The Memory Garden: Where No Child is Forgotten
Eight years ago, CMC, with the generous support of St. Joseph Cemetery in Bedford, N.H., Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Manchester Memorial Company, established the Memory Garden to honor the dignity of life from its very beginning. The Memory Garden is for families who have experienced pregnancy loss at 20 weeks or less and for all parents who choose not to make private burial arrangements. In their moments of grief, these parents can rest assured that their children will be laid to rest with dignity and respect.
NH Food Bank Tackling Hunger Pains
Hunger in New Hampshire is nothing new, but finding new solutions to combat hunger is the ongoing work of the New Hampshire Food Bank and its local funders and partners. As a program of Catholic Charities New Hampshire and the only food bank in the state, the NH Food Bank supplies over 425 agencies throughout the state, including food pantries, soup kitchens and local feeding programs. Recently, when two funders came together with a desire to help Coos County, the NH Food Bank joined them and sprang into action.
Mission is the Cornerstone of St. Joseph Hospital's Identity
Kevin Flynn recently joined St. Joseph Hospital's leadership team as its Vice President of Mission Integration. In this meaningful role, Flynn will work closely with the board and clinical staff to thoughtfully oversee the hospital’s mission is implemented across all its initiatives. “Mission is the cornerstone of St. Joseph Hospital’s identity. It’s deeply engrained in its culture and means a great deal to its employees as well as its patients and their families,” Flynn notes.