Developing an Integrated Palliative Care System in Montgomery County
Hospice Caring, Inc., is proud to have been awarded a grant from the Healthcare Initiative Foundation to support our work in partnership with Montgomery County Area Agency on Aging and other stakeholders in the end-of-life services community. The grant will enable the Montgomery County Coalition for Care at the End of Life to create a community vision for palliative care for those facing serious advanced illness and a plan for its implementation, including at end of life. Click here to learn more
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Hospice Caring Receives the 2018 Making a Difference Award
On Friday, May 4, Hospice Caring proudly accepted the 2018 Making a Difference Award (small nonprofit category) from the Nonprofit Village. The award recognizes organizations for their outstanding contributions to community collaboration, nonprofit sustainability, and impact. In her remarks, Allison Stearns, Executive Director of Hospice Caring, said that what makes Hospice Caring so special is that "many of our volunteers find a community and volunteer home with us. They become woven into the fabric of our organization." She praised the organization's volunteers, who "carry out a vision of caring and human dignity, standing firm and offering compassion in the face of loss." Read more about the Nonprofit Village 10th Anniversary Awards Breakfast in Bethesda Magazine.
Read Hospice Caring's 2017 Annual Report
As we look back on 2017, our hearts fill with gratitude for our generous donors and compassionate volunteers who work tirelessly on behalf of people with life-threatening illnesses and those who are grieving. This Annual Report demonstrates how Hospice Caring impacts Montgomery County residents every day. You will see that the breadth of our services continues to grow, as does the number served by each program. Thank you for making us who we are!
Hospice Caring provides caring, compassionate, practical and high-quality, non-medical support services, without charge, to Montgomery County adults and children facing a life-threatening illness or grieving the death of a loved one.
Hospice Caring envisions a community that accepts death as a part of life; where the processes of dying and grieving are embraced without stigma; where everyone has access to support services without charge; and where no patient dies alone and no one grieves without support.