Eighth Annual Lights
for Life Celebration at Malachi House
Cleveland, OH—November 4, 2009 – Malachi House will hold its
Eighth Annual Lights for Life Tree Lighting Ceremony Celebration on Friday, December 4, 2009 at 7:00 pm in their garden on Clinton Avenue in Ohio City. Joel Billock, the recipient of the 2009 Malachi House Volunteer of the Year Award will have the honor of lighting this year’s
“Malachi House has had a rich tradition of remembering the life of each of our residents,” said Mary Kay Stahley, executive director. “Our Lights for Life Celebration offers everyone an opportunity to honor or memorialize our loved ones by adding a light to Malachi House’s outdoor Christmas trees.”
“The idea of Lights for Life came from Malachi House volunteers, who wanted to find a way for all of our friends to aide in the fundraising for our Home,” explained Billock. “Every gift of $10.00 adds a light to adorn the evergreen trees in the Malachi House garden. The beautiful trees will shine brightly throughout the holiday season, joyfully celebrating the lives of our many loved ones while ‘lighting up the lives’ of our current residents.”
The tree lighting ceremony will be followed by a reception with holiday refreshments for guests and the acknowledged honorees and their families. For more information, please contact Mary Kay Stahley at (216) 621-8831 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Lights for Life contribution forms may also be downloaded from their website at www.malachihouse.org.
About Malachi House
Malachi House, created out of a Christian sense of ministry, serves persons who are terminally ill, without cost or regard to gender, race, religion or national origin. The home ministers to individuals who need an available caregiver, who have limited or no financial resources and are in need of special home care in the final stages of life. A trained staff and volunteers provide spiritual, emotional and physical support with the assistance of a hospice team.