December 10, 2014

Unity Hospice Provides Christmas Presents for Families in Need

In the effort to bring holiday cheer to families in need, Unity Hospice of Greater St. Louis
participates in Hoyleton Ministries Christmas Angels Program

Collinsville, Ill. – Unity Hospice of Greater St. Louis recently partnered with Hoyleton Ministries, of Hoyleton, Ill., to be a part of their annual Christmas Angels program that benefits Puentes de Esperanza, a division of Hoyleton that aims to transform the lives of Latino children and families in Southern Illinois.

This year, Unity Hospice employees purchased over 60 gifts for 30 children of all ages. In the past decade that Unity Hospice has been a proud Hoyleton Christmas Angel, they have contributed over 700 gifts and nearly 1,000 dollars in donations to area families in need. Oftentimes, these may be the only Christmas presents the children will receive.

Hoyleton Ministries is a faith-based organization that has been working to meet the needs of children and families for nearly 20 years throughout Southern Illinois. Their services comprise of behavioral health, child welfare, preventative and residential support as well as the Puentes de Esperanza program, became a subsidiary of Hoyleton Ministries in 2004. Its mission is to transform the lives of Latino youth and families through community based ministries directed at their physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs.

About Unity Hospice
Founded in 1992, Unity Hospice is a family owned and operated 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’ days comfortable, Unity Hospice 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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