|John J. Wielgus Foundation
The John J. Wielgus Hospice foundation
Established in loving memory of John J. Wielgus, our mission is to serve as a compassionate community resource for terminally ill people and families, caregivers, and professionals dedicated to end-of-life care. John J. Wielgus, “Jack,” was a deeply
generous and caring man who devoted his life to the well-being of his family and friends. Jack’s home was characterized by abundant hospitality, and it was the first place his loved ones and acquaintances turned when in need.
is to be the first
place people turn as they encounter the challenges
that accompany terminal illness. We hold a deep and
abiding interest in the best in end-of-life and
palliative care, and know that from the early stages
of battling a life-threatening illness, individuals
and families need support and assistance along the
way. The John J. Wielgus (JJW) Hospice Foundation
serves as a multifaceted resource, extending aid and
advocacy to individuals and families through this
The JJW Hospice Foundation collaborates with a
network of excellent hospice and palliative care
providers. We serve as a link to hospice and respite
services, spiritual care and grief support. The JJW
Hospice Foundation is staffed to respond swiftly to
- Financial assistance for those who need help paying for end-of-life care.
- “First Call for Help” staffed by caring and capable volunteers who provide advice, resources and referrals.
- Grants for the continuing education of health care professionals dedicated to enhancing the quality of end-of-life care.
If you or your family are in need of information, referrals, support or financial assistance, or to make a charitable donation, please contact:
John J. Wielgus Hospice Foundation
27890 Natchez Avenue
Elko, Minnesota 55020