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From April 12 -May 12, 2012 staff at major hospitals throughout the Northeast will have paper dolphins available for a donation of $5 and blue dolphins $1. Dolphins will be displayed in a designated area of each hospital during Nurses Week, May 6-12, as a way for nurses to show support for their colleagues facing dire circumstances.
About Nurses House:
Nurses House is a nurse-managed, non-profit organization dedicated to helping registered nurses in need. Our history begins in 1922, when Nurses House began to offer nurses a place to rest and recuperate at a Long Island, NY beachfront mansion, donated by Emily Bourne. As times and needs changed, the property was eventually sold and Nurses House became a national service program. Click here to read more about our history and see memorable photographs of the original Nurses House.
Nurses House is directed by a volunteer board of directors and an executive director. Our mission is to provide short-term financial assistance to nurses in need as a result of illness, injury, or disability. And while it is often difficult for nurses to ask for help in their hour of need, they who live their lives giving “little unremembered acts of kindness and love” deserve extra special care. Read more…