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Local businesses, community groups to spread holiday cheer at OHSU Doernbecher



Local businesses and community groups will visit patients and families at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital this holiday season.


Monday, Dec. 14, 1 p.m.: Spirit Mountain Casino Toy Delivery
For the eighth consecutive year, Spirit Mountain Casino will deliver a semi-truck full of new, unwrapped toys.

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 10:30 a.m.: Make-a-Wish Oregon Holiday Magic
The Make-A-Wish Foundation will display merchandise for our patients to shop and select gifts. Make-A-Wish volunteers will then wrap and label the presents for delivery to family members.

Wednesday, Dec. 16, 12:30 p.m.: The Container Store “Holiday Hugs” Toy Delivery
The Container Store in Portland will deliver new, unwrapped toys, books and other gifts – generously donated by store customers.

Saturday, Dec. 19, 3 p.m.: TRVLSQD Christmas Ruck to OHSU Doernbecher - Toy Delivery and “Sleigh Carry”
Members of the Portland TRVLSQD team, will carry a custom-built 8 foot sleigh full of toys on their shoulders from the World Trade Center building to OHSU Doernbecher.

Friday, Dec. 25, 8 a.m.: A visit from Santa Claus
OHSU Doernbecher is always on Santa’s list. The jolly old elf will make a special stop at the hospital to deliver gifts and holiday smiles to each patient.


OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
700 S.W. Campus Drive, Portland

Media interested in attending these events should contact Tracy Brawley at 503-494-8231.

To help protect our patients with fragile immune systems, we ask that members of the media with cold or flu-like systems refrain from participating. Thank you and Happy Holidays!


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