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Child Life & Music Therapy Program

Special Programs

The Child Life department at MU Children’s hospital is responsible for scheduling and supervising many special events for children and teens in the hospital.

Some of these special events include:

  • Pet therapy program
  • Pascal’s Pals Take-out for Adolescents
  • Pascal’s Pals Pediatric Activity
  • Monthly Caleb’s Pitch syringe painting with MU athletes
  • Birthday celebrations
  • Holiday celebrations
  • Visits from performing community members and celebrities
  • Playroom volunteer program
  • Student athlete visits

If you are interested in generously giving your time to be a special visitor and help make our patients’ stay a little brighter, please request a copy of the Special Visitor Policy from Merideth Lehman.

Merideth Lehman, M.Ed., CCLS
Child Life and Journey’s Program Coordinator
lehmanme@health.missouri.edu
573-219-4264

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Giving to Children's Hospital

MU Children's Hospital strives to provide the highest quality care for children throughout Missouri - regardless of their family's ability to pay. Thousands of people like you have helped Children's Hospital in this mission through gifts of talent, time and financial support. Learn more about our giving opportunities. Donate today!

Contact Us

If you have specific questions about how to best plan your gift to MU Children's Hospital, please contact:

Keely McDannold
Senior Director, MU Health Advancement
573-884-2229

Kristen Fritschie
Coordinator, Children’s Miracle Network and Special Events
573-882-5686

Katie Zimmer
Coordinator, Children’s Miracle Network and Special Events
573-882-6245