Dec 03, 2018 09:33 AM EST

The Grinch Brings Holiday Cheer To a Special Group of Kids

The Grinch Brings Holiday Cheer To a Special Group of Kids
To help spread a message of kindness and love during the holiday season, Universal Pictures and Lollipop Theater Network will conduct a private screening of DR. SEUSS' THE GRINCH.  The event is one of 17 screenings taking place at children's hospitals and health facilities across the country this week for children confined to hospitals due to chronic or life-threatening illnesses.

Jim Orr,  President, Distribution, Universal Pictures and Advisory Board Member of Lollipop had this to say about the event -  "The incomparable work that Lollipop does is not only emblematic of the spirit of the holidays, but it is also an inspiration to us all. We are honored to work alongside the network of children's hospitals and facilities to bring joy to these brave children and their families during December."

For local FlickDirect readers and viewers, one of these screenings will take place at the Nicklaus Children's Hospital on December 6th at 1:15 PM at 3100 SW 62nd Ave, Miami FL. 

Other locations are as follows:

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston (Atlanta, GA); Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center (Boston, MA); Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago (Chicago, IL); Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (Chicago, IL); Medical City Children's Hospital (Dallas, TX); Children's Hospital Colorado (Aurora, CO); Children's Hospital of Michigan (Detroit, MI); The University of Texas MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital (Houston, TX); UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital (Los Angeles, CA); University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital (Minneapolis, MN); Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone (New York, NY); Phoenix Children's Hospital (Phoenix, AZ); St. Louis Children's Hospital (St. Louis, MO); Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego, (San Diego, CA); Seattle Children's Hospital (Seattle, WA); and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (Washington, D.C.).

Lollipop Theater Network is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to bringing movies and entertainment to hospitalized children nationwide.  For more information, visit www.lollipoptheater.org.

 
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