April 7, 2022 (Saint Augustine, Fla.) – Tip your hats and celebrate the 148th Kentucky Derby at St. Augustine’s Tringali Barn, on May 7, 2022, from 4 to 8 p.m., with food, fashion, and fun at the 10th annual Derby Run, a benefit for Community Hospice & Palliative Care.
Attendees will enjoy the Derby's signature drink, the Mint Julep, and be treated to delicious hors d'oeuvres, festive live music, and a silent auction to benefit the mission of Community Hospice & Palliative Care. Racing fans are encouraged to wear their finest and fanciest Derby attire, and all proceeds from the event stay in St. Augustine and St. Johns County to support the end-of-life care needs of the community.
“Every penny raised from this event stays here, in St. Johns County, to provide necessary care for our fragile friends, neighbors and family members,” said Jane Boles, Chair, Community Hospice St. Augustine/St. Johns County Advisory Council. “Join us for the most authentic Derby party for miles around. We’ll have fancy hats, festive music, mint juleps, delicious fare, silent auction, charity betting and watch the Run for the Roses.”
For more information, visit DerbyRun.CommunityHospice.com or contact Community Hospice & Palliative Care Foundation at 904.886.3883.
About Community Hospice & Palliative Care
Established in 1979, Community Hospice & Palliative Care is an innovative national leader in palliative and hospice care, as well as providing programs and services to meet the diverse needs of the communities it serves. During its 42-year history, Community Hospice & Palliative Care has served nearly 220,000 adults and children in Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns counties. Through the support of more than 950 employees and 1,000 volunteers, the organization helps approximately 1,500 patients per day to live better with advanced illness – at home, in long-term care and assisted living facilities, in hospitals and at its 10 inpatient care centers. The organization is committed to improving the quality of life for patients and their families and to be the compassionate guide for end-of-life care in our communities. No one is ever denied care due to an inability to pay.