Thank you to the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal, Vicariate Outreach Program

For Immediate Release
Suzan Kircher
Goshen Community Care and Hospice, Inc.
860-491-4673 (HOPE)


Goshen Community Care and Hospice Receives $550 in Funding from the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal


Goshen, Conn – October 18, 2022 – On Tuesday, October 18, 2022 Goshen Community Care and Hospice, Inc. received a check in the amount of $550 from the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal through its Vicariate Outreach Program. 

The funding will help Goshen Community Care and Hospice continue its mission of assisting  the residents of Goshen—without charge—by providing services in time of need so that all town residents may live in dignity, safety, and comfort.  Goshen Community Care and Hospice offers community programs, senior socials, support for those returning from a hospital stay, transportation to appointments, medical supply loan closet, access to food pantry, volunteer hospice care, bereavement support, and educational programs focusing on medical and health related issues.

“Goshen Community Care and Hospice is honored to be a recipient of the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal.  We are constantly looking for ways to reach out to our community and keep residents engaged in new ways,” comments Erin Reilly, Coordinator. “This funding will enable us to enhance our programs, outreach, and social opportunities for our residents.”

For more information about Goshen Community Care and Hospice, visit, call 860-491-4673(HOPE) or email us at

About the Archbishop Annual Appeal

Since 1981, the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal has been able to assist tens of thousands of people – regardless of race, religion, or color — across the Archdiocese of Hartford with health care, education, housing, emergency expenses, and in numerous other areas.  It is through the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal Vicariate Outreach Program and the generosity of its donors that the Appeal is able to assist a wide array of Community-based charities throughout Hartford, New Haven and Litchfield Counties. 

Recipient of the American Legion Citizenship Award for 2021

Goshen Community Care and Hospice was the recipient of the American Legion Citizenship Award for 2021. The award was presented at the Memorial Day ceremony on May 30, 2021. The award is given out annually to individuals who have been active in volunteering and helping in the community. This year the American Legion recognized Goshen Community Care and Hospice, as an organization of volunteers, had done a great job helping to serve the community during the Covid 19 pandemic. It is an honor to be the recipient of this award. The Board and volunteers have worked so hard to help our community in so many ways. We delivered meals, checked in on residents, made phone calls, picked up groceries and medications, supplied medical equipment from the loan closet, helped families in need, created busy bags with monthly themes, and did our best to help bring some normalcy to our residents during the pandemic. Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers and Board members.

CT foodbank family food box program

The First Congregational Church, 795 Riverside Avenue in Torrington holds a food distribution event on the second Tuesday of each month at 9:30am. For more information contact the food bank at 203-469-5000. The full schedule of Mobile Pantry locations and links to more food resources are at Please note that the Mobile Pantry schedule is subject to change, so check the website prior to going to the distribution event. There are also other events offered throughout the year that we will post here.