San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 02, 2013
Pathways Hospice, a palliative care and hospice agency in the San Francisco Bay Area, is celebrating the success of Bridge to Caring 2013, a fundraising event held on March 12, 2013. Over $55,000 was raised to support Pathways Hospice at this annual event that included an afternoon of bridge, a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception, and an exclusive dinner followed by a talk by author, Laney Salisbury.
Pathways thanks its 2013 Bridge to Caring sponsors including Kayne Anderson Rudnick Wealth Advisors, Wells Fargo, Derk Hunter, Mr. & Mrs. Franklin P. Johnson, Jr., Brannons Medical, Littler Mendelson P.C., Moss Adams LLP, Ms. Beehaven, California Home Medical Equipment, Cole Hardware, Cypress Lawn Funeral Home, Foley & Lardner LLP, Kepler’s Books & Magazines, and Superior Healthcare Equipment & Services.
“With the critical support of our partners and sponsors, Pathways Hospice is able to provide comfort and care to our patients and their families night and day,” said Sandra Coolidge, Vice President of Admissions, Community Relations and Philanthropy at Pathways. “As a local, non-profit serving the community for over 36 years, our roots runs deep in neighborhoods and cities throughout the Bay Area.”
Proceeds from the 2013 Bridge to Caring benefitted the Dream Team, Pathways’ 24/7 on-call nursing team. When Pathways Hospice patients and families need help at night, on weekends, or on holidays that help is just a phone call away. If a visit seems necessary, a nurse is dispatched directly to the home to assess the situation, address medical issues, and assure the patient's comfort and safe
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