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The Ellen Browning Scripps Foundation Awards A $30,000 Grant to The Elizabeth Hospice in San Diego County

Donation Will Support Perinatal Loss and Children’s Grief Services


The Elizabeth Hospice is the proud recipient of a $30,000 grant from the Ellen Browning Scripps Foundation to benefit children and families experiencing the loss of a loved one. As one of only a few hospice programs nationwide that provide specialized grief services for children and families with infants, The Elizabeth Hospice programs are available to everyone in the community. The Elizabeth Hospice would like to acknowledge Doug Dawson and all the trustees of the Ellen Browning Scripps Foundation for their generous donation.
“This generous gift from The Ellen Browning Scripps Foundation ensures that those grieving the loss of a loved one in our community will have access to quality bereavement support services,” said Jan Jones, President and CEO of The Elizabeth Hospice. “We are honored to provide services that help to promote quality of life at every stage of life and we are fortunate that our doors are open to all who need our services regardless of their ability to pay.”
“We are pleased to invest in the exceptional care that The Elizabeth Hospice provides to adults and children impacted by illness, grief and loss,” said Doug Dawson, Executive Director of The Ellen Browning Scripps Foundation. “The grief support services reflect Miss Ellen’s belief that, ‘The most important and beautiful gift one human being can give to another is, in some way, to make life a little better to live.’ ”
About The Elizabeth Hospice
The Elizabeth Hospice ( is the region’s most experienced and largest nonprofit hospice provider of medical, emotional and spiritual support to the seriously ill and their families in San Diego and Inland Empire. Since 1978, The Elizabeth Hospice has touched the lives of more than 90,000 patients and families in the communities we serve, regardless of their ability to pay, and providing specialty services such as Veterans Outreach, Palliative Care, Pediatric and Perinatal Hospice Care. In addition to patient care services, counseling and grief support for all ages is available to the community-at-large through its Center for Compassionate Care, regardless of the type of illness or death experienced. To learn more, call (800) 797-2050 or visit our website at


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