Caring for Children in the Media

Over the years a variety of media outlets have recognized
the outstanding work Caring For Children has done in provide
vital assistance to children in severe need and their families.

12/9/2016 - Caring For Children Foundation Partners with HospiceCare in the Berkshires’ Pediatric Palliative Care for Holiday Effort

December 9, 2016

The Berkshire Eagle

December 13, 2009
It all started in a mall at Christmas time, with a suitcase filled with Matchbox cars. [ more... ]

Albany Times Union

January 16, 2007
Gifts for sick kids make Christmas real
John Iovieno was Christmas shopping for his family in a mall near Boston in 1996 when the thought occurred to him that he wasn't experiencing the true meaning of Christmas. [ more... ]
Link to a scan of the printed article.

Heroes Among Us

March 4, 2001 the Boston Celtics honored John Iovieno, by presenting him with the Heroes Among Us award. The Heroes Among Us award recognizes those individuals that have made exceptional and lasting contributions to their community. After reading the Boston Globe Article about Caring For Children on Christmas Eve in 2000, the Celtic personnel chose John Iovieno to be honored. The award was presented to John at center court of a Celtics game, while details of his community efforts were announced over the public address system.

"Four years ago, with no particular child in mind, John donated a holiday gift to Children's Hospital. After hearing about the impact he made on a young patient, John founded the Frank Iovieno Caring for Children at Christmas Foundation, named in honor of his late father. The year-round foundation provides children in the Hospital's AIDS program with necessities most of us take for granted, such as clothing, food and toys. The Foundation served over 125 families living" Award from Boston Celtics


In 2000, WHUB ran a piece on its television station featuring the
work of Caring For Children. Watch the spot.

Boston Globe

December 24, 2000
Making Holiday Wishes Come True Young
Patients Benefit from Man's Foundation
By Gloria Negri, Globe Staff

On Christmas Eve, a 10-year-old boy named Mike, described by Children's Hospital as having "a life threatening, chronic illness," asks Santa not for designer jeans or a computer, but only for "some kind of top" to wear over his trousers. [ ...more ]


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