Fort Wayne, Ind. – Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 — Parkview officials tonight welcomed community volunteers who delivered “Super Baskets of Hope” to children in the Pediatrics Unit at Parkview Hospital’s Randallia campus.
Each basket included age appropriate toys, games and crafts that offer inspiration, entertainment and hope.
The community volunteers who visited with patients and families included:
- Mark Carboni, Riley Hospital for Children volunteer
- Barb Richards, Riley Hospital for Children volunteer
- Representatives from the Fort Wayne Komets
- Jared Sauder, Leo High School Football Coach
- Chad Zolman, Homestead High School Football Coach
- Christy Zolman, wife of Chad Zolman
Super Baskets of Hope, which is approved by the NFL and the Super Bowl XLVI Host Committee, is delivering gift-filled baskets to 7,000 hospitalized children across the country. The outreach program is a collaboration effort of Riley Children’s Foundation, the Basket of Hope program, and former Indianapolis Colts coach, Tony Dungy.
The totes being used for the baskets are provided by Vera Bradley.
For more information, visit www.SuperBasketsofHope.org.