Meet Connie Schneider

An older woman stands outside on her porch in the summer time. She is wearing black to signify mourning.

Donor support for hospice care brought Connie some comfort during her husband’s final days Connie and Wayne Schneider fought Wayne’s cancer together three times. When it returned a fourth time, it became clear that they would not win the fight. Connie set aside her life to be a full-time caregiver for her husband in his…

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Hospice

Cause Hospice Make a Difference Give comfort and support to people in their final days Donate Hospice care is about making memories People in their final days—and the families that love them—depend on our donors for the comfort and support they need at the most difficult of times Mercy Health New Life Hospice relies on…

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Tami Conley’s Story

A young woman stands beside a great big tree outside.

Hospice helped Tami care for her grandmother and mother, thanks to you Losing two family members in two years is hard for anyone. But when Tami Conley lost both her grandmother and her mother within two years, it was Mercy Health Hospice in Lima that helped the family get through a horrible time. “When my…

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Desirea Johnson’s Story

A young lab technician stands in front of a big lab machine.

Desirea is a Mercy Health Foundation Power Hour donor because of the hospice nurses who cared for her family Mercy Health angels touched Desirea Johnson’s life many years ago, and now, that experience guides her decision to donate to Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley. The 29-year-old medical laboratory technician became a Power Hour donor as…

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Hospice

Cause Hospice Make a Difference Give comfort and support to people in their final days Donate Hospice care is about making memories People in their final days—and the families that love them—depend on our donors for the comfort and support they need at the most difficult of times When you direct your gift to hospice,…

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Meet Sandy & John

An elderly woman stands outside in the sunshine, smiling.

Sandy and John were always together, even at the end, thanks to your support for Hospice of the Valley Sandy McLachlan and her husband, John, spent more than 60 years together. They met at a freshman mixer at Mount Union College and became instant friends. Eventually they married, had a family and built a life together.…

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Hospice

Cause Hospice Make a Difference Give comfort and support to people in their final days Donate Hospice care is about making memories People in their final days—and the families that love them—depend on our donors for the comfort and support they need at the most difficult of times Your gift for Hospice of the Valley…

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Meet Vince Carnevale

Vince gives to honor his mother’s memory with gratitude for the care she received Vince Carnevale’s mother, Joanne, passed away after a battle with breast cancer. Since then, Vince has honored his mother’s memory by making regular donations to the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center and Mercy Health Hospice of the Valley. “She wanted…

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Caroline Korte’s Story

A middle-aged man and woman stand indoors in front of a stained glass window.

The Kortes give to the Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center because hospice was important for their family Caroline Korte lost her mother, her father and her sister to cancer. Because of distance, Caroline struggled to be with them during their end-of-life care. Fortunately, a local hospice team was. “The love, compassion and support…

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Jack Gorden’s Story

An elderly man in glasses stands indoor in his kitchen.

Jack gives because Mercy Health Lourdes Hospice cared for the love of his life When Jack Gorden married his wife, Opal, he promised they would be together until death. He kept that promise, with a little help from Mercy Health Lourdes Hospice. Opal was diagnosed with dementia a few years before she died. Because she…

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