Light Up A Life
If you missed our 2020 virtual Light Up A Life ceremonies a recording of each will be available until January 9th.
Donate through our website or download our charitable contribution form and mail with a check.
Learn more about our summer program for children who have expeience the loss of a loved one.
Since 1979 the Optimal Hospice Foundation has been committed to our Mission to ensure hospice care and other compassionate programs are available for families facing a life-limiting illness. Programs include outreach & education, hospice care funding for the uninsured and bereavement support including an annual Kids Camp for children who have experienced the death of a loved one. To fullfil this Mission the Foundation has partnered with Optimal Hospice Care. In 2018, Optimal Hospice Care was purchased by Bristol Hospice and in October of this year all Optimal locations changed their name to Bristol Hospice.
To reflect our continued partnership we are excited to announce that on January 1, 2021 the Optimal Hospice Foundation changed its name to Bristol Hospice Foundation of CA. We will continue to fulfill our Mission, programs, services and events with same team of staff and volunteers. This change allows us to grow and serve more families as we will partner with all California Bristol locations – growing from 8 community office locations to 18.
The BristolHospice Foundation of CA is a non-profit organization established to commit its resources to activities which are intended to ensure hospice care and other compassionate programs are available for families facing a life-limiting illness with an emphasis on the underinsured or uninsured population. Programs include outreach & education, hospice care funding and bereavement support including an annual Kids Camp for children who have experienced the loss of a love one.
Bristol Hospice Foundation of CA was originally created in association with Kern Hospice in 1979 – Kern County’s first hospice agency. In July 2001 when Kern Hospice was acquired by Optimal Healthcare, the existing 501(c)3 changed its name to Optimal Hospice Foundation. And now we open our next chapter as Bristol Hopsice Foundation of CA. Through our name changes committment to our Mission has never waivered.