Spirit of Children donates $32,459 to Driscoll

On Tuesday, Spirit of Children gave the Stripes Child Life Program at Driscoll Children’s Hospital a check for $32,459, which was raised during the 2020 Halloween season at Spirit Halloween stores in the Rio Grande Valley and Coastal Bend. The national organization has raised more than $280,000 for Driscoll since donating their first check in 2008. From left: Child Life Specialist Thomas Helesic, Child Life Specialist Caitlin Olmstead, Child Life Specialist Mary Carol Thornton, Chief Nursing Officer Julie Pina, Lead Child Life Specialist Lisa Cervantez, Child Life Specialist Megan Davila, Child Life Specialist Nora Garcia, Child Life Assistant Emma Page, and Spirit Halloween representatives Sheila Dasilveira and Angela Purcell.