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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 »

St. Mary’s Kids Enjoyed a Merry and Bright 2015 Holiday Season

During the 2015 holiday season, supporters and advocates for St. Mary’s Kids showed up in their numbers to spread holiday cheer and encourage the patients at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children. Numerous community groups, local businesses, corporations, sports teams, churches, … Continue reading »

CareMed Specialty Pharmacy Made the Holidays Extra Special for St. Mary’s Kids

The  children at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children had a wonderful holiday. Last month, Dr. Moby Kazmi, CEO of CareMed Specialty Pharmacy—a leading specialty pharmacy based in Lake Success, NY and his family visited the hospital to personally deliver a number … Continue reading »

NYPD Pays Special Holiday Visit to St. Mary’s Kids

St. Mary Kids received a special visit recently from officers from the Brooklyn North Warrant Squad and several other NYPD units including Emergency Services, Mounted and K-9. The police officers brought a large load of gifts for St. Mary’s Kids, and made a … Continue reading »