Expansion of the Bereavement Program into Washington County

This grant is to expand the Bereavement Program that provides support for person facing death so that they may live their remaining days as fully as their illness will allow. This grant has allowed for the expansion of bereavement support services in Washington County. The bereavement coordinator will be attending a course to create a training program for Down East Hospice volunteers in an effort to increase services in Washington County. It also allowed an increase in the coordinator's hours, provided additional books and other materials to clients helping us fulfill our mission of providing free support and comfort care to the residents of Washington County. 

Organization: 
Down East Hospice
Grant Amount Given: 
$5,000
Year Issued: 
2009
Period: 
Spring
Grant Category: 
Hospice
Types of Cancer: 
All
Grant Duration: 
1 Year Pilot Grant

Maine Cancer Foundation Grants to this Organization:

Year Program Amount Category Organization
2011 Bereavement Services $10,000 Hospice Down East Hospice
2010 Bereavement Support $7,500 Hospice Down East Hospice
2009 Expansion of the Bereavement Program into Washington County $5,000 Hospice Down East Hospice