Hakuna Matata! “No worries for the rest of your days,” state the lyrics from a song featured in Disney’s “The Lion King.” That is the goal of Joliet Area Community Hospice (JACH) – to allow our hospice patients to be comfortable and worry-free for the rest of their days. Now serving eight Illinois Counties: Will, Grundy, Kendall, Livingston, LaSalle, and parts of Kankakee, Cook and DuPage, JACH provides quality hospice and palliative care to terminally ill adults and children without regard to the family’s ability to pay. and grief support services free of charge to anyone in the community who has lost a loved one and needs help coping with the loss
Joliet Area Community Hospice is hosting the Annual Dinner Fundraiser, Safari Sunset A Journey of Life on Monday, April 20 beginning at 5:00 p.m. at Bolingbrook Golf Club, 2001 Rodeo Dr., Bolingbrook, IL. The public is invited to the dinner, presented by Signature Sponsors: Busey Bank, The Horton Group and Daley’s Ambulance Services. Tickets are $75 per guest, with tables of 10 available. Dinner, cash bar, raffles, auction and other fun activities will fill the evening. Animal print attire is encouraged but not required. All proceeds benefit the important programs of Joliet Area Community Hospice including grief support services free of charge to anyone in the community who has lost a loved one and needs help coping with the loss
JACH will honor this year’s Heart of Hospice Award recipients, Carolyn Dystrup for her unwavering support, love and advocacy for JACH. Carolyn served as president of the JACH board and supports many of the annual fundraising events as a participant and sponsor. And the Eastside Association for years of consistent support of the JACH mission through their friendship and fundraising on our behalf. Each year, the group hosts an event that benefits JACH.