On January 7, 2021, the Albany AHEPA Family made a welcomed and generous donation of gifts and toys for the children and young adults being treated and cared for by the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center. The Albany AHEPA Family and Albany Medical Center thank the St. Sophia Community for its generosity.
In attendance was AHEPA District 6 Secretary Chris Pappis, Daughters of Penelope District 6 Governor Maria Patelos and Secretary Marina Patelos. A wide range of great things including Legos, board games, Barbie dolls, toiletries, arts and crafts, and puzzles will bring cheer to all of the children.
Special thanks and recognition are given to the Arthur Kontogiannis Family for its continuous support and dedication to the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center, and to Robert Saba, Director of Development, Grateful Patients and Families and Haley Hutchings, MS, Certified Child Life Specialist for their leadership and support of the Children’s Hospital, as well as other hospital entities.