Meland Foundation


Participating Hospitals and Institutions


Hospitals in every U.S. state participate, distributing thousands of Hang on Hester! books to sick children.


Books are avaliable in both English and Spanish.


If you would like to donate a book to a sick child in your name to any hospital on this list, please donate today. We will put a name plate in your honor and send it to a participating hospital.


"Hang on, Hester!" Program is Endorsed By The Children's Oncology Group


All Children's Hospital – St. Petersburg, FL

All Children's Specialty Center – Tampa ,   FL

Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock, AR

Atlantic Health System   - Valerie Fund Children’s Center – Summit, NJ

Baptist Hospital of Miami – Miami, FL

Barbara Bush Children's Hospital – Scarborough, ME

Baystate Medical Center – Springfield, MA

Blume Children's Cancer Clinic – Charlotte, NC

Bronson Methodist Hospital – Kalamazoo, MI

Brookdale Hospital Medical Center – Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Hospital Center – Brooklyn, NY

Broward General Medical Center – Fort Lauderdale, FL

Cabell Huntington Hospital – Huntington, WV

Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital St. Louis – MO

Carolinas Medical Center – The Children’s Hospital – Charlotte, NC

Childhood Hematology/Oncology Associates – Colorado Springs, CO

Children's Blood Foundation   Cornell Medical Center – New York, NY

Children's Center for Cancer/Blood Disorders – Columbia, SC

Children’s Hematology/Oncology Team, Covenant Children’s Hospital – Lubbock, TX

Children’s Hospital – Omaha, NE

Children's Hospital at Dartmouth ,   Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center – Lebanon, NH

Children's Hospital at Hackensack Unv. Medical Center – Hackensack, NJ

Children's Hospital Central California – Madera, CA

Children’s Hospital Greenville System – Greenville, SC

Children's Hospital Medical Center – Akron, OH

Children's Hospital of Michigan – Detroit, MI

Children's Hospital of New Orleans – New Orleans, LA

Children's Hospital of New York – New York, NY

Children’s Hospital Orange County – Orange, CA

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh, PA

Children's Hospital Oakland – Oakland, CA

Children's Hospital Regional Medical Center – Seattle, WA

Children’s Hospitals and Clinics – Minneapolis, MA

Children's Hospitals and Clinics – St. Paul, MN

Children’s Medical Center – Dallas, TX

Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

Children's Memorial Hospital Omaha – Omaha, NE

Children's National Medical Center – Washington, DC

Children's Specialized Hospital – Mountainside, NJ

Comer Children’s Hospital – Chicago, IL

Children's Specialty Center, Carolina Medical Center – Charlotte, NC

Dakota Clinic – Fargo, ND

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Children's Hospital – Boston, MA

David Grant USAF Medical Center – Travis AFB, CA

Deaconess Billings Clinic – Billings, MT

Deaconess Medical Center – Spokane, WA

Doernbecher Children’s Hospital – Portland, OR

Downstate Medical Center – Brooklyn, NY

Duke University Medical Center – Durham, NC

East Carolina University, Brody School of Medicine – Greenville, NC

Eastern Maine Hematology/Oncology – Bangor, ME

Emmanuel Cancer Foundation – Scotch Plains, NJ

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center – Englewood, NJ

Florida Hospital Cancer Institute – Orlando, FL

Geisinger Medical Center – Danville, PA

Gundersen Lutheran Pediatric Specialty Clinic – LaCrosse, WI

Hasbro Children’s Hospital – Providence, RI

Hematology/Oncology Centers of the Northern Rockies, P.C.   – Cody, WY

Henry Ford Hospital – Detroit, MI

Holy Name Hospital – Teaneck, NJ

Hope Children’s Hospital – Oak Lawn, IL

Hurley Medical Center – Flint, MI

Joe Dimaggio Children’s Hospital – Hollywood, FL

Kaiser Foundation Research Institute – San Francisco, CA

Kaiser Permanente at San Diego – San Diego, CA

Kaiser Permanente at Santa Clara – Santa Clara, CA

Kapiolani Medical Center – Honolulu, HI

Kosair Children's Hospital, Louisville, KY

Lee Memorial Health System – Fort Myers, FL

Loyola University Medical Center – Maywood, IL

Lutheran General Children’s Medical Center – Park Ridge, IL

Madigan Army Medical Center – Tacoma, WA

Maimonides Medical Center – Brooklyn, NY

Marshfield Clinic – Marshfield, WI

Mayo Clinic and Foundation – Rochester, MN

MD Anderson Cancer Center – Houston, TX

Medical Center of Delaware – Wilmington, DE

Medical College of Georgia – Augusta, GA

Memoral Sloan Kettering Cancer Center – New York, NY

Michigan State University Pediatrics/Human Development – East Lansing, MI

Midwest Children's Cancer Center – Milwaukee, WI

Miller Children’s/Harbor-UCLA, Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center – Long Beach, CA

Montefiore Medical Center – Bronx, NY

Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York Presbyterian – New York, NY

Morristown Memorial Hospital - Valerie Fund Children's Center – Morristown, NJ

Mountain States Tumor Institute – Boise, ID

M.U.S. Carolina – Charleston, SC

Naval Medical Center/Portsmouth – Portsmouth, VA

Nemours Children’s Clinic/Jacksonville – Jacksonville, FL

Nemours Children’s Clinic – Orlando, FL

Nemours Children's Clinic -- Pensacola, FL

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Valerie Fund Children’s Center – Newark, NJ

New York Medical College – Valhalla, NY

New York University Medical Center – New York, NY

North Texas Hospital for Children Med City Dallas – Dallas, TX

Norwalk Hospital – Norwalk, CT

Ochsner Clinic – New Orleans, LA

Overlook Hospital – Summit, NJ

Penn State Children's Hospital – Hershey, PA

Phoenix Children's Hospital – Phoenix, AZ

Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center – Denver, CO

Primary Children's Medical Center – Salt Lake City, UT

Rainbow Babies Hospital – Cleveland, OH

Raymond Blank Children's Hospital – Des Moines, IA

Riley Children's Hospital-Indiana University – Indianapolis, IN

Roger Maris Cancer Center – Fargo, ND

Saint Barnabas Medical Center – Livingston , NJ

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children - Philadelphia, PA

St. John's Hospital and Medical Center Van Eslander Cancer Center – Grosse Pointe Woods, MI

St. Joseph's Children's Hospital – Paterson, NJ

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital – Memphis, TN

St. Mary’s Hospital – Waterbury, CT

St. Mary’s Hospital – West Palm Beach, FL

St. Peter's University Hospital – New Brunswick, NJ

St. Vincent Hospital – Green Bay, WI

St. Vincent Hospital & Medical Center – Indianapolis, IN

Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital – Spokane, WA

San Antonio MPC & BDC – Lackland Air Force Base, TX

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital – Santa Barbara, CA

Scott & White Memorial Hospital – Temple, TX

Sioux Valley Children's Hospital – Sioux Falls, SD

SUNY Stony Brook – Stony Brook, NY

Tampa Children’s Hospital – Tampa, FL

Texas Children’s Cancer Center Clinic – Houston, TX

Texas Tech UHSC Amarillo – Amarillo, TX

The Children’s Hospital at Providence – Anchorage, AL

The Children's Hospital at Sinai – Baltimore, MD

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

The Children's Medical Center – Dayton , OH

The Children's Mercy Hospital – Kansas City, MO

The Fisher House – Washington, DC

Toledo Children’s Hospital – Toledo, OH

Tulane University Medical Center – New Orleans, LA

UCLA School of Medicine – Los Angeles, CA

UMDNJ/RWJ The Cancer Institute of New Jersey – New Brunswick, NJ

United States Air Force Medical Center – Keesler AFB, MS

University Medical Center – Las Vegas, NV

University of Arizona – Tucson, AZ

University of California, Irvine – Irvine, CA

University of California San Francisco – San Francisco, CA

University of Florida – Gainesville, FL

University of Hawaii-Cancer Center – Honolulu, HI

University of Illinois, Department of Pediatrics – Chicago, IL

University of Kansas Hospital – Kansas City, KS

University of Maryland – Baltimore, MD

University of Miami – Miami, FL

University of Minnesota Cancer Center – Minneapolis, MN

University of Mississippi Medical Center – Jackson, MS

University of Missouri-Columbia – Columbia, MO

University of New Mexico School of Medicine – Albuquerque, NM

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, NC

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center – Oklahoma City, OK

University of South Alabama – Mobile, AL

University of Texas/Galveston – Galveston, TX

University of Virginia Hospital – Charlottesville, VA

Vanderbilt Children's Hospital -- Nashville, TN

Vermont Children’s Hospital – Burlington, VT

Via Christi Regional Medical Center - Wichita, KS

Voorhees Pediatric Facility – Voorhees, NJ

Wake Forest University School of Medicine – Winston-Salem, NC

Walter Reed Army Medical Center – Washington, DC

West Virginia University, Department of Pediatric – Morgantown, WV

William Beaumont Hospital – Royal Oak, MI

Winthrop University Hospital – Mineola, NY

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