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Center for Hope Auxiliary Prepares for Oct. 15 Fashion Show Fundraiser

Members of the Center's Auxiliary take to the runway to model clothing and accessories. Credits: Center for Hope Hospice
Tricky tray at the annual fashion show and luncheon, coordinated by the Auxiliary of the Center for Hope Hospice. Credits: Center for Hope Hospice

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Auxiliary of the Center for Hope Hospice, based in Scotch Plains, is preparing for the annual and highly anticipated Fashion Show, Luncheon & Tricky Tray fundraiser. This year’s event will be on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at Pines Manor, 2085 Lincoln Highway in Edison, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Proceeds from the event support the non-profit organization’s Charitable Care program, which last year provided nearly $3 million in free or reduced cost care to those who could not otherwise afford it.

The fun-filled afternoon includes a runway fashion show with outfits modeled by Auxiliary members, full-course luncheon and a tricky tray with more than 100 baskets donated by area residents and businesses. There will also be a 50-50- raffle, a high-value gift card apron and a Grand Raffle with three prizes totaling over $3500 in value.

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Anyone wishing to donate a gift certificate for the apron or make a monetary donation to support the event may send it to the Center for Hope Hospice office at 1900 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains, N.J. 07076; please mark the envelope “Fashion Show donation.”

Tickets for the Fashion Show & Luncheon are $65 each; reservations may be made by contacting Elaine Pisano at (732) 359-7362.

The Center for Hope Hospice provides terminally ill patients with the natural, humane care known as hospice and their families or loved ones with physical, emotional, and spiritual support during their time of need. The Center brings to its patients a new, caring quality of life that actively supports the individual's right to live out the remainder of their life with dignity and in comfort, surrounded by the love of family and friends, and eased from the burdens of distress be it physical, emotional, spiritual, financial or social.​

Center for Hope provides family and loved ones with the opportunity to discover and embrace the gift of life as they journey through loss. The Center welcomes all terminally ill patients, their families and loved ones without concern for race, ethnicity, religious affiliation or ability to pay. For more information, visit www.cfhh.org.

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