"On behalf of the patients, families and the child life staff of New York Presbyterian-Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, we thank you
for choosing our hospital for your donation, we look forward to partnering with you again in the future."
Toni F. Millar, Director, Child Life Department
"Please accept my deepest gratitude for your gift of crayons and art pads to the Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation.  Your
thoughtfulness and generosity will help brighten the lives of pediatric patients. Your commitment helps to ensure the children in our
community have days in which to play, nights in which to dream, and time to just be kids."  
Cameron D. Hosner, President and CEO
"Thank you for your support and partnership. Together we are making UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital a destination for
extraordinary care and discoveries."  
Donna M. Ferriero, Chair Department of Pediatrics and Kimberly Scurr, Executive Director
"Thank you for your generosity this holiday season. The children LOVE these crafts and truly benefit from the distraction they
provide. From all of us at Vermont Children's Hospital, we thank you!!  
The Child Life Staff
"On behalf of the patients and families here at Phoenix Children's Hospital, thank you for the wonderful donation of art supplies! The
supplies have been distributed to the 10 different play areas. Many Thanks!"
Elizabeth Rosebrugh, Manager, Child Life Program
"On behalf of the patients, families and Child Life staff at Boston Children's Hospital, we would like to express our heartfelt thanks to
you for your wonderful donation of art supplies for the patients at Boston Children's Hospital. Your thoughtful donation will brighten
the day of our young patients and their families."  
Debbie Newman, Administrator Coordinator, Child Life Services
"On behalf of the Child Life Department of the Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital, I would like to thank you for your very thoughtful
donation of paint sets, paint brushes, artist panels and clayboard panels for the Pediatric patients."  
Ellen Good, Manager, Child Life Department
"The Child Life Program at The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital at Maine Medical Center would like to thank the Drawing Dreams
for your donation of art supplies for the children. Your kindness makes such a difference in the lives of our patients."
Sherisse Wormell,
Child Life Coordinator
"On behalf of the patients and families of the Johns Hopkins Children's Center I would like to thank you for your generous donation
of art supplies to the Child Life Department."
 Patrice Brylske, Director, Child Life Department
"The wonderful canvases donated to the Barbara Sinatra Center for Abused Children are greatly appreciated. The therapists will be
using them for art therapy in their counseling sessions with the children. This is a wonderful way for them to express themselves and
will be a useful tool in helping them heal."  
John Thoresen, Director
Our Work is Appreciated
"Through your generosity, you are helping us to create a place of healing and hope for the kids in our community. We are grateful
that you have chosen to help us brighten their days as we provide the specialized care that is vital to children and families who reply
on us for care. Thank you for your thoughtfulness."  
Stephen Jennings, Senior Vice President and Executive Director
"The patients love the scratch & sketch books and they are perfect for those especially who are on bed rest. The Origami kits will be
another fun thing for them to do. The large box of paints and panels are being used in the Zone for an activity where children can
leave their rooms and join other kids in an are of fun and crafts."  
Sharyn Otte, Child Life Department
"Thank you for the donation of art supplies. Art can help patients cope several ways. It can give children a sense of control and it
can help bridge the familiar with the unfamiliar. Art provides a distraction and helps build pleasant memories of the care they
received at the Kentucky Children's Hospital."
 Judi Martin, Child and Family Life Coordinator  
"Please accept our sincere appreciation for the amazing art supplies that you donated to the Children at the University of New
Mexico Children's Hospital. During the course of the year, through in-patient and out-patient services, we care for more than 60,000
infants, children and youth. It is with gifts like yours that we can bring some extra joy into their lives."
Jillian Evans, Child Life Development Specialist, Child Life
"Thank you for thinking of the children and their families at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and for your generous donation
of art supplies and activities this holiday season. Your consideration and thoughtfulness are greatly appreciated."
Jill Ackerman, Administrative Manager, Department of Pediatrics
"Thank you so much for the lovely and generous donation of art supplies for our patients! All of the art supplies will help the children
we see give voice and expression to their experiences, which is a wonderful contribution to the healing process. Thanks so much
Emily Munay, Child Life Department
The Barbara Sinatra Children's Center at Eisenhower, Rancho Mirage, California
Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Texas
Bloomberg Children's Center, John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut
Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
Rady Children's Hospital Foundation, San Diego, California
The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital at Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine
Vermont Children's Hospital, Burlington, Vermont
Phoenix Children's Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona
Kentucky Children's Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky
UNM Children's Hospital, Barbara and Bill Richardson Pavilion, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation, Detroit, Michigan
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, San Francisco, California
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center New York, New York
Harlem Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University Medical Center New York, New York
Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, New York, New York
Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah
The Children's Hospital Foundation, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio   
SickKids, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada  
Children's Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
Phoenix Children's Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona
"Please accept our sincere thanks for the wonderful scratch and sketch books you sent to us! They are a favorite item for many of
the kids we serve. Thanks to your wonderful foundation, more children can enjoy creating art and use their imaginations to make
beautiful art work.
"  Lindsay Pauni, Child Life Department
"On Behalf of Children's Medical Center, the patients, families and staff, we would like to thank you for your generous gift of art
supplies. Donations just like yours help our families with the special touches that make their hospitalization or visit to our hospital just
a little easier to experience."  
Theresa Belcher, Director of Child Life and Social Work
"The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), thank you for your generous donation of paint brush sets and artist panels for our
patients and families. Your donation makes it possible for us to bring joy and comfort to the patients at SickKids! Thanks to your
support, we can continue to improve our services and make a difference in the lives of the children we serve."
Lisa Walker, Donations Coordinator, Foundation Relations
"Thank you for Drawing Dreams Foundation's donation of scratch and sketch art activity books and origami kits to Phoenix
Children's Hospital. At Phoenix Children's , we understand that making children feel safe and comfortable is part of the
healing process. That is why your donation is so important and appreciated."
Steven S. Schnall, Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer
"The opportunity for a little fun during their hospital stay can make a world of difference for our young patients and their families.  
Because you care enough to support the work of Cincinnati Children's, patients with conditions ranging from broken arms to brain
tumors have access to world-class care. I thank you so much for your support."  
James A. Saporito, Senior Vice President of Development and President
Riley Hospital for Children and Indiana University Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana
"Thank you so much for your thoughtful donation to Riley Hospital for Children. Your donation has brought many smiles to the
children's faces and made their stay at Riley a little brighter. With the kindness and generosity of people like you, our jobs within the
hospital have been made easier!"  
Heather Dawes, Director, The Cheer Guild
Cook Children's Medical Center Fort Worth, Texas
"I wanted to take a moment to express my heartfelt and sincere gratitude for your generous donation. Your donation helped bring joy
to patients' faces during the holidays and have helped stock our toy closet for the entire year. There is so much more to the healing
process than medicine, and with your support we are able to provide those valuable services."
Andrea Trussell, Community Program Coordinator, Child Life Department
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Nurturing Children's Creative Minds and Spirits
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Looking in the Mirror in the Morning
Ivo Rainov, age 7, Bulgaria
We are grateful for permission to share the art works of the Kanagawa Biennial World Children's Art Exhibition on our website.