(New City and Goshen, New York) – Last month, United Hospice’s 12th Annual Walk To Remember raised $55,399. From Sunday April 11th through April 18th 2021 walkers throughout Rockland and Orange Counties made a decision to support United Hospice during their Walk to Remember fundraiser. Individuals and teams of walkers gathered donations and laced up their sneakers to help United Hospice exceed their goal of raising $50,000 for the organization.
Hospice care offers families dealing with serious illness assistance in caring for the patient’s physical demands while also addressing their emotional, social and spiritual needs. It helps to provide access to information so that families can make informed choices about their care when time matters most. “United Hospice is committed to providing exemplary care to both our patients and their families.” said Cara Pace, Chief Executive Officer of United Hospice. “The support we have received from our United Hospice community through our Walk To Remember event has been extraordinary. We are excited to share that we exceeded our goal of $50,000, raising $55,399! The donations will enable us to continue to make a major impact on the families and patients that United Hospice serves each day.”
During the weeklong event, individuals made commitments to walk alone or in teams in memory of a loved one. Many of the walkers had firsthand experience with the compassion, comfort and care United Hospice provides so they knew the money they raised was going to an excellent organization. The 2021 top fundraising teams were: Team LAOH Sole Sisters, Team Bonnie’s Birthday Girls, who were last year’s winners, and Team Beth Am Temple Remembers. The top fundraisers in the individual walker’s category were: Kerry Walsh Stockwell, Ann Marie Mulholland and Cathy Brooks. Sponsors of the United Hospice 2021 Walk to Remember included: Swag Sponsors, The Family of Sheldon S. Goldstein; Team Cup Sponsors, Joseph W Sorce Funeral Home; Silver Sponsor, Wells Fargo Advisors – Michael Salmon; Walk Bib Sponsor, HG Realtor Foundation; Community Sponsor, WMC Health at Good Samaritan Hospital, Judith A. Pachter, Travis Monuments, Wegmans, Cane & Boniface P.C., State Serv Serving People; Friend of Hospice, Rockland Business Women’s Network, Inter County Alarm Systems and The Thorpe Charitable Foundation. Cara Pace added, “We are profoundly thankful for this year’s walkers!”