Light Up a Life


Light Up a Life logo

Community Care Hospice, an affiliate of Community Visiting Nurse Association, will hold its annual “Light up a Life” tree lighting on Monday evening, December 3 (rain/snow date December 4), at 5:30 on the front lawn of the agency’s building at 110 West End Avenue in Somerville. The ceremony includes family and friends of individuals who have received care and support from Community Care Hospice. Members of the hospice staff shared readings and prayers as part of remembering loved ones.  You may view this special ceremony at this link.

“Light up a Life” is a nationally recognized hospice campaign where a tree is lit in memory of, or in living tribute to family members and friends.  Donations help to support the mission of Community Care Hospice to help individuals and their families who are faced with a life-limiting illness.  A donation, in any amount,  enables a loved one to be remembered with a personalized ribbon which is placed on the tree in their honor.  “Our tree is filled with hundreds of ribbons, each representing the loving thoughts and precious memories of those who have touched our lives in so many ways,” expressed Alyce Brophy, CEO and President of Community Visiting Nurse Association.

If you wish to support the work of Community Care Hospice and to recognize a loved one, please contact:  Community Care Hospice at (908) 725-9355.  Your donations will help our hospice continue to provide comfort to individuals in need.

Community Visiting Nurse Associates and its affiliates, Community VNS, Community Home Care and Community Care Hospice are non-profit home health and hospice providers serving Somerset and Middlesex counties since 1948.  They are licensed by the State of New Jersey, certified by Medicare and Medicaid and accredited by Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP). 


Light Up a Life tree lighting

Commemorative ribbons on the Live for Life Tree