PICNIC PALOOZA: What do food, fun and Operation 5,000 have in common? The annual MGH Summer Picnic. On June 21 – the first official day of summer – Dion Lewis, Geneo Grissom and Joe Cardona from the New England Patriots joined MGH staff to play a life-size version of the classic children’s game Operation, celebrating the launch of the My Giving Helps employee campaign. Employees gathered to soak up the sun, win carnival prizes and feast on veggie burgers, hot dogs and ice cream. Earlier in the day, the players also visited MGH pediatric patients, including 8-day-old Yandiel Santos Figuero.

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