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Ground Breaking

Joliet Area Community Hospice (JACH) began in 1982 and changed the face of inpatient hospice care when it opened the first free standing hospice home inpatient unit in Illinois in 2004. Now fifteen years later, JACH is embarking on a capital campaign to add a twelve-room addition to the Hospice Home and renovate and enhance the existing structure.

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Annual Dinner 2019 – Remembering from the Heart

Annual Dinner 2019 – Remembering from the Heart
Let’s start the conversation! Joliet Area Community Hospice is hosting “Remembering from the Heart” Annual Dinner Fundraiser on Monday, April 22 beginning at 5:00 p.m. at Bolingbrook Golf Club, 2001 Rodeo Dr., Bolingbrook, IL. The public is invited to the dinner, presented by Signature sponsors: Busey Bank, D’Arcy Buick GMC, The Horton Group and Kurtz Ambulance and Emergency Services.*  Tickets are $75 per guest, with tables of 10 available. Dinner, cash bar, raffles, auction and other fun activities will fill the evening. All proceeds benefit Joliet Area Community Hospice adult and pediatric hospice and palliative care programs and community bereavement services.

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Public Kickoff Campaign

Public Kickoff Campaign
Since Joliet Area Community Hospice (JACH) opened Illinois’ first freestanding hospice home inpatient unit in 2004, community need for compassionate end-of-life care has surpassed the facility’s capacity. Last year alone, the Hospice Home cared for over 500 patients. Yet, there were far too many days when families were told their loved one would be placed on a waiting list to be admitted into the home.

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Campaign

Campaign
Since Joliet Area Community Hospice (JACH) opened Illinois’ first freestanding hospice home in-patient unit in 2004, community need for compassionate end-of-life care has outgrown the facility’s capacity. Last year alone, the Hospice Home cared for over 500 patients. Yet, there were far too many days when families were told their loved one would be placed on a waitlist to be admitted into the home.

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Remembering from the Heart

Contact:  Laureen Crotteau, Event and Media Relations Coordinator Phone: 815-460-3257 E-Mail: lcrotteau@joliethospice.org Let’s start the conversation! Joliet Area Community Hospice is hosting “Remembering from the Heart” Annual Dinner Fundraiser on Monday, April 22 beginning at 5:00 p.m. at Bolingbrook Golf Club, 2001 Rodeo Dr., Bolingbrook, IL. The public is invited to the dinner, presented by […]

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31st Annual Puttin’ Fashion Show

Contact:  Laureen Crotteau, Event and Media Relations Specialist Phone: 815-460-3257 E-Mail: lcrotteau@joliethospice.org The Joliet Area Community Hospice Guild is hosting their 31st  Annual “Puttin’ on the Glitz” Then and Now Couture Show and Luncheon. The event is presented by Busey Bank, D’Arcy Buick GMC, The Horton Group and Kurtz Ambulance. Each year, this fashion show […]

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16th Annual Golf Classic

Contact:  Laureen Crotteau, Event and Media Relations Specialist Phone: 815-460-3257 E-Mail: lcrotteau@joliethospice.org May the course be with you. Joliet Area Community Hospice’s 16th Annual Golf Classic is just around the corner. This event is hosted by Hometown National Bank and presented by The Horton Group and Kurtz Ambulance. This annual fundraiser will take place Tuesday, […]

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NHPCO 2018 Award

Contact:  Laureen Crotteau, Event and Media Relations Specialist Phone: 815-460-3257 E-Mail: lcrotteau@joliethospice.org Joliet Area Community Hospice (JACH) is proud to announce that one of their volunteers, Jim (J.P) Morgan, was the chosen as one of four recipients nationwide to receive the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) 2018 Volunteers Are the Foundation of Hospice […]

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Joliets New Medical Director

Contact:  Laureen Crotteau, Event and Media Relations Specialist Phone: 815-460-3257 E-Mail: lcrotteau@joliethospice.org Dr. Muhamad Krad has been named as the new Medical Director at Joliet Area Community Hospice (JACH) effective July 1st. Dr. Krad will succeed Dr. J.D. Wright who is retiring at the end of June. Dr. Krad, specializing in Internal Medicine currently at Amita Health serving Adventist Hospitals in LaGrange and Hinsdale, has […]

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