Firefighters For Healing donates $10,000 to support Hennepin Heroes

FF4healingFirefighters For Healing is donating $10,000 to the Hennepin Heroes campaign to show their support for the many men and women within the hospital walls of Hennepin Healthcare who are facing the challenges of COVID-19 head-on.

“We want to bring relief and support to the frontline,” said Firefighters For Healing Founder, Jake LaFerriere, who was hospitalized in Hennepin Healthcare’s Burn Center in 2010. “I’ve seen firsthand their dedication and resilience, bravery and sacrifice. To mark our 10th anniversary of service, we are donating $10,000 to help provide supplies and meals to ease the daily pressure for frontline workers.” Continue reading “Firefighters For Healing donates $10,000 to support Hennepin Heroes”

Therapists redeploy sewing machines for mask-making service during COVID-19 pandemic

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The sewing machines in Hennepin Healthcare’s Occupational Therapy Department won’t be gathering dust during the COVID-19 pandemic – thanks to the needling of a few occupational therapists. Under “normal” conditions, the therapists use sewing machines to make adaptations on splints, clothing, and other equipment for patients.
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