Seventeen years ago, a group of teen volunteers conceived an idea they called Giving Thanks,…
Marlton, NJ — “Drive FORE! A Good Cause,” Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice’s 28th Annual Golf Tournament, recently welcomed 180 golfers to Little Mill Country Club to raise funds and awareness for Samaritan’s not-for-profit services. The tournament, sponsored by The Richardson Family Dealerships, raised more than $175,000 to help Samaritan provide care for community members coping with aging, serious illness, or grief, and to assist patients and their families live each day to the fullest with dignity, comfort, and support.
From left: Golf Committee Co-Chair Cliff Mancine of Dress Loud Contest Sponsor Mancine Optical; Golf Committee Co-Chair Roy Fazio of The Protocall Group; Jim and Shirley Richardson of Presenting Sponsor The Richardson Family Dealerships, Board Chair John Gillespie; President/CEO Mary Ann Boccolini
Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice is a not-for-profit, non-sectarian, independent organization locally founded in Moorestown, New Jersey in 1980. Samaritan is the regional leader for hospice care, palliative (comfort) medicine, grief support and counseling, end-of-life education, and advocacy. Samaritan serves people in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Mercer counties who are coping with the stresses of aging, serious illness or grief in their homes, assisted-living, or nursing home communities and through two inpatient hospice centers: The Samaritan Center at Mt. Holly and The Samaritan Center at Voorhees. Two thrift shops, in Westmont and Pitman, support Samaritan services and programs. Samaritan is accredited by The Joint Commission; a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO); the Home Care & Hospice Association of New Jersey; and is a four-star-level hospice in NHPCO’s We Honor Veterans program, created in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). For more information, visit www.SamaritanNJ.org
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