Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation Daffodil Days 2007
Homecare and Hospice Patients Benefit from Flower Sale
News Release: March 6, 2007
Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation will hold its 23rd annual Daffodil Days, presented by First Community Bank, from March 9-11. Members of the Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation board and volunteers will prepare and package thousands of daffodils on Wednesday, March 7 from 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m at 4210 Hawkins Street NE
More than 600 community volunteers will sell in excess 180,000 daffodils over a three day period. Proceeds of the sale benefit Presbyterian's not-for-profit Home Healthcare and Hospice services, which helps provide ongoing support to patients in need of basic necessities.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday sales sites include Bank of Albuquerque, First Community Bank, Flying Star, Jeanne's Gifts and Cosmetics, La Montanita Co-op, Presbyterian Hospital, Presbyterian Kaseman, Presbyterian Northside, Presbyterian Healthplex, Presbyterian Medical Center Rio Rancho, Satellite Coffee, and Wild Oats. Please call 724-7000 or go to www.phs.org/foundation for specifics on sales sites, dates and times.
A bunch of ten daffodils sells for $5, a price unchanged for 22 years. Vases are sold for $3. Daffodil arrangements -- ten daffodils, greens and baby's breath in a vase -- are sold for $15.
Presbyterian serves to improve the health of individuals, families and communities. Presbyterian Healthcare Services was founded in New Mexico in 1908, and is the state's only private, not-for-profit healthcare system. Presbyterian offers eight hospitals, a statewide health plan, and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Presbyterian employs more than 8,500 people throughout New Mexico.