Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is a premier, not-for-profit pediatric clinical care and education provider with three hospitals and 20 neighborhood locations throughout metro Atlanta. With over 100 years of dedication to the community, Children’s is committed to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.
Music therapy is an established evidence-based practice used to promote positive outcomes for patients with various illnesses and disabilities. It helps patients build coping skills, reduce anxiety and boost motivation to reach goals. The mission of the music therapy program is to create a secure and therapeutic atmosphere where patients can receive tailored music interventions in an inclusive team-oriented setting.
Artist in Residence Program: The Artist in Residence program offers art classes and bedside visits that engage and support young patients during hospital stays. By focusing on the social, emotional, and physical aspects of treatment and recovery for a child, this program helps reduce stress, anxiety, and pain.
Tower Beer, Wine & Spirits’ annual TOWER OF TALENT is an inspiring music-themed fundraiser that will air internally on hospital channels as well as online to benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Music Therapy Program. Guests can text TOT to 24587 (PayPal and major credit cards accepted) to donate or learn more about the show, sponsorship opportunities or ways to get involved.
The Canines for Kids initiative offers a unique animal-assisted therapy program to reduce stress, anxiety and pain for patients while in the hospital. Trained dogs visit patient rooms and engage them in various activities like lying down with them, taking walks together or playing fetch.