All Northwest Michigan Hospice grief support is free

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Hospice of Northwest Michigan has announced it has received a grant from the CharEm United Way to be used towards their growing Grief/Loss and Bereavement Programs. Amy Wieland, Executive Director, said the funding will be used to enhance existing grief, loss and bereavement materials, allow for additional community opportunities and access to our program and to ultimately support our community patients, families, friends and neighbors though any type of loss, not just a death.

All of the Hospice of Northwest Michigan grief/loss/bereavement support is open to the public and is free of charge.

“We are extremely grateful to the CharEm United Way for supporting this programs continued development and for recognizing the value of this free and open mental & physical health resource to the community. We are able to meet so many more unmet grief, loss and bereavement needs with their support,” Wieland said. CharEm United Way funding will allow Hospice of Northwest Michigan the flexibility to immediately respond to our patients, families and community needs when loss is experienced.

You have a Choice in Hospice care and we encourage you to learn more about Hospice of Northwest Michigan or to schedule presentations to local organizations please contact Wieland at (231) 547-7659.

The CharEm United Way is a local charitable organization that strives to improve the lives of the people in Charlevoix and Emmet Counties by working together to share community resources.

Their funding decisions are made by members of the community to serve the community. Learn more about the CharEm United Way at www.charemunitedway.org or by calling 231-487-1006.

Hospice of Northwest Michigan is a 501(c)3 non-profit, community based hospice, serving Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet and Otsego Counties.

Call (800) 551-4140 toll-free for more information on hospice services, or to learn more about how you can help.