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Annual fundraiser brings in $142K for Wilshire Hospice music program

Posted: 1:14 PM, Aug 08, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-08 16:14:30-04
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The 17th Annual Hospice Hoedown Fundraiser, held this past weekend at Hearst Ranch, raised $142,000 for the Wilshire Hospice music program.

The event featured a dinner, live music and an auction.

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Attendees bid during the live auction at the 17th Annual Hospice Hoedown Fundraiser at Heart Ranch (Photo by A. Blake Photography/Courtesy Wilshire Hospice)

Wilshire Hospice provides clinical care, grief education and counseling, caregiver support, spiritual counseling, and other end-of-life services.

Money raised at the Hoedown Fundraiser will help the non-profit continue its music program, which employs several full-time musicians who visit with hospice patients and their caregivers, providing what Wilshire calls "medicine for the spirit."