Navigation Links
P&G's Downy Fabric Softener Creates the Downy 'Touch of Comfort' Program to Help Provide Quilts to Hospitalized Children
Date:5/19/2009

'Grey's Anatomy' Star Chandra Wilson Joins Downy and Quilts for Kids, Inc. to Help Deliver Quilts to Children in Children's Miracle Network Hospitals throughout the United States

CINCINNATI, May 19, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- More than six million children are hospitalized each year in the United States, forced to confront the challenges of overcoming illness while being away from home in an unfamiliar environment. In order to bring a little comfort and security back to some of these children, Downy fabric softener, in partnership with Quilts for Kids, Inc., has launched the Downy Touch of Comfort program. This program will deliver personalized, hand-made quilts to children staying in Children's Miracle Network hospitals throughout the country, helping to give them a moment to smile during their tough times. Chandra Wilson, a mother of three and star of "Grey's Anatomy," has joined Downy's efforts to try and comfort as many children as possible.

"The Downy Touch of Comfort program delivers to children exactly what it says -- comfort when kids need it most," said program spokeswoman Chandra Wilson. "As a mom, most of my life focuses on caring for my children and making sure they are safe and secure wherever they may be. It brings me a great deal of joy to be a part of this program and know that Downy is partnering with these wonderful organizations to help children feel more comforted and at ease in an unfamiliar and sometimes intimidating place."

People across the United States can add a "touch of comfort" in their communities in numerous ways by visiting DownyTouchofComfort.com to help make a difference in a child's life. At the site, people can make donations to benefit the program, volunteer to deliver quilts or even learn how to become a local ambassador. In addition, the quilting community c
'/>"/>

SOURCE Procter & Gamble
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. Mothers and Youth Sports Nationwide Push for FabricAide in Response to MRSA Threat
2. Cornell receives federal grants to create fabrics to render toxic chemicals harmless
3. Rumors Dispelled Over Univision Talent Fernando Del Rincons Cancer Diagnosis Being Fabricated
4. MAQUET Opens North Americas First VARIOP Prefabricated Operating Suite System, Allowing Space Reconfiguration in Hours, Less Disruption Than Traditional Construction
5. MAQUET opens North Americas first VARIOP prefabricated operating suite system
6. Midbrook Now Offers Custom Metal Fabrication for Hospitals
7. Eczema sufferers test out benefits of water softeners
8. Ear Wax Softener Can Affect Hearing, Study Reports
9. S.C. BlueCross Creates Corporate Planning Unit, Promotes Davis to Vice President
10. TriWest Creates First-of-its-Kind Partnership to Offer Military Leaders With Grief Support Program
11. Exceptional Childrens Foundation Merger with Kayne Eras Center Creates One of States Most Comprehensive Nonprofits Serving the Disabled
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 VogueQueen is a seasoned and trusted ... many designers are thrilled to have it lead the wedding ... new collection of prom dresses for the global market. , ... strategic vision and he focuses on continuing the goal of ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 The federal court overseeing ... U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia has upheld ... that proceeding’s first bellwether trial. In an Order dated January ... trial after finding that C.R. Bard had not proven a ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... For over 20 years, Dr. David Cruz of Cruz ... has treated just about every type of injury that can result ... those same twenty-plus years, the team at Doctors on Liens ... best possible doctor. With the combined breadth of experience ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... has added many trendy Champagne wedding dresses to ... the past three years. Today, the business announces a special ... the sales manager of the company, this is on the ... point can be reflected on the discounted wedding dresses from ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... York, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 As ... of overall health care gains momentum worldwide, Rev. Eric ... HealthCare Chaplaincy Network (HCCN), will be the keynote ... spiritual care in Israel’s public health system. , The conference, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:VogueQueen Unveils New Designs of Prom Dresses for 2015 2Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Industry Leading Chiropractor in Oceanside Joins the Doctors on Liens Network 2Health News:Weddingshe Announces A Special Offer On Its Popular Glamorous Wedding Dresses 2Health News:HealthCare Chaplaincy CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel 2Health News:HealthCare Chaplaincy CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel 3
... , , , BOCA RATON, ... its Smart for Life Cookie Diet(TM), has joined forces with 4D ... public and private groups nationwide with its network of more than ... Smart for Life(TM) Cookies to use as a healthy meal replacement ...
... WACO, Texas, Aug. 24 Two professors at ... health care plan in their new book Health Care for ... University Press, that does not create a government entitlement program ... care of Americans who currently have coverage. , , ...
... , WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 24 Out With Allergies ... labels as a potent new weapon for combating swine flu. Available ... t es.com , these stick-on notes are intended to ... avoid catching and spreading the flu. These direct message washup labels are ...
... , ANN ARBOR, Mich. , Aug. ... from Thomson Reuters to play an integral role in its ... , CareFocus is a real-time clinical surveillance ... results, vital signs, medications, diagnoses, age, gender, and other data. ...
... ... Austin , and is giving patients in Texas new reasons to smile. , ... (Vocus) August 24, 2009 -- Mark Sweeney, DDS knows cosmetic ... Sweeney is director of Austin Dental Spa , a practice devoted to turning visits to ...
... , , SEATTLE, Aug. 24 ... the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted and has ... as treatment for relapsed or refractory aggressive non-Hodgkin,s lymphoma (NHL). A ... the FDA regarding the review of the pixantrone NDA by September ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Smart For Life(TM) Partnering with 4D Pharmacy 2Health News:Baylor University Economists Call for Different Tack on Health Care Insurance 2Health News:Just Out: A Little Piece of Paper That Helps Stop the Spread of Flu! 2Health News:BryanLGH Health System Selects Clinical Xpert From Thomson Reuters to Improve Clinical Quality 2Health News:Austin Texas Cosmetic Dentist Celebrates 30 Years in Practice 2Health News:Austin Texas Cosmetic Dentist Celebrates 30 Years in Practice 3Health News:FDA Accepts to File Cell Therapeutics' New Drug Application for Pixantrone 2Health News:FDA Accepts to File Cell Therapeutics' New Drug Application for Pixantrone 3
(Date:1/23/2015)... , Jan. 23, 2015 Research and Markets ... the "Urinary Catheters Market (Indwelling or Foley Catheters, ... Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast ... , At present, the global market for ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... 2015 More than a third of reproductive-aged women enrolled ... private insurance, filled a prescription for an opioid pain medication ... week,s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). ... moderate to severe pain.  They are also found in some ...
(Date:1/23/2015)...  Now available for sale, The Armor1 Ankle Roll Guard is ... sprains by cushioning the ankle from an inversion or ... outside of any shoe type and allows the user ... protection against sprains. With customers in physical therapy, podiatry, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Urinary Catheters Market (Indwelling or Foley Catheters, Intermittent Catheters and Male External or Condom Catheters) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020 2Urinary Catheters Market (Indwelling or Foley Catheters, Intermittent Catheters and Male External or Condom Catheters) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020 3Opioid painkillers widely prescribed among reproductive age women 2Opioid painkillers widely prescribed among reproductive age women 3The Armor1 Ankle Roll Guard is the New Breakthrough Solution for Ankle Sprain Prevention! 2
... Oct. 1 A web-based tool that extracts information from ... care and manage their entire panel of patients. Those are ... first to examine the effectiveness of a panel management tool ... first study, published today in The American Journal of ...
... U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials ... the past two years, bringing the total number of ... comes almost 10 years to the date after the ... deeming it a major advancement for women,s health and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Innovative Web-based Tool Helps Doctors Improve Care 2Innovative Web-based Tool Helps Doctors Improve Care 3Innovative Web-based Tool Helps Doctors Improve Care 4Innovative Web-based Tool Helps Doctors Improve Care 5FRC's Jeanne Monahan Responds to Two New Deaths from RU-486 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: