NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- TEACH (Together Educating All Children in Hospitals), a not-for-profit organization that creates an outlet for hospitalized children to passionately engage with the sciences through fun, interactive experiments, announced its expansion to the west coast, with its new undergraduate branch at the University of California, Berkeley.The Berkeley students have already started to run module activities at Kaiser Permanente as well as UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. TEACH is grateful for the opportunity to help more children, in a completely new region for the organization.
"TEACH at Berkeley is off to a great start! All our volunteers are extremely excited to work with the kids at both UCSF CHO and Kaiser Permanente. We look forward to getting more familiar with the hospitals and hope to expand our volunteer-count by the Fall of 2019 to be able to run modules more often! The children have loved the modules we have brought and the impact it has on them is almost tangible." Jared Shless, UC Berkeley TEACH President
TEACH (Together Educating All Children in Hospitals) is an international, not-for-profit organization that brings exciting, hands-on, STEM educational programming to children in hospitals. Its goal is to fill the void of isolation and boredom with interactive student interactions, explorations and activities.
TEACH has been able to serve over 2800 children in more than 30 hospitals in the U.S. and Israel, and hopes to expand further in the coming year, to reach even more.
Executive Director, TEACH