Little superheroes, princesses and witches who have to spend Halloween in the Children’s Hospital of Georgia did not have to miss out on the fun. Wearing costumes donated by the community, young patients trick or treaters visited units along the halls of the Children’s Hospital. Employees from across Wellstar MCG Health dressed up, as well, and handed out goodies from their decorated stations.
A few members of the Child Life team (who were dressed as Crayons, including facility dogs Casey and Nugget), pulled wagons filled with treat bags and trick-or-treated for patients who were too ill to walk the halls themselves.
The Child Life team works hard to ensure that pediatric patients can still be kids, even in the hospital. But they can’t do it alone. Each community member who provided costumes and employee who participated and provided treats made the holiday a little brighter for these young patients.