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Seventh Grade Cadet Girl Scouts Make Jared Boxes for Botsford Hospital

Farmington Hills, Mich. (December 12, 2013)---Members of seventh grade Cadet Girl Scout Troop 42386 in Farmington donated many Jared Boxes to Botsford Hospital recently. The Jared Box Project, www.jaredbox.com, shows kids how to fill boxes with small gifts, toys, cards, and games, and deliver these to their local hospital. Botsford staff will give the boxes to children to provide a special diversion as they receive treatment or visit a loved one who is a patient at the hospital. 
 
Troop leader Lynn Gagner along with her daughter Eleanor, 12, and other troop members Isabelle Gerhart, 12, Riane Molloy, 12, Lily Cromwell, 12, and Erin Moylan, 12, arrived at Botsford’s New Beginnings Maternity Center and were welcomed by Botsford's Manager of Maternal-Child Health Candice Templin, RN. 
 
For ideas about community service projects your organization could do to benefit Botsford's patients, contact Diane Shane, The Botsford Foundation’s manager of programs and services, at (248) 442-5045 or dshane@botsford.org. 
 
PHOTO CAPTION: Botsford Hospital's Maternal-Child Health Manager Candice Templin, RN, on behalf of The Botsford Foundation, thanks Cadet Girl Scout Troop 42386 for their gift of Jared Boxes. L-R: Riane Molloy, Isabelle Gerhart, Lily Cromwell, Candice Templin, RN, Erin Moylan, and Eleanor Gagner.

Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare to provide high-quality, efficient, accessible services in a caring environment for southeastern Michigan residents and beyond. As one of Beaumont Health's eight hospitals, Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330-bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center, a comprehensive care cancer center and an extensive medical education program---part of Michigan State University's Statewide Campus System. Annually, Botsford cares for about 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of approximately 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and 600 physicians.

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