Cudahy — Aurora St. Luke's South Shore this year doubled the number of children it sponsored as part of Cudahy's Project Concern for the Christmas season.

Each year Aurora St. Luke's South Shore teams up with Cudahy's Project Concern to sponsor local, under-served children for the holidays. This program provides an individualized wish list from a deserving child right here in the community to each participant.

Aurora St. Luke’s South Shore's Nursing Coordinating Council led the charge this year to rally support and, through the efforts of individuals and unit-based teams. This year, Aurora St. Luke’s South Shore sponsored a total of 54 children. more than twice the number last year.

Employees came from many different departments of the hospital – from food service, to administration to the ICU. The gifts were collected and delivered on Friday, Dec. 9.

Project Concern is a non-profit organization serving low-income residents of Cudahy and St. Francis with emergency food, clothing, household items and information/referrals.

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin-area health care provider and a national leader in efforts to improve health care quality. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois.

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