The Kiwanis Club of County Seat, Mineola, has been giving to Winthrop since 1987, and the relationship has only grown over the years. In fact, this local chapter of the Kiwanis Club, a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and community at a time, just made its largest donation yet in the amount of $5,000, bringing its donations to date to a total of $29,000.
(L-R) Daniel McAllister, First Vice President and board member of the Kiwanis Club of County Seat, Mineola; Leonard R. Krilov, Chairman of Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease; Stephan Parmett, Past President of the Kiwanis Club of County Seat, Mineola; and Nicole Almeida, MS, CCLS, Director of the Child Life Program at Winthrop; gather in the Child Life Playroom - a key component of the Child Life Program at Winthrop.
"We greatly appreciate the support of Kiwanis Club of County Seat, Mineola, towards our children's services at the Children's Medical Center at Winthrop," said Leonard R. Krilov, MD, FAAP, Chairman of Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease at Winthrop. "The funds raised over the course of the relationship have helped improve the lives of children we serve. We are truly grateful for their increased commitment, and their continual hard work and generous donations."
The funds go to the Child Life Program at Winthrop, which is supported in its entirety by philanthropic contributions such as this one.