2006 ANNUAL REPORT
a passion for caring
honor roll of contributors
This honor roll recognizes the many individuals and organizations that supported Capital Hospice in 2006.
We are grateful to the people and groups listed here—individuals and families, Washington area businesses,
foundations, clubs, congregations and government agencies—as well as thousands of others who made heartfelt
donations of less than $500 in the past year and those who contributed through the United Way and Combined
Federal Campaign. On behalf of the patients and families we served in 2006, we offer our deepest gratitude.
More than 25,600 individuals donated to Capital Hospice Mr. David G. Baxter Ms. Elizabeth Bridgman Mrs. Anna Marie Cahoon Mr. John H. Conway
in 2006, including many loved ones and friends who have Mrs. Mary W. Baylor Ms. Celeste Brodigan Mr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Ms. Marcia F. Conway
been personally touched by our care, who have become Mr. William J. Becker Mr. and Mrs. Dennis M. Brogan Calabrese, III Mr. William F. Coogan
advocates in the hospice movement and who help carry Mr. and Mrs. Dennis P. Bedell Mrs. Linda B. Bromley Mrs. Susannah Eby Calkins Mr. and Mrs. Edward H. Cooper
our message into the community. Mr. and Ms. Michael Beresik Mr. Lovell Brooks Ms. Nancy A. Calvert Mr. and Mrs. Henry Cooper
Ms. Patricia Berl Ms. Virginia Brown Mr. Kenneth B. Campbell Mr. and Mrs. Jack E. Corkey
Mr. and Mrs. James R. Bersch Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln F. Broyhill Mr. and Mrs. Scott D. Cannon Mr. Graham A. Cosmas
PATRONS Mr. Robert W. Ashwell
Mr. Wayne D. Berthelsen Ms. Dolores A. Brunk Ms. Lorni B. Capati Mr. and Mrs. George E. Covucci
$500 – $999 Ms. Pamela S. Atkins Mr. and Mrs. Russell A. Carolla
Ms. Irene C. Bettius Ms. Christine Buckley-Currie Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Crabill
Ms. Sara C. Abel Ms. Jill Aubry Mrs. Bonnie Carpenter
Mr. Raymond E. Bevacqua Mr. and Mrs. Larry E. Buckner, Sr. Mr. and Ms. Harold R. Cramer
Mrs. Joan Affleck-Smith Vincent and Julie Auletta Mr. and Mrs. Vincent A. Carretta
Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Biancardi Mr. John D. Buhl, Sr. Mr. Joseph W. Crane
Mrs. Kathleen Agins Ms. and Mrs. Robert M. Awtrey Mr. and Mrs. Ralph I. Catlett
Mr. Edward J. Bielecki Capt. William I. Bull Ms. Marjorie T. Craven
Ms. Jeanette E. Akhter Mr. Frederick Bachmann Mrs. Margaret R. Chaillet
Ms. Gail C. Black Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas R. Burke Ms. Virginia R. Crawford
Mr. Richard A. Allen Mr. and Mrs. Raymond S. Baker Mr. and Mrs. Kamlesh T.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Blair Ms. Kathleen B. Burke Mr. and Mrs. L. Andrew Cumbie,
Mr. Richard Altman Mr. Jerald Baker Chainani USN (Ret.)
Ms. Patricia Boerger and Mr. Ms. Mary Joyce Burks
Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Amann Mr. D. Michael Ballard Emmett Long Col. and Mrs. Francis X. Ms. Jan S. Curtis
Mr. John Barclay Burns
Mr. John P. Andelin, Jr. Ms. Mary E. Bane Chambers, Jr.
Mr. Everett D. Bogle Ms. Graziella M. Burpee Mr. and Mrs. Charles A.
Mr. and Mrs. John Weir Mrs. Soyoko M. Barkley The Honorable and Mrs. Richard Cushman
Ms. Elizabeth C. Bolton Mr. William F. Burrell
Anderson B. Cheney
Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Barlow Ms. Ofelia L. Borges Mr. William G. Dakin
Ms. Bessie E. Burton Mr. Marion Chew
Mr. and Mrs. G. Allen Mr. and Mrs. Robert Barlow Mrs. Nadean B. Bovard Mr. and Mrs. David L. Danner
Andreas, Jr. Mrs. Kathleen Y. Butler Mr. and Mrs. Douglas M.
Mr. Timothy J. Barnes Mr. and Mrs. Blair T. Bower Ms. Tamara C. Darvish
Mr. and Mrs. David A. Mr. Jack N. Butts Church, Jr.
Mr. James D. Barnette Mr. William G. Brakefield Ms. Barbara D. Davis
Andrukonis Mrs. Judy A. Butzner Mrs. Louise H. Cobb
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce J. Barrow Dr. and Mrs. Gerard M. Brannon Mr. Paul Del Giudice
Mr. Peter J. Arges Mr. Robert C. Byrd Mr. and Mrs. Dustin Coleman
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher C. Mr. and Mrs. Warren A. Brasselle Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Denhardt
Ms. Marion G. Arkin Mr. Paul V. Byrne Mr. Martin F. Comiskey
Batchelder Mr. Mark W. Deskin
Ms. Adrienne Ash Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Brechbiel Mr. Arthur Byrnes Mrs. Lois I. Consider
President and CEO Malene Smith Davis, center, at the volunteer luncheon
from the leadership
DEAR FRIEND OF CAPITAL HOSPICE: around the country. We see that as a great honor. caring for his wife at the end of her life. These are only
With this annual report, we rededicate ourselves to a few of the compelling stories we hear every day.
Thirty years ago, a small group of women and men our mission, to removing any barriers to hospice care, We are deeply indebted to the many donors whose
founded a hospice program in Northern Virginia. Three to improving the quality of our services and educat- passion led them to contribute to Capital Hospice in
decades later, Capital Hospice is proud to be celebrat- ing our entire team about the latest in hospice and 2006. Their ongoing support will ensure that we can
ing our promise to the community to provide expert palliative care. continue to serve patients now and into the future.
comfort and care to individuals and families facing loss This year’s annual report borrows its theme, “A
and the end of life, regardless of the nature of their ill- Passion for Caring,” from our annual fundraising Gala.
ness, lack of a caregiver, or the inability to pay for their The people profiled and listed in this publication bring
Malene Smith Davis, MBA, MSN, CHPN
care. As the largest hospice organization in the region, passion to their experiences with Capital Hospice. On
President and CEO
our program has served more than 45,000 patients in the pages that follow, you will meet one business
the counties and cities of Northern Virginia, Washington, leader with a passion for giving and another with a pas-
D.C. and Prince George’s County, Maryland. sion for giving back, a dedicated staff member with a
As America’s hometown hospice, we have a great passion for nursing, a community member with a pas- Ellen M. Goitia
obligation to serve as a model for other programs sion for volunteering and a husband with a passion for Chair of the Board
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“Hospice care is predicated on the understanding that people are
more than their disease. And while physical cure may not be possible,
Mr. and Mrs. Donald B. Dinger Ms. Karen K. Gard Mr. Frank Haygood emotional and spiritual wholeness is a goal toward which we strive.”
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Dixon Mrs. Frances P. Gardner Mr. John T. Hazel
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley C. Dobson Mr. and Mrs. Belton H. Gardner Ms. Barbara W. Hazelett L A I R D T H O M A S O N , C A P I TA L H O S P I C E C H A P L A I N
Mr. and Mrs. James R. Doty Ms. Paula Garrety Ms. Laura Heard
Ms. Joanna M. Driggs Mrs. Louise Gary Mr. Jack S. Heinbaugh
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Duffield Mr. David A. Gayer Ms. Suzanne E. Heinen
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald G. Dunn Mr. Guy Gilkeson Mr. Scott Heisler
Ms. Patricia M. Dunn Mr. Geoffrey Giovanetti Mr. and Mrs. Noel
Hemmendinger Ms. Janet N. Jennings Ms. Kathryn S. Lahn and Mr. Mr. and Mrs. Brian J. Lubkeman
Mr. and Mrs. Weaver W. Dunnan Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Givans William B. Marshuetz
Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Johnson Mr. Michael D. Lyons
Dr. Fran DuRocher Mr. and Mrs. Tim Glassett Mr. John W. Lainhart, IV
Henderson Mr. Marshall Johnson Ms. Sandra Mabry
Ms. Kathleen Dyer Mr. Charles L. Glerum Mr. John W. Lainhart, III
Mrs. Catherine W. Herman Ms. Ulrike Joiner Mr. and Mrs. Roger Machanic
Mr. Stanley Ebner Mr. and Mrs. Brian C. Goebel Mr. Robert A. Landau
Mrs. Naomi E. Herndon Mr. and Mrs. De Soto S. Col. and Mrs. James E.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Edberg Mr. and Mrs. John K. Goldwater Jordan, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. John Lange Macklin, Jr.
Mrs. Miriam E. Herr
Ms. Victoria C. Edgar Mr. Fred Golladay Mrs. Martha H. Jordan Mr. Kenneth V. Lanning Mr. and Mrs. George D. Madden
Ms. Gloria Herring
Mr. Stephen Edson Mr. J. Michael Gonzales Mr. and Mrs. George H. Kakissis Dr. Ike Lans Mr. H. Cabell Maddux, Jr.
Ms. Sharon H. Hertz
Mrs. Grace R. Edwards Mr. and Mrs. Arthur B. Goodkind Dr. and Mrs. Arthur N. Kales Mrs. Jane T. Larsen Mr. Edward J. Mahoney
Ms. Michele A. Herzog
Mr. and Mrs. John P. Egan Capt. and Mrs. John M. Gore Mr. and Mrs. Chris Kallivokas Mr. and Mrs. Philip Larson Mr. Robert L. Malec, Jr.
Ms. Janet L. Higgins
Mr. David E. Eisner Mrs. Marijane M. Gosnell Mr. and Mrs. John T. Kane Mr. and Mrs. James R. Lauducci Mrs. Florence M. Mallory
Ms. Virginia F. Hightower
Ms. Gail M. Embt Mr. Richard Goss Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Katcher Mr. and Mrs. Daniel E. Laytham Mr. and Mrs. Charles P.
Mr. and Col. David E. Hill
Mrs. Elizabeth G. Eppley Mrs. Gloria I. Goultrey Alexandra M. Kazakis, MD Mr. John Ledgerwood Maloney, III
Ms. Margaret L. Hively
Ms. Josephine Noerr Erkiletian Ms. Freya Grand Mr. and Mrs. Edwin W. Keck Mr. and Mrs. Christopher C. Lee Mr. and Mrs. S. Peter
Mr. and Mrs. Dallas W. Hoadley Manchester
Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Estes Dr. Carolyn E. Gravely-Moss Mr. and Mrs. Roger M. Keegan Mr. Frederick C. Lee and Ms.
Ms. Sandra J. Hoffman Mrs. Gladys F. Mangum
Mr. and Mrs. David L. Evans Mr. and Mrs. Burton S. Gray Mr. William J. Keery Connie J. Reid
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey L. Holden Mrs. Irene J. Manning
Ms. Margaret E. Evans Barbara Gray Mr. Charles Scott Keeter Mr. John Bruce Leggat
Ms. Jill D. Holley Mrs. Estelle Marlor
Dr. and Mrs. Richard Falls Mr. Bradford Gray Mrs. James J. Kelley Mr. and Mrs. David T. Leighton
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Hollopeter Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Marsteller
Mr. Ronald L. Fauquet Ms. Janice Green Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Kenny Mr. Derrick Leikness and Ms.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Holmes Kathleen Crocco Mrs. Phyllis Martin
Ms. Rosella Fecteau Mr. and Mrs. Melvin B. Greer, Jr. Mrs. Laura B. King
Ms. Dolores Holtsman Mr. and Mrs. Allen J. Lenz Ms. Mary J. Martin
Mr. James E. Feir Mr. and Mrs. Bentley C. Gregg Mr. and Mrs. John E. King
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore A. Mrs. Patricia A. Lenz Mr. Peter F. Masters
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin S. Fertel Ms. Johanna Grimes Col. Barbara P. King
Mr. and Mrs. David B. Filippi Ms. Carole S. Guerin Mr. Thomas C. Lewis Mr. and Mrs. Francis W.
Mr. and Mrs. James A. Mr. Roger Kirk
Mr. and Mrs. Marc J. Fink Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Guida Mr. and Mrs. Dean Linderman Masterson
Humphrey, Sr. Mr. Kevin Klose
Mr. David Fisher Mr. and Ms. L. C. Gustafson Mr. David J. Lindisch Mr. George A. Mathews
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Husson Mr. and Mrs. David Kluger
Capt. and Mrs. George R. Fister Mr. Mohammad T. Habibi Mrs. Judith A. Lindsey Mr. and Ms. Larry W. Matthews
Mrs. Gloria R. Hviding Mr. Michael R. Knapik and Ms.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Dr. Bruno Hake Mr. Donald C. Linville Mr. and Mrs. Joseph G. Mattos
Ms. Nancy J. Iacomini and Mr. Patricia O’Connor
Fitzgerald Mr. Timothy E. Hall W. D. Donahue Mr. Andrew Lissak Ms. Lisa Mayer
Mr. and Mrs. David A. Koplow
Mr. and Mrs. Forrest H. Fleming Mr. William S. Hamilton Mr. Parvaiz Ishaq Mr. Robert J. Loe Mrs. Sandra McAree
Mr. James N. Koshar
Mr. Howard W. Fogt, Jr. Ms. Carolyn S. Hand Ms. Sheryl Jackson Mr. and Mrs. Raymond C. Loehr Ms. Sharon Hall McBay
Mr. and Mrs. William R. Kraft, Jr.
Mrs. Hilke Foreso Mr. and Mrs. Norman C. Hardee Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Mr. and Mrs. David Lomax Ms. Mariam E. McCall
Mr. and Mrs. Paul D. Kramer
Mr. Lawrence R. Fouchs Mr. and Mrs. Dale D. Harpstead Jacobik, Jr. Ms. Sandra Long Mr. and Mrs. Daniel P.
Mrs. Madeline M. Kreher
Ms. Catherine Joy Fox Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. McClafferty
Mr. Scott E. Harris Mr. William C. Kremann Mr. and Mrs. Gerard J. Looby
Ross and Marisa Friedman Jacobsen, III Ms. Susan McCloskey
Mr. and Mrs. Harry P. Hart Mrs. Viola F. Kuchinski Mr. and Mrs. Michael S. LoPresti
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas V. Fritz Ms. Donna L. Jamison Mr. Kevin F. McDonald
Mr. and Mrs. George L. Ms. Leticia Laffey Mrs. Elizabeth M. Loweth
Mr. Robert W. Gambino Hasser, Jr. Mr. John Jaycox Ms. Rhonda T. McDonald
Mr. and Mrs. Kevin G. Lowther
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Capital Hospice celebrated many accomplishments ■ Provided more than $990,000 in charity care to ■ Were one of two local organizations selected by
in 2006. In the past year we: 114 patients who couldn’t afford hospice services. CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield to receive their first
annual award recognizing regional palliative care pro-
■ Named Malene Smith Davis as our new President ■ Received nearly $7.8 million in community support, grams that “have done the most to advance the care
and CEO, following a national search. Founder of including $1.2 million from sponsors and guests of of dying patients in the greater metropolitan area.”
West Virginia’s largest hospice, Davis joined Capital the Passion for Caring Gala.
Hospice in July. ■ Were honored by Fairfax County for its outreach to
■ Palliative Medicine was officially recognized by the the Latino community. Ofelia Recio, a member of
■ Provided hospice and palliative care to 5,149 American Board of Medical Specialties as a board Capital Hospice’s Faith and Community Outreach
patients throughout the year, serving a record num- certified subspecialty. As a national leader in Palliative Department, accepted the honor, describing to the
ber of families. The number of patients enrolled at Medicine, we are training professionals in this field Fairfax County Board of Supervisors the importance of
the beginning of the year, compared to year-end, and started our third class of fellows. access to hospice and palliative care for the members
reflected the organization’s ongoing growth. In of the Latino and other under-served communities.
January 2006, there was an average of 551 people ■ Proceeds from Capital Hospice’s Thrift Shop reached
in our care each day. By December, the average the $2 million mark since opening its doors in 1994. ■ In a related development, Capital Hospice added
number of people and families we cared for each a Spanish language information phone line, in order
day had increased to 704. ■ Hosted more than 350 people—a record number— to better serve the area’s growing Latino population.
at the eighth annual Josefina Magno Conference,
■ Completed the renovation of Halquist Memorial named for the oncologist who introduced hospice to ■ Assigned staff liaisons in local hospitals to reach
Inpatient Center, updating and improving the orga- the United States and founded Hospice of Northern out both to medical professionals and patients
nization’s 15-bed hospice-hospital. Virginia. The conference was sponsored by Capital to better inform them about Capital Hospice’s
Hospice’s Institute for Education and Leadership. comprehensive services.
highlights of 2006
The mission of Capital Hospice is to improve care for those facing
life-limiting illness through direct support of patients and their families,
public education and public advocacy.
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Mr. and Mrs. S. Leon McGlothlin Lt. Gen. Robert L. Moore, Mr. W. Randolph Payne Mr. David M. Reynolds Mr. and Mrs. Richard T. Scully Ms. Jane P. Stewart
Ms. Dawn M. McGruder USA (Ret.) Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Peduzzi Mr. and Mrs. Theron J. Rice Ms. Ann H. Scully Mr. and Mrs. Michael Stolarik
Mr. and Mrs. Kevin S. McGuiness Mr. James Moors Ms. Kathleen L. Persson Mr. and Mrs. Lance J. Rice Mr. Americo P. Sesso Mr. and Mrs. David W.
Mrs. Sharon McHale Ms. Maralyn D. Morency Mr. Michael Peterson Ms. Claudia Ridley Mr. Dennis J. Sharpe Stoltenberg
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh J. McLellan Ms. Laura A. Morlacci Mrs. Marjory L. Pettit Mr. Douglas C. Rippey Mrs. Wendy A. Shelley Mr. and Mrs. Daniel R. Stratton
Mr. Christopher Glenn Ms. Lynda Morris-Johnson Mr. and Mrs. William Piez Mr. and Mrs. William J. Ritchie Mr. Richard S. W. Shepard Col. George M. Strawn
McLoughlin Ms. Jean A. Morrison and Mr. Mrs. Joan L. Poladian Mr. Gregory A. Roane Mr. Peter D. Shields Mr. and Mrs. Frederick D. Streb
Mr. Walter Gerald McMackin Greg Knott Ms. Malan S. Strong
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley J. Poling Mr. W. M. Roark Mr. Michael Shifflett
Mr. Arthur T. McNeill Ms. Judy E. Morse Mrs. Joanne Stryer
Irene and Abe Pollin Dr. and Mrs. Nicholas J. Robert Lt. Gen. Raymond L. Shoemaker
Mr. Sean M. McWeeney Mr. and Mrs. Howard L. Motes Ms. Susan M. Stuntz
Mr. George V. W. Pope, Jr. Ms. Meg L. Roberts Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Short
Mr. Kenneth M. Mears Mr. and Mrs. Joe G. Motheral Mr. Donald H. Sunquist
Capt. Rufus C. Porter Mr. and Mrs. Owen W. Roberts Mr. and Mrs. Mitch Shue
Ms. Molly A. Meegan and Mr. Ms. Shelley Mulitz Mrs. Walterine “Walt” Swanston
Mr. and Mrs. James G. Potter Mr. James J. Robertson Mr. Burl D. Siemers
Abbe D. Lowell Mr. and Mrs. James J. Mulva Ms. Barbara Swecker
Dr. and Mrs. Donald Powell Mr. Stephen J. Rogers Mr. Stefan J. Silzer and Ms.
Mrs. Dorothea Megna Mr. Edwin B. Neill Barbara A. Chancey Mr. George P. Swenson
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas S. Powell Ms. Carole Rollinson
Ms. Patricia A. Dodge Dr. Dwight W. Newman Mr. and Mrs. M. Sean Simmons Ms. Anna Swenson
Col. Richard Powers, Jr. Mr. Jonathan Roman and Ms.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael P. Mekenie Mr. Deacon Nichols Ellen E. Usenik Mr. and Mrs. Larry L. Simms Ms. Ruth L. Swim
Mr. and Mrs. Armand R. Poyant
Mr. James H. Melandry Mr. David Nichols Mr. John Romer Mr. Harold L. Skean Mr. Patrick J. Szymanski
Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Pravlik
Mr. Robert L. Menefee Mr. and Mrs. Elroy L. Nieweg Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Roney Ms. Nancy J. Skibbie Ms. Karen A. Talty
Mr. Daniel S. Rader
Gen. and Mrs. Jack N. Mr. and Mrs. Ellis T. Col. Robert Rose, USA (Ret.) Mr. and Mrs. James F. Sloan Mrs. Janet Tarino
Mrs. Vicky Radoye
Merritt, USA (Ret.) Nottingham, Jr.
Ms. Clara R. Randall Mr. Richard L. Rosen Mr. and Mrs. Ralph D. Smalley Mr. and Mrs. Robert W.
Ms. June C. Metcalf Dr. Arthur J. Novick Terwilliger
Mr. C. R. Rankin Dr. Faye Rosenbaum and Dr. Mr. and Mrs. Donald L. Smith
Mr. Gary Middleton Mrs. Jane M. Numbers Michael Chaikind Mrs. Son T. Thai
Ms. Leah Reagle Mr. Harold J. Smith
Mr. and Mrs. Rich Milburn Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Ms. Evelyn Ross Mr. Todd A. Thibodeaux
Mrs. Alicia K. Reaney Mr. and Mrs. Nelson P. Smith
Ms. Charlotte J. Millar Ochsenschlager
Mr. Roger P. Ross Mr. Wayne J. Smith Mr. Brian P. Thiel
Mr. William C. Olin Mr. and Mrs. Steven L. Rearden
Mr. and Mrs. James E. Miller, Jr. Mr. Gerald Roth Dr. William N. Thomas
Ms. Lucy F. Reasor Ms. Leila Y. Smith
Mr. and Mrs. John S. Miller, III Ms. Ann O’Neil and Mr. Lennox
Mr. Raymond R. Ruppert Mr. Gilbert E. Smith Mr. Lowell E. Thompson
Shelton Mr. Michael Regan
Ms. Joetta Miller Ms. Karen L. Russell Maj. Phillip G. Tidmore
Mr. and Mrs. James H. Oslin Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie H. Register Mr. Elmer F. Smith
Mr. and Mrs. John A. Mintz Mr. Richard T. Russell, Jr. Ms. Evangeline H. Tierney
Mr. Millard F. Ottman, Jr. Ms. Sarah C. Reilly Mr. Walter Smith
Col. Bryan B. Mitchell Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Mr. and Mrs. James B. Tobin
Mrs. Deborah Owings Mrs. Paula D. Renshaw Mrs. Maria Anna Smith
Ms. Elizabeth A. Monaghan Mr. Mike Rzepiennik Mrs. Yvonne C. Tolson
Mr. Jay A. Padgett, Jr. Ms. Charlotte Reppy Mr. Albert H. Solomon, Jr.
Mrs. Grace M. Moody Mrs. Sawsan Said-Hanna Mr. and Mrs. Bert W. Treynor, Jr.
Ms. Kathleen J. Page Ms. Christine C. Reseigh Ms. Jo-Ann Soskovic
Mr. Edward A. Sair Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Sowar Mr. and Mrs. James E. Trimble
Mr. and Mrs. Carl R. Salzano Mr. John M. Stacy Mr. and Mrs. Gary Trugman
Mr. Henry J. Samborski Mr. and Mrs. John B. Stanford Mr. and Mrs. George Tsempales
Mrs. Jimmie J. Sandin Mr. and Mrs. Stephen G. Mr. John J. Tuohey
Ms. Carol E. Saunders Stapleton Mr. Joseph H. Turner
“I am inspired every day to try to make living better for those we serve. I
Mrs. Irmgard B. Scherer Mr. David J. Steinberg Mr. and Mrs. S. Edwin Ulmer
Ms. Anne L. Schofield Ms. Carol M. Stent Mr. and Mrs. Gerhard Urban
go home every night knowing that I have been able to make the world a
Ms. Lois L. Schulze Mr. and Mrs. William F. Sterner Mr. and Mrs. Richard H.
Ms. Jessica D. Schwab Mr. Leroy Stewart Urban, Jr.
little better. I believe that in doing this, I am fulfilling my purpose in life.”
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comprehensive services for patients and families
Capital Hospice is known for its comprehensive HALQUIST MEMORIAL INPATIENT CENTER in transition. Capital Hospice’s Speakers Bureau reaches
services which include: The newly renovated Halquist Memorial Inpatient Center congregations and other community organizations inter-
is a 15-bed hospice-hospital that provides acute inpa- ested in learning about hospice.
HOME CARE tient level of care—as well as respite care—around the
Home care provides end-of-life care and support to clock to Capital Hospice patients in a home-like setting. INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATION AND LEADERSHIP
individuals, families and significant others in private resi- The Institute serves as the center of Capital Hospice’s
dences, group homes or wherever in our service area LONG TERM CARE professional education and research programs, which
patients and families call home. Services are provided End-of-life care is provided to residents in nursing focus on promoting and improving hospice and pallia-
through regularly scheduled and emergency visits by an homes, assisted living and independent living facilities. tive care. Capital Hospice is one of only three commu-
interdisciplinary team including physicians, nurses, social Capital Hospice team members collaborate with the nity-based hospices in the country to offer accredited
workers, chaplains, nursing assistants and volunteers facility staff to provide residents with comfort measures fellowships in Palliative Medicine.
focusing on the physical, psycho-social and spiritual and symptom management services.
needs of the patient, family and caregivers. The empha- CAPITAL PALLIATIVE CARE CONSULTANTS
sis is on the patient being able to remain at home sur- POINT OF HOPE GRIEF COUNSELING CENTER Palliative care is a specialized treatment option that
rounded by family and friends. Grief and loss services include: bereavement counseling offers advanced pain and symptom management to
for individuals, families and groups; drop-in and special- patients who are chronically ill but not yet ready for the
AFTER HOURS CARE ized grief support groups; Point of Hope Camp, an full array of hospice services. Capital Palliative Care
Hospice care is available to Capital Hospice patients and annual summer weekend retreat for children; and grief Consultants offers a variety of other services that enable
families 24 hours a day. Any night, weekend or holiday, training and workshops for churches, businesses, schools the patient to be as independent and active as possible.
our patients can reach our After Hours Care Center. and other community groups. Services are available for
Registered nurses answer calls to assess problems, pro- Capital Hospice families and the community at large. PATIENT CARE FUND
vide support, advise caregivers, and can send on-call Capital Hospice does not turn away anyone seeking
nurses to homes or facilities for care as needed. FAITH AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH INITIATIVE its services because of lack of insurance or lack of
Outreach to faith and other communities includes edu- resources to pay for their care. Financial assistance is
cation and training on end-of-life issues; counseling available through the community-supported Patient
services; and spiritual and practical guidance for families Care Fund.
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“At Capital Hospice, someone has to be the doctor. Someone
has to be the social worker. Someone has to be the chaplain.
Mr. and Mrs. John R. Utermohle PARTNERS CIRCLE Mr. James D. W. Bruffy And someone has to be the volunteer. That’s me. I love every
Ms. Antonina E. Valenti OF CARING Mr. and Mrs. Eugene B. Bruns
Ms. Ruth Van Sickle $1,000 – $2,499 Ms. Heather E. Bryden and Mr. minute. Capital Hospice is my second home.”
Ms. Francine Vannicola Mr. John Albrittain Thomas J. Rettie
Mr. and Mrs. John D. Veatch Ms. Elizabeth Alexander Mr. Kevin J. Burke
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Allard Mrs. Freda A. Burner V I L E G E R E , A N N A N D A L E , V I R G I N I A , C A P I TA L H O S P I C E V O L U N T E E R
Mrs. Quynh Vu
Ms. Jane N. Walker Ms. Kimberly Allen Ms. Josephine E. Burns
Mr. Patrick J. Wall Mr. David E. Andelman Mr. Antonio Romulo Cafoncelli
Mr. Mark Anstine and Ms. Teresa S. Guzman
Mrs. Erma M. Wallis
Mrs. Darrell F. Armstrong Dr. and Mrs. Matthew A.
Ms. Ann M. Warren
Ms. Audrey L. Warren Dr. Levon Avdoyan Mr. James Dey Mrs. Louise K. Gabel Mr. Lawrence M. Harper
Mr. G. Colin Campbell, Jr.
Mr. David Weary Mr. and Mrs. Sverre O. Bach Mr. and Mrs. Alan P. Dierksen Mr and Mrs. Brad Gable Mrs. Jean E. Harriman
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest A.
Mr. and Mrs. George S. Webb Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Baer Carpico, Jr. Ms. Diane Dillard Ms. Marianne Garman Mr. Michael Harrington
Mrs. Nancy Webster Mrs. Emily Ballard Mrs. Sharon N. Carroll Ms. Eleanor H. Dixon Mr. John M. Gatt, Sr. Mr. Charles E. Harris
Mr. and Mrs. John F. Welch Mr. and Mrs. Glen H. Ballowe Mr. Roy L. Carter Mr. Donald A. Dobson Mrs. Karen L. Gentry Mr. and Mrs. Caspa L. Harris, Jr.
Mr. Stanley N. Wellborn Dr. and Mrs. William O. Bank Ms. Ella O. Carter Mr. John Donohue Mr. Charles A. Gillespie Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Harwood
Mrs. Jade C. West and Mr. Mr. and Mrs. Larry L. Barbour Mr. and Mrs. Stephen P. Ms. and Mr. Vicky Dorman Ms. Elizabeth Q. Glennon Ms. Doris Hausser
Raymond J. LaJeunesse, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Mark T. Baugh Caruthers Mr. Lawrence L. Drumm Mr. and Mrs. John M. Gluck Mrs. Linda T. Hawkins
Mrs. Patricia Whiting-Dsawani Lt. Gen. and Mrs. Julius W. Mr. Gordon Caylor Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Mr. Charles J. Goguen, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Myron W. Hedlin
Mr. and Mrs. George B. Becton, Jr., (Ret.) Ms. Frances S. Childs Duemling Mrs. Christine Fisher and Mr. Mrs. Marilyn Heebner
Wilkes, III Mr. and Mrs. Irving Beller Mr. and Mrs. Terence B. Dunn Oscar A. Goldfarb
Ms. Doris M. Chirafisi Mr. Harry Fook Suan Heng
Lt. Col. and Mrs. Robert Williams Mr. and Mrs. Paul C. Bennett Dr. and Mrs. David M. Dunning Ms. Gretl Golter
Mr. Michael F. Cieslak Maj. and Mrs. Craig K. Hill
Ms. Gladysmary C. Williams Col. and Mrs. George H. C. Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Durfee Dr. Carlos F. Gomez
Mr. and Mrs. David Clark Ms. Melissa Hoadley
Mr. Willard Williams Berger
Mr. and Mrs. Richard G. Mrs. Constance M. Edwards Mr. and Mrs. Hank Goodstein Ms. Constance H. Holcombe
Ms. Voncile Willingham Ms. Susan Berlow Cleaveland Mr. and Mrs. Michael P. Ellis Mr. William H. Gordon Mr. and Mrs. Charles Holden, III
Mr. Christopher S. Wilson Dr. and Mrs. Edward H. Bersoff Mr. Brian S. Cole Mr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Ellis Mrs. Nancy J. Gormley Mr. and Mrs. Wallace F. Holladay
Mrs. Ann Winchester The Honorable and Mrs. Robert Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Collins
O. Blake Mrs. Ruth H. Emery Dr. Daniel Gormley, Jr. Ms. Sarah Holt
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Winkels Mr. and Mrs. Richard B. Colton Ms. Josephine Noerr Erkiletian Col. and Mrs. John E. Gould
Mr. H. Clay Blankenship, Jr. Mrs. Kendall L. Hopkins
Mr. Sherman Wooden Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Cookson Col. Frederick G. Ernst, (Ret.) Mr. and Mrs. Albert J. Gravallese
Mr. and Mrs. Alan Berlow Mr. and Mrs. Theodore
Mr. Barry Worthington Mr. and Mrs. Carleton R. Cooper Mr. Raymond H. Ethier Ms. Mary-Alice Gray Horoschak
Mr. Dirk Wyckoff Ms. Carol Blum and Mr. Martin
D. Schwartz Ms. Bessie P. Corbin Ms. Elizabeth B. Etzell Mr. Carleton H. Gray Ms. Bertha Hoskins
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Yalen Ms. Kathryn L. Corey Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Mrs. Sonia S. Greene R. Adm. and Mrs. William P.
Mrs. Gail A. Bohan
Ms. Amy York Mr. and Mrs. John Cowles Ewing, Jr. Ms. Gail E. Griffith and Mr. Gary Houley, USN (Ret.)
Ms. Nancy Bolish
Ms. Linda S. Young Ms. Barbara J. Craig Ms. Vivian E. Feagan D. Begeman Mr. Dirk L. Edwards and Ms.
Mr. and Mrs. James Bouck
Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Young Dr. Peter A. Danton Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Ferguson Ms. Mary S. Grimes Patti Houlihan
Mr. and Mrs. William H.
Mr. Thomas R. Young Brakefield Mr. and Mrs. Andre D’Arcangelo Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Ferret Mrs. Constance H. Grisard Mr. and Mrs. William C. Howlett
Vice Adm. and Mrs. Lando W. Mr. and Mrs. David J. Brewer Mr. and Mrs. Scott G. Davis Mr. David R. Fijol Mr. and Mrs. Michael Groll Mrs. Yasuko Ikeda
Zech, Jr. Mr. Peter Fitzmaurice Mrs. Beate J. Guffee Mr. Roy Y. Irvin
Mr. and Mrs. David S. Broder Ms. Elizabeth Davis
Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Zelman Mr. and Mrs. James M. Folsom Mr. and Mrs. Martin F. Gurri Ms. Masuko Jackson
Ms. Beverly R. Brown and Mr. Mr. Charles M. Davis, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Dario Zucchi Mark Fehling Mr. John I. Frankhouser Ms. Margaret Hafey Dr. Bruce R. Javors and Ms.
Mr. and Mrs. Dean J. DeBuck
Mrs. Joyce Zucker Mr. Elizabeth Anne Brown Susan H. Cronenberg-Javors
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Delonga Lt. Gen. Edward S. Fris Mr. Thomas F. Hairston
Mr. William C. Zuellig Mr. William E. Brown Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence F.
Lt. Col. and Mrs. James J. Mr. and Mrs. Paul S. Frommer Mr. and Mrs. James J.
Derhaag Hanagan, Jr.
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A PASSION FOR FAMILY “A lot of thoughts went through my mind,” says James was determined to find a way to take Sharon
James. “How far do you go? To see the look of distress home. He quit his day job and set his mind on learning
James and Sharon Harbor have been married for 30 on her face every day when I left her hospital room—it everything he could by observing the staff of Capital
years. From the time she was diagnosed with throat was horrible.” Hospice as they cared for his wife. He arrived at the
cancer in 2005, he has been by her side. There have Not only that, but James, 63, was working full time. nursing home at 9 a.m., stayed until 3 a.m. the next
been many low points for the couple from southeast Sharon’s illness was taking its toll on him physically and morning when he left to manage a newspaper route to
Washington. emotionally. help cover their expenses. After a couple of hours of
For instance, in February 2006, while undergoing her June 2006 was a turning point. That is when Sharon sleep, he would return to his wife at the nursing home.
fourth round of chemotherapy, Sharon’s lungs collapsed, was transferred to a nursing home and the Harbors deter- In January, James brought Sharon home. With the
her kidneys failed and an infection took over her body. mined she would be best served by hospice. “Capital support of the Capital Hospice team, he serves as her
In the months that followed, Sharon was in and out of Hospice has been in our corner ever since,” says James. primary caregiver. “There’s no doubt in my mind that, if
the intensive care unit of Howard University Hospital. Almost overnight, everything changed. In the care of it weren’t for Capital Hospice, Sharon would still be at
Doctors performed a tracheotomy. She suffered three Capital Hospice’s doctors and nurses, Sharon’s pain was the nursing home or in a hospital,” says James. Because
episodes of respiratory distress. Transferred to a special- relieved. She was able to rest for the first time in almost of Capital Hospice, “My wife has control over what hap-
ty hospital, she was in constant pain. a year. Her outlook and confidence improved. “To a cer- pens to and for her,” he says. “If it weren’t for them, I
tain extent, she began to heal,” says her husband. don’t think we would have made it to this point.”
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Mr. George Jermstad Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Ms. Amy L. Marasco Newton Mr. Quentin Meyer Dr. and Mrs. Harry L. Parlette, III Ms. Kathryne B. Scarborough
Mr. and Mrs. Roger Coleman Korzeniewski Ms. Diana Martin Mr. and Mrs. John Miklos Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Parrott Ms. Kathleen Schauer
Johnson Mr. Carl Koteff Mrs. Barbara A. May Ms. Virginia G. Miles Mr. and Ms. James C. Parry Ms. Elizabeth Scheiman
Mrs. Carolyn M. Johnson Mrs. Joann Kottkamp Mr. and Mrs. James M. McAllan Mr. and Mrs. James E. Millar, Jr. Mr. William L. Payne Mr. Neil Schlussel
Mr. and Mrs. Bear Johnston Ms. Lisa V. Krauss Mr. and Mrs. John Daniel Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Ms. Virginia G. Peacock Mr. Michael Schneeberger
Mr. Clyde E. Jones Mr. Michael A. Krochmal McAuliffe Miller, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Perkins Mr. Thomas E. Schubert
Ms. Pamela K. Jones Ms. Stephanie La Lumiere Ms. Keiko McCartney Mr. and Mrs. Martin J. Miller Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence S. Peters Mr. and Mrs. Carl W. Schwarz
Dr. and Mrs. Neal T. Jones Ms. Sandra E. Lamb Mrs. Eileen Noone McCarty Mr. Allen Z. Miller Mr. and Mrs. James J. Pishner Mrs. Ida S. Sergent
Mrs. Catherine S. Jordan Ms. Donna Lamone Mr. William R. McConnell Mr. Noah Minkin Mr. Edward Piskura and Ms. Mrs. Elaine J. Seymour
Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. Joyce, III Mr. and Mrs. G.L. Lane, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Leonard R. Minnick (deceased) Diane M. Hurley Mr. Lyndal L. Shaneyfelt
Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Joyce Ms. Prue B. Larocca McCorkindale Ms. Jacqueline O. Mixson Mr. Cleo Pizana Ms. Judith H. Shreve
Mr. Edward J. Joyce Mrs. Louise Lashley Ms. Mary M. McCracken Mr. Lewis Moore Ms. Lee Porter Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Simon
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kellogg Ms. Katherine A. Lehner Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Mr. Eugene Moos Mr. Robert M. Quinn Mr. and Mrs. Murray Simpson
Mr. Edward V. Kenney, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Leigh, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Ms. Jeanne T. Raeder Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Skaer
Mrs. Garnette R. McCune Moran, Jr.
Ms. Kathleen Trail and Ms. Mr. and Mrs. John Leikness Col. Edward C. Raleigh, Mr. Wallace E. Smith
J. A. Keyes Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. McCurry Ms. Leslie Morginson-Eitzen USA (Ret.)
Mrs. Leslie Lenny Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Smith
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Mr. Michael McDonald Mr. John K. Morrison, III Mr. and Mrs. David W. Ralston
Mr. and Mrs. Terry F. Lenzner Mr. and Mrs. T. Eugene Smith
Keyes, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. William F. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Mr. Walid S. Ramadan
Mr. and Mrs. James B. Leonard Mr. and Mrs. William O. P.
Dr. Toni C. Kilyk and Mr. McDonald Morrissette
Mr. Kurt S. Lewis and Ms. Kathy Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Reaves Snead, III
Luke Kilyk Mr. Timothy J. McEvoy Mrs. Mary A. P. Mostoller
Waters Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Reavis Mrs. Ardis Sneddon
Mr. and Mrs. Paul C. Mr. and Mrs. Tom G. McInerney Mr. Daniel J. Mullane, III
Mr. Jack Liddle Mr. and Mrs. P. Eric Reed Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Sotelo
Kincheloe, Jr. Mrs. Edith H. McKisson
Ms. Alison Ling Mr. Terence T. Murphy Mr. Paul T. Reed
Mr. and Mrs. James H. Kirk Mr. and Mrs. William Soza
Mr. Charles I. McLain Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Murphy
Mr. Chris Lopiccolo Mr. and Mrs. Douglas C. Rhodes Mr. and Mrs. Steven J. Speer
Mr. and Mrs. Gary W. Kirkbride Mr. James E. McNair and Ms.
Mr. James L. Loving Christopher A. Myers Mrs. Phyllis D. Ritenour
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kirkman Lori S. Larson Cmdr. Norman E. St. Louis
Ms. Christopher T. Lutz Mr. and Mrs. Paul C. Nassetta Mr. William B. Roberts
Mr. and Mrs. Walt P. Kitonis, III Mr. and Mrs. Val S. McWhorter Col. Warner D. Stanley, III, (Ret.)
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas G. Ms. Elsie L. Nazarian Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Roche
Mr. Gregory M. Kohlhaas Ms. Jessica Megill Mrs. Linda C. Stevens
MacCracken Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Neil Ms. Suzan Rodano
Mr. James C. Kolesnik Dr. Maria J. Merino-Neumann Ms. Krista J. Stewart
Mr. Stephen F. Maher Ms. Lindsay R. Nichols Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Rogers
Ms. Kathleen Koritko and Mr. Dr. and Mrs. John F. Mermel Ms. Martha S. Stewart
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Malley Ms. Jeanette Nickell Mr. Robert Roland
Robert Fox Mr. and Mrs. Gregory B. Meyer Mrs. and Mr. Holly E. Stichka
Mr. Kenneth E. Nickels Mr. John J. Rooney Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Stover
Ms. Maria P. Nicklin Mr. Paul Rosenzweig and Ms. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel R.
Mrs. Else E. Oetiker Kathleen E. Kunzer Strickland
Mr. Einar S. Olsen Mr. William A. Ross Mr. and Mrs. Warren Stromberg
Dr. William A. Olson Mrs. John V. Rowan Dr. and Mrs. Tom Sullivan
“Everybody knows that if you’re having trouble breathing or if your heart The Olson Family Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Rustad Mr. Victor L. Summers
Mr. Gerald G. Oplinger Mr. and Mrs. Garry D. Ryan Mr. Clarence E. Sumner and Ms.
suddenly stops, you call 911 or go to the hospital. I’d like everybody to Mr. and Mrs. Kevin O’Reilly Ms. Margaret L. Ryan Toni Harrington
Mr. Robert Allen Orr Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Ryan Mr. and Mrs. Bobby J. Surface
know just as immediately that if you’re facing a serious illness that might Mr. Thomas A. Owens Mr. and Mrs. William Sabo Mr. and Mrs. Leland W.
Ms. Barbara P. Pandolfo Mr. Jeff Salton Thompson
end in death, you have hospice.” Ms. Linda C. Parker Ms. Victoria P. Sant Mr. Richard L. Thompson
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A PASSION FOR NURSING She joined the staff of Capital Hospice in 2003 to patients, wherever they live. “When I started out, I
and, given her experience, devotes her time to caring frequently heard people say they didn’t know that the
Patients and families frequently refer to the staff of for patients living in nursing homes and hospitals in residents of nursing homes were eligible for hospice
Capital Hospice as “angels.” Diana Pfeiffer, a Capital Prince George’s County. She is one of a dozen week- care,” she says. “But thanks to Capital Hospice’s
Hospice nurse in the organization’s Prince George’s day and weekend nurses working out of the organiza- Speakers Bureau and its other outreach efforts, that
County, Maryland, office, begs to differ. “People don’t tion’s Largo office. perception is changing.”
need to put halos on us,” she says. “There are a lot of Pfeiffer was attracted to Capital Hospice because of Asked how she is able to do this work, day in
people out there working in different professions per- its holistic approach, because it allows her to spend and day out, Pfeiffer shares this story. One patient, a
forming hard jobs every day. This is simply what those quality time with patients, and because of the dedica- woman who chose to stay in her home at the end of
of us who work at Capital Hospice were called to do.” tion of the members of the team—which includes doc- her life, was being cared for by her daughter-in-law.
“I really found my niche in nursing,” adds Pfeiffer, a tors, nurses, social workers, certified nursing assistants, “The goal was to make her as comfortable as possible
graduate of the Alexandria School of Nursing who has chaplains and volunteers. “Working in the field of hos- until she died,” says Pfeiffer. As she thinks back to that
expertise and training in geriatric nursing as well as hos- pice and palliative care is rewarding work,” she says. “It time, Pfeiffer says, “It was a beautiful moment in time,
pice and palliative care. Pfeiffer has worked in the field is also emotional work. Being able to turn to members like a perfectly choreographed dance. Everyone was
of geriatrics for more than 30 years. For people who of our team for support is really helpful.” in agreement about what was in the best interest of
find a faith component comforting at the end of life, In the three years since she joined the Capital their family member.”
Pfeiffer, who is also trained in parish nursing, offers Hospice staff, Pfeiffer has observed that a growing “It is times like that I realize what an honor it is to
guided prayer. number of people understand that hospice will come be with someone in their final days,” she says.
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Mrs. Benjamin W. Thoron Ms. Christine Windheuser Mr. and Mrs. Steven T. Galles Ms. Gail J. Schlett Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hazel Mr. Christopher K. Crockett
Ms. Mary Tims Mrs. Anne S. Wohlford Mr. and Mrs. H. Lawrence Mrs. Mary Dickinson Evans Sella Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey G. Hilber Mrs. Linda Dunleavy
Mr. James W. Todd Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Wrable Garrett, Jr. Mrs. Barbara S. Sheehan Mr. and Mrs. Brett Hitt Dr. and Mrs. John A. Fox
Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Tomayko Dr. and Mrs. Raymond F. Wrenn Dr. and Mrs. Rudolph B. Garrity Mrs. Jean Sleater Kenneth J. Hunter Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Hanley
Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Trainor Mr. and Mrs. Peter F. Yelverton Mrs. Lorna J Gladstone Mr.and Mrs. William T. Slenker Mr. Michael R. Kain Mr. and Mrs. William A. Hazel
Ms. Lucy J. Trainor Mr. and Mrs. Philip W. Young, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Pedro Goitia Ms. Jane A. Sneed Mrs. Jody L. Kelly Ms. Ellen Hennessy and Mr.
Ms. Eleanor K. H. Trowbridge Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd D. Young Mr. John M. Hatfield Mr. and Mrs. Terry W. Snyder Maj. Gen. Robert L. Kirwan, (Ret.) Frank Daspit
Mr. and Mrs. Howard C. Turnage Ms. Patricia A. Young Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Howe Ms. Barbara L. Spencer Ms. Joyce C. Koons Mr. Michael Hennig
Dr. Jane T. Udelson Martha and Howard Zaritsky Mr. and Mrs. Larry C. Hyden Mrs. Mary Ann Japour and Mr. Ms. Judith A. Kozacik Dr. Joseph B. Johnson
Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm R. Mr. and Mrs. Vance S. Zavela Mr. and Mrs. Conrad C. Hylton Stuart M. Stafman Ms. Vivian R. Lynn and Mr. David Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Jones
Uffelman Mrs. Anita M. Zuckerman Ms. Sheila C. Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Lee S. Steinmeyer Heisler Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Jordan
Ms. Elizabeth T. Ussery Mr. and Mrs. Eric C. Kendrick Mr. and Mrs. Rick Townshend Mr. and Mrs. Brian J. Marlowe Mr. and Mrs. Armen B.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Van Mr. John E. Kimball and Ms. Lori Mrs. Enid N. Warner Ms. Donna M. Mastran Manoogian
Antwerp OF CARING Hinterleiter Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Williams Mrs. Katherine G. McLeod Mr. David R. Mayhood
Mr. and Mrs. Albert G. Van $2,500 – $4,999 Ms. Mary Jane Larocca Ms. Caroline C. Willis Mr. Roger A. McReynolds Mrs. Anne D. Moser
Metre Mr. G. Scott Les Mes Dr. and Mrs. Richard P. Rubino
Mrs. Jackie M. Anderson Mr. and Mrs. Jay Kelly Wright Mr. Michael L. Parbs
Mr. and Mrs. Albert G. Van Mr. and Mrs. George P. Lutz Mr. and Mrs. Jack Seeley
Mr. and Mrs. Don Ashbaugh Mr. and Mrs. Stephen G. Yeonas Mr. Edward Petros
Dr. and Mrs. George P. Bogumill Ms. Elizabeth A. Mahan Mr. Robert H. Zalokar, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Scott C. Plein Mrs. Dorothy F. Shetterly
Ms. Carol Van Voorst
Mr. Stephen D. Boyce Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Mason Ms. Shirley M. Zeliff Mrs. Robin L. Portman and Mr. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis C. Welsh
Mr. Michael R. Vanderpool
Mr. and Mrs. David Bradley Mrs. and Mr. Barbara Mathews Ms. Heather Zimmerman and Mr. Thomas J. Portman
Col. Lawrence W. Vogel, (Ret.)
Ms. Cynthia L. Brenneman Mr. and Mrs. Gregory D. Michael Morrison Mr. and Mrs. Rick Rabil FOUNDERS CIRCLE
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Wade McVeigh
Mr. John H. Broadbent, III Maj. Gen. and Mrs. Darrie H. $25,000 – $49,999
Mr. Larry W. Walker Ms. Linda B. Miller and Mr. Richards
Mr. and Mrs. Thu-Hien T. Bui LEADERSHIP CIRCLE Anonymous Donor
Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Walski Bruce S. Wolff, Esq. Mrs. Michele K. Ross
Mr. Edward R. Carr $5,000 – $9,999 Ms. Maura Fox and Mr. Marcus
Mr. and Mrs. John W. Warner, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. J. Randall Minchew Mr. Edgar F. Rummel Montgomery, III
Mr. and Mrs. James Chapman Mr. and Mrs. J. Colin Atkins, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Nick Wassum Ms. Virginia H. Moran Mr. and Mrs. John Schanz Mr. and Mrs. William J. Inman
Mr. David Cohen Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Barrett
Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Weil Mr. Patrick D. Moroney Mrs. Lorraine C. Snell Mr. and Mrs. James E. Koons
Ms. Jessie M. Colgate Mr. and Mrs. Stephen F. Black
Mr. and Mrs. John K. Welch Mr. Joseph C. Morris Mr. Anthony Spadaro Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
Darleen and Allan Cors Mr. and Mrs. N. Paul Brost, Jr.
Mr. David Wells Dr. and Mrs. J. Cameron Muir Mr. and Mrs. Steven A. Terry Squarzini, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Cramer Mr. Albert G. Broughton
Mr. and Mrs. Russell J. Werle Ms. Virginia M. O’Donnell Mr. and Mrs. James T. Todd Mr. Jack Taylor
Mr. Jeffrey A. Croft Mr. John G. Campbell
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Weyers Mr. Peter O’Donoghue Mr. and Mrs. John Toups Mr. Warren Tillapaugh
Mr. and Mrs. John K. Delaney Mr. and Mrs. Paul N. Cantey
Mr. and Mrs. David J. White Mr. Charles R. O’Regan Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Walsh, Jr.
Mr. Edward A. Delman Mr. Jack W. Carney
Mr. John M. White and Mrs. Mr. John Pagones Mr. and Mrs. Beau Van Metre SUSTAINERS CIRCLE
Mr. Richard L. Desjardins Mr. and Mrs. Daniel P. Cochran
Tamara G. Fischer-White Ms. Martha F. Parowski $50,000 OR MORE
Ms. Virginia Dougherty Mr. Jeffrey S. Cooper
Ms. Anne M. Wilhelmsen Mr. and Mrs. James E. Peeples Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Adler
Mr. Tom David CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE
R. Adm. and Mrs. Edward A. Mr. Robert H. Einhaus
Mrs. Anna O. Price $10,000 – $24,999 Mr. and Mrs. Alex P.
Wilkinson Mr. and Mrs. James L. Ervin, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Dever
Mr. Brian M. Quackenbush Bartholomaus
Col. Norman Farrell, (Ret.) Mr. and Mrs. Matthew T. Adams
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Williams Mr. and Mrs. Stephan E. Fay Mrs. Peggy L. Hoffman
Mr. Henry T. Rathbun Mr. and Mrs. Gabriel A. Battista
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Williams Mr. David E. Feldman Mr. and Mrs. William Fetsch
Mrs. Roberta Roumel Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Bruce, Jr.
Cmdr. Barbara M. Williams, Mr. Michael Ferneding Mr. Marshall H. Groom and Ms.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth W. Rutland Patricia Bray Mr. Jack H. Burke
USN (Ret.) Ms. Nancy J. Fouchs
Mr. and Mrs. Michael C. Saba Ms. Helen A. Halbig Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Clark
Mr. George C. Wilson Ms. Kathleen A. Fox
Mr. Paul F. Sale Mrs. Audrey H. Hatry Mrs. Mabel W. Clark
Mr. and Mrs. Jack D. Wilson Mrs. Jonnie F. Frisby
Mr. and Mrs. David A. Schenck
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A PASSION FOR PHILANTHROPY In the 21 years since then, CEXEC has grown and organization in action over the years through his
prospered with each passing year. With that growth, it employees or friends. “I’ve seen Capital Hospice at
The year was 1985. Doug Rhodes and his business has continued to support Capital Hospice, as well as work in some pretty difficult situations,” he says. “I
partner, Brent Lin, had taken their struggling informa- many other organizations near and dear to the hearts of really admire the work they do.”
tion technology and management services firm and the company’s 200 employees. CEXEC also encourages He has also observed how Capital Hospice uses
turned it around. Having been profitable in its first six its employees to donate their time. “These people have its resources effectively, providing services over a large
years, the company had suffered several setbacks and stepped up to the plate time and again, including after geographic area that extends from Northern Virginia
was losing money. When CEXEC, Inc. next turned a September 11 and in the wake of Hurricane Katrina,” into the District of Columbia and to Prince George’s
profit, though a small one at that, Rhodes and Lin were says Rhodes. County, Maryland. “It’s amazing they can do as much
elated and decided to invest the $5,000 the company Speaking of Capital Hospice, Rhodes says, “It’s easy as they do and do it so well.
had earned back into the community. Looking for to support someone who does something so essential “There are a lot of ways a company can be
“neighbors” who had made a difference locally, they and so good and that is available to everyone, without involved in the community,” he concludes. “We real-
chose to give half to George Mason University and half exception.” While he has never had a family member ize that our ongoing long-term support of Capital
to the predecessor to Capital Hospice. in the program, Rhodes says he has seen the nonprofit Hospice is touching a lot of lives.”
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These faith groups—representing a variety of traditions and Our Lady of Lourdes Church The Women of Trinity Church A wide range of community groups and governments
based in communities from Middleburg, Virginia, to Landover, Arlington, VA Manassas, VA made gifts to Capital Hospice in the past year, including
Maryland—partnered with Capital Hospice in 2006. Pleasant Valley United U. M. W. of Trinity Church many gifts in memory of friends, colleagues and
Methodist Women Alexandria, VA
neighbors we cared for.
U. M. W. Washington Farm
Aldersgate United Methodist First Baptist Church Resurrection EV Lutheran Church Methodist Church *Memorial Gifts
Alexandria, VA of Marshall Heights Arlington, VA Alexandria, VA
Arlington Metaphysical Chapel Washington, DC Riverdale Presbyterian Church United Methodist Women–
Arlington, VA First Baptist Church of Vienna University Park, MD Arlington United Methodist AARP Chapter 754 Fairfax County Professional Fire
Vienna, VA Saint Agnes Catholic Church Church Fighters & Paramedics*
Belvoir Woods Protestant American Association of
Arlington, VA Arlington, VA
Mission Society Fort Myer Military Community University Women–Medford Falls Church Lions Charities, Inc.
Fort Belvoir, VA Catholic Worship Groups St. Benedict Monastery– Vale United Methodist Church Branch Family & Friends of Muriel
Fort Myer, VA Linton Hall School Oakton, VA
Bethel United Church of Christ American Legion #1976 R. Kuhn*
Arlington, VA Franciscan Mission Associates Bristow, VA Vienna Baptist Church Bicentennial Post Fauquier Springs Country Club*
Mount Vernon, NY St. Bernadette Church Vienna, VA
Bethel Washington Primitive Arlington Host Lions Club Fauquier Springs Ladies Golf*
Baptist Church Grace Lutheran Church Springfield, VA Vienna Presbyterian Church
Army Navy Country Club Fourth Grade Class at Linton
Waldorf, MD Ft. Washington, MD St. Francis Episcopal Church Vienna, VA
Army Officers’ Wives Club Hall School*
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment Grace Ministries Great Falls, VA Vinson Hall Chapel
of the Greater Washington Area Galloping Horse, Inc.
Falls Church, VA Alexandria, VA St. Francis of Assisi School PTO McLean, VA
Auxiliary Arlington-Fairfax Elks T/A IOTA Club & Cafè*
Chesterbrook Taiwanese Gunston Bible Church Triangle, VA Walker Chapel United
2188 George Mason University
Presbyterian Church Lorton, VA St. James Church Methodist Church
Arlington, VA Beltsville Lions Foundation, Inc. GFWC Woman’s Club of McLean
Falls Church, VA Holy Spirit Catholic Church Bowie, MD
Washington Farm United Blue Ridge Eagles 4368, Inc. Haymarket Woman’s Club
Christ Church Gift Shop Annandale, VA St. Mark Catholic Church
Alexandria, VA Vienna, VA Methodist Church Burke Host Lions Club Heart Sing Foundation
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Alexandria, VA Cabin Branch Quilters
Christ Church Parish Falls Church, VA St. Mark’s Lutheran Church Henda Automotive, Inc.*
Georgetown, Washington, DC Springfield, VA Women of Our Lady of Good CALMRA, Inc.
Immanuel Presbyterian Church Hillsboro Ruritan Club*
Church of Our Saviour McLean, VA St. Mary’s Church Central Lodge #1 Holly Hill Garden Club*
Hamilton, VA Kirkwood Presbyterian Church Fairfax, VA Centreville Volunteer Fire
Women of Rock Creek Parish– Hotel Palomar Team*
Church of the Covenant– Springfield, VA St. Theresa Church Dept., Inc.*
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Housing Department at
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Lutheran Church of the Redeemer Ashburn, VA Clifton Community Woman’s Club
Washington, DC J. Spargo & Associates*
Arlington, VA McLean, VA Support Our Aging Religious
Women’s Association of the Colleagues of Elena Carr* IBM Endicott / Owego Quarter
Eastminster Presbyterian Church Mary’s Presbyterian Church Inc. (SOAR!)
National Presbyterian Church Community of Leisure World Century Club
Hyattsville, MD Tazwell, VA Washington, DC
Washington, DC of Virginia International Center for Research
Episcopal Church Women/The Messiah United Methodist Church Sydenstricker United
Youth Apostles Institute Community Fund on Women*
Church of The Holy Comforter Springfield, VA Methodist Women
McLean, VA Coopertown School* IDA Operational Evaluation
Vienna, VA Springfield, VA
Middleburg Baptist Church Zion Lutheran Church Division*
Fairfax United Methodist Women Temple B’nai Shalom Council of Church Women United
Middleburg, VA Lovettsville, VA
Fairfax, VA Fairfax Station, VA Country Club View Civic Inova Alexandria Hospital
Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Laboratory Medicine*
Faith Lutheran Church Unit Temple Rodef Shalom Sisterhood Association*
of Women Falls Church, VA Dale City Arts and Crafts Club Inova Loudoun Hospital
National Gardens Baptist Church
Arlington, VA The Church of St. Clement DC Roadrunners Club, Inc. John Paul I Knights of Columbus*
Falls Church, VA
Falcons Landing Chapel Fund Thrift Shop Denver Broncos Football Club* Knights of Columbus Ladies–
Oakton United Methodist Church
Sterling, VA Alexandria, VA John Paul I Council 7165
Oakton, VA Dunn Loring Village
Homeowners’ Association* Knights of Columbus Padre Pio
Elden Street Players*
Knights of Columbus–Fr. Francis
Employees of the Cleveland
J. Diamond Council #6292
Resident Office of the DEA*
L E Investment Club*
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A PASSION FOR VOLUNTEERING ready, I knew what I wanted to do. I called Capital In addition to her commitment and compassion,
Hospice and signed up to be a volunteer.” Yvonne has something unique to offer. Trained as a
From the time Yvonne Francis was 12 years old, her Capital Hospice provides the community with many physical therapist, she has taught other volunteers how
mother Martha Francis took her to nursing homes to opportunities to volunteer: in bereavement counseling, to transfer patients—from their beds, bedside com-
visit the residents and to hospitals to brighten the days in the Speakers Bureau, in its offices throughout the modes and wheelchairs. In addition she has trained
of sick children. “In other words, I was brought up to metropolitan area, in the Capital Hospice Thrift Shop in them how to walk safely with their patients using canes
volunteer,” says the resident of Waldorf, Maryland. “I Falls Church, Virginia, and as patient care volunteers. and walkers.
was brought up to give back to the community.” Because Yvonne wanted to be there for families, just as More recently, through Capital Hospice’s Speakers
That thought was on her mind as she watched the Capital Hospice staff had been there for her, she asked Bureau, she has been educating the public about hos-
staff of Capital Hospice provide loving care to her moth- to work with patients. She has been volunteering pice care. The role comes naturally to her. “I simply tell
er, who suffered from multiple myeloma. Martha Francis through Capital Hospice’s Washington, D.C., office for my story, what Capital Hospice did for me and for my
died in her northeast Washington, D.C., apartment more than six years. family,” she says. “There is no better way to educate
while in their care in 1999. “I have laughed and cried with families,” she says. the community about hospice than to stand in the front
“It took me some time to get myself together after “There have been times when I have put them at ease of a room and say, ‘I’ve had a family member in hospice
my mother passed away,” says Yvonne, “but when I was and times when I simply provided a listening ear.” and this is what it was like.’”
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organizations corporate partners
Ladies Auxiliary of Fairfax Raspberry Falls Golf & Hunt Corporate partners contribute to Capital Hospice in many DIAGEO HH Medstar Health, Inc.
County Firemen’s Association Club Staff* ways: as sponsors of the “Passion for Caring” Gala, Hospice Dietze Construction Group, Inc. Hirschel, Savitz
Ladies of the Elks Reserve Homeowners Cup and Daffodil Ball, by matching employees’ gifts and DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary Hitt Contracting, Inc.
Lake Jackson Mid-County Association, Inc.* US, LLP
supporting employee giving programs through United Way; Hogan & Sons, Inc.
Lions Club SAIC-Research Technology E*Trade Financial
and by encouraging philanthropy and volunteerism Holland & Knight, LLP
Logistics Management Institute* EADS North America, Inc.
Sertoma Club of Alexandria, VA*
throughout the community. Homes, Lowry, Horn &
Loudoun County, Department Enterprise Solutions Group Johnson, Ltd.
of Building and Development* Shillelaghs Travel Club*
Equinox Investments, LLC Hospice Care Corporation
Loyal Order of Moose Franconia Signal Officers’ Wives Club Acordia of West Virginia Billington Imports, Inc. / Big
Ericsson, Inc. IDI Group Companies
Lodge 1076, Inc. Soroptimist International of Adams-Green Funeral Home, LLC Tattoo Wines
ETA, Inc. Independent Project
Marymount University Fairfax County AFI’S Jeweler, LLC BMW of Fairfax
E-Tel Systems Corporation Analysis, Inc.
Medical Staff of Prince William South Gate Clinton Lions Club Alderwoods Group, Inc./ Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc.
ExcellerX, Inc. Innovative Discovery, LLC
Hospital* Springfield-Franconia Mid-Day Arlington Funeral Home Brown-Forman Wines
ExxonMobil Foundation, Inc. Inova Health System
Mid-Atlantic Village Gathering Lions Club Alexandria Hyundai Builders Floor
ExxonMobil Retiree Matching Inova Loudoun Hospital
Mothers of North Arlington* Sterling Lions Club* Alliance Bank Corporation Burke Service Center
Gifts Program Interstate Properties
Mt. Vernon Knights of Columbus Stratford Women’s Club American International Capital One
Club #5998 Fairfax Hyundai Jack Bays, Inc.
The Kiwanis Club of Arlington, Inc. Automobile Dealers Association Capitol Boiler Works, Inc.
Mt. Vernon Meals on Wheels* Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home Jack Taylor’s Alexandria
The Rotary Club of McLean* American Medical Association Carrhomes, Inc.
Fairfax Memorial Park Toyota-Scion
NAIOP, Northern Virginia The Sertoma Club of Alexandria* Amgen, Inc. Cedar Run Properties, LLC James Bell Associates
Chapter* Fairfax Pathology Associates
The Woman’s Club of Arlington Argon ST Centex Homes
National Institutes of Health* Falls Church Funeral Home Jeff Lubin Portrait Photography
Thursday Morning Sunshine Armed Services Board of Central Atlantic Toyota Studio
Naval Lodge No. 4, F.A.A.M. Bowling League Contract Appeals First Citizens Bank
Distributors Jim Koons Auto Companies, Inc.
Navy Federal Credit Union Trapshooting Friends of the Izaak Armstrong Management First Horizon Home Loans
CEXEC, Inc. John G. Campbell, Inc.
Employee Service Center* Walton League of America* Services, Inc. Fox Architects, PA
Chesapeake Petroleum John Michael Associates
New Dominion Women’s Club U.S. Feed Grains Council* ASIS International Franey, Parr and Muha, Inc.
& Supply Co., Inc.
Northern Virginia Association Johnston-Lemon Group
U.S. GAO’s Senior Executive Association of American ChevronTexaco Frank & Company, PC
of Realtors, Inc.* Incorporated
Service Sunshine Fund* Railroads Fujitsu
Citibank Keller Benefit
Northern Virginia Shag Club United Food & Commercial Association of International
Citigroup Business Services Gary R. Roth & Associates, PLLC
Notre Dame Academy, Inc.* Workers Union* Automobile Manufacturers K&H Lawn Services, Inc.
Clarke & Sampson, Inc. General Dynamics Corporation
Oak View Garden Club* United States General Atapco Properties, Inc. Koons of Manassas
CMSLEVIN, Inc. General Electric Company
Oakton High School* Accounting Office* Avalon Consulting Group KPMG, LLP
Comfort Zone Heating & AC Geo P. Shafran & Associates, Inc.
Office of the General Counsel* University of FL Jacksonville Aviation Facilities Company, Inc. KT Enterprises, Inc.
Physicians, Inc.* Commercial Carpets of George Mason Mortgage
Old Hickory Golf Club* Ayco Charitable Foundation Lambert, Riddle, Schimmel,
USA Today NFL Desk* America, Inc. Georgetown Chorale & Caldwell, LLP
Oxon Hill Friendly Lions Club Baker, Donelson, Bearman,
USGS, National Center* Commonwealth Psychological GMAC-RFC Lansdowne Real Estate Co.
P.E.O., Sisterhood of Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
Associates Gourley & Gourley, LLC
Washington, D.C., Chapter F Virginia Commonwealth University Bank of America Law Offices of Gregory D. Thatch
COMSYS IT Services, Inc. GP Precision, Inc.
Park West Lions Club Walker Chapel Church– Barcroft Management Company Leos Vacation Center Inc
Allen-Terhune Circle Custom Cruisers of Northern Greater Washington Partnership
Pilot Club of Arlington, Inc. Baxter Healthcare Corporation Lindsay Automotive Group
Walker Title & Escrow, LLC Hanchett Entry Systems, Inc. Lockheed Martin Corporation
Piney Point Gunning Club* BB&T D & V Service Center
Williamsburg Woman’s Club Harris Teeter, Inc. Long & Foster Companies, Inc.
Potomac Woman’s Club BC Consultants DARCARS
of Arlington Hart Calley Gibbs & Karp, PC
Purcellville Lions Club* Beatty Management Company Loudoun Healthcare Foundation
Woodshop of Leisure World of VA* Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Hensel Phelps Construction Co. M&RR, Inc.
Bill Page Toyota, Inc. Devine Commerical, Inc.
Xerox Black Belt Class* Hexagon, Inc.
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A PASSION FOR GIVING BACK queen,” Jim recalls. “I can’t tell you how much that organization in memory of his mother. Donations come
meant to our family.” in small change and large bills from customers as well
No one wants to get the news that a loved one has suf- It meant so much that Jim, who owns three Roy Rogers as employees who sometimes contribute their tips.
fered a brain aneurysm and a massive stroke. But that is stores in Northern Virginia, organized a catered spread to “Other hospices screen out people who cannot pay
what doctors told Jim Todd about his mother, Margaret thank the staff of Halquist. In the weeks and months fol- for the services,” Jim says. “Capital Hospice isn’t like
Ann, in 1995. She was in a vegetative state in the inten- lowing his mother’s death, he continued to bring lunch to that.” He is proud of the fact that donations from his
sive care unit at Fairfax Hospital and, shaken by the the staff who took such good care of his mom. campaign help pay for those who would not otherwise
news, he was at a loss for what to do. That is, until a hos- Looking for a way to support the organization on an be able to afford hospice care.
pital employee suggested he talk with the staff of Capital ongoing and more permanent basis, Jim decided to Jim’s dedication to Capital Hospice goes beyond
Hospice. Soon after, Jim, his father and brother made the install collection boxes next to the cash registers in his fundraising. In 2006, he signed on to participate in
decision to move Margaret Ann to Capital Hospice’s stores. Wanting to ensure customers knew what Capital the organization’s Speakers Bureau.
Halquist Memorial Inpatient Center located in Arlington. Hospice had to offer to the community, he also dis- “Supporting Capital Hospice makes the bond
Margaret Ann spent the last three weeks of her life at played brochures, written in both English and Spanish. with my mother stronger and helps keep her memory
Halquist. Family members visited every day; Jim’s dad “Promoting Capital Hospice to the public was the least I alive,“ he says.
frequently spent the night there. “My mother was in a could do,” he says. This “quiet campaign,” as he calls “My experience with Capital Hospice was unforget-
coma, yet the staff of Capital Hospice treated her like a it, has remarkably raised more than $50,000 for the table. Just as my mom was unforgettable.”
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M&T Bank Princess Jewelers Telos Corporation We are grateful to the many family and private foundations William and Mary McCormick
M.C. Dean, Inc. Progress Lighting The Hartford that have provided us with invaluable support over the Foundation
Marathon Oil Corporation Providence Hospital The M&T Charitable Foundation past year, including the many grants designated for specific The McCutchen Foundation
Mav-Mail, Inc. PT Auto Experts, Inc. The McCormick Group programs and initiatives or for our unrestricted fund. Arthur E. & Clara M. Morrissette
MBH Settlement Group, LC Purdue Pharma, LP The Michael Companies, Inc.
McDonald Bradley, Inc. Randolph D. Rouse Enterprises The Mid-Atlantic Group
of Virginia Abramson Family Edwaldan Foundation William S. Paley Foundation, Inc.
McEnearney Associates, Raytheon Company
Realtors® The Washington Post Company Foundation, Inc. The William D. Euille Foundation The Peterson Family Foundation
Re/Max Elite Properties, Inc.
McFall & Berry Landscaping Tiffany & Co. Arlington Community Ewing Family Foundation N. S. and R. K. Preston Fund of
Foundation the Community Foundation for
Mega Rentals, Inc. Rebecca Cross Ceramics Todd Restaurants T/A Roy Rogers ExxonMobil Foundation, Inc.
AWA Family Foundation the National Capital Region
Melange Interiors, Inc. ReedSmith Toyota Motor Credit Corporation Fellows Foundation
Ayco Charitable Foundation The Price Family Trust
Meyer and Glitzenstein Retirement Planners & Toyota Motor North America, Inc. Franey Family Foundation
Richard and Robert Barone Prince Charitable Trusts
Michael Harris Development, Inc. Administrators, Inc. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Washington Forrest Foundation
Charitable Gift Fund Prince William Hospital
Milabel Motor, Inc. RFC TREEV, LLC The James L. Hagle Foundation Foundation
Bedford Falls Foundation
T/A Miller Toyota River Creek, LLC Trowbridge Steel Company, Inc. Hampton Foundation
A. A. Beiro Family Foundation The Rau Foundation, Inc.
Montgomery Investments, LLP RLI Insurance Association UBS Foundation USA The Hanley Foundation
William L. Berry Family Emerson G. & Dolores G.
Montgomery Land Robert J. Murphy Funeral United Bank Marilyn T. & David R. Heebner Reinsch Foundation
Development, Inc. Homes, Inc. Foundation, Inc.
United Business Machines Walter A. Bloedorn Foundation The Rice Family Foundation
National Automobile Dealers Rosenthal Companies The Paul J. Hewgill Charitable
Van Metre Companies Marilyn S. Broad Foundation Michele K. and Marc S. Ross
Association Foundation, Inc.
Safeway Foundation, Inc. Vanderpool, Frostick & Family Foundation, Inc.
National Capital Presbytery The Walter Brownley Trust
Salon Nordine & Day Spa Nishanian, PC The Hitt Foundation, Inc. Schwarzbach Family Foundation
National Philanthropic Trust Dan Cameron Family
Seahorse Communications, LLC Venable Foundation John & Erie Hopkins Esther Simon Charitable Trust
Network for Good Educational / Charitable Trust
Service Distributing, Inc. Venture Group, Inc. E. Rhodes & Leona B. Carpenter Alexander and Margaret
News Corporation The Janet A. Inglis Revocable Stewart Trust
Simpson Development Virginia Commerce Bank Foundation
Northern Virginia Community Living Trust
Company, Inc. Virginia Concrete Foundation Clark-Winchcole Foundation Martha S. Stewart Charitable
Hospital Robert Trent Jones Golf Club/ Lead Trust
SMS Productions, Inc. Walker Title Community Foundation for
Northern Virginia Development Charitable Foundation
Snell Construction Corp. Southeastern Michigan Joseph R. Takats Foundation
Service, Inc. Wal-Mart Foundation The Carl and Jody Kelly
Soe Lin and Associates The Community Foundation for The Venable Foundation
Northrop Grumman Corporation Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley, Emrich Foundation
Architects and Walsh, PC the National Capital Region Verizon Foundation
NVCommercial, Inc. The Kentland Foundation, Inc.
Sonny Callahan & Associates, Inc. Washington Area Toyota Dealers The Cors Foundation Wollenberg Foundation
NVHomes Wayne E. Ligon Living Trust
Stewart Services, Inc. Association, Inc. Marshall B. Coyne Foundation The Stephan G. and Thelma
NVR, Inc. Mary and Daniel Loughran
Stohlman Automotive Washington Capitals Curtis & O’Hara Foundation S. Yeonas Foundation
Odin, Feldman, & Pittleman, PC Products, Inc. Washington Golf Charities, Inc. Dimick Foundation Loyola Foundation
Omnicare, Inc. Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. Weber Ghadban & Associates Richard & Mary Dwyer The May Foundation
Organizational Transitions, LLC Superior Foundation, Inc. Realty, Inc. Charitable Foundation Trust
The Mayday Fund
Ortho Gait, Inc. Sylvia Ritzenberg Weichert Realtors®
Petros Management Charitable Trust West Group Properties, LLC
Pharmaceutical Research & Synzyme Technologies, LLC Wetland Studies and
Manufacturers of America TalkAmerica Solutions, Inc.
Pivec Advertising, Ltd. TCAA, Inc. Wiley, Rein & Fielding
Planet Pitch Technical Sales, Inc. XO Communications, LLC “It is a privilege to be invited in by a patient at the end of life’s journey.”
Telenet Systems, Inc.
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how to join our caring community
AS A DONOR Workplace giving is available through employer-
Our community’s philanthropic support makes possible sponsored campaigns, as well as the United Way and,
the many services provided by Capital Hospice. We for government employees, federal, state and local
depend on generous gifts from individuals, corporations campaigns. Designate: #8434.
and other organizations to provide compassionate,
high-quality care to dying patients; specialized grief and AS A VOLUNTEER
bereavement programs; education and outreach to the Volunteers are among Capital Hospice’s greatest assets.
community; professional development for our dedicated To learn more about working with patients, becoming
staff and much more. To learn how to make a tax trained in bereavement counseling, participating in our
deductible contribution of cash or appreciated property, Speakers Bureau, working in the Capital Hospice Thrift
or to find out about matching gifts, deferred giving Shop, providing office support and other volunteer
plans, endowment gifts and bequests that provide gen- opportunities, visit our website, www.capitalhospice.org,
eral or restricted program support, contact Capital or contact the Capital Hospice office nearest you.
Hospice’s Development Office at 703.531.6209 or visit
www.capitalhospice.org/support. AS A DONOR OR CUSTOMER
Because Capital Hospice is committed to eliminating OF OUR THRIFT SHOP
financial hardship and/or lack of insurance as a barrier to The Capital Hospice Thrift Shop sells gently-used
end-of-life care, financial assistance is available through clothing, books, bric-a-brac, linens, housewares and
our Patient Care Fund. Contributions come from a variety jewelry, with proceeds supporting our care for the
of sources including a biannual community campaign, terminally ill and their families. Donations are welcome
foundations, congregations and individual donors. and accepted daily. The Thrift Shop is in Willston
Centre I, 6172 Arlington Boulevard, Falls Church,
Virginia. For information, call 703.532.5355.
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“You couldn’t ask for better surroundings than at Halquist.
And you couldn’t ask for better services than Capital Hospice has
Mrs. Sandra Hyden to offer. The golf tournament we organized in memory of my son
The Heritage Society recognizes individuals who have Mrs. Gladys E. Irvin
included Capital Hospice in their will or another type of Ms. Martha Anne Jesnak helps keep his memory alive and reminds us how precious family
planned or deferred gift that looks to our future. Each gift Mrs. Erna H. Jones
represents thoughtful planning and is cherished as an Mrs. Irene E. Kamm and friends are. It also raises funds for Capital Hospice.”
investment in our future programs. Ms. Alma M. Kasulaitis
Mr. Joseph T. Keiger
G E O R G E E L D R I D G E , C H A N T I L LY, V I R G I N I A , C A P I TA L H O S P I C E D O N O R
Ms. Merry N. Adler Mrs. Jessie C. Daniels Mr. and Mrs. James P. Kelly
Mrs. Mary G. Albano Mrs. Yoshiko Dart Mr. George Kennedy
Ms. Martha E. Alliston Mr. Gerard R. Dault Ms. Patricia G. Kenworthy
Mrs. Ruth E. Anderson Mr. James F. Dawson Mrs. Rose Bente Lee
Mr. Howard Armfield Mr. Thomas J. Dever Mr. Russell V. Lee
Ms. Ruth B. Baker Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Dreyer Ms. Rebecca J. Lipp Mrs. Hyman G. Rickover Mr. Gordon A. Tubbs
Mrs. Anna L. Barber Ms. Margaret J. Du Bois Ms. Sylvia H. Lithgow Ms. Harriette C. Rinaldi R. Adm. and Mrs. M. D. Van
Mrs. Elton W. Beasley Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence R. Eicher Mrs. E. A. Lynch-Upchurch Ms. Carrolle M. Rinaldi Orden
Mr. William G. Blackburn Ms. Linda Fields Ms. Vivian R. Lynn Mrs. Gail V. Rudolph Mr. and Mrs. James L. Welch
Mr. Tucker E. Bobst Mrs. Mildred C. Foley Ms. Elaine Marcuse Mrs. Ina P. Schecter R. Adm. Edward F. Welch, Jr.,
Virginia McArthur, Esq. USN (Ret.)
George P. and Bonnie M. Mr. Irwin Frankel Mr. Franklin R. Scherf
Bogumill Eileen T. McClay, PhD Mrs. Ariadne S. Welch
Ms. Maybelle Frashure Ms. Jane E. Sharp
Ms. Celeste Brodigan Mr. and Mrs. Duane A. McKenna Capt. and Mrs. Robert A. Wells,
Mrs. Elizabeth A. Frommer Mrs. Barbara S. Sheehan
Mr. Buddy Brott Ms. Linda A. Fruehwald Mr. Michael McNease Mrs. Wendy A. Shelley
Mr. Frank E. Werner
Mrs. Virginia H. Brown Mr. Russell D. Gibson The Very Reverend Stephen D. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Shelton
McWhorter Ms. Marjorie E. White
Ms. Christine Buckley-Currie Ms. Barbara Gieseler Mr. Russell E. Simonaro
Mrs. Marguerite G. Mohon June and Earle Williams
Ms. Annemarie V. Burton- Mr. John J. Gossage Ms. Kyle Elizabeth Skopic
Rosenzweig Ms. Jane B. Montgomery Cmdr. Barbara M. Williams,
Mrs. Betty J. Graves Maj. Gen. Adrian St. John USN (Ret.)
Ms. Constance S. Cahill Mrs. Theodore Moshos Mrs. Betty J. Stacey
Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. Groves Mr. Hugh E. Witt
Mr. Ali B. Cambel Mr. Chester Myslicki Mr. David T. Stanley
Ms. Violet D. Grubbs Ms. Margaret Mary Wolfe
Mrs. Patricia R. Campbell Mr. John S. Napoli Mr. George F. Steeg
Mrs. Catherine L. Hartke The Honorable and Mrs. Harry
Ms. Elizabeth K. Cassidy Mr. and Mrs. Daniel A. Nolan Mr. William M. Stell E. Wood
Mr. and Mrs. George R. Heinen
Mr. Thomas T. Chambers Mrs. Madeline R. Noonan Col. George M. Strawn Cmdr. Robert C. Wood
Ms. Sheri L. Henderson
Mr. Boris E. Cherney Ms. Alta Marie Oben Mr. Edward Sullivan Col. Walter A. Wood, III
Mrs. Frank D. Henry
Mr. Michael F. Cieslak Mrs. Aldine L. Pannett Mrs. Eloise E. Sullivan Mrs. Jeanette L. Wurster
Mr. Charles M. Hicks
Col. Robert H. Clagett, Jr., Mrs. Phyllis H. Paquette Mr. Flory J. Tamanini Mrs. Sheryl D. Yates
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne K. Hill, Jr.
USA (Ret.) Mrs. Carolyn Lynch Pflug
Ms. Ethel P. Hoffman Ms. Eve L. Tetaz Mrs. Patricia B. Zug
Mrs. Mabel W. Clark Ms. Suzy Platt
Ms. Constance H. Holcombe Jack D. Thompson Living Trust
Darleen Cors Ms. Kathryn W. Post
Mrs. Nina S. Holvey Mrs. Virginia E. Throckmorton
Mr. Joseph W. Crane Mrs. Helen Rave
Mr. and Mrs. William C. Howlett Mr. William Joseph Tobin
Mrs. Madeline G. Crytzer Ms. Judith A. Regner
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2006 in review
REVENUE WHERE DOLLARS GO WHERE DOLLARS COME FROM
Patient care $40,517,251 Hospice and palliative care 85.9% Insurance reimbursements 80.6%
Private contributions, gifts, grants $7,602,678 General and administrative 8.4% Private contributions 17.1%
Net assets released from restriction $997,204 Fundraising 5.7% individuals 55%
Net investment gain $911,839 bequests 14%
Other income $267,693 other (corporations, clubs, foundations, religious organizations) 31%
Other income 2.3%
TOTAL INCOME $50,296,665
Patient care $40,703,312
General and administration $3,975,219
TOTAL EXPENSES $47,388,846
Results of unrestricted operations $2,907,819
If you are interested in a copy of Capital Hospice’s
capital hospice at a glance
audited financial statement, please call the
Development Department at 703.531.6209.
Patients served 5,149
Average number of patients per day 635
Staff (including full-time, part-time and variable) 521
Volunteers (patient care, administrative and others) 738
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magno society bequests
The longtime and unwavering support of these Joseph and Helen Cribbins* Marpat Foundation, Inc. The following special individuals remembered us
individuals and organizations is reflected in their Laura A. Davis* The Mars Foundation in their estate plans resulting in gifts in 2006.
cumulative giving of $100,000 or more. Mrs. Linda Dunleavy Martina McKay*
* Deceased Honorable Clive L. Duval, 2nd Maria N. McMahon*
Catherine Ann Eschbach The Alfred and Carol Moses Olivita T. Adams Gladys M. Joseph
** Former member of the Sustainers Lifetime Family Fund
Exxon Mobil Foundation, Inc. Alicia G. Allen Alice S. Joyce
Giving Circle at the Silver Level
Rodney E. Fenska* National Gardens Baptist Church Marilyn D. Barton Julia E. Kuchera
George J. Finney* Northern Virginia Shag Club Floyd R. Baxter M. Irene LaBorde
PHILANTHROPIST BENEFACTOR Edith E. Pfeiffer*
Ruth Catherine Goss* Marjorie Bouck Sam Levine
$1,000,000 OR MORE $100,000 – $499,999 Stanley W. and Elizabeth H.
The Philip L. Graham Fund Leath Parker Bracken Cornelia B. Lewis
Eleanor H. Bream* Anonymous Plate Charitable Trust
Nellie Hale* Janet S. Brickey Elizabeth McMahon
Capital Hospice Thrift Shop Olivita T. Adams* Joyce E. Poetzl*
Frances Ames Harrow Martin D Carlin Norma J. Mitchell
Roy and Margaret Halquist* Ruby R. Anderson* Prince Charitable Trusts
Ruth Hays* Peter P. Chichilo Willie R. Oldham
Hospice Cup, Inc. Arcana Foundation Mrs. Hyman G. Rickover
Mr. and Mrs. John T. Hazel, Jr. James Chapman Coleman, Jr. Stanley W. and Elizabeth H.
Nancy M. Perkins* Arlington Health Foundation Bettina Rising * Plate
Mr. and Mrs. William A. Hazel Marion V. Cragg
Thomas J. Stanton* Marilyn D. Barton * Rotary Club of Manassas Anita A Potocki
Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Hill Kathleen A. David
Alexander and Margaret Mr. Gabriel Battista Joseph B. Runey* Edgar F. Rummel
Stewart Trust The Hitt Foundation, Inc. Robert H. Dreher
Margaret A. Bauer* SAIC Thomas J. Stanton
Jack Taylor Peggy Hoffman Frances J. B. Drumm
BB&T, Inc. / First Virginia Bank Martha L. Schmidt Mary H. (Madeline) Strohm
United Way of the National Mr. and Mrs. William J. Inman Elizabeth Trautman Duley
Elizabeth A. Beam* Mr. and Mrs. Geo. P. Shafran** James S. Talley
Capital Area Jack Taylor’s Alexandria George J. Finney
Dr. and Mrs. Edward H. Bersoff Toyota-Scion Louise S. Shepard* Sharon Tyykila
Marian M. Jenkins
Maxine H. Bishop* Dr. and Mrs. George W. George A.* & Lorraine C. Snell
Harry C. Bobinger* Johnson ** St. Mary’s Church
$500,000 – $999,999
The Britton Family Trust Joseph B. Johnson Susan T. Tait*
Mr. and Mrs. Sydney Albrittain
The Walter Brownley Trust James M. Johnston Trust Mr. and Mrs. John Toups
Alicia G. Allen*
Bailey P. Byars* Robert Trent Jones Golf Club/ Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
Billington Imports, Inc. Charitable Foundation
The Morris and Gwendolyn Al and Joan Van Metre
and the Bartholomaus Family
Cafritz Foundation Ms. M. April Kennahan ** Grace Lee Wall*
Martin D. Carlin* Madeline L. Keyser Washington Forrest Foundation
Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc.
E. Rhodes & Leona B. Carpenter Eleanor Ayres Koons West Group Properties, LLC
Janet S. Brickey* Foundation M. Irene LaBorde Lynn and Stuart White
Clark-Winchcole Foundation Ms. Patricia Carroll Peggy B. Lebaron Martha and Howard Zaritsky
Dittmar Company Eugene B. Casey Foundation Lindsay Automotive Group
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mr. Mabel W. Clark
Squarzini, Jr. Joline Long*
Darleen and Allan Cors Mary E. Long*
Frances S. Stewart*
“When there’s a patient in Fauquier County who needs
medical hospice, we call Capital Hospice.”
J O Y L E B A R O N , D I R E C T O R , H O S P I C E S U P P O R T O F FA U Q U I E R C O U N T Y
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2006 BOARD OF TRUSTEES CAPITAL HOSPICE CAPITAL HOSPICE
FOUNDATION, INC. BOARD ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS
Ellen M. Goitia, McLean, VA CHAIR R. Adm. William P. Houley, USN (Ret.)
Marshall H. Groom, Fairfax, VA Acting President and CEO (Jan.–July 2006)
Kenneth Kozloff, Alexandria, VA VICE CHAIRMAN / TREASURER Malene Smith Davis, MBA, MSN, CHPN
James E. McNair, McLean, VA President and CEO (as of July 2006)
Brian J. Marlowe, Hilton Head, SC SECRETARY Linda Maurano, MSN, BSN
Anne M. Black, Washington, DC Vice President, Clinical Services
Jo Ann T. Bell, Bowie, MD
Cameron Muir, M.D.
Marilynn Bersoff, McLean, VA
George Bone, M.D., Largo, MD Vice President, Medical Services
Ruth Ann Clark, McLean, VA
David M. Dunning, M.D., Fairfax, VA Deborah Peeples
John A. Fox, M.D., Leesburg, VA Vice President, Development
Rev. Margaret Faeth, Ph.D., Alexandria, VA
President, Capital Hospice Foundation
James J. Hanagan, J.D., Vienna, VA
Maryanne P. Jones, Vienna, VA
Francis A. Viera, Jr.
Russell A. Hitt, Fairfax, VA
Luisa Lopez, MSW, Potomac, MD Vice President, Finance and CFO
Jesse W. Howard, Falls Church, VA
William J. McAuley, Ph.D., Fairfax, VA Mary Wright Baylor
credits Michael Kain, Washington, DC Executive Director, Institute for Education
Robin Portman, Rockville, MD
Sandra Mabry, Washington, DC
Janice L. Kaplan
Margaret McCourt-Dirner, Arlington, VA
Bart Snell, Falls Church, VA
Amy E. Billingham
Pensaré Design Group, LTD Joseph Squarzini, Jr., Great Falls, VA
Cover by Nancy Louie
All others by Doug Barber Malene Smith Davis, Arlington, VA
PRINTING Ellen M. Goitia, McLean, VA
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6565 Arlington Boulevard 10530 Linden Lake Plaza 9200 Basil Court Thrift Shop
Suite 500 Suite 200 Suite 200 Willston Centre I
Falls Church, Virginia Manassas, Virginia 20109 Largo, Maryland 20774 6172 Arlington Boulevard
22042 703.392.6707 301.883.0866 Falls Church, Virginia
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