16 11, 2022

Haven Women of Philanthropy Fund Three Projects for Haven

By |2022-11-16T13:32:19-05:00November 16th, 2022|News|0 Comments

The Haven Women of Philanthropy met this month to select a project to fund to benefit Haven Hospice patients and families. They were presented with three options—a dementia educational program for Haven staff, a volunteer scholarship and a blanket warmer— and chose to spread the 2022 funds among all three. The Haven Women of [...]

21 09, 2022

Tri-County Marine Corps League Donates $20,000 to the Tri-Counties Hospice Care Center in Chiefland

By |2022-09-21T09:29:29-04:00September 21st, 2022|News|Comments Off on Tri-County Marine Corps League Donates $20,000 to the Tri-Counties Hospice Care Center in Chiefland

Harvie Hampton recently donated $20,000 on behalf of the Tri-County Detachment of the Marine Corps League to Haven Hospice’s Tri-Counties Hospice Care Center in Chiefland, FL. Harvie’s detachment sold some of their properties in Old Town, FL and chose to give the money back to their community by donating to Haven. This donation will support [...]

13 06, 2022

Haven Patient Care Manager Wins Florida Hospice and Palliative Care Association Award

By |2022-06-13T13:45:22-04:00June 13th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Haven Patient Care Manager Wins Florida Hospice and Palliative Care Association Award

Haven Patient Care Manager Jennifer Davis was recently selected as a winner for the Florida Hospice and Palliative Care Association’s (FHPCA) Barbara Janosko Leadership Award. Davis was recognized at the FHPCA 2022 Awards Luncheon in Orlando, Florida. The Barbara Janosko Excellence in Leadership Award recognizes a mid-level manager whose work has promoted the advancement of [...]

2 05, 2022

Former Long-Time Volunteer Being Cared for by Haven

By |2022-05-04T14:02:53-04:00May 2nd, 2022|News|Comments Off on Former Long-Time Volunteer Being Cared for by Haven

96-year-old Edna Spratt of Melrose passionately volunteered at Haven from 1982 to 2011, according to her daughter Jeanne Homany. Edna, an LPN, had nurse training and experience but was unable to work as a hospice nurse, as it would negatively impact her husband's pension. She found a place to channel the love and care she [...]

2 05, 2022

Haven Staff Builds Puzzles and Special Bonds with Patient

By |2022-05-02T17:00:18-04:00May 2nd, 2022|News|Comments Off on Haven Staff Builds Puzzles and Special Bonds with Patient

Haven associate Edward Spencer poses proudly with patient JoAnn Willis and a puzzle they completed together. Patient JoAnn Willis arrived at Haven an emotionally distressed cancer patient, having recently had a difficult time at the hospital. She was agitated, refusing care and distrustful of everyone around her. A few Haven staff members approached [...]

17 03, 2022

Haven Holds Camp Safe Haven to Support Grieving Children and Families

By |2022-03-17T10:15:43-04:00March 17th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Haven Holds Camp Safe Haven to Support Grieving Children and Families

Haven Hospice held Camp Safe Haven, a program for children and teens who have experienced loss. Youth suffering a loss can often benefit from the development of coping skills to handle their emotions. As such, campers participated in group icebreakers, crafts to facilitate reflection, group discussion, a nature walk, therapeutic drumming circle and a memorial [...]

14 03, 2022

Shirley Codada, MD, FAAHPM, To Lead Expanded Palliative Care Initiatives at Haven

By |2022-03-14T15:36:16-04:00March 14th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Shirley Codada, MD, FAAHPM, To Lead Expanded Palliative Care Initiatives at Haven

Shirley Codada, MD, FAAHPM, Chief Medical Officer of Haven, North Central Florida’s legacy mission-driven provider of hospice and palliative care, will lead an expanded community-based palliative care initiative across Haven’s 18-county service area, announced Haven President and Chief Operating Officer Pauline Taylor, RN, MHA. “The pandemic has fundamentally changed how and where seriously ill patients [...]

14 03, 2022

First Federal Foundation Announces $50,000 Endowment to Support Haven Palliative Care Program

By |2022-03-14T14:47:58-04:00March 14th, 2022|News|Comments Off on First Federal Foundation Announces $50,000 Endowment to Support Haven Palliative Care Program

Pictured: Katherine Quinn Flood Leibfried Chairman of the First Federal Bank Board and longtime Lake City resident and businessman, Keith Leibfried, recently announced that First Federal Foundation has established a $50,000 endowment for Palliative Care in Columbia County. Keith Leibfried and First Federal Bank have been supporters of Haven since 1994, donating more [...]

7 03, 2022

$550,000 Endowment to Support Haven Palliative Care Program

By |2022-03-07T13:23:47-05:00March 7th, 2022|News|Comments Off on $550,000 Endowment to Support Haven Palliative Care Program

Long-time business leader and Palatka resident, Dan Martinez recently established a $300,000 Endowment to create the Dan & Katie Martinez Endowment for Palliative Care in Putnam County. Dan and Katie Martinez The endowment, which consists of a $300,000 charitable donation from Martinez and a $250,000 donation from an anonymous donor, totaling $550,000, is [...]

3 03, 2022

Haven Volunteer Nominated for National Award for Outstanding Contributions

By |2022-03-03T10:25:17-05:00March 3rd, 2022|News|Comments Off on Haven Volunteer Nominated for National Award for Outstanding Contributions

Volunteer Carol Sheridan was nominated by Haven for the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's "Volunteers are the Foundation of Hospice" awards for deeply impacting the lives of patients, families and the communities she serves. Haven volunteer Carol Sheridan, who supports the Haven organization in a myriad of ways, was nominated for a national [...]

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