• Our Hospice and Palliative Care Employee Food Drive, Surpasses 500 Pounds of Donations!

    [Columbus, Indiana] June 19, 2024– Our Hospice (OHSCI) and Palliative Care collected a staggering 500 pounds of food for patients and families in need. The incredible success of its recent employee-led food drive, makes the Better Together impact significant in the local community.

    "The efforts, enthusiasm, and passion displayed by everyone at Our Hospice is truly astonishing!" said Chealsy Parr, a Social Worker who led the food drive. "Thanks to the participation of teammates from Greensburg, Columbus, the Hospice Center, Palliative Care, and North Vernon, we've significantly impacted those facing food insecurity."

    Helping Those in Need
    As financial hardships continue to rise across the country, this initiative came at a critical time. Recent state budget shortfalls, threaten access to vital programs like SNAP and Medicaid, leaving many families struggling to put food on the table.
    "The employee – led food donations will go a long way to support those in our care who are in need," said Steph Cain, President, Our Hospice and Palliative Care. "We are Better Together serving our communities; every contribution makes a real difference in the lives of our patients and families facing food insecurity."

    We are #BetterTogether
    This successful employee – led food drive, serves as a testament to the collective power of Our Hospice and Palliative Care team. Making a real difference in the lives of others, by working together.