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Hospice SLO County Seeks Sponsors for 4th Annual Walk for Healing Challenge

March 18, 2024
Contact: June Mallory Aiello, (805) 544-2266


Hospice SLO County Seeks Sponsors for 4th Annual Walk for Healing Challenge
Event Aims to Log 25,000 miles and Raise $60,000

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA – Hospice SLO County is seeking business and individual sponsors for its 4th Annual Walk for Healing fundraising event, which will take place April 29—June 9, 2024. The six-week virtual event coincides with Global Employee Health & Fitness Month, providing an excellent opportunity for businesses and individuals to invest in wellness while supporting compassionate end-of-life care in the community.

With sponsorship levels ranging from $5,000 to $500, the Walk for Healing challenge allows participants to log miles from walking, running, hiking, biking, swimming, or any preferred fitness activity. The goal is to collectively reach 25,000 miles and raise $60,000 to fund Hospice SLO County's volunteer support services.

"The Walk for Healing is a chance to prioritize your health and find healing through movement, all while ensuring those facing life-limiting illness or grief have access to our services," said Shannon McOuat, Executive Director of Hospice SLO County. "We're grateful for the sponsors who make this meaningful event possible each year."

Hospice SLO County is a non-profit that provides compassionate non-medical hospice care, grief counseling, end-of-life resources, and volunteer support at no cost to clients or families. Sponsorship dollars allow the organization to recruit, train, and support volunteers who provide invaluable emotional, spiritual, and practical assistance.

Businesses or individuals interested in sponsoring can choose from the following levels:

$5,000 Platinum Sponsor

$2,500 Gold Sponsor

$1,000 Silver Sponsor

$500 Bronze Sponsor

All sponsors will receive promotional benefits based on their level. Registration for teams and individuals opens on April 15 at

For more details on becoming a 2024 Walk for Healing sponsor, please contact June Mallory Aiello, Development Director, at or (805) 544-2266.

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Since 1977, Hospice SLO County, a local, 501(c) 3 non-profit, volunteer, non-medical hospice and community grief center, has been providing countywide in-home respite care, practical assistance, and grief counseling to anyone in the community experiencing the impact of a life-limiting illness or grieving the death of a loved one. All Hospice SLO County services are provided at no charge and are supported through direct donations, grants, and fundraising events.