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Christmas Stockings Filled With Bundles Of Joy

Release Date:

December 23, 2015

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – For more than 36 years, Presbyterian Hospital has gifted Christmas stockings to families with babies born on December 24 and 25. This is the third year that Presbyterian’s Volunteer Services team members have handmade the stockings for our Christmas newborns. New this year, the babies will also receive matching hats.

This year, six volunteers helped make 40 stockings and 40 hats. The event is sure to spread plenty of smiles and holiday cheer to families welcoming their new additions during the holidays.

Members of the media are invited to attend the following event:

WHAT: Christmas Stockings Filled with Bundles of Joy at Presbyterian Hospital

WHO: Volunteers and nursing staff will place newborn babies in handmade Christmas stockings in this annual Presbyterian holiday tradition.

WHERE: Presbyterian Hospital – Please wait in the main lobby to be escorted to the unit
1100 Central Avenue SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106

WHEN: Thursday, December 24 at 10:30 a.m

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About Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Presbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of patients, members and the communities we serve. Presbyterian is a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of eight hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, it is the state's largest private employer with approximately 11,000 employees.​​​

Press Contact:

Kerri Dufault
Communications Specialist
E-mail: kdufault@phs.org 
505-923-6593