Center for Hospice Care Participating in Newman’s Own $500,000 Holiday Challenge

Center for Hospice Care (CHC), has joined the Newman’s Own Foundation $500K Holiday Challenge. The challenge has a grand prize of $150,000 for the organization that raises the most funds. All of the funds raised by Center for Hospice Care will go toward supporting end-of-life care and programs for veterans in the eight counties that CHC serves.

CHC has kept its 37-year promise to the community that no one eligible for hospice care would be turned away due to an inability to pay. Currently, one in four deaths in the United States is that of a veteran, and CHC strives to ensure that every veteran under their care feels a strong sense of gratitude and respect for their service. The funds raised during the Newman’s Own Challenge will support veterans in various ways, including the Veterans Memorial on CHC’s Mishawaka campus, pinning ceremonies, and arrangement of funeral services.

Donations to this challenge, which runs through January 3, 2018, can be made at crowdrise.com/Hospice-Foundation.

About Center for Hospice Care and the Hospice Foundation

Established in 1978, Center for Hospice Care is an independent, community-based, not-for-profit organization, improving the quality of living through hospice, home health, grief counseling, and community education. With offices in South Bend, Plymouth, Elkhart and Mishawaka, CHC serves Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, LaGrange, LaPorte, Marshall, St. Joseph and Starke counties in Northern Indiana.

The Hospice Foundation is committed to supporting the work of CHC through community outreach and education, fundraising activities and other special events. The Foundation helps CHC keep its 37-year promise that no one eligible for hospice services will be turned away, regardless of their ability to pay.

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