Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta- Egleston Hospital

Today we had a Superhero for a Day event and the kids loved it! At the event we had the following stations: a superhero obstacle course, decorate your won superhero, a caricature artist station to create your very own superhero (Vincent Wolf You ROCK), a make-up and face painting station, a superhero creation station that included capes, masks, tutus, headpieces, jewelry, silly glasses, and other fun accoutrements, a craft station to create your own masks and last but not least a station called superhero tattoos! The room was jam packed with entertaining things for the kids to do. Also, we brought in some cupcakes to make sure they were getting the correct amount of “sugar high” from the event! We had a very special guest join us at this event, SUPERMAN! Yes, one amazing volunteer dressed up as SUPERMAN and even signed autographs for the kids.

4aDayWebGallery2014-0022A special thank you to Lindsey Turner of the Golden Soldiers! The fun did not stop there…Q, the fire rescue Dalmatian, came to show the kids how to stop, drop, and roll. The kids were lucky to also have McGruff make another appearance and one Little Girl fell in love with him!

A special thank you goes out to Captain Elizabeth Sizemore, Sargent R.J. Brink, and Kristin Randall of Dekalb county fire rescue, police, and fire department. Your dedication to For a Day has really helped to make a great bond between our organizations! We were blessed to have a photographer, Paul Biagui and a videographer, Jillian Hayes to capture the moments!

As always the volunteers and their connections to the kids is what matters the most. Here is a list of the volunteers for the last event: Erin Grizzle, Atiya Crockett, Amy Chreong, Ben Martin, Les Roberts, Matt Taylor, Melanie Turner, Lindsey Turner, Elizabeth Nix (Miss Georgia United States 2012), Katie Higgins, and Jessica Black.

We spent time with:
8 girls
4 boys

Also, we did 3 girl bedside visits and 2 boy bedside visits. For a 24 bed unit, we tried to hit every single room if possible!


Photography desperately needed for our upcoming event on 10/19! If you have a nice camera and photography is a passion of yours please contact us!

Our events are often the only time parents can get photos of their children genuinely smiling and feeling like kids again. Please help us capture these precious moments, two hours of your time will make a lifetime of difference for these families.

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It is with heavy hearts that we report Sweet P has earned her angel wings. She was a bright little ray of sunshine at every event, always ready to give out hugs and take pictures! We will miss you and your spirited personality. It was a true honor to meet Peyton and follow her courageous journey. Please join us in sending love to Peyton's Brain's family during these difficult times.

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Our hearts are broken to hear about the loss of this sweet angel. Karma was a kind and generous little girl, she spent an hour coloring this pillow case at our event and insisted on giving it to Cinderella. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. 💛💜💛

We will always Believe in Karmiracles.

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