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Hosparus Health names veteran fundraiser Tawanda Lewis Owsley vice president of development

Tawanda Lewis Owsley has joined Hosparus Health as vice president of development and will lead all fundraising efforts at the not-for-profit hospice. In her new role, Owsley’s duties will include strategy, donor cultivation for capital and major gifts, planned and annual giving, special events and other initiatives designed to increase access to care for seriously ill patients and their families...

Hosparus Health seeking volunteers, offers free training Feb. 13 at main Louisville campus

Hosparus Health needs patient support volunteers in Jefferson, Bullitt, Henry, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble counties and will offer free training on Wednesday, Feb. 13 (lunch provided), from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at its main Louisville campus, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive. Hosparus Health provides hospice and palliative care to seriously ill patients and their families. Volunteers assist with patient...

Hopsarus Health seeking patient support volunteers; free training planned for June 2 in Louisville

Hosparus Health needs patient support volunteers in Jefferson, Bullitt, Henry, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble counties and will offer a free training on Saturday, June 2 (lunch provided), from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its main Louisville campus, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive. Hosparus Health provides hospice and palliative care to seriously ill patients and their families. Volunteers assist with patient...

Hosparus Health seeking patient support volunteers, will provide free training in Louisville April 10

Hosparus Health needs patient support volunteers in Jefferson, Bullitt, Henry, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble counties and will offer a free training on Tuesday, April 10 (lunch provided), from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its main Louisville campus, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive. Hosparus Health provides hospice and palliative care to seriously ill patients and their families. Volunteers assist with patient...

Passport Health to break ground on new 20-acre Health and Well-Being Campus in Louisville

Passport Health Plan will officially break ground on the site of our new Health and Well-Being Campus at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14, directly on the property at the intersection of West Broadway and 18th Street in Downtown Louisville. Following the official groundbreaking – which will include remarks from Metro Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, the Rev. Dr. Kevin Cosby, Metro Councilwoman Barbara...

Hosparus Health announces Dr. Bethany Cox Snider as new vice president and chief medical officer

Hosparus Health has named Bethany Cox Snider, M.D., as its new vice president and chief medical officer. She succeeds Jim Gaffney, M.D., who will retire March 30. Dr. Snider is board certified in both internal medicine and hospice and palliative medicine. Dr. Snider joined Hosparus Health in 2013 and has served as senior medical director. In that role, she has led the growth of the nonprofit provider’s...

Hosparus Health plans annual Hope & Healing event in support of families dealing with traumatic death

With incidents of homicide and drug overdose deaths on the rise in the Louisville area, families of victims need support more than ever. That’s one reason the Hosparus Health Grief Counseling Center hosts its annual “Hope & Healing” event, a program to remember those who have died a violent death by homicide, suicide or accident. Held on Sunday, March 4, the event is returning to the Muhammad...

Ky Nonprofit Network honors member organizations, legislators and officials with advocacy awards

Kentucky Nonprofit Network, the state association of nonprofit organizations, presented three member organizations, five legislators and eight officials with awards as part of its 13th annual Kentucky Nonprofit Day at the Capitol in Frankfort on February 1. The annual event provides nonprofit organizations statewide with the opportunity to meet legislators and support Kentucky Nonprofit Network’s...

Hosparus Health 12th annual Candle Glow Gala raises $250,000 for hospice and pallative care

Hosparus Health’s 12th annual Candle Glow Gala, held Nov. 4, raised more than $250,000 for local hospice and palliative care patients and families. The Louisville-based nonprofit provides compassionate care to more than 7,500 seriously ill patients of all ages and their families each year, regardless of their ability to pay. About 550 guests came out to the Louisville Marriott Downtown for dinner,...

Hosparus Health seeking volunteers, offering free training sessions on Nov. 14

Hosparus Health needs patient support volunteers in Jefferson, Bullitt, Henry, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble counties and will offer a free training on Tuesday, Nov. 14 (lunch provided), from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its main Louisville campus, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive. To pre-register, call 502-814-5436 or email HLvolunteer@hosparus.org by Thursday, Nov. 9. Hosparus Health volunteers help with patient...

Hosparus Health celebrates community hospice advocates with 12th annual Candle Glow Gala

On Saturday, Nov. 4, Hosparus Health will once again celebrate community members who have had a lasting effect on hospice and advanced illness care. The nonprofit organization’s 12th annual Candle Glow Gala will be held at the Louisville Marriott Downtown, 280 W. Jefferson St. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the program begins at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds from the gala benefit hospice patients and families,...