Mirabito Donates $30,000 to Area Hospices

By WBNG News

Mirabito Donates $30,000 to Area Hospices

December 12, 2012 Updated Dec 12, 2012 at 5:21 PM EST

(WBNG Binghamton) Mirabito Convenience Stores will donate $30,000 to local Hospice Chapters as a result of the recently completed “Hugs for Hospice” campaign.

According to a news release:

In conjunction with National Hospice Awareness Month, from November 12th through the beginning of December, the Mirabito Convenience Store Division sold Hospice “Hugs” for $1 at all of their store locations.

The funds raised will directly support the programs and services of area Hospices and the terminally ill patients and families they serve.

Hospice organizations in Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Herkimer, Jefferson, Onondaga, Oswego, Otsego, Tioga and Tompkins counties will benefit.

 “The care our local Hospice organizations provide is remarkable,” said Mirabito CEO, Joseph Mirabito. “We’re very grateful for their ongoing work and glad that we can support their efforts through this annual campaign. Thank you to all of our customers who donated to this great cause.”