Project Sunshine @ NYU provides several on campus and off campus events for children such as the following:
~ Assemble arts and crafts kits for children.
~ Create Surgery Dolls ("surgi dolls") to help quell children's fear before going into surgery.
~ Organize holiday parties at local hospitals.
~ We also maintain weekly hospital visits where volunteers can do arts and crafts with children.
Weekly visits are held at the following hospitals:
-- Hospital for Joint Diseases
-- Lincoln Medical Center
HOW DO I JOIN PROJECT SUNSHINE @ NYU?:
Simple! All you have to do is fill out the online information form and we will add you to the mailing list where you can receive more information about future events and meetings or you can stop by during a general meeting and fill out an information form.
If you wish to come along with us on weekly hospital visits, you will be required to attend a hospital training session.