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Hometown Hero: Giant Foods donation to Penn State Children’s Hospital

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More than 10,000 kids go to Penn State Children’s Hospital each year in need of cardiac care. 

This afternoon, in honor of Giant Food Stores 95th anniversary, the company donated $280,000 to the Children’s Miracle Network, to support the 3-D heart model printing program for children with congenital heart disease. 

Cardiologists say that the 3-D model helps them prepare for surgery. 

“Technology is constantly changing especially over the last several years since I have been here and a donation like this will keep our hospital at the forefront,” said Dr. Robert Tunks, Pediatric Cardiologist, Penn State Children’s Hospital. 

The donation will also help fund research efforts. 

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