St. Ann’s Religious Education Students Donate Blankets to Pediatric Patients at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (December 3, 2015)— Alyssa Cousineau and Jessica Decraene, who are seventh grade religious education students at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Channahon, donated blankets to Silver Cross Hospital for pediatric patients on November 6. As part of the church’s All Saints Fair service project, the girls chose St. Vincent de Paul since he helped children. This saint’s life inspired them to make blankets and donate them to Silver Cross to make area sick children feel special and loved during their hospital stay.
Childerguild Raises over $160,000 for Silver Cross at Annual Ball
Over 425 friends of Silver Cross Hospital attended the 87th Annual Childerguild Ball November 21 at the Odyssey Country Club and enjoyed wonderful food and dancing. The premiere event of the holiday season raised over $160,000 which will be used to support women’s and children’s programs and services at the Silver Cross Hospital.
Silver Cross Sleep Disorders Center Receives Accreditation
Silver Cross/BMI Surgery is the First in Illinois to offer ReShape™ non-surgical Weight Loss Procedure
New dual balloon technology proven to provide more than twice the weight loss of diet and exercise alone
BMI Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital is the first in Illinois to offer the ReShape™ Integrated Dual Balloon System, an FDA approved, first-of-its-kind non-surgical weight loss procedure for people with mild to moderate obesity. ReShape provides a new option for adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 to 40 and a related health condition who haven’t succeeded at diet and exercise alone and do not want or qualify for bariatric surgery.
Lillie’s Little Helping Hands Foundation Donates Teddy Bears to Pediatric Patients at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (November 24, 2015)— Channahon resident Lillianne Prokop has been a busy 7-year-old spreading good will to pediatric patients at Silver Cross Hospital. Lillianne started Lillie’s Little Helping Hands Foundation with a goal of doing a mission project each year. This year’s mission is called “Operation Santa Smile.” With the help from parishioners from Wilton Center Federated Church, Lillianne collected 82 teddy bears. She then had Pastor DeVries and children from the church bless the bears prior to delivering them to Silver Cross Hospital on November 13, 2015.