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Title
HOPEFEST Fundraiser to Support New Behavioral Health Program
Date
07/30/2014
Description
The Jordan Hospital Club is proud to announce that it is supporting the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth Integrated Care Initiative to help address the dual challenges of behavioral health and substance abuse needs of individuals and families on the South Shore. Throughout the region, communities are struggling with a substance abuse epidemic that threatens the lives of individuals and weakens the fabric of families and communities.

The BID-Plymouth Integrated Care Initiative will bring together healthcare providers and local behavioral health programs in a coordinated model of care to better support those struggling with medical, behavioral health, and substance abuse needs.

As an independent, all volunteer, fundraising organization, the Jordan Hospital Club is helping BID-Plymouth shine a light on the issue and will host HOPEFEST on Saturday, September 27, in Plymouth to raise funds and awareness about the need for integrated behavioral and substance abuse care in the community.

“Mental health and substance abuse are generally topics that people are not comfortable talking about,” says Judi Vigna, president, Jordan Hospital Club. “The reality is, mental health and substance abuse is an epidemic in our communities. We created HOPEFEST to bring increased attention to the issue the same way that the Jordan Hospital Club has brought attention and community support to fighting cancer through the Polar Plunge.”

WHAT: Jordan Hospital Club HOPEFEST

WHEN: Saturday, September 27, 2014
7:00 – 10:00 pm

WHERE: Memorial Hall
Plymouth, MA

HOW: Tickets are $50.00/each
Purchase online at www.jhclub.org

HOPEFEST will include a live and online auction by local auctioneer Josh Rioux light fare and cocktails by the Chef’s Table, and live music from local favorites Better From a Distance.

A small sample of auction items includes:

• A private tour of the Massachusetts State House with State Representatives Tom Calter and Vinny DeMacedo, including lunch and photo opportunities with the Representatives

• A one week stay at a luxury beach home on Cape Cod steps away from beautiful Mayflower Beach

• A private baking class for 6 with Artisan Baker Peter Nyberg of award-winning Hearth Artisan Bread

Tickets for HOPEFEST are $50.00 each and proceeds raised will benefit the BID-Plymouth Integrated Care Initiative to support the medical, behavioral health, and substance abuse needs of individuals and families in the community.

The Jordan Hospital Club, through signature events, such as the Polar Plunge, and thousands of volunteer hours, has made meaningful monetary contributions to Jordan Hospital, now Beth Israel Deaconess-Plymouth, for more than 100 years.

To learn more about HOPEFEST and to purchase tickets, go to www.jhclub.org.

BID-Plymouth
275 Sandwich Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 746-2000

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