Support the Friends of YNHCH Mission
Recent areas of support include
YNHCH Family Emergency Fund
Provides small, one-time gifts to patient families in need during periods of crisis or extreme duress. Examples of funds used to date include purchase of refurbished medical equipment, car seats, cribs, medication copays, emergency travel, food and medical supplies, etc.
PSC Train Program
One year funding of routine maintenance to the beloved train display in the Pediatric Specialty Center, where over 15,000 children visit annually to receive care.
Pediatric Nursing/Specialty Center iPads
Allow Pediatric Specialty Center personnel to use age appropriate games and other distractions to assist with patient compliance during blood draws, IV catheter insertions, radiologic testing, etc.
Arts for Healing
Support for the ongoing program of art therapy for children 10 years and older to help build self-esteem and coping skills while undergoing difficult or repeated hospital experiences.
Healthy Food Healthy Family
Funding for a pilot program to provide nutrition education to families with infants in the Nurturing Families Network program, including home visits, modeling, shopping and preparing healthy foods. The goal of the program is to explore early intervention in obesity prevention through one-on-one education.