Doll Study Club donates furry friends from Build-A-Bear Workshop® to Mercy Pediatric Home Care Patients
November 27, 2007
Eastern Shore Doll Study Club members display the furry friends from Build-A-Bear Workshop® that they are donating to Mercy Medical Pediatric Home Care patients. Pictured are from left, back row: Ruth Hillard, Peggy Loefstedt, Nancy Nelson, JoAnn Gunderman, U.S. Large and Peggy Large; middle row: Florence Brennan, Frances Brennan, Bertha Burghard, Crystal Brown, Ruth Ann Brett, Doll Study Club president and Amanda Manning, RN, Mercy Medical pediatric specialist; and front row: Sharon Gintner, Audrey Harbour, Ashley Gintner and Anna Brett.
The Eastern Shore Doll Study Club continued its tradition of supporting Mercy Medical’s Pediatric Home Care program by donating furry friends from Build-A-Bear Workshop®. Amanda Manning, RN, pediatric specialist for Mercy Medical Baldwin County Home Care, accepted the gifts from the club officers. The Eastern Shore Doll Study Club strives to meet the needs of doll enthusiasts of all levels and those interested in the reproduction of dolls and doll makers. “Our club is particularly interested in sharing its enthusiasm through education and we enjoy supporting local charities,” explained Ruth Ann Brett, president of the Eastern Shore Doll Study Club.
Mercy Medical’s Pediatric Home Care program has served more than 850 critically ill children and their families since 1998 in Baldwin and Mobile counties. For more information or to make a donation to Mercy Medical, call the Development Office at 621.4884. For more information on becoming a member of the Eastern Shore Doll Study Club call 251-980-5958.