LONGVIEW, Wash., June 1, 2015 –The local community provided nearly $132,000 in support of Community Home Health & Hospice’s charity care mission during this year’s A lil’ bit of paradise 2015: Mexican fiesta fundraiser! Over 440 people showed up to “party with a purpose” at the Cowlitz County Regional Conference Center on Friday, May 1 and helped exceed the agency’s goal of $120,000.
“Thank you to everyone who played a part in the success of this year’s event. The support from the event is testimony to our outstanding staff, volunteers, and the importance of our mission. We couldn’t do it without the support of the community,” said CEO Greg Pang.
Event proceeds went to support Community’s charity care program which provides home health and hospice services such as care for uninsured and underinsured patients, inpatient respite care, telemonitoring, grief support and translation and transportation services, extraordinary care and other support programs such as We Honor Veterans and Pet Peace of Mind. Last year, the agency spent almost $700,000 dollars on charity care!
On behalf of families these dollars will support, Community thanks all the individuals who came out to support those in need of charity care services. Thank you to all table hosts, sponsors, mystery gift and dessert donors. Community also thanks the following major event supporters: ADCO Printing & Graphics, Anderson & Anderson Advisory, LLC, Dianne Benefiel, Eric & Amy Brudi, C&R Tractor and Landscape, Robert A. Chace, CPA, ABV, CHHH Hospice Support Group, Collins Architectural Group, PS, Columbia Bank, Columbia Ford, Coprintco, Cowlitz County Title Company, Domino’s, Fall Fishing Group, Fibre Federal Credit Union, The Gallery of Diamonds, Dorothy Gevers-Wojtowych, Hanson Hunter & Company, PC, Heritage Bank, Homecare Homebase, Houck Evarts Company, LLC, Interwest Benefit Consultants, Jan Linda Photography, Johnson Bixby & Associates, LLC, KapStone Kraft Paper Corporation, Kelso Rotary, Family of Janice J. King, KLOG-KUKN-101.5 The Wave, Life Works Linens, Dr. & Mrs. Larry McRae, Medline, Miracle-Ear, Norco Medical, NORPAC, Dr. & Mrs. Milford Ofstun, OnePoint Patient Care, Signature Transport, Harold Taylor, Twin City Bank, Westby Associates, Inc., The Winterleaf Group, LLC.