Escondido, CA

San Marcos Community Foundation Awards $7,500 Grant to The Elizabeth Hospice



The San Marcos Community Foun­dation recently awarded the Escondi­do based Elizabeth Hospice with a $7,500 grant to provide hospice care to uninsured patients and bereavement support to individuals and families that reside in San Marcos.

“At some point in time, we all will face the loss of a loved one. We ap­preciate that The Elizabeth Hospice provides confidential, caring help at no charge to people grieving such a loss, right here in our community. It can make a world of difference at an important time in life,” said Colleen R. Lukoff, president of the San Marcos Community Foundation.

“The grant from the San Marcos Community Foundation will help The Elizabeth Hospice to continue its mis­sion in caring for individuals of all ages in need of comprehensive hos­pice care and grief support services, regardless of their ability to pay,” said Jan Jones, president and CEO of The Elizabeth Hospice.

The San Marcos Community Foun­dation exists to enrich the quality of life for the community of San Marcos, and has been doing so since 1988. The Foundation continually strives to seek opportunities to strengthen our com­munity, and the non-profit organiza­tions serving it.

The Elizabeth Hospice is the oldest and largest nonprofit hospice provider of medical, emotional and spiritual support to the seriously ill and their families in San Diego County. Since 1978, The Elizabeth Hospice has touched the lives of more than 90,000 patients and families in the commu­nities we serve, regardless of their ability to pay. Through its Center for Compassionate Care, comprehensive counseling and grief support services are available for all ages to the com­munity at-large, regardless of the type of illness or death experienced. To learn more, call 800-797-2050 or visit

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