underwood Road, next to Hatton’s Kwikspar)Tel: 031-7014726 (Hours: Mon-Fri 09h00 - 15h45; Sat 08h30 - 12h30. Closed Sundays & Public Holidays)
  • Depot: 5 Butts Road, Pinetown, 3610  (off Underwood Road, next to Hatton’s Kwikspar) Tel: 031-7092647 (Hours: As for Pinetown Shop above)
  • Hillcrest Shop: Shop No. 4, Elangeni Centre,  Inanda Road, Hillcrest Tel: 031-7657083 (Hours: Mon-Fri 09h00 - 16h30; Sat 09h00 - 12h00. Closed Sundays & Public Holidays)
  • Sherwood: Highway Hospice, 59 Locksley Drive, Sherwood Tel: 031-2086110 (Hours: Mon-Fri 08h00 - 17h00; Sat 08h00 - 13h00. Closed Sundays & Public Holidays)
We collect and can assist in packing up donated goods if you are downsizing or dealing with a deceased estate.
  Our Pinetown Charity Shop holds a Silent Auction every couple of months.  Don't miss out on this extremely popular event.  Remember your bid goes to charity so please err on the generous side!

Our unsung heroes run the Education Department.  Here we run Palliative Care courses, Home Care Courses and Bereavement Counselling courses.

How do we even begin to thank our volunteers?  They are the life-blood of our organisation and we are so grateful for the endless services they perform here at Highway Hospice.  We always need volunteers so please contact us if you have a couple of hours a week to spare.  It may not even mean coming through to Highway Hospice - we have plenty of tasks that can be done in your own home - especially if you can sew or knit.....READ MORE

If you live in the greater Durban area and have a loved one with a terminal illness please see how we can help you:
Sister Joy Hardcastle and Sister Pat Chennery are in charge of admissions and they can be contacted on 031 208 6110. While our In Patient Unit is staffed 24 hours a day our Admission hours are Monday to Friday: 8am to 4pm.
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Our credentials:

We are a member of the Hospice Palliative Care Association of South Africa and a member of the Hospice Palliative Care Association of KwaZulu Natal.
Non Profit Organisation No. 002-409 NPO
Public Benefit Organisation No. 18/11/13/1451

TELEPHONE NUMBER : 031 208 6110
FAX NO : 031 208 2945
CELL NO : 083 278 2561
NEOTEL NO :  031 825 2582
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Visit www.ehospice.com to find out more about Palliative Care