Children to present Chains of Caring to senior leadership at Providence

October 12, 2010
tchaplogoAnchorage School District raising funds for The Children’s Hospital at Providence
ANCHORAGE, AK - Chains of Caring is an annual fundraising partnership between The Anchorage School District and Providence Alaska Foundation. The program encourages students to give back to their community and supports children that are treated at The Children’s Hospital at Providence. Participating schools offer small pieces of construction paper for a donation of 25 cents each. Pieces are then linked together as one school chain. During the ceremony, the total amount raised by each school will be announced as the paper chains from all participating schools are linked together.

Media Event:
Who: Anchorage School District, The Children’s Hospital at Providence, The Providence Alaska Foundation

What: Students from the Anchorage School District will present their links to senior leadership of Providence Health & Services Alaska and Superintendent Ed Graff. This is a student philanthropy program to raise funds for Alaska’s kids and families affected by childhood cancer.

When: 12 p.m., Friday, Feb. 27

Where: Providence Alaska Medical Center Lobby
About The Children’s Hospital at Providence
Located at 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 NICU, PICU, and Maternity Center. The 100-bed inpatient facility offers family-centered care in every area of pediatric medicine and onsite clinics including neurological development, urology, endocrinology, orthopedics, genetics, cystic fibrosis, a subspecialty clinic, and a center for special needs.

About the Providence Alaska Foundation
Through the generous contributions of its benefactors, the Providence Alaska Foundation advances the development of innovative health care services provided by Providence Health & Services Alaska. With special concern for the poor and vulnerable, the Foundation works to increase the availability of technologies, equipment and programs for all Alaskans. For more information visit about the Providence Alaska Foundation visit:
Providence Alaska Medical Center is part of Providence Health & Services, a not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities.‚Äč