JULY 2021: BREELYN STEELE

JULY 2021: BREELYN STEELE

7/12/21 Breelyn Steele, a rising junior at the University of Pennsylvania, started her StudentsCare journey two years ago at Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania. Breelyn only spent two shifts in the hospital prior to the pandemic, but even in that short time she saw...
June 2021: Varun Krishnan

June 2021: Varun Krishnan

Date: 6/15/21 Due to hospitalization and illness, our pediatric buddies often miss out on many childhood experiences. Birthday parties, clowns, and magic tricks are lost in the many procedures and hardships our buddies have to endure. Varun Krishnan, a magician and...
May 2021: Beatrice Torres

May 2021: Beatrice Torres

Date: 5/15/21 The pandemic changed life as we know it for everyone around the world, but especially our pediatric patients. With in-person volunteering being suspended to protect our buddies, we racked our brains on how to offer emotional and mental support without...
APRIL 2021: MEGAN MCLAREN

APRIL 2021: MEGAN MCLAREN

4/12/21 When the word “teenager” comes to mind, memories come flooding with it — getting behind the wheel for the first time, prom, first dates, graduating high school, and so many more. However, many of our adolescent buddies never get to make these memories due to...
MARCH 2021: MONZER ALATRACH

MARCH 2021: MONZER ALATRACH

3/4/2021   Monzer Alatrach, a senior at the University of Texas-Austin began his StudentsCare journey in 2018, as a Buddy in our Hospital Buddy program at Dell Children’s Medical Center in Austin, Texas. We asked Monzer to share his favorite memory with his Buddy...