MEDIA ADVISORY – July 6, 2018

MEDIA CONTACT: Nancy Cook, VP, Marketing and Communications, Capital Caring ncook@capitalcaring.org / 703-531-6241

EVENT
Children who have suffered the loss of a parent or loved one, along with family members or guardians, will be attending the July 10, 2018 Taylor Swift concert thanks to Capital Caring and its community partners. Capital Caring (one of the largest and oldest non-profit hospice organizations in the mid-Atlantic region) has embraced grieving children and teens for more than two decades by offering grief support through specialized bereavement programs held in individual Capital Caring neighborhoods across the MD, VA and D.C. metropolitan region. Through its community partnership with the Washington Redskins, Capital Caring has access to a private suite at FedEx Field for the concert. Financial gifts from Apple Federal Credit Union and other donors will allow 17 children and their guardians to be treated to an all-expenses-paid experience, including transportation, food, concert tickets and souvenirs. Transportation is being provided courtesy of DC Trails.

DATE/TIME Tuesday, July 10
Concert will begin at 7 p.m. EDT LOCATION FedEx Field, 1600 Fedex Way, Landover, MD 20785 ABOUT CAPITAL CARING Capital Caring’s mission is to provide the highest quality advanced illness care with dignity, respect and compassion. Since our founding in 1977, we have grown into one of the largest and most experienced nonprofit providers of hospice care, palliative care and bereavement counseling services in the nation. In 2017 alone, we served nearly 7,000 hospice patients and provided more than $3 million in charity care to those who had nowhere else to turn.
Capital Caring serves families and patients throughout Northern Virginia, as far south as Fredericksburg and Richmond, as well as Prince George’s County, Maryland, and DC. To learn more about Capital Caring, visit www.capitalcaring.org or call 800‐869‐2136.