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by Bernabe.murguia


The Foundation of Community Hospice & Palliative Care Raises $328,000 at C.A.R.S. Benefit Event


May 29, 2024 (Jacksonville, Fla.) – The Foundation of Community Hospice & Palliative Care is pleased to announce that the recent Children are Rock Stars (C.A.R.S) benefit event, presented by Ring Power and held at The Brumos Collection, raised an impressive $328,000.

“We extend our heartfelt thanks to Ring Power and the dedicated C.A.R.S. committee for their incredible effort and unwavering support, which were instrumental in making this event a success,” said Annie Tuttle, Executive Director of The Foundation of Community Hospice & Palliative Care. “Their commitment to our cause and the generous contributions from our donors and sponsors have made a significant impact.”

The annual C.A.R.S. event directly benefits Community PedsCare®  in Jacksonville, the pediatric program of Community Hospice & Palliative Care, which offers support to children living with serious and life-limiting illnesses and their families. Additionally, it supports Every Child Counts in the Abaco Islands, an institution providing alternative education for children with learning, developmental, and physical disabilities. The funds will support unfunded programs and provide quality care to Jacksonville and Marsh Harbour children.

For more information about the Foundation of Community Hospice & Palliative Care and our programs, please visit our website or contact us at

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About Community Hospice & Palliative Care

Established in 1979, Community Hospice & Palliative Care is an innovative national leader in palliative and hospice care, as well as providing programs and services to meet the diverse needs of the communities it serves. During its 45-year history, through the support of more than 1,000 employees and 1,000 volunteers, the organization helps approximately 1,600 patients per day to live better with advanced illness – at home, in long-term care and assisted living facilities, in hospitals and at its 10 inpatient care centers. No one is ever denied care due to an inability to pay. To learn more about the support and services of Community Hospice & Palliative Care, visit

About the Foundation

The Foundation of Community Hospice & Palliative Care is dedicated to advancing philanthropy to enable Community Hospice & Palliative Care to fulfill its mission of being the compassionate guide for end-of-life care in the communities we serve. Funds raised by the Foundation through memorial giving, planned and major gifts, and events support unfunded patient care services and community benefit programs for those facing advanced illness and grief. To learn more, visit