Help Child Life Services bring cheer to children in the hospital this holiday season!

On December 23, 2020, Molly underwent a spinal fusion surgery in her lower lumbar due to a high-grade condition known as Spondylolisthesis.  Due to the surgery lasting longer than expected, Molly remained at Nemours/AI duPont Hospital for Children in DE over Christmas.  While there, our family saw, firsthand, the wonderful work of Child Life Services.  Thanks to Child Life Services, Molly’s hospital room was decorated with a small Christmas tree and lights for the window.  Throughout her stay, Child Life specialists would visit daily with gifts for Molly.  Leading up to her surgery, Child Life specialists spoke with Molly about all the pre-surgery procedures in an easy to understand, calm manner so we understood what to expect all along the way.

Having gone through this experience, we are keenly aware of how fortunate we are to have our health, the love and support of family and friends.  We witnessed the struggle that many families face when their children are hospitalized.  We would like to give back to Child Life Services for the care and attention given to Molly, and to the many children who will be spending their holidays in the hospital this year.  Thank you, in advance, for your monetary donation to support the Department of Child Life, Creative Arts Therapy and School Programs at Nemours/AI duPont Hospital for Children on behalf of Molly Neary!  





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My Supporters

  • Lucy Moses December 2021 $50.00
  • Merle Elloso December 2021 $50.00
  • Kate Friel Way to go, Molly!!! So proud of you and your true Christmas spirit! November 2021 $50.00
  • Erin and Aaron Mierzwa Great work, Molly - such an important program!!! November 2021 $50.00
  • Margot McGinley November 2021 $50.00
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  • Brooke Nepereny November 2021 $100.00
  • Mary Beth and Kevin Ertel Molly, you are a rockstar! And you’re a beacon of hope for any child recovering from major surgery. Our family has a lot of experience with Family Life Services as well. They are true angels. Thank you for doing this! November 2021 $100.00
  • Amy and Kyle Kaechele Molly!! We are SO happy you’re healthy and doing great! What an amazing thing to do for other children. We are so proud of you!!! October 2021 $100.00
  • Tracy Coyle October 2021 $100.00
  • Anonymous November 2021 $75.00
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