Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House

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The Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House provides a comfortable setting where patients are able to pass peacefully, without pain, and with their loved ones around them.

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Thanks to the generosity of Gene and JoAnn Waddell, lung cancer screens are being provided at no cost to high-risk individuals. It's important to act quickly -- early detection and treatment of lung cancer improve chances for survival.

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The Genesis Health Services Foundation inspires donors to charitably invest in the healthcare of the greater Quad Cities region. As a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the Foundation is governed by a group of dedicated volunteers who comprise the Board of Directors.

Missy Gowey, Certified Fundraising Executive, has been leading the Foundation as the Executive Director for 14 years. Grant making is focused on the healthcare needs of the patients and families served by Genesis Health System. The Foundation's programs include Nursing Scholarships, Flu-Free Quad Cities, President's Circle of Care annual giving society, Genesis Legacy giving society, and the the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House.

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  • The memory of Page Grubb is honored in a beautiful thank you letter written by Mr. Grubb's brother, Norton. Norton describes the care and compassion experienced by Page during his stay at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House. Read the letter.
  • Betty Buser Michaelkamp passed away at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, and her family decided that her beloved piano should be shared with those at the house. They made a donation to keep music as a soothing staple at the hospice house, and were very grateful for the compassion showed to Betty during her stay. Learn more about the piano at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House.
  • Gillian Christy, a Davenport native, created the one-of-a-kind Winding Walk artwork that is located along a peaceful walk outside of the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House. This stainless-steel column was made possible through donations by benefactors. Experience the Winding Walk.