The gift of giving
Children's hospital patients choose donated Christmas presents for their loved ones.
Taylor Ballek is a multimedia visual storyteller for the Health Beat team. Born in Winfield, Illinois, she went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in photojournalism from Central Michigan University in 2015. Her love for storytelling continues to grow with every person she has the privilege to meet through her journey of photojournalism. In her spare time she enjoys hammocking near Lake Michigan, rollerblading, collecting antique clocks, trying new restaurants and traveling to new cities.
The Grand Rapids Ballet Company performs for patients and staff.
Kiddos at the children's hospital met these creatures and asked all sorts of interesting questions.