Silver Anniversary Walk for Hospice Making Strides for End of Life Care

September 30, 2010

10/01/10 The Hospice Foundation is excited to announce that the 2010 Walk for Hospice will take place on Sunday, October 10 at Newton Park in Lakeville, IN. Hundreds of walkers and volunteers are expected to gather to participate in this 25th Anniversary Walk for Hospice, which benefits the Center for Hospice Care.

“This special day of celebration and fundraising includes family-friendly entertainment, a large children’s playground, random prize drawings, complimentary snacks and water along the route and finish line fun complete with free popcorn,” expressed walk coordinator, Debra Mayfield.

Mayfield, Development Assistant for The Hospice Foundation, has been instrumental in coordinating the annual Walk since 2004. “It’s all about our volunteers working together to make this happen,” she noted. “It’s wonderful to see so many community partners turn out for such a great cause.”

Walk Events
• 11:30 a.m. Check-in and registration at Newton Park in Lakeville, IN
• 12:30 p.m. Memorial Celebration
• 1 – 3:30 p.m. Walk
• 11:30 – 3:30 p.m. ongoing activities
• Free Walk t-shirts for those raising $35 or more
It’s not too late! Joining the Walk for Hospice is as easy as 1, 2, 3! Teams and individuals are encouraged to register today.
1. Log on to
2. Click on the Walk for Hospice 2010 logo.
3. Complete the registration process.

Although detailed information is available on the web site, additional information may also be obtained by contacting Debra Mayfield at (800) 413-9083 or
Celebrating its 30th anniversary of caring, Center for Hospice Care is a premier not-for-profit, community-based agency improving the quality of living through hospice, home health, grief counseling, and community education. With offices in South Bend, Plymouth and Elkhart, The Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc. serves St. Joseph, Marshall, Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, LaGrange, La Porte and Starke Counties.