(Las Vegas – July 28,2015) – Nathan Adelson Hospice, the largest non-profit hospice in Nevada, has partnered with Grant Morris Dodds law firm for its annual ‘Back to School Drive’ to help local students in the 2015/2016 school year. From now until Aug. 21, the hospice and law firm locations will serve as drop-off points for much-needed school supplies for the students at Robert L. Taylor and Sunrise Acres elementary schools. In addition, some of the school supplies will go towards patients’ families that have children in need of them.
Among school supplies needed are:
Zip lock bags
Items can be dropped off between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. at one of the following Nathan Adelson Hospice locations: 4141 Swenson St. off East Flamingo Road; and 3150 N. Tenaya Way at the corner of Cheyenne Avenue, on the third floor of the MountainView Medical Offices building.
Office drop-off locations for Grant Morris Dodds are between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 2520 St. Rose Parkway, Suite 319 in Henderson, or 10161 W. Park Run Drive, Suite 230, in Las Vegas. The donations will be delivered to the schools and families prior to the first day of classes on Aug. 24.
“Nathan Adelson Hospice always strives to be a good community partner and to help others,” said Nathan Adelson Hospice President and CEO Carole Fisher. “We are happy to support these schools so that each student has a strong start to their school year.”
About Nathan Adelson Hospice
Nathan Adelson Hospice, the trusted partner in hospice care and palliative medicine for 36 years, is the largest non-profit hospice in Southern Nevada, caring for an average of 400 hospice and palliative patients daily. In 1978, Nathan Adelson Hospice began providing home care hospice service in Southern Nevada with the mission to offer patients and their loved ones with comprehensive end-of-life care and influence better care for all in the community. In 1983, Nathan Adelson Hospice opened an in-patient hospice in Las Vegas, and today the hospice is recognized as a national model for superior hospice care.
The mission of the hospice is to be the Hospice of Choice, the Employer of Preference and a Training Center of Excellence. Its vision is simple: no one should end the journey of life alone, afraid or in pain.
The hospice also is home to The Center for Compassionate Care, a non-profit counseling agency providing individual, group and family counseling services to address grief, loss and issues related to surviving life-threatening illnesses. For more information, visit www.nah.org.