What is Hospice Giving Foundation?

We raise funds and award grants to support compassionate end-of-life care.

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What does Hospice Giving Foundation fund?

Grants are awarded to local agencies who provide hospice and palliative care to community members facing terminal illness.

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Why support Hospice Giving Foundation?

Your generosity helps Hospice Giving Foundation sustain local providers of end-of-life services who need your help now more than ever.

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News from Hospice Giving Foundation

Hospice Giving Foundation: Administrative Coordinator Position

Hospice Giving Foundation is seeking a qualified individual for their Administrative Coordinator position. Areas of responsibility include data entry in the form of gift processing and accounts payable, office management, and assisting with events.

Hospice Giving Foundation: Director of Philanthropy Position

Hospice Giving Foundation is seeking a qualified individual for their Director of Philanthropy position. Areas of responsibility include strategy development, board engagement, and the full scope of donor development and stewardship. The successful candidate must have a demonstrated track record of building a philanthropy program by collaborating with senior management, board members, leadership volunteers, and co-workers.

BIG Spring Raffle Winners Announced!

Big Spring Raffle - Hospice Giving Foundation

At Hospice Giving Foundation we continue our celebration of life with the 5+ year tradition of the Big Spring Raffle. We wish to thank all our contributors and supporters that made this event possible. The money we've raised supports compassionate end-of-life care specially focused on Monterey and San Benito counties. Click Read More to view the list of winners.

Message from the CEO

Summer: The season for memory making with those we love

Summer has always felt like the time of year when we create new memories whether they take place in the backyards of our friends and families or on the road for that long anticipated vacation. Hop in the car for a road trip, pull out the BBQ, head to beaches, or visit faraway lands.  Whatever your plans and wherever they take you, we hope your summer is filled with relaxation and rejuvenation!

Staff Member Spotlight

Meet Vicki Engman-Rossman
Hospice Giving Foundation

Vicki comes to Hospice Giving Foundation with extensive experience in high-level administrative functions. Vicki oversees and manages a wide-range of daily operations and office management functions providing executive support to the CEO, board, and development department. She is a certified Wedding & Event Planner, has a Project Management certificate from George Washington University, and is a trained mediator.

Board Member Spotlight

Meet Carole Mortell Cuffman
Carole Mortell Cuffman

Californian born and educated in San Jose, Carole moved to the Monterey Peninsula in 1984. She is a retired educator, spending 20 years as a career and guidance counselor. During her tenure Carole was pivotal in establishing relationships with local businesses to support high school students for a job shadow program. An active board member for the Salinas Senior Center, Carole spearheaded the ‘Senior Prom’ fundraiser for many years. Carole has three grown daughters.

Carole says "It is my personal goal to make a difference while serving on the Hospice Giving Foundation Board by explaining how we support services to our entire community. Hospice has helped my family three times. I was amazed at how quickly they were able to provide services not only for our loved one, but for our entire family. We will be ever grateful."

Board Member Spotlight

Meet Bill Tebbe
Bill Tebbe

Bill was born and raised in Clovis California. His family was involved in the cattle and ranching business. He graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, with a degree in Animal Science, and worked in the livestock industry for 7 years while living in Bakersfield. He made a career change in 1981 and went to work for Security Pacific Bank and has been in the finance industry since that time. He currently works for Bank of America as a Senior Vice President, Sr. Client Manager for Commercial Banking.

He and his wife have been married for almost 32 years and have lived in Salinas for 22 of those years. They have two children, 28 and 24.

Featured Supporters

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  • Ireland Family Trust
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  • Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System
  • Community Foundation for Monterey County
  • Ruth Ann Rosenberg
  • Dunspaugh-Dalton Foundation
  • Sand Dollar Charitable Foundation
  • Jean Duff
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