UHR’s 3RD ANNUAL Walk to Remember Raised over $82,000
875 Runners and 350 Walkers Participated
Proceeds Benefit United Hospice of Rockland
Congers, NY––United Hospice of Rockland's third Annual Walk to Remember, a leisurely walk around Rockland Lake for those who want to walk in memory or in honor of their loved one, offered in conjunction with the Rockland Road Runners' 23rd Annual Hook Half Marathon & Hope 5K Run raised over $82,000 on Sunday, April 22 at Rockland Lake State Park.
Despite the cool, overcast weather, over 875 runners and over 350 walkers participated. Team “Be Specific,” walking in memory of Jessica Marlow Goldstein, raised over $3,600 to win the Avanti Cup, which is awarded to the most successful fundraiser. Her son Jonah and husband Brian King, who was team captain, accepted the cup.
Sponsorships included: Team Cup Sponsor: Avanti Healthcare, Registration Sponsor: Dr. Edward & Raselle Fisher, Winner's Banner Sponsor: AMA Laboratories, Inc. Hospitality Sponsor: Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Starting Line Sponsor: The Rand Family, Refreshment Sponsor: Stop & Shop of New City.
For more information about this and other special events: Laurie Meltzer Bandremer, UHR Special Events Coordinator, 845 634-4974, firstname.lastname@example.org
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
photo credit: Barbara Prainito