Loads of Toys for Winthrop's Young Patients

Vol. 18, No. 1
Spring 2008

  • The CyberKnife Challenge: Shrinking Hard-to-treat Tumors

  • Cutting-Edge Procedure Saves Patient with Rare Heart Condition

  • Winthrop Receives Highest Praise From Prestigious Joint Commission

  • Long Islanders Breathe Easier

  • Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Support Winthrop

  • Carleigh McCormack Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Lab Opens at Winthrop

  • Winthrop & Healthtrax: Partners in Wellness

  • Winthrop Celebrates and Honors its Volunteers and Auxilians

  • Yuletide Ball Raises Nearly $170,000 in Support of Pediatric Services

  • Winthrop Volunteers Wrap Holiday Gifts to Raise Funds for Reach Out and Read Program

  • Evening of 'Tasting and Giving' Raises $55,000 for Winthrop's CCFK

  • Astoria Federal Funds Creation of Virtual Resource Center for Diabetes Education

  • Winthrop's New Serenity Chapel Lights the Way for Peace & Hope

  • Winthrop to Undergo Facelift

  • Toshiba Reps Travel from Tokyo to Tour CyberKnife Center

  • Pat Lyons Foundation Supports Survivors of Childhood Cancers

  • Citigroup Foundation Supports CCFK

  • Loads of Toys for Winthrop's Young Patients

  • NY Islanders Visit Pediatrics

  • Winthrop Gets the Gold for Excellence in Stroke Care

  • Winthrop Continues Flu Immunization Program for Seniors

  • Local Homemakers Create & Donate Surgical Dolls

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  • On January 4, New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. and leaders from several local labor unions visited Winthrop's Hagedorn Pediatric Inpatient Center to deliver thousands of toys that were collected as part of the Senator's annual "Extend the Holidays" toy drive. The more than 20 heaping commercial laundry bins of goodies will provide a full year's supply of toys and games to be utilized by Winthrop's Child Life Program in caring for young patients throughout the Hospital. The toys were collected through local schools, labor unions and community organizations, and were hand-delivered by Senator Fuschillo after the holidays so young patients can continue to experience the joy of receiving gifts even as the holiday season passes.

    Pictured (l.-r.) John P. Broder, Winthrop's Vice President, External Affairs & Development; Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr.; and Daniel P. Walsh, Winthrop's President and CEO, behind a mountain of toys delivered by the Senator as part of the "Extend the Holidays" toy drive.

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