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HLFYA Katie Hosts Local Blood Drive to Combat County Blood Shortages

On May 22, 2021, HLFYA Katie Sheehy hosted a blood drive for her Independent Service Project. Katie’s mother works for the New York Blood Center and brought to her attention the fact that hospitals across the country were experiencing extreme blood shortages due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This inspired Katie to organize a blood drive […]

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HLF YOUNG AMBASSADORS & ALUMNI HEAR FROM NY PRESBYTERIAN MORGAN STANLEY CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL STAFF (AND A SURPRISE VISITOR) AT MAY SERVICE LEARNING EVENT

On Wednesday, May 26th, 2021, HLF Young Ambassadors and Alumni attended a virtual Service Learning event with the New York Presbyterian Children’s Hospital (NYP), an original HLF partner. During the event, Young Ambassadors and Alumni heard from a variety of NYP employees about their jobs, how they work together to do their meaningful work, and […]

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HLF WELCOMES 6TH CLASS OF YOUNG AMBASSADORS

On Sunday January 25th, the Henrik Lundqvist Foundation welcomed it’s 6th class of Young Ambassadors (YA), 16 young men and women ages 12-18 years old, at the foundation’s first virtual Orientation event. This year’s class of Ambassadors includes youth from the tri-state area and for the first time, participants from the DC-metro area as well. […]

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HLFYA Seth Samuelson Raises Money Through a Bike-a-thon and Creates Virtual Donation Drive for Activity Kits for the benefit of Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

Due to Covid-19, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital hadn’t been able to host some of its normal fundraisers and in-person donations.  Originally Seth Samuelson’s idea was to receive donations of activity kit items and put them together with friends and family to be able to deliver them to the hospital in person.  Due to current coronavirus […]

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