The second annual Mary Washington Hospice wine-tasting fundraiser, Grapes in the Garden, earned $25,000. Through tickets sold, financial sponsorships and a silent auction, Grapes in the Garden more than doubled its earnings from its inaugural event last year.
Attendees, dressed as characters from the classic book, The Great Gatsby, enjoyed a beautiful Sunday afternoon at historic Snowden House as they gathered for beer, wine and food tastings by the following local wineries and restaurants:
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Mary Washington Hospice provides services to patients in the community regardless of their age, place of residence, or ability to pay; and it offers programs that are not reimbursed by insurance or Medicare and not typically offered at other hospices. Contributions to Grapes in the Garden provide ongoing support to Mary Washington Hospice to make possible specialty programs, including grief support groups, expressive therapies, and education for staff and volunteers.
The administration, staff, volunteers and bereaved families of Mary Washington Hospice are grateful to those who supported this event and especially to our Buchanan Sponsors, Lifecare Medical Transport, The Media Partners, and Pelerin Capital Management, LLC.
“We are delighted so many enjoyed the event, and we are humbled by the support of this community to benefit our patients and families when they need us the most,” said Jessica Dederer, Manager for Mary Washington Hospice.