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Tailgating for Team LifeCare

Tailgating for Team LifeCare Online Event Scheduled for Oct. 24-31

Tailgating for Team LifeCare, an online fundraising event for Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare will be held Oct. 24-31. This event replaces the Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare Spring Gala that was postponed in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The  Tailgating for Team LifeCare online event will feature opportunities to learn through video presentations about the mission of Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare and how the not-for-profit hospice provides support to patients and their families. The event also will feature an opportunity to bid on more than 40 items through an online auction.  

Proceeds  raised from the online event will help Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare continue to provide superior care and superior services to anyone in the community facing end-of-life illnesses, regardless of their ability to pay.  Events such as Tailgating for Team LifeCare enable Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare to be able to  provide support services, including complementary and innovative therapies that are not covered by Medicare, Medicaid or private insurance, and grief support services for the entire community. 

“Each and every day, we are honored and privileged to fulfill our mission to provide superior care and superior services to each patient and family,” said Kurt Holmes, executive director of Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare. “We are truly grateful for the ongoing generous support from community members, local businesses and corporations.”  

The lead sponsors of the Tailgating for Team online event are Greg and Kathy Long. Presenting sponsors are Friendtique; Kokosing; United Titanium, Inc.; Wooster Color Point; and Wooster Glass Co. Gold sponsors are Bogner Construction Company and Pomerene Hospital.  

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Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, a not-for-profit organization established in 1982, is an affiliate of Ohio’s Hospice that serves communities in Wayne, Holmes, Ashland and Medina counties. It embodies the spirit of neighbors caring for neighbors with a commitment to relieve suffering, ease fears, and provide companionship along life’s last journey. Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare addresses patient and family needs wherever the patient calls home. Services also include access to the Stanley C. and Flo K. Gault Inpatient Pavilion, providing short-term patient care to manage acute symptoms, adjust medications, or stabilize patient condition.

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