Newly-created position reflects need to expand support for growing patient base
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (May 1, 2018) – Hospice of Michigan (HOM) and Arbor Hospice are pleased to announce Stephanie Maurice as annual fund manager, a position created to keep pace with the expanding donor base required to meet the needs of a growing number of patients as the Baby Boomer generation ages. Annual giving is vital to HOM and Arbor’s ability to fulfill its nonprofit mission of serving all who need care regardless of their diagnosis, age or ability to pay.
Maurice will support all aspects of the Annual Fund, including strategic planning and budget, overseeing direct mail, memorial giving, online giving, donor communications and special events and projects related to donors and Foundation members. Maurice will work closely with Leslie Kota, director of philanthropy, as well as the statewide Foundation team, communications, Foundation board members, donors and volunteers.
Previously, Maurice was director of fund development and marketing for Mariners Inn, a shelter and treatment center for the homeless in Detroit. She also held positions with AgeOptions in Oak Park, IL and Gads Hill Center in Chicago. She earned her Master of Social Work from Loyola University Chicago and her Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies – Music, Social Work and Psychology from Rochester College. Maurice currently resides in Dearborn.
About Hospice of Michigan
A nationally recognized leader in end-of-life care, Hospice of Michigan (HOM) is the original – and largest – hospice in the state. A founding member of the NorthStar Care Community, the nonprofit delivers the highest quality of care, raising more than $5 million each year to cover costs for the uninsured and underinsured. HOM offers a broad range of services to enhance the quality of life at the end of life. HOM also provides grief support and counseling, as well as caregiver education and support. A member of the NorthStar Care Community, HOM also provides palliative care through NorthStar Palliative Care, pediatric hospice care and compassionate support services through Jo Elyn Nyman Anchors Programs for Children, and education programs for physicians and health care professionals through the NorthStar Institute. The NorthStar Care Community also includes Arbor Hospice. In total, NorthStar Care Community members serve nearly 6,500 patients annually across Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. For more information, call 888.247.5701.