The Votes are in and we’re so excited to share that Crater Community Hospice has WON 1st Place in THREE categories in the Progress Index Best of the Best Contest for 2018!!!
Special thanks to the Progress Index and everyone who voted for us!
“We are so honored to be recognized by our community as Best of the Best in several categories along with many other local businesses who support our mission. The team at Crater Community Hospice works daily to support each other so we can provide excellent care to our patients and their families. It is truly awe inspiring to work with such a great team of professionals in both the hospice side of our business and the thrift store side and we are humbled by these recognitions in the categories of best home health care, best thrift store and best place to work.”
“On behalf of the Leadership Team and the Board of Directors we thank all of you who voted and thank each of our team members, employees and volunteers, for their unwavering dedicaAon and professionalism demonstrated each and every day.”
“Thank you for truly being the Best of the Best!”
~Tracy Taliaferro, CEO
#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this year’s #GivingTuesday will take place on November 27th and will kick off the giving season by inspiring people to collaborate and give back.
This #GivingTuesday, Crater Community Hospice is asking for donations to enable us to purchase a storage building to store supplies for our Memory Garden. The Memory Garden is a place for our patients, families and the community to reflect and remember the loved ones they have lost. It is open to our community year-round and tended by volunteers. “We have quite a collection of shovels, sprays, gloves, and other accessories to help with upkeep that we need to house. The small closet in our building is running over,” said Cindy Hamlin, Crater Community Hospice’s Development Director.
“The #GivingTuesday donations will allow us to use our normal funds for patient care instead of purchasing a storage building. The dollars saved we can apply directly to support the programs and services we provide for the well-being of those whom we serve in our community,” said Tracy Taliaferro, Crater Community Hospice’s CEO.
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“The proceeds from the Poker Run will benefit our in-home family respite program. This allows the family caregiver to rest and regroup from the stress of caregiving,” said Tracy Taliaferro, CEO of Crater Community Hospice. “The Two Rivers Chapter 146 of the American Legion Riders is proud to partner with Crater Community Hospice on this annual event,” said Chris ‘Lucky’ Hacker, Director of the Two Rivers Chapter.
Crater Community Hospice is partnering with The American Legion Riders Two Rivers Chapter 146 in Hopewell to hold its 1st Annual Poker Run on Saturday, August 4th. The ride will start with breakfast at the Legion Post in Hopewell, and then proceed to visit The Crossings At Ironbridge in Chesterfield, Dunlop House Assisted Living and Memory Care in Colonial Heights, Brighter Living in Hopewell, and the final stop at Crater Community Hospice and Thrift Shop’s office in Petersburg for a cookout, awards and raffles. The cost of the ride is $20 for riders and $5 for supporters with all vehicles welcome. Registration is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Legion Post 146 located at 217 E. City Point Road in Hopewell with the first bike leaving at 9:15 a.m. and the last out at 11:30 a.m.