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For a healthier Northland

For a healthier Northland

A Home of Their Own

May is National Foster Care Month, but the plight of children who need foster families is a year-round problem. Four employees stepped up to make a difference for seven children in our area. They share their stories to raise awareness of children who need someone to love and care about them. Annually, 440,000 children need [...]

By |May 21st, 2019|

Get Smarter | Distracted Driving

In the era of “smart” devices, we’re getting less smart about our driving. Doesn’t seem plausible? Consider the nearly 3,200 lives claimed from distracted driving in 2017 alone. You’ve probably heard public service announcements warning against distracted driving, but do you know what causes it and how to prevent it? A few minutes and a [...]

By |April 29th, 2019|

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|
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