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Kids Care Club of Ridgebury Elementary School Donate Activity Kits for Pediatric Patients at Danbury Hospital

Friday, May 16, 2014 - Danbury, CT

Western Connecticut Health Network Foundation - Kids Care  Club

The Kids Care Club of Ridgebury Elementary School in Ridgefield has donated activity kits to Danbury Hospital. The activity kits will be distributed to pediatric patients at the Danbury Hospital Emergency Department. This is the first donation from The Kids Care Club of Ridgebury Elementary School to support the Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN) Kids Care Club. They are now the newest members of the WCHN Kids Care Club.

Chief Foundation Officer Grace Linhard said, "It's so gratifying to receive such meaningful, hands-on projects made by children to give to children who are waiting or being treated at the Danbury Hospital Emergency Department."

The Western Connecticut Health Network Kids Care Club at Danbury Hospital is a philanthropic organization for children and young adults under the age of 18. For more information on the Kids Care Club, please call the Western Connecticut Health Network Foundation office at 203-739-7227 or 860-210-5270.

About Kids Care Club

The Kids Care Club at Western Connecticut Health Network encourages children under the age of 18 to make donations in support of pediatric programs and services at Danbury Hospital and/or New Milford Hospital. Donations help purchase toys, videos/movies, video games and systems, and more to make children’s hospital stays more comfortable. Children raise funds in many ways, including: asking friends and family for donations; organizing penny drives, lemonade stands, or other events; raising funds in lieu of birthday gifts; or donating a portion of their allowance.

About Western Connecticut Health Network

Western Connecticut Health Network is the region's premier, patient-centered health care organization serving residents of Western Connecticut and adjacent New York. With this recent affiliation, the organization is now anchored by three nationally recognized hospitals, Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital and Norwalk Hospital, as well as their affiliated organizations. In addition to the three hospitals, the continuum of care offered includes numerous medical practices and sub-specialties across the region, home health care services, a nationally renowned biomedical research institute, the Western Connecticut Health Network Foundation, the Norwalk Hospital Foundation and other affiliates. For more information, visit TheNewWCHN.org. Share your comments with us at Facebook.com/DanburyHospital; Facebook.com/NewMilfordHospital and/or Facebook.com/NorwalkHospital.




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