Donation Brings Yearly Total Raised by Auxiliary to $130,000 for 2019; New Officers Inducted at Holiday Party

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – The Auxiliary of the Center for Hope Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. a non-profit organization based in Scotch Plains, held its holiday party on Dec. 9, at Ferraro’s in Westfield, where outgoing president Edith Smith presented a check for $80,000 to the Center.

The donation brings the Auxiliary’s total 2019 contributions to $130,000. The funds raised by the Auxiliary, through its charity events and the Hope Chest Thrift Store it runs in Westfield, benefit the Center’s charitable care fund.

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The evening also included induction of the Auxiliary's new officers: president, Jo Favor; vice president, MaryAnn Drozd; treasurer, Delores Hynes; corresponding secretary, Ginny Comer; and recording secretary, Delores Paruta. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily local news source. Sign up for our free daily eNewsletter and “Like” us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.