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					U.S. Hospitals and Hospice Programs Served by Caring Clowns
          For Canadian programs please go to: History of Caring Clowning in Canada

                To have your hospital or hospice clown group added to this list,
              please email Annette Noren, Hospital Clown Directory Coordinator
                                at: annette.noren@comcast.net

Alabama
   Birmingham, Alabama
Children’s Hospital served by The Big Top Clown Alley
1600 7th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
http://www.chsys.org
Tel: 205-939-9100
Caring Clown Contact: Linda Wolfe, 205 663-0198
Lindylou5@charter.net
2302 Kala St
Helena, AL 35080
Caring Clown Requirements: Training through Magic City Clown School, consisting of 12 weeks, 3
hours/week. Classes included are Facepainting seminar for 6 hours, Ballon Class for 5 hours and then
attend one event. Followup includes six (6) mentoring visits and then join a group of clowns that
mentor them. Big Top Alley offers continuing education and meetings.

California
   Los Angeles, California
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
444 S. San Vicente Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048
http://www.csmc.edu
Tel: 310-423-5231

Colorado
   Englewood, Colorado
Health One Swedish Medical Center served by Annette Noren
501 East Hampton Avenue
Engelwood, Co. 80113
http://www.swedishhospital.com
Part of the Volunteer Office Activities of Hospital
Caring Clown information contact Annette Noren, Clown Coordinator 303-989-6550
e-mail: annette.noren@comcast.net
Caring Clown Requirements: New participants must already be a clown. Clowns with less than two
years experience must meet with clown coordinator and partner for an interview regarding motivation
for caring clowning, fit within group, etc. New volunteer must read The Hospital Clown - A Closer
Look by Patty Wooten and Shobhana Schwebke, complete Hospital Volunteer Orientation program,
shadow current clowns in group until ready to complete rounds on own. New volunteer receives
feedback and asks questions following each session at the hospital to ensure all procedures are done
correctly.
They have 12 volunteer clowns
   Longmont, Colorado
Longmont United Hospital served by Kathy Shook
1950 Mountain View Ave
Longmont, CO 80501
http://www.luhcares.org
Tel: 303-651-5111
Hospital Website: http://www.luhcares.org
Clown information at: http://www.luhcares.org
Kathy McGannon - Clown Coordinator 303-772-6932
Kathy Shook - Clown education director 303-684-0490
Betty True-Blood-Smith - Volunteer Director at Longmont United Hospital
The Longmont United Hospital Clowns have 14 volunteer clowns.

The Peaks Care Center served by Kathy Shook
1440 Coffman
Longmont CO 80501

Connecticut
  Hartford, Connecticut
Connecticut Children's Medical Center served by Diana Sheard who is sponsored by Star-Lite
Foundation
282 Washington St
Hartford, CT 06106
http://www.ccmckids.org
Tel: 860-545-9000

Hartford Hospital served by Kathy McLaughlin
80 Seymour St
Hartford , CT 06105
http://www.harthosp.org
Tel: 860-545-5000

St. Francis Hospital served by Kathy McLaughlin
114 Woodland St.
Hartford, CT 06105
http://www.stfrancis.org
Tel: 860-714-4000

Windham Community Hospital served by Kathy McLaughlin
112 Mansfiled Ave.
Willimantic, CT 06226
http://windhamhospital.org
Tel: 860-456-9116

   New Britain, Connecticut
Hospital for Special Care served by Diana Sheard
2150 Corbin Ave.
New Britain, CT 06053
http://www.hfsc.org
Tel: 860-223-2761
   New Haven, Connecticut
Yale New Haven Hospital served by Big Apple Clown Care Unit
20 York St
New Haven, CT 06510-3202
http://www.ynhh.org
Tel: 203-688-4242

   Stamford, Connecticut
Stamford Hospital Hospital served by H.A.H.A. Clowns (a volunteer) group at this hospital
30 Shelburne Rd
Stamford, CT 06902
http://www.stamfordhospital.org
Tel: 203-276-1000

Florida
  Alachua, Florida
Shands at Alachua General Hospital served by Jim Gorgans
Alachua, FL

   Gainesville, Florida
Shands Hospital served by Jim Gorgans
801 S W 2nd Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
http://www.shands.org
Tel: 352-733-0111
Shands Children’s Hospital & Clinic served by Jim Gorgans
Gainesville, Florida
http://www.shands.org
Tel: 352-733-0111

   New Port Richey, Florida
Community Hospital served by Big Shoes, Big Hearts Caring Clown Unit
5637 Marine Parkway
New Port Richey, Florida 34652
http://www.communityhospitalnpr.com
Tel: 727-848-1733

Iowa
   Cedar Rapids, Iowa
St. Luke’s Hospital served by Chris Montross & The Clown Connection
1026A Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-3026
http://www.crstlukes.com
Tel: 319-369-7211


Maryland
  Easton, Maryland
Shore Health System served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
219 South Washington Street, Easton, MD 21601
http://www.shorehealth.org Tel: 410-770-9054
Clown group website: http://www.bumpertcaringclowns.com/
Clown group email: info@bumpertcaringclowns.com
Bumper "T" Caring Clowns, Inc. P.O. Box 37, Barrington, NJ 08007

   Salisbury, Maryland
Peninsula Regional Medical Center served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
100 East Carroll Street, Salisbury, MD 21801
http://www.peninsula.org/ Tel: 410-543-7284
Clown group website: http://www.bumpertcaringclowns.com/
Clown group email: info@bumpertcaringclowns.com
Bumper "T" Caring Clowns, Inc. P.O. Box 37, Barrington, NJ 08007


Massachusetts
   Boston, Massachusetts
Children' Hospital of Boston served by Big Apple Clown Care Unit
300 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115
http://www.childrenshospital.org
Tel: 617-355-6000

  Worcester, Massachusetts
UMASS Hospital served by Central Mass. Clown Alley
119 Belmont St
Worcester, MA 01605

New Jersey
 For the hospitals in New Jersey served by the Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Contact the Bumper T.
Caring Clowns at: info@bumpertcaringclowns.com
Clown group website: http://www.bumpertcaringclowns.com/
Bumper "T" Caring Clowns, Inc. P.O. Box 37, Barrington, NJ 08007

   Camden, New Jersey
Cooper University Hospital served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
One Cooper Plaza
Camden, NJ 08103
http://www.cooperhealth.org
Tel: 800-8-COOPER

   Cape May Court House, New Jersey
Cape Regional Medical Center served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
2 Stone Harbor Boulevard
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
http://www.caperegional.com
Tel: 609-463-2367
   Englewood, New Jersey
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
350 Engle Street
Englewood, NJ 07631
http://www.englewoodhospital.com
Tel: 201-894-3000

   Hamilton Square, New Jersey
Robert Wood Johnson Hospital served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
1 Hamilton Health
Hamilton Square, NJ 08690
http://www.rwjhamilton.org
Tel: 609-584-6770


   Marlton, New Jersey
Wiesman Children's Rehabilitation Hospital served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
92 Brick Road
Marlton, NJ 08053
http://www.weismanchildrens.com
Tel: 856-489-4520 Ext. 240

   Mt. Holly, New Jersey
Virtua Memorial Hospital of Burlington County served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
175 Madison Avenue
Mt. Holly, NJ 08060
http://www.virtua.org
Tel: 609-261-7073

   Pomona, New Jersey
AtlantiCare Medical Center served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
Jimmie Leeds Road
Pomona, NJ 08240
http://www.atlanticare.org
Tel: 609-652-1000

   Somers Point, New Jersey
Shore Memorial Hospital served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
1 East New York Avenue
Somers Point, NJ 08244-2387
http://www.shorememorial.org
Tel: 609-653-3543

   Voorhees, New Jersey
Voorhees Pediatric Facility served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
1304 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, NJ 08043
http://www.forkidcare.com
Tel: 856-346-3300
North Carolina
  Raleigh, North Carolina
Rex Hospital served by Linny and Mo Webb
Raleigh, NC

Ohio
   Kettering, Ohio
The Kettering Health Network, served by Anything But Serious Clown Troupe
Contact: Linda Farley, KHN Spiritual Services and Missions
1079 W. Stroop Road, Kettering, OH 45429
www.kmcnetwork.org
Tel: 937-395-8565 (Linda)
Contact e-mail: linda.farley@khnetwork.org
Group reports through Spiritual Services and Missions
Instruction by Andrea Schotte (Sparkalee the Clown)
Caring Clown Instruction: 10 weeks with follow up training as needed. Required to complete
Kettering Medical Center Volunteer office orientation class, basic clown training classes.
Hospital Requirements: Kettering Medical Center Volunteer office orientation class, plus additional
hospital clown training classes.

Pennsylvania
For those hospitals in Pennsylvania served by the Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Contact the Bumper T.
Caring Clowns at: info@bumpertcaringclowns.com
Clown group website: http://www.bumpertcaringclowns.com/
Bumper "T" Caring Clowns, Inc. P.O. Box 37, Barrington, NJ 08007

   Abington, Pennsylvania
Abington Memorial Hospital served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
1200 Old York Road
Abington, PA 19001
http://www.amh.org
Tel: 215-481-2490

   Allentown, Pennsylvania
Lehigh Valley Hospital served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
P.O. Box 689, Cedar Crest & I-78
Allentown, PA 18105
http://www.lvhhn.org
Tel: 610-969-2264

   Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
801 Ostrum Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015
http://www.slhn-lehighvalley.org
Tel: 610-954-4000

  Bryn Mawr. Pennsylvania
Bryn Mawr Hospital served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
130 So. Bryn Mawr Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
http://www.mainlinehealth.org/bm
Tel: 610-526-3058

   Langhorne, Pennsylvania
St. Mary’s Hospital served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
Langhorne-Newtown Road
Langhorne, PA 19047
http://www.stmaryhealthcare.org
Tel: 215-710-2096

   Media, Pennsylvania
Riddle Memorial Hospital served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
1068 W. Baltimore Pike
Media, PA 19063
http://www.riddlehospital.org
Tel: 610-891-3170

   Norristown, Pennsylvania
Montgomery Hospital Medical Center served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
1301 Powell Street
Norristown, PA 19401
http://www.montgomeryhospital.com
Tel: 610-270-2437

   Paoli, Pennsylvania
Paoli Memorial Hospital served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
255 West Lancaster Avenue
Paoli, PA 19301
http://www.mainlinehealth.org/ph
Tel: 610-648-1099

   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Hospital of University Pennsylvania (HUP) served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
http://www.pennhealth.com/pahosp
Tel: 215-829-5187

Jeanes Hospital served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
7600 Central Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111
http://www.jeanes.com
Tel: 215-728-2131

Pennsylvania Hospital served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
800 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
http://www.pennhealth.com/pahosp/
Tel: 215-829-3000
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
111 South 11th Street, Suite G2180
233 S. 10th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5098
http://www.jeffersonhospital.org
Tel: 215-955-6222

   Phoenixville, Pennyslvania
Phoenixville Hospital served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
140 Nutt Road
Phoenixville, PA 19460
http://www.phoenixvillehospital.com
Tel: 610-983-1424

   Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Pottstown Memorial Medical Center served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
1600 E. High Street
Pottstown, PA 19464
http://www.pottstownmemorial.com/
Tel: 610-327-7000

  State College, Pennsylvania
Mount Nittany Medical Center served by the Happy Valley Alley of World Clown Association
1800 East Park Avenue, State College, PA 16803
Hospital Website: http://www.mountnittany.org/ Tel: 814-231-7000
Clown Alley Website: http://www.angelfire.com/hi5/theclowns/
Email Hospital Clown Group Leader Betty Hodgson at: hxz@psu.edu
The Hospital Clowns serve through the Volunteer Department of the Hospital.

   West Chester, Pennsylvania
The Chester County Hospital served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
701 E. Marshall Street
West Chester, PA 19380
http://www.cchosp.com
Tel: 610-431-5191

   Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
Lankenau Hospital served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
100 Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA 19096
http://www.mainlinehealth.org/lh/
Tel: 610-645-2138

Texas
   Corpus Christi, Texas
Driscoll Children’s Hospital served by 23 member Clowns Who Care group
3533 S. Alameda
Corpus Christi, TX 78411
http://www.driscollchildrens.org
Tel: 361-695-5011
Washington
   Couperville, Washington
Whidbey General Hospital served by Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc.
101 North Main Street
Couperville, WA 98239
http://www.whidbeygen.org
Tel: 360-678-7656
   Seattle, Washington
Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center served by Carole "Pookie" Johnson
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
http://www.seattlechildrens.org
Tel: 206-987-2000

Stevens Hospital served by Carole "Pookie" Johnson
Lynnwood, WA 98036
Tel: 425-640-4034

Wisconsin
   Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin served by its own clown troupe
PO Box 1997
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1997
http://www.chw.org
Tel: 877607-5280

				
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