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Your Generosity is Our Lifeblood

At the Richard Murphy Hospice House, donations keep our mission alive. You can help us in our cause to bring care and comfort to the terminally ill by making a donation to our organization. We truly care about the well-being of the members of our community, and we ask for you assistance in providing them with the hospice care and services they deserve.

You can find ways to donate and support us on this page. We can also be supported by purchases on AmazonSmile.

Corporate Giving

Corporations or businesses often establish a donated amount in the annual budget. This is a planned giving program, and is very beneficial to the foundation in that this money can be budgeted. Some corporations require that an annual application or letter of request be made. Others send the annual check, and acknowledgement is made by the foundation.

Individuals who work for companies should always inquire whether the company will match personal donations. Recently, we have seen more companies willing to match personal donations as an incentive for the employees to give.

Documentation required by companies is available upon request.

Comfort Bags

When a resident is admitted to the Hospice House, a comfort bag is given to them with items that will help enhance their stay with us.

We accept donations of the following items:

Booties / Socks

Bottle Water

Brushes / Combs

Crossword Puzzle / Word Search


Facial Cream

Lip Balm



Pens / Pencils

Razors & Shaving Cream

Small Body Wash

Small Notepads for Journaling

Small Shampoo

Small Snack Foods

Toothbrushes & Toothpaste


Family Cheer Chart

In addition to the Comfort Bags, we distribute items from the Family Cheer Cart for the families to use during their stay with us. These items include playing cards, cookies, candy, soda, small giveaways for the children, DVDs, CDs, handheld games, other various items used for entertainment and just to put a smile on someone’s face.

Simply bring your new donations to the Hospice House, and let the staff know your items are for the Family Cheer Cart.

Brick Memorial

Hosted by Fundraising Brick

Honor the memory of your loved one with a memorial garden brick. The Richard Murphy Hospice House will have bricks engraved with your loved ones name to be placed in the prayer garden at the hospice house.