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Community Care Hospice

1669 Rombach Ave.
Wilmington, OH 45177
Phone: 937.382.5400
Fax: 937.383.3898

Ohio's Community Mercy Hospice

1830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503
Phone: 937.390.9665

Ohio's Hospice at United Church Homes

Chapel Hill
12200 Strausser St. NW
Canal Fulton, OH 44614
Phone: 330.264.4899

Ohio's Hospice at United Church Homes

200 Timberline Dr. #1212
Marietta, OH 45750
Phone: 740.629.9990

Ohio's Hospice LifeCare

1900 Akron Rd.
Wooster, OH 44691
Phone: 330.264.4899

Ohio's Hospice Loving Care

779 London Ave.
Marysville, OH 43040
Phone: 937.644.1928

Ohio's Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties

5940 Long Meadow Dr.
Middletown, OH 45005
Phone: 513.422.0300

Ohio's Hospice of Dayton

324 Wilmington Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420
Phone: 937.256.4490

Ohio's Hospice of Central Ohio


2269 Cherry Valley Rd.
Newark, OH 43055
Phone: 740.788.1400

Inpatient Care Center

1320 West Main St.
Newark, OH 43055
Phone: 740.344.0379

Ohio's Hospice of Central Ohio at
The Ohio State University
Wexner Medical Center

410 W 10th Ave - 7th Floor
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: 614.685.0001

Ohio's Hospice of Fayette County

222 N. Oakland Ave.
Washington Court House, OH 43160
Phone: 740.335.0149

Ohio's Hospice of Miami County

3230 N. Co. Rd. 25A
Troy, OH 45373
Phone: 937.335.5191

Ohio's Hospice of Morrow County

228 South St.
Mount Gilead, OH 43338
Phone: 419.946.9822

Ohio's Hospice


7575 Paragon Rd.
Dayton, OH 45459
Phone: 937.256.4490


11013 Montgomery Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45249

Thank You for Your Kindness! Face Masks Donation - Ohio's Hospice of Dayton

Face Mask Donation to Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton Serves as Therapy Through Grief

As the COVID-19 pandemic developed, Jean Plunkett saw a need for handmade face masks in the community. So, she decided to sew face masks and donate them to Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton. 

“I had a friend who sent me a card that encouraged me to begin making masks,” Plunkett said. “Anybody who sews has a stock of fabric somewhere, so I went to my stock and started making them.”  

After sending a few masks to her friend, Plunkett wanted to begin donating them. As she considered what organization to give to, her connection to Kim Vesey, general manager and executive vice president of Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, sparked her interest. Plunkett was a former teacher of Vesey. For 34 years, Plunkett taught home economics at Mad River Schools and continued to serve as a substitute teacher until five years ago.   

“I lost my grandson this past spring,” Plunkett said. “Making face masks has helped me work through my grief over the loss of my grandson.” 

To date, Plunkett has made more than 500 pleated masks with filter pockets and wire-shaped nose pieces for Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton. She plans to make more. She has received generous donations from friends to help her continue making more face masks for the not-for-profit organization. 

“We are thankful for Mrs. Plunkett’s talents and generosity,” Vesey said. “It’s the support we receive from people like Mrs. Plunkett and so many others in our community that we are able to provide superior care and superior services to the patients and families we are privileged to serve.” 

Plunkett also has donated masks to the members of her sorority, Alpha Gamma Delta, in the Dayton area. She also sent a shipment of masks to an adopted chapter in Michigan. 

Outside of masks, Plunkett is working on a queen-sized T-shirt quilt for the father of her grandson. The quilt is made of shirts from his time playing soccer in high school. She also is making two more quilts for her other son and her daughter. 

“When I was teaching, I always told my students, ‘When you’re down and out, do something for somebody else,’” Plunkett said. 

If you are interested in volunteer opportunities at Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, please call 937.256.9507, ext. 3314, or visit our website

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