High School Stuffed Animals Collection

Thanks to Celina and Cristina at General Amherst High School in Amherstburg for spearheading the annual stuffed animal drive for Paediatric Services again this year. The entire school body got involved by support a pizza day with draws held, raising funds to purchase the new stuffed animals.

A total of 143 stuffed animals were purchases by General Amherst students.

The variety of stuffed animals are used by Child Life specialists to assist with reducing stress and anxiety that children experience while in hospital for tests, clinic visits or longer stays. Each child receives one to take home when discharged from hospital.