Hospice Hosting “Camp Sunshine”

Hospice of Chesterfield County is sponsoring a one-day bereavement camp for children in Chesterfield and Marlboro counties who have experienced loss. The 16th annual “Camp Sunshine” is being planned for children ages five to 12 who have experienced a death in the family and would benefit from a planned activity to help them cope with this loss. “Camp Sunshine” will be held Saturday, July 26 from 10 AM until 3 PM. The camp will be held at the Chesterfield Family YMCA on SC 9 in Chesterfield. Camp Sunshine is open to all recently bereaved children in Chesterfield and Marlboro counties including those whose families were not served by Hospice.

There is no charge for the camp, supplies, or lunch. Family members will need to provide transportation for their child or relative to attend “Camp Sunshine.” For more information about the camp, please call 623-9155 or 1-800-572-9322.

Hospice is a program of care and supportive services designed to help terminally ill persons live as comfortably and as fully as possible during the last stage of their life. The Hospice organization focuses on the maximum comfort and care of the terminally ill and provides support through an interdisciplinary team of doctors, nurses, social workers, clergy and volunteers. For more information about Hospice of Chesterfield County, please visit the Hospice offices located at 700 W. Blvd. in Chesterfield (623-9155), 160 Second St. in Cheraw (537-2008) or 114 E. McGregor St. in Pageland (672-9155) or call toll free at 1-800-572-9322.

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