Remembering Loved Ones

Every year, Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care hosts an annual celebration and live butterfly release in remembrance of those whom we love and have lost in the Colorado Springs community.

Commemorative Celebration Butterfly Event 2023

During the event, the names of loved ones being honored and remembered will be read just before the release of the butterflies.

Date and Time

Saturday, June 3rd, 2023 – 10:00 a.m.
(names will be collected at 9:30 a.m.)


The Secret Garden
420 S. 19th Street, Colorado Springs, CO 90904 (map)


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Butterfly Release 2022

In June 2022, Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care hosted their annual Butterfly Release at The Secret Garden. The event included:

  • 100s of butterflies released
  • 210 names of loved ones read aloud
  • 20 volunteers making it possible
  • 5 community partners providing support

Our Sponsors

We would like to thank the following partners for their generosity and support of this annual celebration:

  • MacKenzie Place Senior Living
  • The Broadmoor
  • Griffis/Blessing’s Pinnacle Building
  • Heart of the Springs Church
  • Phil Volan & Joleen Bell
  • City of Colorado Springs Parks & Recreation

Sponsorship Information

If you or your organization is interested in becoming a sponsor,
please download our Sponsorship Packet for more information.

Watch more about our Annual Commemorative Celebration Butterfly Release!

What Our Families Say

The entire hospice team exceeded our expectations always going above and beyond. They are the most amazing group of people. I can't even put into words how much we appreciate them. They were always very caring, patient and sincere. We could not have managed the process without them. We will never forget you and are forever grateful. Thank you. ~ Patient’s daughter

Everyone who came to attend to my wife were all fantastic caregivers and I cannot praise your hospice staff enough. I was so thankful you were there. ~ Patient’s husband

I could not have asked for a more caring set of people to help us through this difficult time. ~ Patient’s family

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