Community Hospice Announces New Board Member

Turlock resident honored for community service

September 4, 2018

Community Hospice volunteer and Turlock resident Inez Lewis has been awarded with a Daily Points of Light award for her outstanding service and dedication to the organization and the people it services.

Community Hospice Announces New Board Member

August 23, 2018

For Immediate Release
Contacts:
Kristin Mostowski, Director of Public Relations | Community Hospice | Kristin.Mostowski@hospiceheart.org | 209.578.6301

Community Hospice Announces New Board Member

MODESTO, CA (August 23, 2018) – Community Hospice, the oldest and largest nonprofit hospice provider serving the Central Valley since 1979, is pleased to announce a new Board member.

Joining the Community Hospice Board of Directors is Mr. Kurt Robert Wetzel of Oakdale, California. “I am pleased to welcome Kurt to Community Hospice and our Board,” said C. DeSha McLeod, Community Hospice President and CEO. “Kurt brings to Community Hospice a wealth of strategic development and financial management experience; we look forward to working together to proactively provide compassionate and quality care, education and support to our community.”

The Community Hospice Board of Directors is comprised of community volunteers who provide strategic oversight and governance to the organization’s mission to provide compassionate care, education and support to terminally ill patients and their families, regardless of ability to pay.

About Community Hospice
Community Hospice is the largest and oldest nonprofit hospice agency in the Central Valley. Serving the community since 1979, Community Hospice has cared for thousands of friends and neighbors offering compassionate and quality care, education and support to terminally ill patients and families, regardless of ability to pay. Care extends to over 2000 patients each year in private homes, skilled nursing facilities, retirement communities and at the 16-bed inpatient Community Hospice Alexander Cohen Hospice House. Community Hospice also provides bereavement and grief support to anyone in the community. For more information, please call (209) 578-6300 or visit hospiceheart.org.
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August Super Star

August 16, 2018

Darlen De Leon serves as a LVN for the Community Hospice. His positive attitude and dedication to the mission of Community Hospice is an inspiration. Thank you for all your hard work, Darlen!

DeSha McLeod appointed to NANOE’s 2018 Board of Governors

July 27, 2018

Washington D.C. – 07/27/2018 –The National Association of Nonprofit Organizations and Executives (NANOE) is pleased to announce the appointment of DeSha McLeod to NANOE’s prestigious 2018 Board of Governors. McLeod has been called upon to refine, improve, and strengthen New Guidelines for Tomorrow’s Nonprofit (Second Edition) a new set of governing guidelines that supercharge nonprofit capacity-building.

NANOE National Director, Tracy Ebarb, shared, “DeSha has joined a working group that will peer-review a new set of capacity-building guidelines rooted in principles of moral agency, stewardship, freedom of speech, freedom of peaceful assembly, ethical practice, and transparency that supercharge charity. DeSha is one of society’s guardians who use their expertise to ensure everyone experiences a life worth living.”

NANOE’s Nominations Committee was co-chaired by Bishop Redfern II, Charlotte Berry, Kathleen Robinson & Tracy Ebarb. Nominees were suggested by members of AFP, CFRE, AHP, ASAE, CASE, United Way, National Development Institute, Nonprofit Associations, Industry Associations, and other local and national leaders.

McLeod will be honored alongside fellow Governors March 26-27, 2019 in Charleston, SC at NANOE’s Annual Board of Governors Convention & Expo.

NANOE is our Nation’s only unifying legislative body comprised of Governors nominated from all 50 United States who oversee the codification of guidelines that govern sound charitable practice.

To learn more about NANOE please visit https://NANOE.org

July Super Star

July 19, 2018

Nancy Houghton serves as our Camp Director for Camp Erin of the Central Valley. Her positive attitude and dedication to the mission of Community Hospice is an inspiration. Thank you for all your hard work, Nancy!

June Super Star

June 21, 2018

Karen Aiello serves as our Administrative Assistant for the Community Hospice Foundation. Her positive attitude and dedication to the mission of Community Hospice is an inspiration. Thank you for all your hard work, Karen!

Community Hospice Before I Die Walls – 2018

June 1, 2018

The Community Hospice “Before I Die Wall” has been traveling throughout the Central Valley making appearances at the University of the Pacific, Modesto Junior College, California State University Stanisalus, LOVE Modesto and Earth Day! The walls concluded their travel with a final destination at Franklin and Downs Funeral Home in Modesto.

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