An endowment for child life specialists

A hospital stay can be scary and stressful for a child, so our objective is to make this experience seem as normal and positive as possible. Child life specialists are valuable partners with the doctors and nurses. Our specialists work with both patients and their families, providing information, education and emotional support and helping patients cope through play, fun activities, music and pet therapy and more. They also help educate caregivers about the needs of children facing the stress of illness and hospitalization.

Your partnership can help meet the overwhelming demand for these team members, who play a critical role in caring for young children.

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