Fall rolled in to Children’s Hospital as Best-Agri Marketing unloaded a special delivery and a “pumpkin patch” was set up in the Child Life play area at the hospital. Best-Agri Marketing, Inc. donated more than 200 pumpkins from their “Harvest Moon Pumpkin Patch” in Traver allowing patients who had to spend their Halloween at Children’s a chance to take part in the holiday festivities.
Patients got a special treat when President of Best-Agri Marketing, Todd Soares, his daughter Jaclynn, plus members of their staff personally delivered pumpkins to patients in the Children’s Rehabilitation Unit and other patient care areas. The kids were overjoyed and excited when they got to choose their very own pumpkin to decorate their room.
One child played with her Barbies and didn’t stop for a minute, except to explain where she would like her pumpkin to be placed. Most likely the pumpkin transformed into a beautiful carriage for her Barbies in her imagination as she played in bed. Mom was so thankful for such a kind gift and personally thanked the Soares family for their generosity.
Many children were so excited, they came out of their rooms with huge smiles on their faces and picked out their very own pumpkin.
Best-Agri Marketing, thank you again for this awesome donation and for visiting Children’s Hospital. You made a difference in so many of our patients’ lives as you for brought the joy and spirit of Halloween to the kids!
Please join us in this exciting effort to help our most precious resource ─ our children. For more information on how to support the Campaign for Children’s contact Peggy Dunlap at the Foundation office, 559.353.7108 or Donate Online. Thank you for becoming a “Champion for Children’s.