United Hospice of Rockland (UHR) continues to benefit from the participation by Rockland businesses in “Hugs for Hospice.” This year’s fundraiser will continue through December. All proceeds benefit United Hospice of Rockland. For more information about this and other events, email Laurie Bandremer directly at email@example.com, visit www.hospiceofrockland.org or call 845 634-4974.
United Hospice of Rockland (UHR) "Hugs for Hospice" teddy bear signature cards are available at participating local businesses throughout Rockland. Local businesses collect donations for the benefit of UHR. For as little as a dollar donation, supporters may write the name of their friend or loved one on a teddy bear card and post it at that location. Proceeds support the programs and services that UHR provides for seriously ill individuals and their loved ones.
To date, Hugs has raised more than $10,000. This year’s participants include: Rockland Seafood and Cicero’s Pizza in Bardonia; Salon Elyse in Blauvelt, Dykstra Florist in Chestnut Ridge; Community Care Pharmacy, Anna’s Bakery. Nail Art. Corner Store. Noel’s Gourmet Deli, D’s Bagels & Brunch, Congers Wine & Liquor, and Rockland Flowers in Congers; Anco Enterprises, Antoine McGuire’s Oyster & Ale House, Babe’s Bar & Grill, Dana Pest Control, and J&B Luncheonette in Haverstraw; Gary Lipton Esquire, Pet Nutrition Center, Premier Fitness, Prestige Beauty Supply, Eastern Mountain Sports, and Tiny Trims in Nanuet; AVAS Flowers, Bob’s Art and Framing, Calabria Pizza & Restaurant, Clarkstown Pharmacy, Dusty Rose, Gary & Company, Goldberg’s Bagels, Hilltop Deli. Perronucci’s Italian Deli, Rockland County Clerk, Sobler Orthodontics, and Strawtown Jewelry in New City; Great Dames Boutique, Koblin’s Pharmacy, Maria Luisa, Bee–Alive Bee Spa Store, Gallery of Metal & Stone, Master Locke Smith Haircutter, ML Gifts & Accessories, Dr. Ken Zatz in Nyack; Orangeburg County Clerk and Z Lifestyles in Orangeburg; Ben’s Jewelers, Center Military Surplus, Danu Gallery, Greenberg and Flynn, PC, Kelly Orthodontics, Mel’s Army Navy, Pete’s Barbershop, Schweizer Beautiful Flowers in Pearl River; Canzonz’s Market and Riverwaves Beauty Salon in Piermont; Deliziosa Pizzeria in the Spring Valley Marketplace; Carolann’s Hair Studio, Dr. Donna Delprincipio. Fireside Steak & Pub. Gennaro’s, Halligan’s Irish Pub. Homestead Hardware, Sheeran’s Restaurant & Pub in Stony Point; Kelly Orthodontics and O’Brien Chiropractic in Suffern; Valley Cottage Animal Hospital, Spirit Town Wine & Liquor, Advanced Cardio-Vascular and Clarkstown Pharmacy in Valley Cottage.
United Hospice of Rockland (UHR) serves as a resource for palliative care, bereavement support, and information about end of life issues. Founded in 1988, United Hospice of Rockland is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and meets the Standards for Charity Accountability of the Better Business Bureau, Inc. In addition, UHR received a third consecutive 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator. UHR's mission is to enable patients with advanced illnesses to live in comfort, with dignity, and surrounded by those they love. When time matters most, UHR provides care, comfort and improved quality of life to individuals and their families and offers compassionate support to members of the community who have experienced the loss of a loved one. For more information, call 845 634-4974, write to United Hospice of Rockland, 11 Stokum Lane, New City, NY 10956, visit www.hospiceofrockland.org or fax to 845 634-7549.