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Pediatric Patients Celebrate Halloween At The Children’s Center At Presbyterian

Release Date:

October 13, 2014

WHAT: Spirit Halloween’s Spirit of Children program is bringing a Halloween celebration to patients at Presbyterian, complete with costumes, activities and more.

Launched in 2006, the Spirit of Children program brings fun and funding to hospital Child Life departments at Halloween. Last year, Spirit Halloween stores in New Mexico raised more than $50,000 for Presbyterian’s Child Life Program, which helps fund a variety of things such as Presbyterian Hospital’s annual Children’s Healthcare Fair Week, multiple annual picnics for patients and their families and more.  

Since its inception, Spirit of Children has raised more than $16 million for hospitals across the United States and Canada and hopes to raise an additional $5.2 million this year.

WHO: Spirit Halloween volunteers, Children’s Center patients and their families.

WHERE: Rachel’s Courtyard
The Children’s Center at Presbyterian Hospital
1100 Central Avenue SE               
Albuquerque, NM 

WHEN: Tuesday, October 14 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. 

**Please call Kerri Dufault at 505-923-6593 in advance if you plan to attend **

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About Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Presbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of patients, members and the communities we serve. Presbyterian was founded in New Mexico in 1908, and is the state’s only private, not-for-profit healthcare system. Presbyterian has eight hospitals, a statewide health plan, and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Presbyterian is the second largest private employer in New Mexico with more than 10,000 employees.

Press Contact:

Kerri Dufault
Communications Specialist
E-mail: kdufault@phs.org 
505-923-6593

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