Lockport Police Department Delivers Stuffed Animals for Pediatric Patients at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (July 9, 2014)— To comfort sick children, Lockport Police Officers Kevin Brauch and Marty Hamilton recently delivered several boxes of new stuffed animals to be given to pediatric patients at Silver Cross Hospital. Throughout the year, the Lockport Police Department collected these new toys.
Photo Caption: Recently, Lockport Police Officers donated several boxes of new stuffed animals for the hospital’s pediatric patients. Pictured from left to right are Lockport Police Officer Kevin Brauch; Lynn Daley, RN, Pediatric Unit at Silver Cross Hospital; and Lockport Police Officer Marty Hamilton.
“We are grateful to Kevin Brauch and Marty Hamilton and the Lockport Police Department for their support for our youngest patients,” said Larry Johnson, Vice President of the Foundation at Silver Cross Hospital. “The donation of stuffed animals will make a difficult stay at the hospital a little easier.”
To assist Silver Cross Hospital in its initiative to continue to bring state-of-the-art lifesaving services close to home, call the Silver Cross Foundation at (815) 300-7105.
About Silver Cross Hospital
Silver Cross Hospital is a not-for-profit health care provider serving Will County and southwest suburban communities since 1895. Silver Cross has been recognized as a Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals National Award winner for seven consecutive years and as a Hospital of Choice by the American Alliance of Healthcare Providers. With over 3,000 employees, physicians and volunteers, Silver Cross operates a 289-bed acute care hospital and 5 satellite facilities providing outpatient services and physician offices. Silver Cross opened a state-of-the-art replacement hospital on February 26, 2012 at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. In 2013, Silver Cross provided over $48 million in charity care and other community benefits. To learn more about Silver Cross Hospital or a referral to a physician on staff, visit www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325). Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care. These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.