Green Bay, Wis.  –  Green Bay Packers wide receiver Allen Lazard is helping to spread holiday cheer at HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital in Green Bay.

On Tuesday, Dec. 6, Allen spent the afternoon walking room-to-room at HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital to visit with patients including Sophie, age 5, and Roman, age 3.

“I wanted to use my platform today to inspire these kids and hopefully give them some holiday cheer,” said Allen. “I really enjoyed spending quality time with them trying to make them laugh, smile and enjoy the moment.”

“There were smiles all around here today at HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital,” said Ashley Thompson, Child Life Specialist at HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital. “A visit like this brings so much joy, especially during the holiday season, and we are deeply grateful to Allen. He helped to create some memorable moments for our patients.”

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About HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital

Located inside the walls of HSHS St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wis., HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital is Green Bay’s first and only children’s hospital. With every detail tailored to kids, HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital delivers exceptional health care to children while making them feel comfortable and supported. As a partner of Prevea Health, it has direct access to dedicated pediatricians and a wide variety of specialty care physicians. HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital is also a member of the Children’s Hospital Association, the voice for more than 220 children’s hospitals nationwide. For more information about HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital, visit: www.stvincentchildrenshospital.org

About Hospital Sisters Health System

Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality, Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our 15 Local Systems and physician practices in Illinois (Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Highland, Litchfield, O’Fallon, Shelbyville and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan, and two in Green Bay). HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries. For more information about HSHS, visit www.hshs.org.  For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visit www.hospitalsisters.org.

Media Contacts

Dana Jermstad

Director of Communications and Public Relations
 (920) 429-1752
dana.jermstad@hshs.org

 

Angela Deja

Public Relations Manager
(920) 272-3360
angela.deja@hshs.org

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