Transitions LifeCare receives a $100,000 grant from The Leon Levine Foundation!

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The Leon Levine Foundation (“TLLF”) awarded Transitions LifeCare a $100,000 grant to support their mission to provide hospice and palliative care services to children and adults in the greater Triangle area.

“We’re grateful to The Leon Levine Foundation for its continued support through this generous grant award,” said Transitions LifeCare’s CEO Dr. Laura Patel. “There is growing recognition that care at home should be prioritized and is worthy of investment. We touch thousands of people every year at various stages of dealing with serious illness; caregivers struggling to meet the needs of their family; people who are grieving and seeking support; and children who have a life limiting illness. These funds allow us to fulfill our mission of caring for everyone who needs us, regardless of their financial status or ability. We could not provide our urgently needed services without the trust and investment from our community. Thank you to The Leon Levine Foundation for your continued support and belief that the care we provide is essential to the well-being of our community.”

About The Leon Levine Foundation:

Established in 1980 by Leon Levine (Founder and former Chairman of Family Dollar Stores, Inc.), The Leon Levine Foundation supports programs and organizations that improve the human condition through investments in education, healthcare, human services, and Jewish values.

Based in Charlotte, N.C., the Foundation invests in nonprofits across North Carolina and South Carolina with strong leadership, a track record of success, and a plan for financial sustainability. Through its investments, the Foundation intends to create pathways to self-sufficiency, champion strategies for permanent change, and facilitate opportunities for growth. Learn more online at or follow on Twitter and Facebook @LeonLevineFdn.

About Transitions LifeCare:

Transitions LifeCare was founded as Hospice of Wake County in 1979. Providing physical, emotional, and spiritual care to those living with an advanced illness, their caregivers, and those who have lost a loved one regardless of age, race, religion, or financial circumstances, we are guided by community-based boards of directors and supported by a dedicated professional staff that provides compassionate care that allows patients to enjoy every moment of their lives to the fullest.

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