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Hospice receives donation from Albemarle Foundation

Kings Mountain, NC - The Albemarle Foundation Annual Community Campaign supports local non-profit organizations in the areas of education, health and social services, and cultural initiatives. This employee-managed annual campaign collects employee and retiree pledges by payroll deduction or one-time payment, with the Foundation handling distribution. Each year, Albemarle employees help select the following year's member agencies. This year, Hospice Cleveland County was one of the recipients and received a check for $12,000.
"Hospice Cleveland County is very grateful to the Albemarle Foundation and the Corporation's employees for their support. This generous gift will enable us to better provide excellent care for patients and their families." says Myra McGinnis, Hospice CEO.
Albemarle Corporation is a global specialty chemicals company with a plant located in Kings Mountain. They are an industry leader in lithium, bromine, refining catalysts and applied surface treatments. The Albemarle Foundation, an endowed 501(c)3 private foundation, was launched as a means to power the giving potential of its employees, enabling them to create lasting value for communities and the world.
Hospice Cleveland County serves patients in Cleveland, Gaston, and Lincoln counties. While most Hospice patients are served in their homes, Wendover Hospice House in Shelby and Testa Family Hospice House in Kings Mountain provide 24 rooms for patients unable to stay at home.
Hospice Cleveland County exists to provide high quality skilled compassionate care and support for individuals with a life-limiting illness, their families, and the community, regardless of ability to pay. If you would like to know more about Hospice Cleveland County, please visit our website at www.hospicecares.cc or contact us at 704-487-4677.

Pictured: Members of Albemarle Foundation present check to Myra McGinnis, CEO of Hospice Cleveland County. Left to right: Jon Arnson. Myra McGinnis, Cherie Cline, Gale Hunter, John McLeod, Rachel Whitaker.
Submitted by Pam Sharts

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