The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Union County

December 19, 2012

ConAgra Foods Community Partners Raises Funds for Evangelical Hospice

MILTON — ConAgra Foods Community Partners recently completed a very successful fundraiser and presented a check for $5,600 to support the work of Evangelical Hospice in Lewisburg.

The funds donated were raised through an American Girl Bingo hosted by ConAgra Foods Community Partners at St. Joseph Parish Center, in Milton on Dec. 2. Attendees of the event enjoyed the actual bingo to win American Girl Dolls, a Chinese auction and many different raffles. ConAgra Foods Community Partners also provided food for the participants during the event. In addition to raffles held prior to the bingo, local service clubs donated money to help purchase the dolls and area businesses provided gift certificates for the Chinese auction.

Evangelical Hospice is a program of specially trained individuals who dedicate themselves to easing the pain and suffering of the terminally ill and their families through supportive care. Volunteers visit with patients and families, provide bereavement services, and assist in the Hospice office. No healthcare experience is required to become a Hospice volunteer. For more information about the Hospice program or becoming a volunteer, call 522-2550.

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