PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - Lourdes Hospital has partnered with the Elle Project providing books for pediatric patients.
The Elle Project has donated 50 books to Mercy Health.
The program has been taking place in southern Illinois hospitals and now has expanded to Mercy Health.
The project started in 2016 after the founder’s fourth child was stillborn.
“When we left the hospital, we received an unexpected gift from a stranger,” Christi Kearns, Elle Project Founder, said. “We were touched by this compassionate gesture and decided we would like to give back and spread the same kind of hope to others, particularly, sick children.”
If your group or department would like to donate and support this program, contact Jessica Toren.