Hospice to Deliver Thanksgiving Meals to Homebound Patients For 12th Year

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Hospice of the Sacred Heart volunteers prepare food assembly line for 2017 Thanksgiving meal packaging and delivery

On Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 22nd, Hospice of the Sacred Heart will deliver meals to their patients and their families. This is the 12th year the hospice will provide this service project. Meals will be prepared by Mansour’s Market in Scranton, packaged, and delivered by hospice staff members and volunteers.

“We look forward to this day every year. It’s a great way to demonstrate our gratitude for the blessings in our lives by bringing together staff, their families and volunteers to assemble and deliver Thanksgiving meals to our patients and their families,” said Diane Baldi, CEO, Hospice of the Sacred Heart.



Media outlets are invited to photograph the packaging process beginning at 7:30 am at Mansour’s Market, 969 Prescott Avenue, Scranton. Deliveries are made between 8 and 10 am. Diane Baldi, CEO, will be available for interviews between 7:30 and 10 am.

About Hospice of the Sacred Heart:

  • Not-for-profit, free standing hospice program serving Northeastern Pennsylvania since 2004
  • Main office is located in Wilkes-Barre, with an Inpatient Unit located in Dunmore and a Center for Education in Moosic
  • Care provided for over 1,600 patients in 2017 and over 13,000 to date
  • Employs approximately 120 employees throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania
  • Volunteers provided over 7,000 hours of support to patients and families in 2017