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Legends Event Honorees, Sponsors and Gallery

Generosity inspires. Generosity uplifts. Legends honored Sheriff Wayne Ivey, Kim Rodriguez and Susie Wasdin, three local Legends who demonstrate extraordinary generosity of spirit by uplifting many charitable organizations and making a meaningful difference in the quality of life in our community. This beautiful event was possible thanks to our generous sponsors. ~ ~ See Photos […]

Hospice of St. Francis Honors Local Legends for Generosity

(Brevard County, Fla.) On October 25, 2017, a new event will honor Brevard notables who demonstrate extraordinary generosity of spirit that uplifts many charitable organizations and makes a meaningful difference in the quality of life in our community. The event called “LEGENDS” will be held at the Rockledge Country Club and will spotlight the selfless […]

2016 Report to the Community

Uplifting the lives of our patients and their families is the mission of Hospice of St. Francis. Our team at Hospice of St. Francis cares for and supports patients and families, helping them achieve the most positive possible response to an emotionally and physically challenging time. Serving them uplifts their lives, and ours. In Fiscal […]

Hospice of St. Francis Invests In Solar Power

Brevard County Non-Profit Goes Green with Solar Power Brevard County, Fla. (June 2017) — Since October of last year, Hospice of St. Francis has been generating their own power from the sun and expects to save thousands in utility costs each year. Through forward thinking initiatives like this one, Hospice of St. Francis is helping […]

CAMI LEECH FLORIO JOINS HOSPICE OF ST. FRANCIS AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Titusville, Fla. — Cami Leech Florio has been chosen by Hospice of St. Francis to become the organization’s chief operating officer, effective April 1, 2017. Florio was most recently the director of business development for Wuesthoff Medical Center in Rockledge. “Cami brings with her a wealth of knowledge in healthcare that we value tremendously,” said […]

HOSF Foundation Hosts “The Purple Iris; A Gathering of Women Who Care” Fundraiser

Hospice of St. Francis Foundation will be hosting “The Purple Iris: A Gathering of Women Who Care” Fundraiser on Thursday April 13, 2017 at Suntree Country Club, 1 Country Club Drive, Melbourne 32940, starting at 11:30 a.m.   Martie Salt, Emmy-award winning news anchor from WFTV, will be the guest speaker. Her TV series “Blind-Sided” […]

Hospice of St. Francis Announces Grand Opening of Foundation

BREVARD COUNTY, FL – Hospice of St. Francis, the longest-serving Brevard County Hospice, announced the Grand Opening of their new Foundation. The Grand Opening and four-chamber Ribbon Cutting will be held Thursday, May 26, 2016 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at their Melbourne office located at 4875 N. Wickham Road, Suite 108, Melbourne 32940. […]

Families Give Insights into End-of-life Choices

– CBS News 1/20/16, 9:44 AM Families of terminally ill cancer patients say end-of-life care is better when the patient is at home or in hospice care, not in the hospital intensive care unit.   The study by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers surveyed the families of 1,146 older Medicare patients who had died of either advanced-stage lung […]

Families Happier with Less Aggressive End-of-life Cancer Care

  (Reuters Health) – Families may be more satisfied with end-of-life care for loved ones dying of cancer when treatment is focused on comfort rather than aggressive treatment and provided outside of a hospital, a U.S. study suggests.   When patients received at least three days of hospice care focused on comfort and quality of […]

Teen Volunteer Receives Letter of Commendation from President

A Titusville teen was the recent recipient of The President’s Volunteer Service Award in recognition of her volunteer work with Hospice of St. Francis. Abigail Creel, age 17, a senior at Titusville High School, was presented with a letter of commendation from President Barack Obama at the Senior Awards Ceremony on May 5, 2015. In […]