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Causes: Community Health Systems, Counseling, Health, Hospices, Human Services, Mental Health

Mission: Lower Cape Fear Hospice provides professional health care and comfort to the those with a life limiting illness and offers hope, support and education to patients, their familes and the community.

Results: It has been our privilege and honor to have served more than 20,000 patients and their families in Southeast North Carolina over the last thirty years on life’s last journey.

Target demographics: Infants, children, and adults who face a life-limiting illness are hospice patients. Their disease diagnosis can include cancer, end-stage chronic illnesses such as lung, heart, and kidney disease, Alzheimer’s, dementia, strokes, ALS, and neurological diseases.

Direct beneficiaries per year: Infants, children, and adults who face a life-limiting illness are hospice patients.

Geographic areas served: Southeast North Carolina

Programs: Hospice End of Life Health Care; Palliative Care is health care for individuals of any age who have a chronic, life-limiting illness but are not ready for Hospice care; Two In-Patient Hospice Care Centers - Whiteville, North Carolina and Wilmington, North Carolina; Grief and Bereavement Counseling for Adults; Sunrise Kids and Camp Sunshine Bereavement Counseling for Children.

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Board Member

Rating: 5

I have been involved with Lower Caper Fear Hospice for over 8 years and have never once regretted the decision to be affiliated with this agency. Every day I see how the employees, volunteers, and board members work tirelessly and unselfishly to help the patient and the patient's family. They are truely Angels on Earth! I am very proud to be associated with such a high quality, caring organization who puts the needs of the patient and families first. I look forward to serving on the Board of Directors for many more years to come!