Wilkes-Barre,PA (January 30, 2020) – Hospice of the Sacred Heart is pleased to announce it has received a $3,000 grant from the PPL Foundation. These funds will support the emergency preparedness kits being assembled for at home patients.  


Each kit will contain a flashlight, bottled water, medication pouch, hand sanitizer, whistle and blanket. Checklists and personalized plans will also be included.


“This generous grant from the PPL Foundation will go a long way to help pay for emergency kits for our patients at home. Each kit will contain items that will provide peace of mind and security in the event of an emergency or disaster,”said Diane Baldi, CEO, Hospice of the Sacred Heart.


“Safety is top priority not only for our employees but also for the people in the communities we serve. We are proud to support the development of safe, strong and sustainable communities in northeast PA,” said Alana Roberts, Regional Affairs Director at PPL Electric Utilities.


The PPL Foundation awards annual grants through a competitive application and review process.


Photo caption l to r: Linda Menichetti, COO, Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Alana Roberts, Regional Affairs Director, PPL Electric Utilities and Diane Baldi, CEO, Hospice of the Sacred Heart