Children’s Hospital Receives Albany AHEPA Family Support

ALBANY, NY – On January 5, the Albany AHEPA Family made a welcome and generous donation of gifts and toys for the children and young adults being treated and cared for by the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center. The Albany AHEPA Family and Albany Medical Center thank the St. Sophia Community for its generosity.

In attendance were AHEPA District 6 Lt. Governor Chris Pappis and Daughters of Penelope Alope Chapter 158 President Sheila Moutopoulos. A wide range of great items including Legos, board games, Barbie dolls, toiletries, arts and crafts, and puzzles will bring cheer to all of the children.

Special thanks and recognition are given to the Kontogiannis Family for their continuous support and dedication to the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center, and to Robert Saba, Director of Development, Grateful Patients and Families, and Child Life Specialists Mary Beth Nichols, Kirsten Smith, and Nicki Sanders for their leadership and support of the Children’s Hospital, as well as other hospital entities.

Left to right: Mary Beth Nichols, Kirsten Smith, Nicki Sanders, Phil Harabarovici, Sheila Moutopoulos, Michelle Papandrea, Xrysanthi Sokaris, George Pappis, Michael Sokaris, Lukianos Sokaris, and Chris Pappis. (Photo: Courtesy of AHEPA)


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