Tree of Remembrance raises almost $50,000 for Hospice Wellington

GUELPH – Officials at Hospice Wellington are expressing gratitude to the community for a successful Tree of Remembrance campaign it held in December.

The initiative raised $49,750 for its supportive programming. 

“In addition to our wonderful community, we do need to highlight some of our special helpers that make our Tree of Remembrance not only a success in raising funds for our organization, but also help spread awareness of our support programming and residence, helping families throughout Wellington County,” organizers state in a press release.

Organizers thanked:

– Andra Arnold and  Associates; 

– Prime Care Pharmacy;

– Stone Road Mall;

– Staff at Lenscrafters;

– Laurie Rogers;

– Sussman’s of Arthur; 

– Bisson Dentistry;

– Duff’s Church; and

– volunteers and Hospice Wellington staff.

Organizers offered a special shout-out to Julie Martin-Jensen from Hospice Wellington for helping get ornaments to Sussman’s and for getting Hospice Wellington involved in her holiday event in Erin in November.