Red Vest Review
Red-Vested Rockstar: Abby Lukowicz

Red-Vested Rockstar: Abby Lukowicz

Why she ROCKS?! “I’m currently a Pre-Med/Biology student at the University of St. Thomas, graduating this May. I first heard about Children’s Hospital after my roommate, Andrea, would come home from her volunteer shifts practically glowing from all of the amazing experiences she had helping out families and patients. I absolutely love working with kids, […]

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Red-Vested Rockstar: Molly Danahy

Red-Vested Rockstar: Molly Danahy

Why she rocks?! “I am currently a nursing student at St. Kates, graduating this May. I started volunteering because my dream job is to work in pediatric nursing. Spending time with pediatric patients never feels like a job to me.” What is your favorite thing to do outside of volunteering?  “Outside of volunteering I like […]

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Choosing Children’s: Kate Hanley

Choosing Children’s: Kate Hanley

  A tick bite — that’s what started Kate’s relationship with Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. In a time of uncertainly, Kate relied on the staff at Children’s to provide care for her son, and answers related to his illness. Her positive experience led her to later giving her time to our organization and […]

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Red-Vested Rockstar: Huechee Yang

Red-Vested Rockstar: Huechee Yang

Meet Huechee! Why he rocks?! “What got me into volunteering was actually my parents. They thought that I needed to gain learning experiences and try new things. I was unsure at first, but I got used to it and knew that I was helping someone which felt pretty good. Something fun that I like to […]

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Choosing Children’s: Stephanie Schoening

“As the daughter of a doctor, I have felt very comfortable in a hospital environment, and at times I have even felt as if I am complete when I am at work. I can remember going on rounds with my dad as a little girl, and being amazed by all of the different professions. I […]

Choosing Children’s: Becky Petro

Becky’s Journey to Volunteering at Children’s: “I have had a personal connection to Children’s since 1991, when my son was born with a serious heart defect (Tetralogy of Fallot) and other complex medical and cognitive issues. Zach had his first open-heart surgery at Children’s-Minneapolis when he was 4 months old to repair the defect. The […]