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Wednesday, January 17th: Mount Sinai Hospital
It’s showtime! Every month we beam into all the kids’ rooms at once via our live call-in TV show on Mount Sinai’s closed circuit station. Every child is equipped with their own drawing set and can call or text in to us on their phones as we draw together, all from the comfort of their beds!
When: Wednesday, January 17th, 5:30-7PM
Where: Mount Sinai Hospital
1184 5th Avenue (between 98th and 100th Streets)
New York, NY 10029- MAP
Event Director: Elana Amity
Mount Sinai is one of the oldest and largest teaching hospitals in the United States and it provides continuous activities and programs for the kids in its child-life program.
Sunday, February 4th: Ronald McDonald House of Los Angeles
In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re making cards and sharing sweet treats with the Ronald McDonald House kids! We believe expressing gratitude and love is crucial to the healing process so communicating that through hand-made cards is a great way to stay positive and promote recovery.
When: Sunday, February 4th (time TBD)
Where: The Fountain Atrium
4560 Fountain Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90029 –MAP
IWF West Coast Director= Joseph Scott
Date TBD: New Alternatives for Children
And over in New York City, we’re also helping the kids of NAC make handmade cards to send to their loved ones. This will be a great multimedia extravaganza, aka one big lovable mess.
When: early February, TBD
Where: New Alternatives for Children
37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10010- MAP
IWF Director at New Alternatives= Lisa LaBracio
IWF PEN PALS PROGRAM:
We are also able to mail a special drawing to a child who is dealing with a particularly challenging illness and is not physically able to come to our events. Get more information on our Pen Pals Program here.
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