Sponsors and donors enjoyed sips and sweets at “For the Love of Chocolate” a virtual chocolate tasting event benefiting Trustbridge Hospice Foundation

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On Thursday, April 29, 2021, 100 guests savored sweet treats at “For the Love of Chocolate,” a private, virtual tasting guided by Hoffman’s Chocolates .   A live chocolatier guided guests and helped them  discover the complexity and flavor profiles of their favorite indulgence while enjoying a sampling of gourmet chocolate from Hoffman’s Chocolates.

“Hoffman’s Chocolates was honored to partner with Trustbridge Hospice Foundation,” said Randall Vitale, President of Hoffman’s Chocolates. “Having an organization like Trustbridge Hospice Foundation in our community, where people, regardless of their income status, can receive end of life treatment in a peaceful environment like their own home is priceless.”

The event raised over $30,000 to support the important hospice programs Trustbridge provides to the community, which are above and beyond traditional hospice services: grief services for children and adults, camps for children, music therapy, pet therapy and extraordinary comfort.

“We are truly grateful to everyone who supported this unique event,” said Greg Leach, President of Trustbridge Hospice Foundation. “Their generosity ensures Trustbridge can continue to offer services that are vital to our patients and families”

The host committee for For the Love of Chocolate included Jessica Lerner, event chair, Rebekah Garbutt, Debbie Goldin, Lori Perlman and Meredith Tucker.   Sponsors and event partners for include: Truist, AMG, Belmont Village Senior Living Fort Lauderdale, Dignity Memorial, Kaufman Rossin, Marsh & McLennan Retirement Services, Memorial Healthcare System, Go Riverwalk Magazine, and Hoffman’s Chocolates.