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A Taylor Swift Birthday Celebration and Newborn Era Project at Reading Hospital

January 2, 2024 - To celebrate Berks County native Taylor Swift’s birthday on December 13, Reading Hospital maternity and NICU staff shared Eras-style friendship bracelets. In all, 11 babies were born that day, and the staff distributed about 60 bracelets to newborns and their families, as well as to a few employees who are Swifties and couldn’t resist.

Kelly’s Kidz Partners with Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City to Donate Hundreds of Toys to St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

December 22, 2023 - Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City, in partnership with the non-profit Kelly’s Kidz, facilitated a huge toy donation to St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children on Monday, December 18, 2023. The donation was distributed to patients receiving treatment at the hospital throughout the holiday season. 

Philadelphia 76er Paul Reed and Philadelphia Union Co-Owner Visit St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

December 20, 2023 - Philadelphia 76ers star Paul Reed and Philadelphia Union co-owner Joe Greco delivered toys to brighten up the holidays for patients at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children on Tuesday, December 19, 2023.

Eagles Running Back D’Andre Swift and Dunkin' Surprise Patients at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

December 13, 2023 - On Tuesday, December 12, 2023, Philadelphia Eagles running back D’Andre Swift teamed up with Dunkin’ to gift the joy of donuts to patients at St. Christopher’s Children’s Hospital this holiday season.

PetSmart Donates 5,000 Stuffed Animal Toys for Patients at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

December 7, 2023 - Four Philadelphia-area PetSmart stores joined together to donate more than 5,000 plush animal toys to St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. The toys will be distributed to kids and families in the hospital to brighten their day and show them love and support from the local community. 

'Reach Out and Read' Basketball Tournament Raises $150,000 to Buy Books for Patients at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

October 30, 2023 - Raising $150,000 to buy tens of thousands of books for patients at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children was the successful goal of the 10th annual Reach Out and Read charity basketball tournament on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023.

'Find It Early. Fight It Hard.' is the Breast Cancer Motto at Tower Health

October 30, 2023 -  In December of 2020, at the age of 37, Elizabeth Keller, LSW, OSW-C, a Social Worker at McGlinn Cancer Institute at Reading Hospital was diagnosed with breast cancer. 

A Triple Amputee, Physical Therapy, and a Success Story

October 26, 2023 - Denise Wilson, a triple amputee, had one goal when she came to Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing, Acute Rehab Unit (ARU) in January – to learn how to walk with her prosthetic legs.

Nursing Team Trains for Annual Road Run Event Together

October 11, 2023 - Amanda Miller, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, was determined to engage with her team members when she began her new role as Senior Director, Critical Care Division at Reading Hospital a few years ago.

15th Annual Oncology Patient Talent Show Presented by St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

September 29, 2023 - On September 28, 2023, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children hosted its 15th Annual Oncology Talent Show, featuring pediatric cancer patients performing for their families and hospital staff. The show’s timing coincides with Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, observed each year in September.