High Peaks Hospice gets Wal-Mart grant

TICONDEROGA - As part of its continuing commitment to the local community, Wal-Mart has announced a grant of $1,000 to High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care to expand and augment its bereavement program.

High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care is a local not-for-profit healthcare organization dedicated to providing compassionate end-of-life care to patients and their families. This is not limited to medical care but also includes emotional and spiritual support from trained professionals who provide assistance and guidance through the grief process.

Children faced with loss have special and unique needs in dealing with their grief.This Community Grant from the Wal-Mart Foundation will be used to make age appropriate reading materials available to local school libraries and to provide guidance and training to school staff in how to help grieving children and teens.

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