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Volunteers Make Stockings For Newborns at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen

Newborn stockings at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen

ALLEN, Texas — Newborns at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen are equipped for the holiday season before they even go home, thanks to the efforts of hospital volunteers.

Volunteers Kathy Carothers and Linda Gleason handmade the 60 stockings specifically to fit the newborns. Avery Flores of Allen was the first baby to receive a stocking after she was born on Dec. 8.

“I just really like helping people along with sewing and quilting,” Carothers said. “I love babies and it makes me feel good to be part of their holidays and doing something special for the families.”

About Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen is a 73-bed acute-care hospital serving the northern Collin County area since 2000. The hospital’s services include women’s services, a Level II neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics, pediatrics, wound care and sleep medicine. Texas Health Allen, an affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, has more than 500 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 25 specialties. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL or visit

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States. The health system includes 24 acute care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with Texas Health Resources. It includes the Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial and Texas Health Harris Methodist hospitals, a large physician group, outpatient facilities, and home health, preventive and fitness services, and an organization for medical research and education. For more information about Texas Health Resources, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit

Doctors on the medical staff practice independently and are not employees or agents of the hospital.

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