RALEIGH, N.C. (8/15/13)--SECU Foundation, funded by members of State Employees' CU, Raleigh, N.C., has granted a $1 million challenge grant to the Hospice House Foundation (HHF) of Western North Carolina for a new inpatient hospice facility.
In honor of SECU Foundation's challenge grant to HHF's Capital Campaign, the facility will be named SECU Hospice House of Western North Carolina.
The area's first Hospice House will be located on a 2.74-acre site in Franklin, N.C. The inpatient facility will offer peaceful surroundings and the comforts of home to area patients and their families in need of end-of-life or respite-care services. The house will include six private patient suites, residential-style living areas, a family kitchen, dining room, chapel and exterior gardens.