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Finish Line Youth Foundation Awards Generous Grant to support St. Mary’s 2016 Summer Olympics

St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children is pleased to announce that it has received a generous grant from the Finish Line Youth Foundation to support the eagerly-anticipated 2016 Summer Olympics program held annually at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children, located … Continue reading »

Friends of St. Mary’s Committee Raise Significant Funds at ‘Believe in Possible’ Event

The Friends of St. Mary’s Committee – a group of young professionals from the New York real estate, finance, construction, legal, and marketing industries – have successfully hosted Believe in Possible to raise funds and awareness for children with special … Continue reading »

St. Mary’s Kids Brighten Mother’s Day with Special Mommy-and-Me Celebration

In honor of Mother’s Day St. Mary’s staff from the Nursery neighborhood hosted a special Mommy-and-Me Arts and Crafts activity to honor all the mothers with babies at St. Mary’s. Nurses and recreational therapists invited mothers and grandmothers to create … Continue reading »

St. Mary’s Expands Pet Therapy Program to Help Kids Meet Rehabilitative Goals

Ken, Barbie and Polo are three of our hard working four-legged volunteers. They are the gentle therapy dogs who visit our children each week as part of our Animal-assisted Therapy Program. Pet therapy helps children with special needs reach rehabilitative … Continue reading »

St. Mary’s Offers Brain Injury Prevention Tips in Honor of National Brain Injury Awareness Month

St. Mary’s shares information on how to be head smart during the warm season Brain injury is a leading cause of injury-related death and disability in the United States. March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month and throughout the month … Continue reading »

Lynbrook High School Students Present 3D Printed Adaptive Devices Designed for St. Mary’s Kids

Students at Lynbrook High School, inspired by recent visits to pediatric patients at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children, have designed a series of prototype adaptive devices using 3D printing technology.  The students visited St. Mary’s today to present the devices … Continue reading »

Music Sensation Justin Guarini and Random Acts Organization Delight St. Mary’s Kids with a Surprise Visit

The children of St. Mary’s Hospital for Children, New York City’s only post-acute rehabilitation hospital for children with medically complex conditions, were pleasantly surprised recently when former American Idol contestant and music sensation Justin Guarini made an impromptu visit. Justin … Continue reading »

St. Mary’s Infection Control Gets Another Boost: Toddlers Unit Receives donation of Automated Hand Washing Sink

At St. Mary’s we’re serious about infection control. Recently, Meritech— a leading company providing technology for infection control donated an automatic hand washing machine to the hospital. The device was placed on the Toddlers Unit and provides superior infection prevention … Continue reading »

St. Mary’s Receives Donation from the RiteAid Foundation

St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children is pleased to announce that it has recently received a generous grant of $5,000 from the Rite Aid Foundation’s “Big Hearts Give Challenge”— which was designed to help KidCents charities raise awareness, grow their … Continue reading »

Spirit of Children Shows Generous Support to St. Mary’s Kids

St. Mary’s Hospital for Children would like to extend a hearty thank you to the Spirit of Children program by Spirit Halloween. The hospital recently received a generous donation of over $60,000 from the country’s leading seasonal Halloween retailer. Spirit … Continue reading »