Children of Law Enforcement Chaplains Help Kids at Shriners Hospitals for Children

Children of law enforcement chaplains will give back in a special way when they meet at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.,Wednesday, July 15, to complete a done-in-a-day service project.  While their parents are attending the 42nd Annual International Conference of Police Chaplains in Sacramento, a group of approximately 20 youth who traveled to Sacramento for the conference will spend a day at Shriners Hospital. The day will be a combination of learning and giving.

Pet therapy volunteers will greet participants, who will learn about the orthotics and prosthetics program and meet a prosthetic patient who plays golf competitively. After the presentation, the youth will make craft bags to give patients when they visit the hospital The program also includes a video, lunch and informal question and answer sessions with staff and volunteers.  Law enforcement chaplains are committed to serving law enforcement personnel and their families, victims of crime and tragedies and the community at large.

Shriners Hospitals for Children is devoted to transforming the lives of children through excellence in treatment, teaching and research.  Located at 2425 Stockton Boulevard in Sacramento, Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California provides care to children with orthopaedic conditions, spinal cord injuries, burns, cleft lip, scars from any cause and other complex surgical needs. There are no barriers to care as admission is based on age and diagnosis.  Care is provided regardless of the family’s ability to pay. For further information call 916- 453-2000.

Media Contact:  Catherine Curran | Public Relations (916) 453-2218 |

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