Delaware Hospice hosts another successful 5K fundraiser

July 17, 2017

The 9th Annual Delaware Hospice 5K Run and Family Fun Walk was held June 28 at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford. A new course was featured this year. There were sandwiches from Haass Butcher, beer tastings by Mispillion River Brewing and root beer floats. Over 250 runners and walkers were cheered on by family and friends as they passed through the neighboring complexes.

In all, 38 volunteers from the Boys & Girls Club of Milford, Delaware Veterans Home and the community helped make this event go off without a hitch. Through the generosity of individuals and organizations, Delaware Hospice raised almost $17,000 for its services throughout the state.

Sponsors included Event Sponsor, John Ward and Friend of Delaware Hospice; Run Sponsor, Dewey Beach Lions Club and Jack Lingo Inc. Realtor; Course Sponsor, EMS Inc., Mountaire Farms, Nickle Electrical Companies and The Starboard Restaurant;  Walk Sponsor, Sea Watch International, Jeanine O'Donnell-State Farm, Griswold Home Care, Response Computer Group, Honoring Our Lord in Memory of James and Catherine Pyles, Meineke Car Care Center, In Loving Memory of John P. Lundergan, and Del-One Credit Union. In-Kind Sponsors included City of Milford, Haass on the Go, Eagle 97.7, Dover Rent-All, Pep-Up, Fogle's, Tsunami Silkscreening - Dave’s Custom Printing, Carlisle Fire Co., Walmart-Georgetown, Walmart-Milford, Seaford Ice, Mispillion River Brewery and Kim Benton-State Farm.

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