How to Help

Why It’s Important to HELP

We invite you to help ensure that hospice home care, palliative care, and every aspect of patient and family support remain available to those who need them.

If you have office skills, we'd welcome your help with word processing, data entry and the like. If you're a natural organizer, you can help with one of our annual events. If you're an educator, ask us about our educational seminars and workshops. We need people with a variety of skills to serve as event chairs and on organizing committees. There's always a place to serve and be included in our community.     

For more information about volunteer opportunities, you can e-mail our Director of Community Engagement, Diane Kelley, call (831) 333-9023, or submit our volunteer form. And please, spread the word about our meaningful work.

Annual Events

Back to the Valley - A benefit in the Salinas Valley celebrating the return of the farmworkers as well as supporting end-of-life services for Salinas Valley and South Monterey County.

Big Spring Raffle - A fun mail-in raffle fundraiser.

Donor Appreciation Luncheon - An invitation-only event to express our gratitude to our major and legacy donors.

Golf Scramble - For more than 30 years, this has been our signature golf tournament for friends, family, and business associates of Hospice Giving Foundation. Great golf on magnificent courses, a gourmet dinner, and silent and live auctions.

Hike for Charity - A fundraising event for individuals and teams, hosted by Sand Dollar Foundation in support of multiple charities, one of which is Hospice Giving Foundation. Held annually on Mother's Day weekend at Toro Regional Park.

Tree of Life Celebrations - Our holiday event featuring music, reflections, and the lighting of trees displaying memory lights that are purchased throughout the year. Trees are displayed in Hollister, Monterey, Salinas, and King City.

Video Conference - Educational conferences focusing on various aspects of end-of-life care. Previous topics have included Veteran Care, Helping Adolescents Cope with Loss, and Palliative Care. The 2015 topic will be Alzheimer's Disease.

Featured Supporters

  • Sand Dollar Charitable Foundation
  • Estate of Laurel Dorothy Schumann
  • Rabobank
  • Chevron
  • Tanimura and Antle
  • Exclusive Resorts
  • Community Foundation for Monterey County
  • Ruth Ann Rosenberg
  • Dunspaugh-Dalton Foundation
  • Ireland Family Trust

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