Advertiser Jim Coleman DDS Gathers Over 300 Stuffed Animals To Help Kids In Hospitals


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BTB Advertiser Jim Coleman, DDS recently held their annual Stuffed Animal Drive for children who end up in the Highline Medical Center Emergency Rooms, and this year received over 300 donations!

The purpose of the annual drive is to provide children who may be visiting hospitals something to “calm them,” like a stuffed animal.

“These animals are given to children as they check into the ER and I have been assured by the nurses that they have a very calming effect on the kids,” said Lynn Coleman. “About half of this year’s donations went to the main Highline Medical Center campus, and the other half went to the Riverton campus in Tukwila.”

We here at The B-Town Blog tip our collective hats to this innovative fundraiser, as many of us here still use our stuffed animals to help calm us.

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