About Valleywise Health Medical Center
As Maricopa County’s premier safety net healthcare system and teaching hospital, Valleywise Health predominantly provides healthcare services to underserved, low-income and ethnically diverse populations. Valleywise Health Pediatrics Unit offers a 24-hour pediatric emergency center, a pediatric trauma unit and ICU for the most critical patients, a neonatal ICU for newborns and Arizona’s only pediatric burn unit. Our team of pediatricians works closely with over a dozen sub-specialties to provide the most comprehensive care needed for each patient.
About Arizona Theatre Company
Arizona Theatre Company is recognized as the “Official State Theatre of Arizona” and its mission is “to create world-class theatre about what it means to be alive today – inspiring curiosity and creativity, sparking empathy and joy – bringing all Arizonans together.” Through their education, outreach and community initiatives, ATC ignites young minds, sow seeds of inspiration and cultivates the artists and audiences of tomorrow. ATC has proudly partnered with Loving Library during the run of Scrooge! The Musical! from Dec 9-30, 2023 to support a holiday book drive for Valleywise Health.
Donors of Loving Library will be given a special code for $15 tickets to see Scrooge on December 17 at 3pm. Please email your book receipt purchase or monetary donation to email@example.com to receive your code! Come enjoy a family holiday musical while supporting your local community this giving season!
Donations for Loving Library’s Valleywise Health Medical Center will go to provide books and journals to pediatric patients of all ages at Valleywise Health. You can contribute by purchasing directly from our wishlists or by donation below:
Meet the Ambassadors…
Samantha is 17 years old and a high school junior. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, swimming, photography and reading in her free time.
Reading brings me so much joy and comfort. I believe everyone should have access to books and I want to help make that happen through this Loving Library chapter.
Rysa is 13 years old and an 8th grader in middle school. She enjoys dancing, reading, the arts and competing in ballroom dance competitions.
A book is a gift you can open again and again.
– Garrison Keillor
Karina is 16 years old and a high school sophomore and has been involved with Loving Library for two years. She has been an Ambassador for the Afghan refugee chapter and their ChildHelp chapter. She loves performing both on stage and on screen and is passionate about speech and debate, mock trial, and theatre. She is also the co-founder of another local nonprofit called My Tasty Table.
I’ve always thought that no matter what May be happening in your life, a good book can provide the perfect escape. I love to read for fun, but also use books as a way to enter new worlds.
Avaani is 12 years old and a 7th grader in middle school. She loves sports and wants to be an actor and entrepreneur when she grows up. Avaani loves books and wants other kids going through hardships to be able to escape into the books.
I love books because it helps you imagine so many different things and read about different stories and experiences, both fiction and non-fiction. I want to be part of this chapter to help children get books and find a way to escape and learn and feel different experiences.