Life Scout donates lily pads for young oncology patients at Wolfson Children’s Hospital

Teen develops new resource for Worlfson Children's Hospital

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Starting Monday, oncology patients at Wolfson Children’s Hospital will have new, fun ways to walk around and socialize. It’s all thanks to the help of a local Life Scout. Action News Jax Courtney Cole got a look at how the project will make a difference in the young patients’ lives.

QUICK FACTS:

  • Luke Moshos is a Life Scout member of Troop 277
  • Moshos started researching the lily pad idea online for his Eagle Scout project.
  • Moshos told Action News Jax another young man originally thought of this idea, but passed away around age 17 from cancer.
  • Lily pads will allow young patients on the oncology floor of Wolfson Children’s Hospital to help them get out of the room a little easier --even help make it fun.
  • Moshos said he thought the project was a good way to help the community.
  • The scout also donated the $1,200 he had left over from his project to Wolfson Children’s Hospital
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