News from Home Health United
News from Home Health United – January 2016
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In this Issue:
- Featured: Your Gifts Make a Difference ● Meet the HHU-VNS Foundation Board ● Spirit of Life a Success ● Don’t Miss Out – Sweet Revolutions
- Your Stories: Volunteer Spotlight – HHU-Hospice Volunteer Kathy
- Our Stories: Introducing HHU-Meals On Wheels Coordinator Gina Riesen
- Care Community: Resolve to Care for the Caregiver
- Extras: Make a Difference – Volunteer ● Community Grief Support Groups Offered ● Camp GLOW Scheduled for Baraboo, Janesville & Platteville in 2016
- Donors: Make a Donation ● Your Donations Make a Difference ● Our Donors
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Your Gifts Make a Difference
Contributions from our donors have helped make Home Health United one of the leading in-home health care and hospice providers in south central Wisconsin.
In 2015 alone the Foundation raised over $530,000 through appeals, memorials, special events, and other gifts. These funds were used for a variety of programs, services, and patient support throughout the year.
Meet the Board
The Home Health United – Visiting Nurse Service Foundation is excited to start off 2016 by welcoming our newest board members as well as our veteran members who are returning to serve their terms.
On December 10th, 2015 the community came out to support the Spirit of Life and raised over $55,000 for the St. Clare Hospice House Resident Fund.
Don’t Miss Out – Sweet Revolutions
April 28, 2016
Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street, Madison
Mark your calendars! Don’t miss the 4th annual Sweet Revolutions fundraiser for Home Health United – Meals On Wheels! Last year’s event was such a success tickets SOLD OUT days before the event was held.
Don’t miss out on this sweet treat in 2016. Sign-up for our newsletter today to make sure you can get your tickets as soon as they go on sale.
Meet Kathy, Home Health United – Hospice Volunteer in the Baraboo and Wisconsin Dells area who has dedicated many hours, days, months, and years to being a hospice volunteer.
Hear her volunteer story, what she gives and what she gets back through her volunteering.
Introducing New HHU- Meals On Wheels Coordinator Gina Riesen
Home Health United is proud to announce Gina Riesen as our new Meals On Wheels Volunteer Coordinator. A long time Meals On Wheels Volunteer herself, Riesen transferred to Meals On Wheels from another position at Home Health United. Hear what she has to say about the program and volunteers.
Home Health United urges all caregivers to make a resolution to not forget themselves in the hustle and bustle of daily life. What can you resolve to do to help alleviate stress and take care of yourself?
Learn about ways you can make time for yourself.
Make a Difference – Volunteer
Community Grief Support
As part of Home Health United’s dedication to the communities we serve, we offer Community Grief Support Groups throughout our service area to anyone who has experienced a loss. Visit our website to see upcoming groups in your community.
In addition to groups for adults, HHU is proud to offer Camp GLOW, a day camp for grieving children in a number of communities in our service area. Coming in 2016 we will be holding Camp GLOW in Baraboo (August 6), Janesville (May 21), and Platteville (March 19).
Camp GLOW – Platteville registration is now open.
Platteville High School
710 E Madison St.
Saturday, March 19, 2016
The Home Health United – Visiting Nurse Service Foundation provides assistance across southern Wisconsin to those facing health related issues. When you make a donation, you are helping people living in your community who are recovering from serious illness or injury, families coping with terminal illness and grief, seniors dealing with hunger, and your neighbors in need through community programs.
There are many ways to give, and every gift, of any size, is greatly appreciated.
Thank you to our donors.