What is Hospice Giving Foundation?

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

Learn More

What does Hospice Giving Foundation fund?

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

Learn More

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.

Learn More

News from Hospice Giving Foundation

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

In spring we celebrate life

Spring is a time of new beginnings, when we look ahead to new growth, longer days, and the joys that the future holds. For some in our country it’s been a long winter and the ease of spring and the warmth of summer beckon us to gather with friends and family.

One of the happiest events we are pleased to hold each year is Back to the Valley.

Staff Member Spotlight

Meet Rose Arnone
Hospice Giving Foundation Director of Philanthropy Rose Arnone

Rose comes to us from an accomplished professional career in the bio-pharmaceutical industry where her experiences crossed diverse areas with predominance in Medical Education, Marketing, and Strategic Communications. Her unique area of expertise is building and maintaining sensitive relationships.

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 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, as part of a ranching and farming family, and has been in the finance industry since 1981. Currently Senior Vice President, Market Manager for the Middle Market Division of Rabobank N.A., Bill and his wife of 32 years have two children, 28 and 24.

Bill says "I look forward to serving on the Hospice Foundation Board. My parents both received Hospice Care at the end of their lives and my family and I felt very comforted and blessed to have had Hospice involved."

Featured Supporters

  • Estate of Laurel Dorothy Schumann
  • Chevron
  • Jean Duff
  • Exclusive Resorts
  • Rabobank
  • Ruth Ann Rosenberg
  • Ireland Family Trust
  • Community Foundation for Monterey County
  • Dunspaugh-Dalton Foundation
  • Sand Dollar Charitable Foundation
  • Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System
  • Tanimura and Antle

Join In

Stay In Touch

Get the latest from Hospice Giving Foundation - sign up for our Email Newsletter.