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THE TEMPLE Visits Johns Hopkins Children’s Oncology Center, “Camp Sunrise”

On Friday, August 8th, Future Professionals visited Johns Hopkins Children’s Oncology Center, Camp Sunrise. Camp Sunrise is a week-long, overnight summer camp for children who have been diagnosed with or have survived cancer. Each year the highlight of the week is the Friday night dance! The Future Professionals volunteered to do hair and makeup for the kids/teens staying in the hospital. Approximately, 100 girls were glammed up and felt beautiful for the dance!

One of our Future Professionals, Kristen Smith, stated “What an amazing day! And what an amazing team! About a hundred manicures and thirty updos later, the kids from John Hopkins were ready to party. This event was especially close to my heart since I had lost a dear friend that battled cancer and was a patient at Johns Hopkins Hospital several years ago. It was with immense pride and excitement to go back to Johns Hopkins. I was so honored to be a part of THE TEMPLE’s constant community outreach.”

Cco-owner, Sharon Riser shared “It was truly an honor to provide hairstyling and manicures for all the participants in the camp program.  It was through many other great events we have done in the Tri-State area that Johns Hopkins reached out to THE TEMPLE. We look forward to working with them again for years to come!”

Camp Sunrise was fortunate to have been featured on WMAR and WBAL. Watch the videos:

http://www.abc2news.com/news/health/camp-sunrise-a-chance-to-finally-fit-in

http://www.wbaltv.com/news/camp-offers-summer-fun-for-cancer-patients-survivors/27377866#!bBolyU

THE TEMPLE Future Professionals pictured left to right:

Front Row: Kristen Smith, Alyssa Strouse, and Evelyn Bourlier

Back Row: Holly Steinecker, Elmer Garcia, Tina Hall, Destiny Harmon, Isabelle Stewart, and Brooke Blizzard