2023 Annual Gala Honoring Daniel Grady
April 24, 2023
Contact: Monica Bourgie, Chief Advancement Officer, Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, (845) 561-6111 ext. 314, [email protected]
2023 Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties Annual Gala Honoring Daniel Grady
On April 22nd, Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties hosted its Annual Gala, Honoring Daniel Grady, retired, President and CEO, for his 34 years of dedication and leadership, at West Hills Country Club, in Middletown, NY. This year’s Co-Chairs were Janet Sullivan and Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties Board Member, Lauren Rowley.
Dan Grady was the President and CEO of Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties since its inception 34 years ago, through December 31, 2022. Over the past 34 years, Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties has had the privilege to care for over 27,000 patients, and their families, providing a total of over 1.3 million days of Hospice care.
Saturday evening’s festivities, enjoyed by over 200 guests from Orange and Sullivan Counties, included a short program recognizing Dan Grady for his commitment to the organization, dinner, dancing, a silent auction, and 50/50 raffle. Current President and CEO Sandra Cassese shared “what Dan started as primarily a volunteer-driven, grassroots movement, is now an integrated part of our nation’s healthcare delivery system.”
The event is Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties largest fundraiser of the year. The Hospice benefit, covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial Insurance, covers only a portion of what it costs Hospice to operate. Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties relies on donations, grants, and the support of the community to help close that gap every year.
Special thanks to Cocktail Reception and Entertainment Sponsors: The Barton Family, Dr. Robert Dinsmore, Tom and Janet Sullivan, Lakeland Bank, and The Rowley Family. It is only through their, and all sponsors, generous and continued support of the mission that Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties can continue to provide the services it offers.
Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties has been providing compassionate end-of-life care to patients and their families since 1981. The organization, which was incorporated in 1988 and serves both Orange and Sullivan counties, is certified by the NYS Department of Health and The Joint Commission. Its mission is to be the leading community resource for providing patients and their families with compassionate physical, emotional, and spiritual end-of-life care, with comfort, dignity, and respect.
If you or someone you know could benefit from hospice care, please contact Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties at (845) 561-6111 or visit their website at www.hospiceoforange.com.