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Lockport Girl Scouts collect toys for Silver Cross

Supplied story | 6/29/2015, 6:01 p.m.
The donated items from Troop No. 70605 will be used by pediatric patients and newborn babies.
Members from Girl Scouts Troop No. 70605 donated toys for Silver Cross Hospital’s pediatric patients that the girls collected as part of their community service project. Pictured from left to right are Girl Scouts Troop Leader Cindy Way; Alexandra Way; Addison Way; Kiera Martin; Marilyn Paolella, R.N., Director Women and Infant Services at Silver Cross Hospital; and Sameriah Alvarez. Courtesy of Silver Cross Hospital

Members from Girl Scouts Troop No. 70605 in Lockport delivered toys for pediatric patients and newborn babies born at the Silver Cross Women and Infant Services Birthing Center in New Lenox.

The girls collected new toys and received their Bronze Award towards the Girl Scouts Community Service patch.

“We are grateful to the Girl Scouts for taking the time to collect so many new toys,” said registered nurse Marilyn Paolella, director of Women and Infant Services at Silver Cross Hospital. “It is a wonderful community service project that the girls completed for our littlest patients.”

This information was provided by Silver Cross Hospital.