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Los Altos Community Foundation Grant Supports Pathways Hospice

Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) June 07, 2013

The Los Altos Community Foundation (LACF), funded by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, awarded a $2,000 grant to Pathways Home Health & Hospice. The grant will help Pathways’ provide care for those in the community with life-limiting illnesses.

Pathways Hospice has close ties within the Los Altos community,” said Roy Lave, Executive Director of the Los Altos Community Foundation. “One of the primary goals of LACF is to strengthen the non-profit sector and, by doing so, build a stronger community. We are proud to support them in their mission of caring for neighbors who are facing a critical time in their lives.”

Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty provides a family of health services in the home for patients including home health, hospice care, private duty non-medical attendant for personal care, geriatric care management services, grief support, and pediatric hospice care for children with life-threatening illnesses.

“Pathways Home Health & Hospice has been part of the Los Altos community since we were founded in 1977,” said Sandra Coolidge, Vice President of Admissions, Community Relations and Philanthropy at Pathways. “We are very appreciative of this grant from the Los Altos Community Foundation, and will use the funds to continue to provide quality care for those in need.”

About Pathways Home Health & Hospice

Pathways Home Health & Hospice is a non-profit, community-based organization with more than 36 years of experience assisting Bay Area families. Pathways was founded in 1977 by a group of Stanford physicians and community members who saw the need for professional care at home. That first year, Pathways served 12 patients. Pathways now serves over 5,000 families a year in San Francisco, Alameda, Santa Clara, San Mateo and Contra Costa Counties.

Affiliated with El Camino and Sequoia Hospitals since 1986, Pathways Home Health & Hospice is accredited by The Joint Commission and is a member of the Visiting Nurse Association of America, California Hospice & Palliative Care Association, and the California Association of Health Services at Home. Pathways Home Health & Hospice is a designated 2012 HomeCare Elite Agency for Quality Care.

For more information about Pathways services, bereavement services, grief workshops, volunteering, or making a donation in support of Pathways’ families, call 1.888.755.7855 or visit: About the Los Altos Community Foundation.

Los Altos Community Foundation serves Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and the surrounding area by promoting community building – those activities and facilities that give our community its favorable character and make it a desirable place to live and work for all generations and cultures.

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