FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Executive Director, Communications and Public Relations
SAN DIEGO – Make a difference in the lives of seriously ill adults and children by becoming a San Diego Hospice volunteer. Interested community members are invited to apply for the upcoming free Patient Care Volunteer Training on Saturday, October 18 and Saturday, October 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. As a patient care volunteer, you will provide priceless companionship to patients and much-needed relief to caregivers. Information and applications can be found online at www.sdhospice.org or call 619-278-6451. Volunteers are also needed to assist the agency in a variety of areas that do not include direct patient contact.
As a not-for-profit organization, San Diego Hospice relies on the extraordinary efforts of its volunteers to support programs and services for seriously ill adults and children and their families. Our volunteers comprise a wide-array of individuals— students, working professionals and retirees—from a variety of educational, social, and cultural backgrounds.
To find out how you can make a difference in the lives of those in need, call San Diego Hospice Volunteer Resources at 619-278-6451, send e-mail to email@example.com.
About San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine
San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine (www.sdhospice.org), the leader in the relief of suffering, has been setting the standard in this specialized field since 1977. As the first not-for-profit hospice program in San Diego County, the organization has earned the community’s respect by providing expert pain management and compassionate care to thousands of adults and children throughout the County living with a serious illness. Care is provided in the patient’s home, or wherever the patient resides, such as a skilled nursing, assisted living, or residential care facility. Care is also provided in designated San Diego Hospice Care Centers throughout the County, including the San Diego Hospice Center at GlenBrook Skilled Nursing in Carlsbad and the San Diego Hospice Inpatient Care Center at its main campus in Hillcrest. Call toll-free at 1-866-688-1600 or visit online at www.sdhospice.org for more information.
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