Silver Oak Society

Beautiful and old Oak at the sunset

You are cordially invited to become a member of HWC’s Silver Oak Society, a select group of caring and involved people who have made a personal pledge to ensure quality end-of-life care and grief counseling for Washington County residents. The compassionate individuals united in this honorary distinction share a profound commitment to HWC and to serving our community when coping with aging, serious illness and grief.

Hospice of Washington County, Inc. was established in 1980 for the sole purpose of lending support to those facing a terminal illness and their families. A core of caring citizens of Washington County, Maryland gathered to see how they could offer their time and talents to help share the burden of a serious illness for their neighbors. Over the past three decades, Hospice of Washington County developed into a full-service hospice with doctors, registered nurses, certified nursing assistants, professional social workers and spiritual care providers in addition to our many dedicated volunteers.

Thanks to so many generous individuals and businesses, HWC consistently goes above and beyond to offer much-needed services that are not reimbursed by Medicare and other payers.  HWC does not turn away a patient from are due to their inability to pay.

As a member of the Silver Oak Society, you offer your support to HWC, the exclusive licensed provider of hospice care in Washington County.

IMPORTANT REASONS TO JOIN HWC’S Silver Oak Society

  • It is comforting to know that your gift stays in Washington County and your dollars are working to ensure quality end of life care for you and your loved ones.
  • Chances are that someday, you and or someone you love will need hospice services and you’ll be glad you contributed to these important services and programs.
  • To sustain a “living endowment” fulfilling HWC’s commitment to our most vulnerable and to ensure that no one is turned away from hospice care due to their inability to pay.
  • To ensure that Bereavement Services are available to our community free of charge. HWC’s Bereavement Services are not limited to families of patients who are served by hospice but also for any individual who has experienced loss. This counseling is for individuals of any age including children.
  • To join with other community members in demonstrating your commitment to the humanitarian mission of Hospice of Washington County.

GIFT LEVEL

$75,000 Presidential ($15,000 per year for  5 years)
$50,000 Patron ($10,000 per year for  5 years)
$25,000 Fellow ($5,000 per year for  5 years)
$10,500 Member ($2,000 per year for  5 years)

Join Today

Membership to the SILVER OAK SOCIETY:

Oak leavesA special partnership has now formed between you, your fellow community members and Hospice of Washington County. Your membership solidifies your commitment to Washington County.

Recognition for your support of the HWC’s Corporate Silver Oak Society includes:

  • Recognition in Silver Oak Society Plaque, HWC Newsletter and Website.
  • Personal invitation to a Silver Oak Society Recognition Event.
  • Invitation to Hospice of Washington County Events, and special updates on HWC programs, services and activities.
  • $75,000 donors will have shared naming right (with another donor at that level) for one of the highly visible areas at Doey’s House – Family Dining Area and the Nurses Station
  • Other naming opportunities may be available, based on the gift size.

Our Story

HWC was born out of the vision of an exceptional group of people who realized the value of hospice care and wanted it for their families and neighbors.

Over the years, Hospice of Washington County developed into a full service hospice with doctors, registered nurses, certified nursing assistants, professional social workers and spiritual care providers in addition to our many dedicated volunteers.

As the exclusive licensed provider of hospice care in Washington County, Maryland, our goal is to surround the patient and their family with a personal team of professionals who know how to manage even the most difficult situations. HWC serves Washington County residents who live at home with family, in nursing homes, assisted living facilities or group homes and now at Doey’s House, the first hospice house for our community.