Tigard’s Alison and Jason Hicks turn tragic loss into foundation devoted to imagination and fun. http://portlandtribune.com/ttt/89-news/270848-145914-its-playtime-for-the-chelsea-hicks-foundation
As a pediatric social worker and as a mother, I have seen firsthand how powerful play is in a child’s life. Play is children’s language, play reduces stress, play and learning are intertwined, and play is healthy. The Chelsea’s Closet volunteers who travel to either Doernbecher or Randall Children’s Hospital each month have seen this to be true […]
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Posted by: Lisa McMahan, OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital For a hospitalized child, a chance to play, imagine and socialize is powerful medicine. Jason and Alison Hicks experienced this firsthand with their daughter, Chelsea, during her cancer treatments at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. Alison shares her daughter’s story and explains how the Chelsea Hicks Foundation is […]
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Season of Sharing: Chelsea Hicks Foundation knows the value of play for sick children. Read More >
The Season of Sharing shines a spotlight on nonprofit social service agencies that help individuals and families throughout Oregon and southwest Washington. This year the Chelsea Hicks Foundation was chosen as an organization to be featured. A committee of Oregonian Media Group employees selected the finalists, and reporters researched agencies to ensure that they involved […]