“To help ensure that sick children and their families eat nutritious meals — despite the long hours they spend at the hospital — St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Paterson, N.J., and a group of community partners is offering free, ready-to-heat meals. Through the Healing Meals food gifting program, the family of any child undergoing treatment at the hospital’s Valerie Fund Children’s Center for Pediatric Cancers and Blood Disorders can request free frozen meals. Many take them home as they leave the hospital after a treatment. The food is stored in a freezer at the pediatric hematology/oncology program unit,” Catholic Health World

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