April 22, 2015

Knoxville hospice agency holds food drive for Love Kitchen

Donations will help local needy in remembrance of Ellen Turner

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – University of Tennessee Medical Center Hospice will hold a food drive benefiting Love Kitchen – a Knoxville organization that provides meals, clothing and emergency food for homebound, homeless, unemployed and other needy people.

The drive is being held in remembrance of Ellen Turner, one of the organization’s co-founders, who passed away in April.

The food drive will start on Monday, May 18 and run through Friday, May 22. Donation bins will be available in many Food City grocery stores in the Knoxville area. Suggested donations include – but are not limited to – canned goods, boxed goods and toiletry items.

The staff at University of Tennessee Medical Center Hospice encourages the community to give what they can in honor of Ellen Turner, so that Love Kitchen can continue to help those in need.

University of Tennessee Medical Center Hospice is part of LHC Group, a provider of post-acute care services with 10,000 employees operating more than 300 locations in 28 states.

About LHC Group Inc.

LHC Group Inc. (LHCGroup.com) is a national provider of post-acute care services, providing quality, cost-effective healthcare to patients within the comfort and privacy of their home or place of residence. LHC Group provides a comprehensive array of healthcare services through home health, hospice and community-based services locations in its home-based division and long-term acute care hospitals in its facility-based division.