Varsity Soccer Teams Present Gift to
Student athletes raise funds to purchase flat screen TV for PRHC’s paediatric treatment room
Young patients at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) will find their stay a little more comfortable thanks to the generosity of Trent’s men’s and women’s varsity soccer teams, who donated a new 32” flat screen TV to the paediatric treatment room.
“Our relationship with the PRHC is something all the players and coaches feel strongly about. We are happy to be able to make the kids' stay a little more comfortable,” said Stuart Robertson, coach of the men’s Varsity soccer team at
The teams raised the money for this year’s donation during the annual Labour Day car wash at
“We are thrilled to have this TV as it makes a very clinical room looked a bit less threatening and it provides our patients with some valuable, age-appropriate distraction during their procedure. It also makes it much easier for parents to help their children deal with the stress of hospitalization,” said Lois Scott, child life specialist at the PRHC. “The
Last year, the teams donated a new XBox video game system and games to the Maternal Child Services Department. This year, the varsity soccer teams also made an additional donation to the Canadian Mental Health Association.