Meryl Snider, Friends of Community Hospice member and Community Hospice volunteer, has been a dedicated supporter of Community Hospice for 33 years. We are honored to hear her remarks on our 40th Anniversary.
Community Hospice 40 Year Anniversary: Meryl Snider
Lupe Perez, our Director of Volunteer and Grief Support Services, has been a dedicated supporter of Community Hospice for 17 years. We are honored to hear her remarks on our 40th Anniversary.
John Renner, our current Director of Retail Operations, and Jodi Renner, one of our Clinical Administrative Assistants, have been dedicated employees of Community Hospice for 14 and 12 years, respectively. We are honored to hear their remarks on our 40th Anniversary.
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Kristin Mostowski | Director of Public Relations, Community Hospice | Kristin.Mostowski@hospiceheart.org | 209.578.6301
Community Hospice Celebrates 40 Year Anniversary with Supporter Driven Fundraising Campaign
(January 22, 2019) Modesto, CA – In celebration of Community Hospice’s 40 Year Anniversary, the Community Hospice Foundation is excited to kickoff a 40/40 Campaign! During 2019, the 40/40 Campaign will empower Community Hospice supporters to create their own fundraiser events to raise funds to support the mission of Community Hospice.
“Community members often ask how they can support Community Hospice,” mentioned Melissa Van Diepen, Executive Director of the Community Hospice Foundation. “This campaign will allow participants to raise funds in a way that in meaningful to them and support the members of their community.”
Community Hospice Foundation is recruiting 40 teams to participate in the campaign. A team may consist of co-workers, friends, families, organizations or companies; anyone who is willing to raise funds and help support the patients, families and programs of Community Hospice.
Team members will be provided a fundraising website as well as essential tools, including email templates and event ideas, to help participants reach a team goal of $1,600.
“The 40/40 Campaign has the potential raise $64,000 and impact our community in many positive ways,” added Van Diepen. “The funds raised through this project ensure that Community Hospice is always ready to answer the call when a family needs us, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.”
To register or for more information about Community Hospice Foundation’s 40/40 Campaign, visit give.hospiceheart.org.
About Community Hospice
Community Hospice is a nonprofit, community based hospice agency, serving the Central Valley since 1979. Community Hospice provides compassionate and quality care, education and support to patients and their families, regardless of the ability to pay. Hospice and Palliative Care extends to thousands of patients each year in private homes, skilled nursing facilities, retirement communities and at the 16-room Community Hospice Alexander Cohen Hospice House. Community Hospice also provides grief support services to anyone in the community at no cost. For more information call 209.578.6300 or visit hospiceheart.org.
Don Gaekle, current Community Hospice Foundation Board Member, has been a dedicated supporter of Community Hospice for nearly 20 years. We are honored to hear his remarks on our 40th Anniversary.
Community Hospice, the oldest and largest nonprofit hospice provider serving the Central Valley since 1979, has announced the selection of a new Board member.
Joining the Community Hospice Board of Directors is Chief Nursing Officer for Tenet Healthcare Northern California Group, Ms. Cheryl Harless, DNP, MBA, RN.
Modesto, CA – Community Hospice, a nonprofit hospice provider caring for those facing a serious/lifelimiting illness, has reached a milestone of 40 years, becoming the oldest and largest nonprofit hospice provider in the Central Valley. From its small, 1979 beginnings in a church basement in Modesto, CA, Community Hospice has grown to meet the needs of our surrounding communities providing support and services in multiple counties, including; Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Merced, Calaveras, Mariposa, Tuolumne, and parts of Contra Costa, Sacramento, Alameda and Santa Clara.
Dr. Bruce Valentine, current Community Hospice Advisory Council Member, has been a dedicated supporter of Community Hospice since 1984. We are honored to hear his remarks on our 40th Anniversary.
Two firms are nominated for the Large Business of the Year honors through the Oakdale Chamber of Commerce, with Community Hospice and Save Mart the 2018 nominees. The award will be presented at the Friday, Jan. 18 Chamber Awards Dinner.
Nancy Houghton, current Community Hospice Foundation Board Member and Director of Camp Erin® of the Central Valley, has been a dedicated supporter of Community Hospice for 12 years. We are honored to hear her remarks on our 40th anniversary.