Lumberton, NC (PRESS RELEASE) – BB&T employees from the local Currency Transaction Monitoring team and Funds Management teams used BB&T Lighthouse Project funds to purchase items for Southeastern Hospice House and its patients their families.
Representatives from the teams visited Southeastern Hospice House on June 24 to present: a brand new side-by-side refrigerator for the family kitchen; a 48” television for the family sitting area; a Blu-Ray/DVD player along with an assortment of DVDs; a wide variety of snacks and drinks; coloring and puzzle books for the children; socks for both men and women; and 100 family member bags. These cloth bags contain a lightweight blanket, memory foam neck pillow, spiral notebook, ink pen, hand sanitizer, bag of candy, note pad, and hand-held fan as well as a greeting card with warm words of support and encouragement. Also donated was a Keurig coffee/tea maker along with a wide assortment of coffee and tea cups, sugars and creamers.
The Lighthouse Project was created six years ago as a way for BB&T to give back to their community in a way that is special to the individuals by providing funds as well as the “on the clock” time to purchase and deliver donated items. Southeastern Hospice House is an affiliate of Southeastern Health. To learn more, logon to www.southeasternhealth.org/hospicehouse.