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One hoppy Cookie

For kiddos at the children's hospital, smiles are found in feathers and fluff—with a bird named Bert and a rabbit named Cookie.

October 6, 2016 0
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What do a scorpion, hedgehog and owl have in common?

Kiddos at the children's hospital met these creatures and asked all sorts of interesting questions.

September 9, 2016 0
August 4, 2016 0
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Dogs and ice cream? Yes, please

Four-legged volunteers coax smiles, and a chill treat, at the children's hospital.

July 13, 2016 2
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A ‘stinky’ ferret, an owl, and a tarantula roll into a hospital …

... and thrill children and their parents alike.

July 7, 2016 0

Zoo critters brighten day for kids in hospital

John Ball Zoo animals bring smiles to children at Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.

June 3, 2016 0

‘The gift of a heart’

Emergency room volunteer aims to make a difference in someone's life every day of the week.

December 5, 2015 2
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Horticulturist and heart center hero

People and flowers blossom around volunteer Richard Lamberts.

August 29, 2015 1
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Game on!

Tom Smart doesn't lament over sick kiddos' conditions. Instead, he celebrates the child within.

July 24, 2015 0

No losing this Wait

Spectrum Health volunteer Dave Wait helps visitors find their way around the downtown campus.

June 15, 2015 3

From running back to giving back

Jackie Zagers, widow of NFL running back Bert Zagers, excels in the volunteer field.

May 15, 2015 0

10,000 steps of volunteering

Sallie Bender Guild volunteer Cindi Walker helps set the pace at Butterworth and Helen DeVos Children's Hospital gift shops.

April 18, 2015 0