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Two Leaders in Hospice and Palliative Care Received “Lights of LightBridge” Award

CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care’s Helen McNeal and LightBridge Hospice and Palliative Care’s, Peggy Davis Recognized for Contributions

Lights of Lighbridge Palliative CareThe LightBridge Hospice Community Foundation, a nonprofit organization that fulfills special requests for hospice patients and their loved ones, held its annual celebration of inspirational people on Friday, July 11 at Old Poway Park. The “Lights of LightBridge” raised nearly $30,000 for the organization’s programs that enhance the end-of-life journey with 200 people signed up to support.

Lights of Lighbridge Palliative CareAs part of the evening festivities, Helen McNeal, Executive Director of California State University Shiley Institute for Palliative Care and Peggy Davis, LightBridge Hospice volunteer representing the Pet Therapy Program for LightBridge Hospice, received the “Lights of LightBridge” award for their steadfast commitment to shedding light on the lives of others.

“These two women are being recognized for their deep commitment to hospice and palliative care,” said Jill Mendlen, Board Chair of LightBridge Hospice Community Foundation. “Helen as an executive and Peg as a volunteer, exemplify what compassionate care is all about.”

Jill Mendlen
Jill Mendlen

About the LightBridge Hospice Community Foundation
The non-profit LightBridge Hospice Community Foundation strives to bring peace, comfort and support to patients and their families by funding programs and services that enhance the end-of-life journey. A variety of programs fund integrative therapies such as aromatherapy, healing touch, music, pet therapy, and more.

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