Nittany Lion football players and coaches traveled to Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital on Wednesday, July 23, to spend time with patients, families and hospital staff. "There is nothing more important than taking the time to share a smile with somebody and making a positive impact on their life," Coach James Franklin said. "Coming here and having this type of visit, it puts things in perspective for you."
Nittany Lion football players stopped to greet and sign autographs for David Nace. The team visited the Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital on July 23.
Several members of the Penn State football team visit with Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital patient Shelly Bliss and her family on July 23. The Nittany Lions and staff split up into groups for guided tours to visit with patients and their families in different sections of the hospital.
Nittany Lion players visited with individual patients and families, posing for photos and bringing positivity and enthusiasm.
Members of the Penn State football team greeted Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital patients and their families and signed autographs on July 23. Several groups of players visited patients in their rooms while other groups engaged with ambulatory patients in the Tree House Cafe.
Nittany Lion Coach James Franklin greeted Children's Hospital patient David Nace during the football team's visit to Penn State Hershey on July 23. Franklin said it was an important opportunity for the team to make a positive impact on the lives of patients and families.
Several Nittany Lions brought a smile to Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital patient John Nantz during the team's visit on July 23.
Patients, family and staff greeted the Penn State football team with cheers and high-fives when the Nittany Lions arrived for a visit at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital on July 23.
Nittany Lion football student-athletes posed for a photo with Leah Fait during their visit to Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital on July 23. Players signed autographs, took photos and played games with Children's Hospital patients and their families