Providing assistance for the terminally ill and their families

St. Joseph Hospice Foundation (SJHF) is a non-profit corporation, chartered in January of 2003, which provides assistance to terminally ill patients and their families. The mission of the foundation is to provide peace, comfort and dignity to those facing a terminal illness, regardless of which hospice agency they choose.

Donations to SJHF are used to offer supportive care for non funded patients and families and help provide for living expenses, funeral costs, memorial services and more. SJHF provides over $50,000 yearly in communities throughout Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Texas.

  • Hard Choices

    "Hard Choices" covers the most common medical treatment decisions faced by those who are living with a life-threatening illness. CPR (resuscitation efforts), artificial feeding, hospitalization of an ill person and shifting to a hospice approach are all considered in depth. ...

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  • 5 Wishes

    The Five Wishes document helps you express how you want to be treated if you are seriously ill and unable to speak for yourself. It is unique among all other living will and health agent forms because it looks to all of a person's needs: medical, personal, emotional and spiritual.

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  • Carpenter Health Network

    For the fight in all of us, for the families who won't give in, and for the survivors we all are, we are The Carpenter Health Network, and we believe in the expectation of tomorrow -- the foundation of hope that guides us every day, in everything we do.

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