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: 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.

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 James Booth
James Booth, Hospice Giving Foundation

James Booth is a local insurance broker associated with Monterey Insurance Agencies for past 35 years.

He has a fondness for non-profits and supports the work of Dorothy's Kitchen, Voices for Children, the National Steinbeck Center, the Monterey Museum of Art, and Monterey Jazz Festival. Active in the Episcopal Church, James is an ordained Deacon whose ministries include service in local parish churches, hospitals, and prisons.

Board Member Spotlight

Meet Sarah Hills
Sarah Hills, Hospice Giving Foundation

Sarah Lindsay Hills was born in Paris, France and moved to Rome, Italy, where she lived for 21 years before relocating to Washington DC. She has a bachelor of arts from Connecticut College and a culinary degree with highest honors from L'Academie de Cuisine. Past experiences include retail sales, hospitality leadership, and small business owner of Shortspoon Catering.

Board Member Spotlight

Meet Matt Nelson
Matt Nelson, Hospice Giving Foundation

Matt has called Monterey County home for over 30 years. He attended Robert Louis Stevenson High School and The University of California at Santa Barbara, graduating with a degree in political science. Nelson is a retired commercial pilot who flew for Southwest Airlines.

Featured Supporters

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

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