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Child Life

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‘A dream come true’

Blue Glass Studios hosts a culinary challenge where kids make pizza with the pros.

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Puppets take on the pandemic

Pediatric patients' drawings come alive with the help of Grand Rapids Civic Theatre dreamers.

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A merry little holiday party

Kids take a break from hospital rooms and medical appointments to play, meet Santa and choose gifts.

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‘This is amazing’

Festivities at the children's hospital give kids a chance to be superheroes on Halloween.

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School rocks—even at the hospital

A party for young patients and their siblings delivers photo ops, fun activities and backpacks filled with supplies.

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An opportunity to play

A giant Play-Doh donation to a children’s hospital stretches imaginations.

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‘It’s incredible every time’

Frozen treats give a summertime fun boost to kids in the children's hospital.

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‘An incredible gift’

Talk about kid-friendly surgery: Children watch live feeds from zoos and aquariums while in the operating room.

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May the force be with you, kiddos

Project Night Lights, Star Wars edition, features hundreds of waving lightsabers inside and outside Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.

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A party full of love

Volunteers throw a special party for kids spending time in the hospital on Valentine’s Day.

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Incredible superheroes save Santa

Kids roar with excitement as their doctors, nurses and caregivers take to the stage in dance and song.

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The power of ‘ghost poop’

A brave 4-year-old girl gets a little help from her friends as she overcomes her fear of injections.

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