Friday, September 30, 2011

Angels Above

Pictured with MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) Hematology/Oncology Unit Chief Howard Weinstein, MD, is the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts Troop 77465. The girls recently donated crafts, blocks, markers and coloring books for the unit’s pediatric patients. The donation was made in honor of former MGHfC patient and Girl Scout Ayesha Chauhan, who died in March 2011 at 17 years old after a two-year battle with cancer. Ayesha dedicated the last months of her life to creating bracelets, which she sold to raise funds for gifts for her fellow patients. Inspired by Ayesha's efforts and wanting to continue her legacy, Ayesha’s mom created Ayesha’s Angelware and helped the troop design and sell bracelets to finance their donation to MGHfC.

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