October 6, 2016
Sage Ridge freshman leads donation drive for Renown Children's Hospital
WHAT: 
A new book or toy can bring a smile to a child’s face – no matter their age. Thanks to the generosity of students at Sage Ridge School, young patients at Renown Children’s Hospital will have their pick.
 
WHEN:
Tuesday, October 11, 4 p.m.
           
WHY:
Each year, Renown Children’s Hospital helps more than 26,000 children. Thankfully we are far from alone in helping these patients – from newborn to age 18. Our community continually steps up in a big way. The latest example of this is a book and toy drive held at Sage Ridge School.
 
Sage Ridge freshman, Jackson Bellard, led the effort asking for new book and toy donations. Items such as these may seem trivial to most but these everyday items help young patients and their families feel more at home and cope with staying in a hospital.
 
In addition to the donations we receive from the community, Renown Children’s Hospital provides special visits from performers and superheroes, as well as offering a healing garden, therapy rooms and Child Life specialists. All of these programs and services are focused on helping patients of all ages heal.
 
VISUALS AND INTERVIEWS:
Photos and video of Sage Ridge students dropping off donations for Renown Children’s Hospital.
 
WHERE:          
Meet in the Tahoe Tower Lobby, Ground Floor
Renown Regional Medical Center
1155 Mill Street, Reno, NV 89502
 
Media parking/entrance information
All media must be escorted on hospital property. To ensure uninterrupted access to the event, contact Renown public relations at 775-691-7308 or news@renown.org. Mill Street Parking is most convenient.
 
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ABOUT RENOWN CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
Renown Children’s Hospital is the only dedicated children’s hospital in northern Nevada, and offers a variety of programs and services designed specifically to care for the community's families. It has the region’s only Children’s ER and Pediatric ICU. Renown Children’s Hospital is the only hospital affiliated with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) in the region and local CMN Hospitals' programs and events directly benefit children in the Truckee Meadows. It is also the only hospital in the region affiliated with CHA (Children’s Hospital Association). For more information, visit renown.org/children.

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Contact(s)

Allison Williams

Public Relations Business Partner
Email: news@renown.org
Phone: 775-691-7308
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