For 22 years, Holy Ghost Catholic School’s fourth-grade students
have earned and collected money as an Advent project to purchase toys for the
North Oaks Medical Center
. The students are instructed by Linda Owens, Kristi Galaforo and Alexis
The project began in 1996 in memory of a former fourth-grade student Jason
Tinnerello, according to Owens.
Children's Services Clinical Nurse Manager Tamara Mitchell and Patient Services Secretary
Linda Jo Kincaid visited with the students Tuesday, Dec. 4 to personally
thank them and explain how the donated toys will be used to comfort and
entertain hospitalized children.