Haven Hospice To Partner With The UNF Baseball Team To Raise Money For Children Dealing With A Loss Of Loved One

Top Quote Joes v Pros Family Extravaganza taking place this Sunday, September 18 Jacksonville, FL September 13th, 2011- Haven Hospice is partnering with the University of North Florida baseball team to host the Second Annual Joes v Pros Family Extravaganza. This fundraising event will take place on Sunday, September 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) September 26, 2011 - "It is a great opportunity for our young men to be involved in the community," said Tim Parenton, assistant coach for the UNF baseball team. "Haven Hospice is a great organization that helps people in extremely difficult times. It is an honor to be able to associate with such a great organization and we look forward to continued support of this organization."

    Guests will also enjoy activities such as the Kid's Zone, a Sports Cave that includes a viewing area to watch the Jaguars away game, a pampering area for massages as well as food and drinks.

    Reservations and tickets are required for the event. The cost is $20 for adults and $10 per person for ages 7 to 17. Children six and under are free when accompanied by an adult. Only two children are free with each adult ticket purchased. For tickets or more information, including sponsorship, please contact Alisha Barratt at 904.465.2431.

    Sponsors for the event include UNF, AvMed Health Plans, the Jacksonville Suns and Buzz Magazine. Marketing Jacksonville helps organization to organize cultural and sports events.

    One hundred percent of the proceeds from the Second Annual Joes v Pros Family Extravaganza will support patient care, Services, such as Camp Safe Haven, a day camp for children who have lost a loved one and the many other programs provided by Haven Hospice that are otherwise unfunded.

    About Haven Hospice
    Haven Hospice is North Florida's expert in end-of-life and palliative care and is one of three 2008 Circle of Life AwardŽ winners nationwide to be recognized as leaders in improving the care of patients near the end-of-life or with life-threatening conditions. Haven Hospice has also been recognized as a Florida Pacesetter for its leadership in promoting advance directives. Haven Hospice has served more than 50,000 patients and families since 1979 and has been licensed in Florida as a not-for-profit hospice since 1980. For more information, visit www.havenhospice.org, or call 800.727.1889.

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