Items Tagged ‘United Airlines’

Kicking Off Holiday Season

January 3, 2020

Kicking Off Holiday Season

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“The United Airlines visit is one my favorites from the whole year,” gushes Tracy Serrano, a child life specialist at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital, Santa Monica. “Our community partners from United Airlines come to visit all our patients and provide them with Ben Flyin Adventure bears. They’ve been coming for 12 years, and it’s such […]

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Surprise After Surgery

December 20, 2019

Surprise After Surgery

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“I came into the emergency room last night, and they told me they had to remove my appendix,” mentions 12-year-old Marco Bledo, a patient at the UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, who received some surprise visitors.

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Fun With Ben Flyin

December 20, 2019

Fun With Ben Flyin

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“We have distributed at least 10,000 bears worldwide,” remarks Sally Campbell (second from right), a United flight attendant retiree. “We’re bringing Ben Flyin Adventure Bears to the children at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. My belief is that the children who are facing the challenges they are in the hospital need their spirits uplifted. I […]

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New Bear for Newborn

December 20, 2019

New Bear for Newborn

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“It’s really nice to have people come here and show their love and support,” believes Evelyn Rodriguez, mother to five-month-old Aria Arce.

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