It's not easy spending such a big holiday in a hospital bed, especially for children. That's why Memorial Health System is using donated gifts to brighten up the mood.
Jody Herold's boy is suffering from complications of Crohn's disease. It's the first time he won't be spending Christmas at home with his twin brother, parents, and sister.
"Everybody expects for their kids to be home on Christmas morning, but not all of us have that opportunity," said Herold. She picked out a new stuffed animal and a football for her child, saying she hoped it would perk up his spirits.
"To have that special time even when they're going through something not so fun, i think is just wonderful," said Herold.
Dozens of kids in the hospital will benefit from the toy donations that were given by members of the community. You can donate as well. For more information, just click on the link provided below this story.
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