b'CELEBRATE GIVING | 1ST EDITION 2020YOURE HELPING PATIENTS FEEL CONNECTED TO FAMILY WHEN THEIR LOVED ONES CANT VISIT THE HOSPITALA patient battled COVID-19 in her room at Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center, with no family byher side because of visitor restrictions. To ease the sense of isolation, an ICU nurse placed a battery-operated tea light candle on her window sill.The patients family lit a similar tea light candle at home to feel connected to their loved one at Maryview.Your donation has allowed the staff at Maryview an opportunity to bridge the gap in human connection, according to Chaplain Kerry Pokines. The chaplains at Bon Secours mail a tea light candle to the patients family with a special note and place one with the patient during their hospital stay.In May, the project started at Maryview in the ICU, one of theFr. Sunil Paul Chiriyankandath and Kerry Pokines, chaplains at Bon Secours Maryview Medical units dedicated to COVID-19Center, hold battery-operated tea light candles that are placed in patients rooms and sent to patients and with strict limitations the patients family at home as a comforting connection between loved ones. on visitors. Thank you.Ive never seen anything ICU Manager Frances Frankielike the support that we receive here at Hoffler knows how difficult it is forMaryview.If we need an item to care patients to be isolated from theirfor our patients, we get it. If we think families right now. With your sup- of something that can help our port, the hospital staff know they havepatients, we get it.what they need to treat the whole patient: mind, body and spirit.The donors to the Hampton Roads FoundationsFrankie has a message of gratitudemake us feel like family with their support.for you:CONTACT US!Bon Secours Hampton Roads Foundations Judy Etheridge Bilicki, President | (757) 889-5900 150 Kingsley Lane, Norfolk, VA 23505bsvaf.org/hamptonroads'