Shriners Hospitals for Children

13-Shriners-2013

FLOAT THEME:
Helping Children Live Their Dreams

Shriners Hospitals for Children is a health care system of 22 facilities that provides compassionate, high-quality, family-centered pediatric medical and surgical care. Shriners Hospitals for Children treats children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate. All care and services are provided regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Helping Kids Live their Dreams depicts childhood in an imaginative way and at the same time symbolizes the fact that Shriners Hospitals for Children works hard every day to help children live up to their potential.

Shriners Hospitals for Children’s mission is to ensure that they provide the best care possible to allow children to dream and imagine all that they can be, all that they can do and all the places they can go. Through this whimsical representation, Shriners Hospitals for Children encourages children to think that there is no limit to what they can accomplish and that they can do whatever they set their minds to with the help of our team of experts and the family-centered approach offered at our 22 facilities.

Helping Kids Live their Dreams represents the mission of Shriners Hospitals for Children and its founding fraternity, Shriners International to provide expert medical care in a family-centered environment. Helping Children Live Their Dreams is a way to represent our wish to help children achieve what they set their minds to and to encourage them to dream big no matter the circumstances. In 22 locations across North America, a message of love blended with a winning and can-do attitude are the ingredients to instill confidence in our patients and families who turn to us for our advanced medical care and find along the way the uniqueness of a family-centered care.

FLOAT BUILDER:
Phoenix Decorating Company

FLOAT DESCRIPTION:
Height: 16’6
Width: 18
Length: 35

The two sporty bears represent two of our major signature events: The East-West Shrine Game which will be played on January 19, 2013 and the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open played in October. Our signature events offer visibility and are a way to raise awareness and much needed donations for the health care system. The exposure received through these events allows us to tell our story to audiences who otherwise would not be exposed to our message. It is through events like these and the support of Shriners and the public in general that Shriners Hospitals for Children is able to continue its mission of Helping Kids Live their Dreams.

FLOWERING:
Roses approximately 5,400 (Red, Dark Lavender, Bright Yellow) Gerberas approximately 3,400 (Hot Pink, Dark Lavender) Carnations approximately 500 (Pink)

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