More than 350 DVDs and some 360 teddy bears were collected by Y-12 National Security Complex employees for patients at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital in Knoxville.
The DVDs were collected as part of the “DVDs for Joy” campaign, which is the brainchild of KelliAnn Corbett, daughter of B&W Y-12’s Kevin Corbett. KelliAnn and her sisters collected DVDs at some Oak Ridge schools last year, and they invited “Y-12ers” to join them this year. Kathi Hofstad, ETCH coordinator for volunteer services and programs, said the DVDs gathered have helped create a mobile library where families can check out movies to entertain them during their stay at the hospital. [Read more…]