WWII veteran has volunteered at Shriner’s Children’s Hospital for 32 years

“I’ve seen kids come in here that couldn’t even walk or do anything. When they leave, they’re like a regular kid. It’s just amazing.” ST. LOUIS, Mo. — 94-year-old Carl Hall accomplished a lot during his career in the military. Since retiring in 1990, he has dedicated his time to a different service. He’s a…

Meet Texas Children’s Hospital West’s first ever therapy dog

The Texas Children’s Hospital West location may be known for its state-of-the-art medical care, but it’s newest therapy tool is one that has been around for thousands of years. Angus, the hospital’s first ever therapy dog, brings healing to young patients in the form of gentle nuzzles and a wagging tail. Angus, a half- Labrador,…

Cuddles with Kindness collects hundreds of stuffed animals for hospitalized kids

Providing comfort to kids, Cuddles with Kindness collects stuffed animals at the Chillicothe Fire Department for their second annual Stuff and Truck event, Saturday, Jan. 29. Cuddles with Kindness is a non-profit organization that aims to give stuffed animals to every child in OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois. Taylor Larson, founder and president of the…

12-year-old donates 50 ‘Kindness Kits’ to kids at UMass Memorial

Connor Wright is already making a difference for many kids in Massachusetts with a project meant to spread joy and give back. Connor Wright of Lynnfield may only be 12 years old, but he’s already making a difference for many kids in Massachusetts with a project meant to spread joy and give back during the…