Local school district fundraiser supports The Children's Hospital at Providence

March 09, 2016
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – An annual Chains of Caring linking ceremony is scheduled for noon on Wednesday, March 9, in the Providence Health Park Healing Arts Alcove.

Chains of Caring is a fundraising effort by children throughout the Anchorage School District and – this year for the first time – the Matanuska-Susitna School District. It raises money for The Children’s Hospital at Providence by selling paper chain links for 25 cents each.

During the ceremony, children will present their donations and link their chains together for a special display. Anchorage School District superintendent Ed Graff and Providence leadership will speak at the event.

Who: The Children’s Hospital at Providence and Anchorage School District
What: Chains of Caring linking ceremony
When: Noon- 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 9
Where: Providence Health Park, Healing Arts Alcove

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About The Children’s Hospital at Providence
Located within Providence Alaska Medical Center, The Children’s Hospital at Providence functions as a hospital within a hospital. The Children’s Hospital is known for its outstanding Newborn Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Maternity Center. The 146-bed inpatient facility offers family-centered care in every area of pediatric medicine and provides pediatric subspecialty services in Anchorage and across the state of Alaska. For more information about the Children’s Hospital, visit: www.providence.org/childrenshospital.