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April 12, 2016

Books of Hope — Mayo Patient Starts Book Drive to Help Others like Her

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Every now and again, there comes a moment when something becomes so clear it compels us to act. For Madelaine Trewin, that moment of clarity came in the waiting room of Mayo Clinic’s Children’s Center in Rochester shortly after she was diagnosed with amplified musculoskeletal pain syndrome. “I was having a particularly rough day that day, and […]

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Tags: Becky Hynes, Book Drive, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic Volunteer Services

May 14, 2015

Big Idea Leads to Little Free Library — For Patients, Built by a Patient

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

After a successful book drive, staff at Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare had a good problem: What to do with all those books for pediatric patients and their families? They knew just the guy for the job. 

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Tags: Book Drive, Franciscan Health Care, Gabe Berendes, Katie Tsigonis, Literacy Programs

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