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Samaritan Hosts Virtual Tree of Life Ceremony

to Remember and Honor Loved Ones This Holiday Season

 

Mount Laurel, N.J. – Samaritan invites community members to take part in its annual Tree of Life: Season of Lightillumination program, a time to remember, recognize, and honor loved ones who are no longer with them in this physical world.

The program will be held virtually and is available for viewing starting Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at 7 p.m. on Samaritan’s website: SamaritanNJ.org/Tree. The program will remain up through December 2022 for multiple viewing and sharing.

As part of the program, individuals are invited to dedicate a symbolic light in memory of someone who has passed or in honor of someone special in their life. A full list of these dedications will be featured on Samaritan’s website. Donations can be made online at SamaritanNJ.org/Tree, but are not required to view the virtual event.

All proceeds raised will benefit Samaritan, a local, community-based not-for-profit provider of hospice care and grief support, palliative medicine (care), and primary care at home. Donations from programs like this enable Samaritan to provide above and beyond services that support patients and families through serious illness and the end of life.

For more information or to dedicate a symbolic light in this year’s virtual Tree of Life: Season of Light program, visit: SamaritanNJ.org/Tree.

About Samaritan:

Samaritan is a not-for-profit, independent organization locally founded in Moorestown, New Jersey in 1980. Samaritan is the regional leader for hospice care, palliative (comfort) medicine, at-home primary care, grief support and counseling, advanced illness care, education, and advocacy. Samaritan serves people in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Mercer counties who are coping with the stresses of aging, serious illness, or grief in their homes, assisted living or nursing home communities and through two inpatient hospice centers: The Samaritan Center at Mount Holly and The Samaritan Center at Voorhees. Samaritan’s charitable mission is sustained and advanced by the generous support of the communities we serve and a thrift shop in Westmont. Samaritan is accredited by The Joint Commission; a member of the National Partnership for Hospice Innovation; and is a four-star hospice in the national We Honor Veterans program. For more information, visit www.SamaritanNJ.org.

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