December 19, 2013

Unity Hospice Donates 668 Gifts to Local Ministry

In the effort to bring holiday cheer to families in need, Unity Hospice of Greater St. Louis donates to Hoyleton Youth and Family Services.

Collinsville, Ill. – Unity Hospice of Greater St. Louis recently partnered with Hoyleton Youth and Family Services of Hoyleton, Ill., to provide gifts to their Puentes de Esperanza Program located in East St. Louis. In the past decade Hoyelton 005that Unity Hospice has been affiliated with Hoyleton, they have contributed 668 gifts and nearly 1,000 dollars in donations.

Hoyleton Youth and Family Services has been working to meet the needs of children and families for nearly 20 years. The Puentes de Esperanza program became a subsidiary of Hoyleton Youth and Family Services in 2004. Its mission is to transform the lives of Latino children and families in Southern Illinois through community based ministries directed at their physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs.

“We are blessed to be given the opportunity to work with this charitable organization,” says Unity Hospice Area Administrator Gay Little. “If at any time we are able to give back to those in need, especially during this time of year, we happily do so. We look forward to many more years with Hoyleton Youth and Family Services.”

Founded in 1992, Unity Hospice LLC serving Illinois and Missouri is a full-service hospice and palliative care organization committed to providing comprehensive care, support and education to people facing life-limiting disease. The organization offers care of the highest quality by licensed and competent staff in accordance with laws & regulations and accepted standards of practice. With the dedication to make their patients’ final days as comfortable as possible, the Unity Hospice team provides an interdisciplinary approach to each individual and family, in which they go above and beyond everyday to meet their needs.

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