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Harrison Medical Center toy run

November 30, 2012 · 11:59 AM

Children who arrive at Harrison Medical Center in need of care each receive a special toy to help comfort them and calm their fears. These toys have been collected annually for the past 18 years through the generous efforts of a local motorcycle group.

“When children come into Harrison, our team appreciates having an age-appropriate toy to give them,” said Patty Cochrell, RN, Senior Vice President, Quality, Operations and Chief Nursing Officer. “We’re grateful for these gifts; they comfort our littlest patients and often bring a smile.”

ABATE of Washington North Kitsap Chapter has raised funds and collected toys in Kitsap county and surrounding area. "This year, we estimate well over $10,000 worth of toys being donated for the children who are patients of the medical centers." says Chris Varner, Jr., North Kitsap ABATE coordinator.


What:              Toy Run

Benefits:         All children who are patients

When:             Sun, Dec  3— 9:30 am-3:45 pm.

Where:            Harrison Silverdale, 1800 NW Myhre Road

Who:               ABATE of Washington, North Kitsap Chapter. For more info on joining this year’s Toy Run, call Chris Varner 360-307-9736.

Routes:           This year there will be two routes


1.                  All Star Lanes & Casino, Silverdale

2.                  J-R Saloon (21 and over)

3.                  Cloverleaf Sports Bar & Grill

4.                  Papas

5.                  A & C Tavern (21 and over)

6.                  Tracyton Tavern (21 and over)

7.                  Putters at Rolling Hills Golf Course


1.                  JRs Hideway Grill, Belfair

2.                  Flotation Device

3.                  Manchester Pub

4.                  Wig Wam Pub (21 and over)

5.                  The Garage/Romeos (21 and over)

6.                  Putters at Rolling Hills Golf Course



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