FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Executive Director, Communications and Public Relations
SAN DIEGO, CA - The S. Mark Taper Foundation has donated $25,000 to San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine to support adults and children clients through its HIV/AIDS Case Management (HACM) Program.
Through the HACM Program, Registered Nurse Case Managers and Masters level Social Worker Case Managers address the physical and emotional needs of adults and children affected by HIV or AIDS, enabling them to maintain their health, stay in their homes, and live the highest quality of life possible.
"We are grateful to the S. Mark Taper Foundation for their gift which enables San Diego Hospice to enhance the quality of people's lives at every stage of life," noted Traci Bruckner, Chief Development Officer for the San Diego Hospice Foundation.
For more information about the HACM Program, and all Comprehensive Care Management Programs at San Diego Hospice, please call (619) 278-6400.
About S. Mark Taper Foundation
The S. Mark Taper Foundation, founded in 1989, is a private family foundation dedicated to enhancing the quality of people's lives by supporting nonprofit organizations and their work in our communities. www.smtfoundation.org
About San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine
San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine (www.sdhospice.org) is one of the largest community-owned, nonprofit hospice and palliative care providers in the country. The organization brings compassionate, expert medical care to more than 1,200 seriously ill adults and children each day throughout San Diego and North County. In addition, the organization provides professional grief and loss support to more than 12,000 individuals each year. More information is available online or call toll-free at 1-866-688-1600. Join San Diego Hospice's online communities on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, and The Caregiver's Corner Blog.