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Mother reading to her daughter.

CHaD's Reach Out and Read Program Celebrates 20 Years

“Reach Out and Read,” gives health care providers the opportunity to distribute books to patients and families to help promote early literacy, assess developmental milestones and demonstrate engagement techniques with your child.

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Nightmare before Christmas display

CHaD Storybook Ball Dazzles in Winter Wonderland

On a chilled December evening, hundreds of CHaD supporters climbed aboard a magical sleigh and took a journey through the Gumdrop Village, Christmas Town, and WhoVille at the 2018 CHaD Storybook Ball.

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Tommy Cox with Dr. John Nigriny

Our Patients. Their Stories. Tommy Cox

After suffering a traumatic leg injury from a boating accident, 16-year-old Tommy Cox comes often to say thanks to the DHMC providers, nurses and staff who took care of him.

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Aliyah holding a tennis shoe

Sickle Cell Disease Can't Stop Alliyah

Since birth CHaD patient Alliyah has had to overcome the devastating symptoms of living with Sickle Cell Disease.

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Dr. McKinnon

Meet CHaD Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon William (Bill) J. McKinnon, Jr., MD

In our ongoing series on Dartmouth-Hitchcock staff, we interview William (Bill) J. McKinnon, Jr., MD, who joined the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Department of Orthopaedics in September 2018.

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Donor wall display

CHaD Donor Wall

A new donor wall has been installed and welcomes patients as they enter our renovated CHaD Inpatient Unit.

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Irving Oil volunteers

Irving Oil: Fuel the Care Day

Each year, Fuel the Care provides $50,000 in fuel vouchers to CHaD families who travel for specialty care.

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People in front of the Cumberland Cups display

Cumberland Farms: Cups for Kids

This year’s fundraising campaign raised over $151,000 for their five partner hospitals and $16,000 for CHaD.

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Gunlock in package

Putting a Lock on Children’s Gun Accidents

The Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) is piloting a program to provide gun-safety assistance to anyone who keeps a firearm in their home.

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Boy riding tricycle.

Kohl’s Safe and Active Community Partnership

This new two-year initiative, funded through a grant from Kohl’s Cares, provides support to local initiatives promoting safe and healthy activity for children and their families throughout New Hampshire.

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