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Below is a list of upcoming and ongoing events.
For additional information on program happenings, contact our program office at 508-825-8325 or by email.
For more information on fundraisers, please contact the foundation office by email.


Annual Wine Tasting Dinner – Chef Michael Getter has hosted PASCON and guests at Dune for two years now. Check back in 2015 to see if there’ll be a 3rd Annual! Seating is always limited and reservations are required.


Annual Mother’s Day Fundraiser – Benefiting The Marla Ceely Lamb Cancer Travel Fund. The 22nd Annual Dinner was held May 9, 2014 at Faregrounds Restaurant from 6-9 pm and featured hors d’oeuvres, silent auctions, a 50/50 raffle, door prizes, and more. $10 suggested donation. Call (508) 317-7679 for more information on the 2015 event.


Annual Dreamcatcher Dinner and Auction Our major fundraising event held each year at lovely Galley Beach!  Cocktails and silent auction begin at 6. Tickets on sale May 1st. Seating is limited so reserve your seats early.

Annual Kelly Culkins West Walk for Travel – Benefiting The Marla Ceely Lamb Cancer Travel Fund. 2014 marked the 7th Annual Walk which was held on June 15th. Contact our office for more information on the 2015 walk. (508) 825-8325.


Swim Across America’s Annual Nantucket Island Swim – August 23rd – A fun and inspiring celebration of those we love fighting cancer and the family, friends, and community who support them. Proceeds are split between PASCON and Nantucket Cottage Hospital. Visit Swim Across America for more information, to register, or to donate.


National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and National Family Caregivers Month are both in November. We try to line up some local promotions throughout the month, so check back when it gets closer.

Annual Daffodil Planting Each year thousands of daffodils are planted in different locations across the island. Last year’s planting took place on Saturday, November 23rd on Heller’s Way.

Annual Tree of Remembrance Service - Held each year at 4 pm on the Sunday before Thanksgiving in the garden of the Jared Coffin House.


Nantucket’s Mystery Art ShowHeld each year on the Friday of Christmas Stroll weekend at Quidley & Company on Main Street. Choose from a limited number of pieces at $125 on a first-come, first-served basis. Benefits the Marla Ceely Lamb Fund, not Palliative & Supportive Care of Nantucket.


Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group
Held on the last Friday of each month at 1 pm. Offered by Our Island Home Staff at Our Island Home. Please call 508-228-0462 for further information.

CARES Program
A program specifically for people with memory impairment and their care partners. Registration is required. Held on the 3rd Monday of each month from 10:30 to noon at the Nantucket Public Safety Facility. Offered by Alzheimer’s Services of Cape Cod & the Islands. Please call 508-775-5656 for more information.

Coping with Cancer Support Group
Held every other Monday from 1-2:30 pm in our office.

“Time Out” Caregivers’ Support Group
Held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 1-2:30 pm in our office.

Funded by the Palliative & Supportive Care of Nantucket Foundation, the Palliative & Supportive Care Program is operated as a department of the Nantucket Cottage Hospital, which is an affiliate of Massachusetts General Hospital, and a member of Partners HealthCare. Palliative & Supportive Care of Nantucket is a specialized health care program dedicated to providing excellent physical, psychological, social, and spiritual care to persons with life-threatening illness and their families.

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