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Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice Families Receive Blizzard Packs

January 10, 2012

Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

DATE: January 5, 2012
CONTACT: Dr. Roxanne Debski- Seigel
Karen Ann Quinlan Memorial Foundation
Offices in Newton & Phillipsburg, NJ & Milford PA.
PHONE: 973-383-0115
TOLL FREE: 800-882-1117
FAX: 973-383-6889
EMAIL: rdebski-seigel@karenannquinlanhospice.org

WEBSITE: www.karenannquinlanhospice.org

Volunteers Prepare Blizzard Packs for FamiliesPHOTO: Volunteers for Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, Newton NJ preparing Blizzard Packs for families.

Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice Families Receive Blizzard Packs

The volunteers of the Karen Ann Quinlan Memorial Foundation were instrumental in getting the agency’s 2011-12 Winter Season Blizzard Packs out. Blizzard Packs are packages given to patients and their families to remind them of needed items to have on hand in case of emergencies. Included in the Blizzard Packs are such items as battery operated flashlights, manual can openers, toiletry items and canned foodstuffs. Also included are Office of Emergency Management telephone numbers and utility companies within their municipality. “Over 96 packs were assembled by our awesome team!” remarked Marlina Schetting, Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice Director of Social Services. Pictured from left to right are Megan Leyden, Marie Umutesi, Tara Costen, Janet Stipo and Kristie Kretz.

The Karen Ann Quinlan Memorial Foundation is passionately dedicated to providing Hospice care for the terminally ill, Bereavement for those who have lost loved ones and Home Care assistance for recovery patients. Serving North and Northwest NJ and the Pike County area PA; please call 800 882 1117 to reach any of our services. Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, 99 Sparta Ave., Newton, NJ, Karen Ann Quinlan Home Health Care, 755 Memorial Parkway, Phillipsburg, NJ and Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, 104 Bennett Ave., Milford, PA. For programs, events, and more information visit www.karenannquinlanhospice.org.

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