OSSINING, N.Y. (May 5, 2015) – Dominican Sisters Family Health Service, Inc. (DSFHS) recently held its 7th Annual Wines Around the World fundraiser on at Sleepy Hollow Country Club in Briarcliff Manor. With 130 people in attendance, the event featured wine tastings by Pernod Ricard USA and a gourmet buffet. Wines Around the World is one of five annual fundraisers the nonprofit certified home health agency holds each year to benefit its services to the community.

Based in Ossining, DSFHS is a leading visiting nurse service providing care to people of all faiths, income levels and ages throughout the region. As a community-based, certified agency, special emphasis is given to the health and social needs of the community. The Wines Around the World event is a fundraiser for agency-wide charitable programs.

Dominican Sisters Family Health Service is a community-based Joint Commission Certified Home Health Agency providing home nursing care and health related services in the Greater New York Metro Area, Hudson Valley and Long Island. DSFHS currently serves Westchester, Bronx, Suffolk, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Nassau, Putnam, Rockland and Orange counties. DSFHS traces its roots back to 1879 when Mary Walsh and a dedicated group of women living and working on New York City’s West Side began helping immigrant mothers care for infants and sick family members. In 1966, the organization received certification as a home health agency, and in 1974, DSFHS was established in a separate incorporation as a community-based, certified, non-profit home health agency. For more information visit www.dsfhs.org.