RIVCO: Be aware! Hospice of the Valleys announces no affiliation with “Hospice Support Fund”

Hospice of the Valley has announced an alert for residents of Southwest Riverside California:

An organization which identifies itself as “Hospice Support Fund” has been soliciting people in our community, implying that they are raising funds for a national hospice appeal for our community.

Hospice Support Fund and its parent company, The New Hope Foundation, Inc., is NOT affiliated in any way to Hospice of the Valleys and provides NO support to Hospice of the Valleys.

Hospice Support Fund’s disclosure indicates 5.93% of their expenses go to programs and the balance is spent on fundraising and administration. Whereas, Hospice of the Valleys spends 88% of every dollar towards programs.

All correspondence sent out by Hospice of the Valleys is clearly marked with Hospice of the Valleys’ logo and the office address of 25240 Hancock Street, Suite 120 Murrieta, CA 92562 is on the envelope’s return address. In addition, all donation requests are mailed locally and donation checks are to be made payable to Hospice of the Valleys.

For over 30 years, Hospice of the Valleys, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit hospice organization has been privileged to provide compassionate and loving care to terminally ill patients and their families in the southwest Riverside and Fallbrook communities. Due to generous support from our community, care is provided to patients and their families regardless of their inability to pay. For more information or to support our mission with a donation, please contact Hospice of the Valleys at 951-200-7800 or www.hospiceofthevalleys.org

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