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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.

Three Winter Safety Tips

January 2, 2024 - For many people, the winter season means the return of holiday celebrations with friends and family or building snowmen out of freshly fallen snow. However, studies show that hospital visits increase approximately 10 percent during the holidays, a trend we’ve also seen at Reading Hospital.

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. 

Gifting with Toy Safety in Mind

December 21, 2023 - This holiday season, toy safety can keep your season peaceful. Toys are meant to bring joy, fun, and a good learning experience. However, some come with a risk of injury, and that’s important to remember when shopping this year.

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. 

Holiday Happenings: Give the Gift of Local

December 5, 2023 - This holiday season, The Friends of Reading Hospital are encouraging employees and community members to shop local at the annual Holiday Happenings Craft Shop on Wednesday, December 6 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be held in the Reading Hospital Fifth Avenue Lobby and Conference Rooms 1 to 3. Free valet parking is available at the 5th Avenue Garage.

Mental Health Training Equips Employees and the Community

December 1, 2023 - Reading Hospital has re-introduced Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training to better equip employees and community members with the training and knowledge they need to support someone experiencing a mental health crisis.

Three Things to Know: New Advancement in Cervical Cancer Treatment

November 29, 2023 - Results from a clinical trial recently shared by the European Society for Medical Oncology show great promise in using “Induction Chemotherapy” to reduce deaths from cervical cancer.