November 24, 2015

ByCoB Staff

The story I am about to tell you gets off to a rough start. But I hope that you will read it all the way through, because it does have a happy ending, thanks to you.
Bennie wasn’t a bad kid. He was a sad kid. His feelings of worthlessness led to suicidal thoughts and angry outbursts. He frustrated easily and if he made an error in school, he punished himself by banging his head, hiding under the desk, or throwing a tantrum.
The last straw for Bennie was the day he became so violent that the teacher had to clear her second grade classroom of other students. Something set Bennie off and he…

The 2016 Children of Bellevue Calendars and Note Cards are now available for pick in the Children of Bellevue office on the Mezzanine Floor of the Bellevue Hospital Center H Building (Room ME15).

If you are interested in purchasing a calendar, please contact the office at 212-562-4130.

These one-of-a-kind pieces created by our patients make great teachers’ gifts and holiday presents for the whole family and for co-workers as well.

They will be available in limited quantity so once they are gone, you will have to wait till next year! Be sure to stop by ASAP!

Take a look here:2016 Calendar



It is time to get your holiday shopping started! In case your travels don’t take you through the Atrium lobby, be sure to head over there in your spare time and check out the amazing book fair!
Children of Bellevue, in partnership with Bellevue Hospital Center and Reach Out and Read, is hosting a week-long book fair in the atrium lobby from Monday, November 16th through Friday, November 20th, from 8 AM to 8 PM.
There are books for all ages, and a portion of each sale will help provide MORE BOOKS FOR KIDS!  We hosted this sale for the first time ever this past July and were able to raise over $3,300 dollars!
Each year, Children of Bellevue’s Reach Out and Read program gives out more than 12,000 brand new books to children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years at every well-child check-up.
So every…