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Children’s Hospital Gets $1,000,000 Gift from Hershey

Yesterday the Hershey Company and Penn State announced a $1 million gift to the Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center.

The money, which puts the hospital within $3 million of its $65 million fundraising goal, will be used to establish The Hershey Co. Safety Center. Penn State Live explains,

Located in the Family and Child Resource Center on the first floor of the new Children’s Hospital, the Safety Center will be a convenient place for the public to buy child safety products at low prices and receive free injury prevention information. Trained health educators will be on site to answer questions on important safety topics and provide guidance on product use, such as how to correctly fit a helmet and install a child safety seat.

The YouTube video below helps show why this all matters… it’s FTK.

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