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"Joan Gilkison: Caring, Compassionate"

films by Pam Rondeau


Joan Gilkison and her children established the Gilkison Family Foundation in honor of her husband, Bob, who died in 2007. The Foundation provides financial support to a number of nonprofit organizations in various areas, ranging from medical services to fine arts. Joan’s dedication and compassion is not limited to her role as CEO of the Foundation. She extends her commitment to volunteer work, including service as a hospice chaplain.