Mt. Kisco Division #16 Donates to Hospice Care Centers
On December 2, 2015 the AOH Division #16 and LAOH Division #16 both of Mount Kisco, donated $3438.46 to Hospice Care of Westchester/ Putnam Counties. The presentation was made at the annual “Tree of Life” Ceremony held at the Holiday Inn in Mount Kisco. Hospice Care, (Visiting Nurse Association) is a non-profit home health care agency that provides home health services to patients with advanced illnesses.
On December 5, 2015 the A.O.H. donated $3,318.46 to Rosary Hill Cancer Center located in Hawthorne, NY. Rosary Hill Home is run by the Dominican Sisters and provides hospice care for incurable cancer patients who are unable to afford care for themselves.
Since 1992 the A.O.H. has donated $215,385.14 to Hospice Care of Westchester/Putnam and Rosary Hill Home in Hawthorne. The fund raising drive was administered by Chairman James McHugh and assisted by Grace Murphy, LAOH. Members visited several local parishes and set up collection stations outside the church to help raise funds. The Division is grateful to the following parishes for their help- St. Mary’s in Katonah, St. Patrick’s in Bedford, St. Francis of Assisi in Mount Kisco, St. Lawrence O’Toole in Brewster, St. Patrick’s in Armonk, Holy Innocence in Pleasantville, and St. John’s/St. Mary’s in Chappaqua.