MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — There’s a new place for kids to play outside while they’re in the hospital.
Colorful slides and ladders are part of a new playground at Minnesota Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis. It’s all thanks to former Minnesota Viking Chad Greenway, his wife Jenny and their “Lead the Way Foundation.”READ MORE: Veteran Falls Victim To Phishing Scam, Loses $19,000 From Chase Bank Account Meant For Daughter's College Education
The space allows young patients to get some fresh air, relax, and feel like a kid while in the middle of treatment.READ MORE: 'Makes Americans More Free': Dana Zzyym Issued 1st U.S. Passport With Gender X Designation
“This is just a small idea of how we can help, and it’s something simple and basic, but something that can really be groundbreaking for some folks especially when you spend a lot of time in the hospital,” Greenway said. “Which is a place where you’re getting great care, but not a place you want to spend a lot of time.”MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In MN: 41 Newly Reported Deaths As Positivity Rate Continues Downward Trend
Greenway’s partnership with Minnesota Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis dates back six years.