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Homeland Hospice


Please join Homeland for an uplifting event while supporting and raising funds for benevolent services provided to our hospice patients and their families.

Homeland Hospice is a non-profit outreach program of Homeland Center, providing more than 10 years of service to our community. Much of our enhanced care-massage, music and pet therapy, extra in-home relief hours, professional photography, and more-is dependent on the fundraisers and donations.

THE 5K is a measured five kilometers (3.1 miles), relatively flat course at the Rossmoyne Business Center, beginning and ending at 5000 Ritter Road, Mechanicsburg . Race start time is 8:30 AM.

is a shorter distance along a portion of the same course.

Serious runners, or folks wanting to commemorate the memory of a loved one, individually or as team participate in this annual event. T-shirts, printed with a loved one’s name are also part of the tradition.

POST RACE/WALK ACTIVITIES - After the run/walk, we celebrate the lives of loved ones lost, and enjoy food and refreshments. Cash prizes for winning runners and fun awards are also presented.

Plenty of free parking is available. Great opportunity to serve with co-workers or as a family. Children are welcome to help provided they are supervised/with an adult. Make colorful (large printed) signs to encourage the runners, such as: "You got this!", Way to go!", "You made it!", and etc.... Volunteers are provided a free event t-shirt. Sign-up early so we can have the correct size shirt for you!

First 75 people to respond will be placed on the volunteer list. Additional names placed on a "back-up" list.

5 Shifts

  • Sat Oct 03, 2020 - 06:00 AM to 08:30 AM
    Set-up for the event. This will include putting up tables and chairs, preparing the Memory Walk stations, preparing the food area, placing yard signs
  • Sat Oct 03, 2020 - 06:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Be present throughout the event to assist with any needs!
  • Sat Oct 03, 2020 - 07:15 AM to 08:45 AM
    Event Registration - registers runners and walkers for the event. Volunteer must be organized. Volunteers will be seated.
  • Sat Oct 03, 2020 - 08:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Cheer on the runners and walkers. Volunteers will be positioned throught out the course and at the finish line. Great opportunity for families!
  • Sat Oct 03, 2020 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Assist with clean -up - take down tables and chairs, load cars, and etc...
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About Homeland Hospice


2300 Vartan Way, Suite 270, Harrisburg, PA 17110, US

Mission Statement

To provide the highest quality of care to patients and families during the terminal stages of life.


Homeland Hospice utilizes a team approach to provide care to patients with a life limiting illness. We encourage patients and their families to live each day as fully as possible. Our focus is symptom management and quality of life. We believe everyone has the right to die with dignity. The team includes: physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains, aides, volunteers, complementary therapists; with the patient and family always at the center of focus.

Health & Medicine


Sat Oct 03, 2020
06:00 AM - 12:00 PM   This opportunity has 5 shifts


Rossmoyne Business Center5000 Ritter RoadMechanicsburg, PA 17055



  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 18
  • Serve all day or for 3-4 hours
  • Outgoing, upbeat, and welcoming personality; willing to assist and serve others

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