Community Hospice was named the 2017 Nonprofit of the Year by the Central Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at the Chamber’s Annual Installation and Awards Dinner earlier this month.
“We are honored and humbled to receive this award from such an outstanding organization,” said C. DeSha McLeod, President and CEO of Community Hospice. “Our mission of providing compassionate and quality care, education and support to terminally ill patients and their families, regardless of ability to pay is made possible by our wonderful community support and staff, volunteers, donors and community partners like the Central Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.”
The Central Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary membership business organization working to further both Hispanic and non-Hispanic business and community interests in California’s Central Valley. Their efforts focus on encouraging and promoting beneficial business activities and business development services and advocacy.
Community Hospice is a nonprofit, community based hospice agency, serving the San Joaquin Valley since 1979. Community Hospice provides compassionate and quality care, education and support to terminally ill patients and their families, regardless of the ability to pay. Care extends to more than 2000 patients each year in private homes, skilled nursing facilities and at the 16-room Community Hospice Alexander Cohen Hospice House. Community Hospice also provides grief support services to anyone in the community at no cost. For more information call (209) 578-6300 or visit hospiceheart.org.