Hospice programs we have assisted:
Since the Foundation’s beginnings in 1999, we have helped thousands of hospice patients with their special needs in over 300 hospice programs. Listed below are some of the hospice programs whose patients we have assisted:
Agape Hospice-Conway, SC Heartland Hospice-Myrtle Beach, SC & Macon, GA
Hospice of Lake Cumberland-Somerset, KY Infinity Hospice-Las Vegas, NV & Reno, NV
Interim Hospice-Atlanta-GA NSI Hospice-Lafayette, LA
Family Choice Hospice-Lafayette, LA Vitas Healthcare (numerous locations)
Hospice of the Hills-Harrison, AR Hospice of Virginia-Farmville, VA
Interlink Hospice-Pomona, CA Lake Martin Hospice-Dadeville, AL
Optum Hospice Care-Maryland Heights, MO St. Luke’s Hospice-Boise, ID
Unity Hospice-Collinsville, IL Horizon Hospice-Chicago, IL
Legacy Hospice-Richmond, VA Hospice of Chattanooga, TN
Southern Care Hospice-Vidalia, GA Capital City Hospice, Columbus OH
In addition to our primary goal of providing financial support for the special needs of hospice patients and their families, during this same period we have also:
….. gave financial support to a bereavement camp for youth, Camp Erin through Nathan Adelson Hospice in which fifty youth attend and participate in fun camp activities and grief recovery and healing activities with others who have lost a loved one.
……….helped ABODE open a home for guests of hospice patients in San Antonio, Texas. ABODE provides a welcoming, peaceful home and unconditional loving care to hospice guests through the compassionate service of the community and volunteers. The home was also supported by VITAS and a number of other fine organizations. You can read more about ABODE on it’s website at www.abodehome.org.
……….sponsored the Annual Teleconference of the Hospice Foundation of America., as we have done for the past 16 years. This year’s telecast was broadcast to over 100,000 caregivers, including chaplains, physicians, nurses, social workers, volunteers and other hospice workers. We also supported the accompanying book on the conference. You can learn more about HFA and their programs on their website at www.hospicefoundation.org.
……….gave financial support to Caring Foundations, an organization that we helped create two years ago to provide support to struggling nonprofit hospices. You can learn more about Caring Foundations on their website at www.caringfoundations.org
………gave financial support to the Free Clinics in North Carolina for their amazing work with terminally ill patients. They have provided free care worth thousands of dollars to indigent patients through the volunteer hours of physicians and other caregivers.
………provided support to the Africa Hospice Initiative for the second straight year. You can learn more about their work on their website at www.Africahospiceinitiative.org
………provided critical support for the Sharon Richardson Community Hospice in Wisconsin. You can read more about their fine work at www.ssrhospicehome.org.
……..helped establish and fund the Duke Institute on Care at the End of Life.