St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Pittston donates to Lily’s Treasure Chest

For Sunday Dispatch | August 9th, 2017 3:49 pm

PITTSTON — St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church recently made two contributions for $200 and $50 to Lily’s Treasure Chest, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization named after Lily Harris that provides toys, games, coloring books, etc. to children receiving chemotherapy treatments or lengthy treatments.

Donations are sent to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and The Penn State Children’s Hospital in Hershey. Each donation is about 200 pieces ranging from coloring books to hand sanitizer a depending on the needs of the hospital.

Donations may be submitted through lilystreasurechest.org. All item donations must be new, no used items can be accepted due to infectious disease regulations. Cloth items are limited to baby socks and bibs.

The organization began because Lily’s favorite part of going to the hospital was seeing the treasure chest. This was a small reward and distraction as she received her treatment.

St. Johns Lutheran Xhurch recently made two contributions for $200 and $50 to Lily’s Treasure Chest, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization named after Lily Harris that provides toys, games, coloring books, etc to children receiving chemotherapy treatments or lengthy treatments. Drom left, are Darwin Perschau, church council president; Lily Harris, Chase Harris, William Harris and Lindsey Harris.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_Lily-s-Treasure-1.jpgSt. Johns Lutheran Xhurch recently made two contributions for $200 and $50 to Lily’s Treasure Chest, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization named after Lily Harris that provides toys, games, coloring books, etc to children receiving chemotherapy treatments or lengthy treatments. Drom left, are Darwin Perschau, church council president; Lily Harris, Chase Harris, William Harris and Lindsey Harris. Submitted photos
St. Johns Lutheran Church recently made two contributions for $200 and $50 to Lily’s Treasure Chest, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization named after Lily Harris that provides toys, games, coloring books, etc to children receiving chemotherapy treatments or lengthy treatments. From left, Doris Mersincavage, church council member; Lilly Harris, Chase Harris, Lindsey Harris and William Harris.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_Lily-s-Treasure-2.jpgSt. Johns Lutheran Church recently made two contributions for $200 and $50 to Lily’s Treasure Chest, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization named after Lily Harris that provides toys, games, coloring books, etc to children receiving chemotherapy treatments or lengthy treatments. From left, Doris Mersincavage, church council member; Lilly Harris, Chase Harris, Lindsey Harris and William Harris. Submitted photos

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