Both our donors and the beneficiaries of their generosity have stories to share.

Read their stories below:


Evelyn Greene and Agnese Simeoni, Society of 1899 Members

Evelyn Greene and Agnese Simeoni had much in common: they both were devoted parishioners at their church: St. Christopher’s Church in Buchanan, New York. Evelyn Greene tirelessly gave her time to her beloved church and is considered one of the founders of St. Christopher’s Church.

Marion Beard Hutner

Marion Beard Hutner lived large. She was charismatic and had a large circle of devoted friends. Marion was never one to take herself too seriously; she charmed everyone she met with an unusual combination of humor and humility. And she could tell the most entertaining stories.

Bonnie Brennan

I think the thing I’m most proud of is maximizing every day… with work, family or friends or service and taking every moment to live in that space.

How Your Gift Helps

Your gifts to Calvary Hospital help us provide hospice and palliative care to adult patients with advanced cancer and other life-limiting illnesses. It will provide Calvary with the resources to…

Provide focused, individualized attention to patients and families during the pandemic and beyond. Our CalvaryCare® emotional and spiritual support teams are operating around the clock to make sure no person feels abandoned. Our Pastoral Care and Bereavement programs are completely supported by donor dollars. Support Calvary@Home - the only home hospice service that operates as a seamless, cohesive extension of our renowned hospital, offering quality end-of-life care and support services to patients and their families where and when they need it. Prior to the pandemic, Calvary’s hospice teams cared for nearly four times as many cancer patients as the typical home hospice agency, averaging 277 cancer patient visits a day. Ensure that Calvary’s core values of non-abandonment and death without physical pain and suffering, will extend to future generations. The increased costs of safely delivering CalvaryCare® to patients and families during this ongoing health emergency have increased our financial demands. Help us to continue to provide care and comfort for over 6,000 patients and families.