Creative & Caring Connection/Humanitarian: This fund enhances the quality of care for those at the end of life. Funds can help support patients’ last wishes; expressive art, music, or pet therapy; life review; and countless other ways to help patients and their families.Humanitarian Fund: This fund is the safety net that helps families without the financial means to meet the cost of necessities of daily life, providing emergency relief to those referred by our team of social workers. Expenses may include utility payments, food, cremation/burial services, or veteran support.

Regional Support: This fund helps support hospice care at home, in facilities, or at one of our Hospice Houses, in each of our service areas. These areas include Tavares, The Villages, Clermont, Sumterville, Orange County, Osceola County, Polk County, Hardee County, and Highland County.

Children’s Program: When the innocence of a child’s life is invaded by the harsh realities of advanced illness—their own or that of a family member—special help is needed.

Community Bereavement: Bereavement services are available to adults and children experiencing grief, even if no relative or friend was on our Cornerstone Hospice program. Supporting groups, private counseling, and even an overnight camp experience for children and teens make Hospice the leading resource in addressing grief and loss.

Education Fund: Cornerstone is committed to providing the highest level of care for patients. This fund provides support for educational opportunities for staff and volunteers.

Cornerstone SALUTES!: Cornerstone SALUTES is a comprehensive hopsice program celebrating veterans' service to our country. at home and abroad, and providing care that recognizes the challenges unique to military families. Cornerstone SALUTES includes a "pinning ceremony" where a Certificate of Appreciation and a special "Honored Veteran" pin are presented to a veteran patient either by a veteran Cornerstone Hospice staff member or a veteran volunteer. The ceremony's purpose is to thank our heroes for their dedication and sacrifice during their lifetime and by offering veterans and their families' specialized services tailored to their individual needs while in hospice care.

Palliative Care - Transitions: This fund ensures support for Cornerstone’s transitional program, Transitions,  that provides limited case management for an evaluative period until a patient is ready or able to receive full hospice services or no longer needs hospice care. This program is supported 100% by the Cornerstone Hospice Foundation.

Volunteers Program: This fund helps support Cornerstone Hospice's Volunteers.

Pet Peace of Mind: This fund helps assist Cornerstone Hospice patients and families with the care of their beloved pets at the time when they are least able to provide for them.

General Fund: By selecting this fund, gifts will be directed to where the need is the greatest. Offset operational deficits by supporting the most urgent needs of Cornerstone Hopsice and provide the highest quality of care for all.

Sacred Space, a ritual in reverence.  Cornerstone Hospice home health aides transform patients’ physical surroundings into an intimate, personal space that allows for a spiritual end-of-life experience.  Home health aides respect the quiet and speak softly, lovingly and reverently and do anything to create a place of glory.  They invoke the patients' senses to comfort their souls and produce feelings of holiness.  Our patients find themselves in a place of stillness, beauty and serenity … a Sacred Space.

 

Donors may also simply designate their gift to the area of greatest need.