JEFFERSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - Jefferson County Girl Scouts donated Easter baskets which allowed SSM Health at Home- Hospice to deliver the baskets to hospice patients.
The baskets were delivered to patients in their nine county service area including Jefferson, Marion, Wayne, Edwards, Hamilton, Franklin, Perry, Washington, and Clinton counties.
A total of 44 baskets filled with personal care items and Easter treats were donated by the Girl Scout troops.
Chris Hayes, SSM Health at Home - Hospice branch manager said "We are so appreciative for the Jefferson County Girl Scouts for their continued support of our hospice program. Our patients and their families are truly touched to know that others are thinking of them."
This year's Jefferson County Girl Scout donations are from Troops 8872, 8609, 8653, 8626, 8643 along with volunteers Sheila Jolly-Scrivner, Joan Foltz, Ruthie Alexander and Virginia Hall.