Beautiful New Artwork Lifts Children’s Spirits, Thanks to Generous Grant from the Encourage Kids Foundation
The lobby of NYU Winthrop Hospital's Hagedorn Pediatric Inpatient Unit has a brand new, cheerful look, thanks to a generous grant from the Encourage Kids Foundation. Recently, staff joined with representatives from the Foundation to celebrate the completion of the beautiful artwork that now lines the walls of the lobby – a true masterpiece created by local artists, Sal and Nancy Moccia.
(l-r) NYU Winthrop Staff Lisa Malikin, Adminstrative Director of Pediatrics; Nicole Almeida, CCLS, Director of the Child Life Program; Lynn Drucker, Assistant Vice President, Office of Development; Michele Hall Duncan,
Executive Director, Encourage Kids Foundation; and Leonard Krilov, MD, Chairman of Pediatrics at NYU Winthrop Hospital.
"The new look truly helps to lift the spirits of all the families and patients who enter the Unit," remarked Nicole Almeida, CCLS, Director of the Child Life Program at NYU Winthrop Hospital.
"The Encourage Kids Foundation, a long-time, valued supporter of the Hospital, is a champion for children, especially those that are hospitalized," added Lynn Drucker, Assistant Vice President, Office of Development at NYU Winthrop Hospital. "We deeply appreciate their continued generosity, as well as the time and talents of Sal and Nancy Moccia to make this vision come to life with vibrant colors and great cheer."