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Gift the Gift of Hospice Care


Comfort and Kindness

Having recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary, John and Trudy Peckham spent their days with family and friends while being active in the community.

When Trudy needed hospice care, John turned to the Dougherty Hospice House with great confidence to care for his beloved wife. He remained by her side ten hours a day for five months. During that time, he witnessed first-hand the gift of hospice care at Avera.

"The kindness we received at the Dougherty Hospice House was unreal. Everyone, including the caregivers, volunteers and housekeepers, treated our family with such love. It was comforting to know Trudy was being taken care of in the best place, by the best people. Thank you to those who have made this possible and I hope others consider supporting this much-needed service to the community."

This is your chance to make a gift that supports this type of compassionate hospice care right here in your community.

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Since opening in 2006, the Dougherty hospice house has served thousands of patients and families thanks to gifts from friends like you. Make a gift and further our healing ministry.

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