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November 23, 2021

Child Life brings joy to Mayo’s youngest patients — and you can, too

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Child Life staff in Rochester have created an Amazon wish list with items to meet Child Life’s current needs. The program has made a big difference for 5-year-old Liam. On Oct. 20, Stephanie Kiefer and her 5-year-old son, Liam, made a special delivery to Mayo Eugenio Litta Children’s Hospital: 28 Lego sets. There was a space shuttle and car […]

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Tags: Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, Child LIfe Program, Jennifer Rodemeyer, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital, Stephanie Kiefer

January 9, 2020

Virtual Reality Gaming Helps Patients Step Out of Their Own Realities

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Chuck and Nicole Marino’s mobile gaming station, Hyperspace Starcade, provided a nice break from reality for kids at Mayo Eugenio Children’s Center last month.

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Tags: Ben Irons, Child LIfe Program, Mary McCoy, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital

November 5, 2019

Halloween Comes to Kids in Hospital With Trick-or-Treating, Costumes and More

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Mayo Clinic’s Child Life Program brought Halloween to kids spending their favorite candy-gathering holiday at Mayo Clinic Children’s Center. There were costumes, face painting and reverse trick-or-treating, so the kids in their care didn’t feel left out.

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Tags: Child LIfe Program, Kim Schmidt, Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Program, Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital, Val Stuve

September 19, 2019

Gentle Wings Offers Families Photos That Comfort and Heal

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Dana Brennan Duffney, a desk operations specialist at Mayo Clinic, launched the nonprofit Gentle Wings to provide free photography sessions for families who have lost infants and those receiving care in the neonatal ICU.

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Tags: Dana Duffney, Gentle Wings, Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital, NICU, volunteer photographers

September 11, 2018

Volunteer Gig Becomes Labor of Love for Former Teacher

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Pete Ingvarsson’s role in Mayo’s Caring Hands program is more than just giving hand massages to patients and visitors. It’s also being a listening ear during some of their darkest moments.

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Tags: Caring Hands, grand mal seizure, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo Clinic Volunteer Services, Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital

December 19, 2013

Holiday giving and receiving

By Elizabeth Harty Elizabeth Harty (@meharty)

It’s become something of a holiday tradition here at In the Loop that around this time of year, people send us gifts. And we happily accept these gifts, because they come in the form of emails with stories of the wonderful things Mayo folks are doing to give back to the community around the holidays. The only […]

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Tags: Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital, Parking tickets, Salvation Army Teens, Sports Medicine Center, Toys for Tots

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