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Oceanside Yacht Club Charity Regatta Raises $26,000 for The Elizabeth Hospice


San Diego, CA USA – WEBWIRE

Oceanside Yacht Club (OYC) presented a check for $26,000 to The Elizabeth Hospice, from proceeds raised at their 7th annual Charity Regatta. Since 2002, the OYC has raised more than $200,000 for The Elizabeth Hospice, the region’s oldest and largest nonprofit hospice provider, which cares for more than 500 adults and children living with a serious or life-limiting illness each day throughout San Diego and the Inland Empire.
 
“The Elizabeth Hospice is honored to be selected by the Oceanside Yacht Club as their regatta beneficiary of choice for the past 12 years,” said Jan Jones, President and CEO of The Elizabeth Hospice. “Their generous contributions directly impacts The Elizabeth Hospice’s profound mission in providing comprehensive services for adults and children impacted by illness and grief in our community.”
 
PHOTO: Vatei Campbell, The Elizabeth Hospice; Janet Bessent, OYC Commodore; Alexandra Prsha, The Elizabeth Hospice
 
Since 1978, The Elizabeth Hospice has touched the lives of more than 90,000 patients and families in San Diego County and Inland Empire.  And for adults and children who are impacted by illness, grief or loss not related to hospice care, the Center for Compassionate Care of The Elizabeth Hospice provides comprehensive counseling
and grief support services to the community-at-large, regardless of the type of illness
or death experienced.
 
In addition to comprehensive hospice care for adults, The Elizabeth Hospice offers
Children’s Services including:

  • Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Care
  • Counseling children who are impacted by illness, grief and loss
  • Host to Camp Erin San Diego, part of the national Camp Erin network

About The Elizabeth Hospice
The Elizabeth Hospice (http://elizabethhospice.org) 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 90,000 patients and families in San Diego County, regardless of their ability to pay. The Elizabeth Hospice is a “Level 4 Partner” - the highest designation possible - in the national We Honor Veterans Program, in partnership with the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. In addition, the Center for Compassionate Care at The Elizabeth Hospice provides comprehensive counseling and grief support services in the community. 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.


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