Category: Advocacy

Kelsey’s big journey to D.C.

Kelsey Collins is headed to Washington D.C. next week to represent Dayton Children’s as part of the Children’s Hospital Association’s Family Advocacy Day! Learn more about Kelsey and why she is excited to visit our nation’s capital! By: Kelsey Collins … Continue reading

Swings and slings can be dangerous things

A new study underlines the importance of not putting babies to sleep in car seats, swings, bouncers and other carrying devices. In the study, researchers reviewed 47 deaths among children younger than age 2 that occurred in sitting and carrying … Continue reading

New helmet legislation introduced

It’s Bike Helmet Safety Awareness Week 2015! On Tuesday, May 5, State Senator Shannon Jones introduced legislation that will enhance bicycle helmet safety requirements in Ohio. This legislation will require any person less than 16 years of age to wear … Continue reading

Change how you see.

Giovanni finds the photo of himself at the exhibit. A couple weeks ago I shared with you the amazing day I had with Rick Guidotti – a advocacy photographer who has made it his life’s mission to change the perception … Continue reading

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