Accepting the packages on behalf of the Maternal Child Health Department is Mariah Wallace, R.N. (second from left). Representing the students are Elizabeth Conklin, student council secretary; Darian Aalbers, student council treasurer and Grantland Aultman, student council president. Missing from the photo but also playing a role in seeing this project through was Kayleigh Jones, student council vice president. Belinda Aalbers serves as the student council advisor.
The students had a number of fundraisers to raise money to purchase items that ranged from stuffed animals to crossword puzzles. The care packages are being distributed to children in pediatrics, oncology patients and other adult patients throughout the Medical Center.