In the Community2018-08-01T12:10:57-05:00

For a healthier Northland

For a healthier Northland

Kindness Overflows

The image of a newborn leaving the hospital wearing only a lightweight T-shirt and diaper lingered with Social Worker Mary Ann Lytle, MSW. She knew in her heart babies transferring into foster care deserved more when they left the hospital. Mary Ann wanted to show those babies that NKCH staff cared about them. Asking [...]

By |March 11th, 2019|

Warming the Needy With Special Hats

Susan creates hats with personalized messages (below) that she gives to low-income children, the elderly and the homeless. Susan Fierro-Baig, RN, 8th Floor Pavilion, creates hats that provide warmth for heads and hearts. Susan personalizes each hat with an uplifting word, like hope, strength or faith. St. Joseph television station KQ2 recently selected [...]

By |February 19th, 2019|

NKCH Recognized for Community Health Efforts

NKCH received the Kansas City Medical Society’s Community Service Award at the group’s annual meeting in November. The society gives the annual award to a physician or organization that voluntarily contributes to the health of the community. “The committee chose NKCH because of their generous contributions to the MetroCARE program over the past 10 years,” said Angela Bedell, executive director [...]

By |January 10th, 2019|
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