Chapters Health Foundation Raises More than $65K with Sixth Annual Spring Soiree
Fundraising During Virtual Event Surpasses Previous Year’s In-person Total.
The Chapters Health Foundation and the Hospice Women of Philanthropy are pleased to announce another successful year for the Spring Soiree. Two hundred and seven individuals registered for the March 10th event, which attracted nearly 200 total viewers and surpassed fundraising totals for last year’s in-person event by nearly $4,000. The more than $65,000 in proceeds supports programs and services of LifePath Hospice.
Olympic Gold Medalist and Cancer Survivor/Activist Scott Hamilton was the featured Speaker. The presenting sponsor was the law firm of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney.
“Buchanan was proud to be the presenting sponsor of the Hospice Women of Philanthropy Spring Soiree,” said Dale Webber, shareholder for Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney’s healthcare team. “We are honored to support the courageous patients and families who inspire us every day, as well as the dedicated staff who offer such hope and compassionate care.”
The Hospice Women of Philanthropy is a group of local women who participate in building and strengthening hospice-related programs through joint contributions. The group also provides women with opportunities for education in an effort to foster and develop their capacities for philanthropic leadership.
About Chapters Health Foundation
Chapters Health Foundation is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization committed to supporting Chapters Health System, a progressive leader in home health, palliative care, hospice and grief support. Chapters Health Foundation provides more than $2.5 million annually in charity care in order to continue to meet the needs of patients and families who cannot afford hospice services. Chapters Health Foundation also provides $1.3 million in funding for the provision of grief support across Chapters Health and more than $1 million to assist with underfunded pediatric and adult palliative care services. To learn more, follow us on Facebook, Twitter Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.
About LifePath Hospice
LifePath Hospice, an affiliate of Chapters Health System, is a community-based, not-for-profit organization that supports more than 7,600 patients each year in Hillsborough County as they face the challenges of advancing age and illness. Healthcare professionals and trained volunteers embrace the LifePath Hospice mission to make the most of life by relieving the suffering of patients and their families affected by serious health issues. Since 2008, the organization has been accredited by The Joint Commission, the nation’s premier healthcare accrediting body and in 2017 was awarded deemed status. Learn more at www.chaptershealth.org, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn.
About Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is a national law firm with a proven reputation for providing progressive, industry-leading legal, business, regulatory and government relations advice to its regional, national and international clients. The firm’s 450 attorneys and government relations professionals represent some of the highest profile companies in the nation, including 50 of the Fortune 100. The firm has a large footprint in Florida with offices in Tampa, Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Tallahassee. While the firm services a wide range of clients, Buchanan has especially deep experience in the energy, finance, healthcare and life sciences industries. Buchanan brings to clients an intimate knowledge of the players, market forces, and political and regulatory landscape, and uses its full-service capabilities to protect, defend and advance clients’ businesses.
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