MIAMI – (May 6, 2020) The nonprofit organization, Lawyers to the Rescue is pleased to announce a partnership with Nicklaus Children’s Hospital to bring smiles to their patients’ stay. The generous donation will include PlayStation gaming consoles, replacement controllers, and a variety of over twenty games.
One of Lawyers to the Rescue’s current members remembers just how much joy it brought to have a video game console wheeled into his hospital room, after he suffered a traumatic brain injury as a child. Today, John Hoover and Lawyers to the Rescue is paying it forward.
“We are especially grateful for the opportunity to partner with such a wonderful organization,” said Spencer Aronfeld, founder of Lawyers to the Rescue. Through this partnership with Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, we will be able to provide pediatric patients with technology, equipment, and software to help cope with long-term treatment, and hopefully help make their stay a little easier.”
We would especially like to thank Dr. Luxme Hariharan of Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, Sajani Desai Granquist and the University of Miami School of Law’s Career Development Office, Marni Lennon and the HOPE Public Interest Office, and last but definitely not least, Hermann Hospital and the Children’s Miracle Network.
About Lawyers to the Rescue
Lawyers to the Rescue is a non-denominational humanitarian and registered 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. We are committed to bringing assistance and support to people in times of need regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, or political affiliation. We work independent of any political, religious, or financial agendas. Our organization began as a mix of lawyers and individuals from the legal sector but has since grown to include anyone who wants to roll up their sleeves and help make a difference. Members are required to commit to impartiality, to following their professional code of ethics and to working purely for humanitarian principles. We draw from our experience and use our contacts with lawyers around the world to use our resources to provide pro bono legal assistance whenever warranted and to procure creative solutions to every worthy cause. To learn more, visit https://lawyerstotherescue.com/
About Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with nearly 800 attending physicians and more than 475 pediatric subspecialists. The 309-bed hospital, known as Miami Children’s Hospital from 1983 through 2014, is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with many specialty programs routinely ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report since 2008. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor. For more information, please visit www.nicklauschildrens.org.