Dec My Room uplifting spirits of hospitalized children

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Thursday, October 5, 2023
A healing space for hospitalized children
Staying in a hospital can be scary for children, until Dec My Room steps in. Volunteers transform hospital rooms into a positive space.

HOUSTON, Texas -- Being in a hospital room for a long time can be scary for some children. Volunteers with Dec My Room are on a mission to change that.

"We transform it into what their requests are, whether they like Toy Story or a football team." Founder Susan Plank said. "We transform their room into their own personal room."

Dec My Room is a Houston-based nonprofit. The organization started in 2007 and has reached 130 hospitals around the country.

"It's all about the kids and how important it is to create a healing place for these children that are in the hospital for a prolonged period of time."

If you would like to volunteer or donate to Dec My Room, click here.