The Child Life Department at Children’s Mercy provides services to make the hospital experience easier and more comfortable for patients and families. This includes reducing stress and worry that may come with being in the hospital or from being ill, helping children deal with their feelings, thoughts, and questions, providing services to help children continue to learn and grow while in the hospital.
The Impact an iPad Has
- Provides distraction and normalization for sick children
- Helps to reduce stress and worry
- Helps deal with their feelings, thoughts, and questions
- Provides the ability to keep learning and growing mentally while in care
About The Cause
The 70+ iPads donated through the Fore The Kid’s tournament proceeds are used by the Child Life Department to help distract Children’s Mercy patients from their discomfort and help them cope with invasive procedures.
Dollars Raised by Fore the Kid's
To learn more about how Fore The Kid’s contributions have helped, check out the links below!
Fore The Kid’s Causes
The Fore the Kids foundation is a proud supporter of Children’s Mercy, raising money to provide various services and treatment advances to help bring smiles to children’s faces at a time when they are hard to find…but so incredibly important.