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.
Maine Cancer Foundation Grants to this 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|