Hospice to host Camp Sunshine

First Posted: 8:12 pm - May 31st, 2015

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CHESTERFIELD — Hospice of Chesterfield County is sponsoring a one-day bereavement camp for children in Chesterfield and Marlboro counties who have experienced loss.

The 17th annual “Camp Sunshine” is being planned for children ages 5-12 who have experienced a death in the family and would benefit from a planned activity to help them cope with this loss. “Camp Sunshine” will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15 at the Chesterfield Family YMCA on S.C. 9 in Chesterfield.

Camp Sunshine is open to all recently bereaved children in Chesterfield and Marlboro counties, including those whose families were not served by Hospice.

There is no charge for the camp, supplies or lunch. Family members will need to provide transportation for their child or relative to attend. For more information about the camp, call 623-9155 or 1-800-572-9322.

Hospice is a program of care and supportive services designed to help terminally ill individuals live as comfortably and as fully as possible during the last stage of their life. The hospice organization focuses on the maximum comfort and care of the terminally ill and provides support through an interdisciplinary team of doctors, nurses, social workers, clergy and volunteers.

For more information about Hospice of Chesterfield County, visit the offices at 700 West Blvd. in Chesterfield (843-623-9155), 160 Second St. in Cheraw (843-537-2008) or 114 E. McGregor St. in Pageland (843-672-9155) or call toll-free at 1-800-572-9322.



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