"It's one of those special moments when you have people like the NHL officials coming and to see the children's eyes light up make it all worth it … it's exciting for everybody." -- Nancy Hewat, Grand River Hospital Foundation executive director
There's no better time to put a smile on the face of a child than right in the middle of the holiday season.
That's precisely what members of the NHL Officials Association were thinking when they decided to put Grand River Hospital in Kitchener, Ont., on their tour of visits during their Zebras Care initiative.
will pay a visit to long-term and out-patient children in an attempt to make their day extra special. The visit, which begins 1 p.m. ET, will have the officials in two units -- an out-patient children's clinic and an in-patient ward.