McIlwain Donates $1,000 to Windber Hospice

McIlwain Bus Line Donates to Windber Hospice

Laurie Polacek of McIlwain Bus Lines presented a $1,000 donation to Windber Hospice Director Kristie Berkebile, which will be used for patient care services. To raise the funds, the organization held an employee basket party at their Christmas party.

About Windber Hospice at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber
Windber Hospice has been providing compassionate care in the comfort of patients’ homes for nearly 40 years. Being the first palliative care program in Pennsylvania and the first rural hospice in the country, Windber Hospice covers all of Somerset, Cambria, and Bedford Counties. Windber Hospice continues to maintain a non-profit status. Through experienced, dedicated staff, Windber Hospice excels in treating patients holistically and specializes in combining traditional medicine with complementary integrative therapies.

About Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber
Founded in 1906, Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is an independent, non-profit acute care hospital in northern Somerset County, bordering Cambria County. The 54-bed hospital shares a campus and collaborates with Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine at Windber (CSSIMMW), a private, non-profit biomedical research center. With more than 450 employees, CSSMCW is the fourth largest employer in Somerset County. CSSMCW’s mission is to provide excellence in personalized, quality health care services through innovation, research and education in response to community needs. For more information visit