The Elizabeth Hospice Hosts Camp Erin San Diego Golf Tournament

Fundraiser supports children who have experienced the loss of someone close to them


San Diego, CA USA – WEBWIRE – Friday, August 01, 2014

Help support The Elizabeth Hospice programs for grieving children by participating in, or sponsoring, the 7th annual Camp Erin© San Diego Golf Tournament on September 9, 2014 at The Crosby at Rancho Santa Fe. The golf tournament benefits Camp Erin San Diego, an annual bereavement camp offered at no cost to children and teens, ages 6-17, who are grieving the loss of someone close to them.
 
The fundraiser will begin at noon with a shotgun start, followed by hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, a silent and live auction, and dinner. Golf registration is $400 per person or $1,600 for a foursome and includes lunch and dinner reception. Tickets for the dinner only are $150 per person. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information on sponsorship opportunities or to register, visit online at http://www.elizabethhospice.org/camperin-golf or contact Tournament Chair Kristy Brehm at kristy_brehm@sbcglobal.net or 760-492-2053.
 
“Camp Erin San Diego offers a safe, fun, and supportive environment for children coping with the loss of a loved one,” said Jan Jones, President and CEO of The Elizabeth Hospice. “We are able to provide comprehensive grief and loss support programs like Camp Erin San Diego because of the generosity shown by our community members and businesses.”
 
The Elizabeth Hospice hosts Camp Erin San Diego in partnership with The Moyer Foundation.  Camp Erin© is part of the largest national network of bereavement camps in the country established a non-profit organization, The Moyer Foundation, founded by World Series Champion pitcher, Jamie Moyer and his wife, Karen. The Foundation’s mission is to provide comfort, hope and healing to children affected by loss and family addiction.
 
 “Camp Erin San Diego helped me realize I’m not alone and there are other people who feel the same as me,” said Sara, age 18, a past participant of Camp Erin San Diego.
 
For more information on Camp Erin San Diego or other grief support services for adults and children, available through the Center for Compassionate Care of The Elizabeth Hospice, please call (800) 797-2050.
 
About The Elizabeth Hospice
The Elizabeth Hospice ( http://elizabethhospice.org ) is the region’s oldest and largest non-profit hospice program and has a 36-year tradition as the premier provider of medical, emotional and spiritual support to the seriously ill and their families. Since 1978, The Elizabeth Hospice has provided services to more than 85,000 patients and families in San Diego County, regardless of their ability to pay. To learn more, call (800) 797-2050 or visit the company website at www.elizabethhospice.org , and join their online communities on Facebook , Twitter , Pinterest and its Caregivers’ Blog .
 
About The Moyer Foundation
The Moyer Foundation is a public, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to provide comfort, hope and healing to children affected by loss and family addiction. Founded in 2000 by World Series champion pitcher Jamie Moyer and his wife Karen, The Foundation created and supports two signature programs. Camp Erin® is the nation’s largest network of free bereavement camps for grieving children and teens ages 6 - 17. Camp Mariposa® is a free, first-of-its-kind program for children ages 9-12 impacted by a family member’s addiction. For more information on The Moyer Foundation and its programs, please visit www.moyerfoundation.org.



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Contact Information
Lisa Marcolongo
Public Relations
The Elizabeth Hospice
(1) (760) 737-2050
Lisa.Marcolongo@ehospice.org


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