These photos are posted here to show our beautiful son who as born on November 6, 2015. Daniel was born with several characteristics of Type II Thanatophoric Dysplasia along with a full head of beautiful, soft hair. He was our perfect little boy and our true blessing from God. We cherish the hundreds of photos we took of our son during the days we had him in the hospital room with us.
Cuddle Cot #1 - Uniontown Hospital (Uniontown, PA)
Our first Cuddle Cot was donated to Uniontown Hospital in Uniontown, PA on March 31, 2016. It was the first Cuddle Cot in southwestern Pennsylvania.
First Annual Memorial Scholarship
We presented our first Annual Daniel John Dice Memorial Scholarship at Uniontown Area High School on May 24, 2016. The applicants were student athletes who were required to write an essay about how sports have positively impacted their lives.
Cuddle Cot #2 - St. Clair Hospital (Pittsburgh, PA)
We donated our second Cuddle Cot to St. Clair Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA on July 18, 2016. This was the first Cuddle Cot for the Pittsburgh area and second in Southwestern Pennsylvania.
Calendar Party Fundraiser - September 10, 2016
Approximately 150 people attended our first calendar party fundraiser. There were 13 tables beautifully decorated with themes such as Under the Sea, Take Me Out to the Ballgame, Beach Party, and Luck of the Irish. We are very thankful for all the volunteers and donations made to help our outreach efforts.
Cuddle Cot #3 - Ruby Memorial Hospital (Morgantown, WV)
On November 17, 2016 we donated our third Cuddle Cot to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV. This is the first one in the northern part of the state and only the second for the state of West Virginia.
Cuddle Cot #4 - Washington Health System (Washington, PA)
Our fourth donation was on May 11, 2017 to Washington Health System (Washington Hospital). This was our last donation before our rainbow baby was born. The ladies at this facility were extremely gracious and humbled to offer this time to their loss families.
Cuddle Cot #5 - Washington Health System Greene (Waynesburg, PA)
Washington Hospital got us in contact with their facility in Waynesburg, PA. Washington Health System Greene is an emergency department where we donated our fifth Cuddle Cot on April 18, 2018.
Cuddle Cot #6 - Jefferson Hospital (Jefferson Hills, PA)
On February 19, 2019 we donated a Cuddle Cot to Jefferson Hospital just outside of Pittsburgh, PA. It was Manny's first time to attend a donation and we loved having him there. We have been considering making a donation here for a while so it was great to partner with them.
Cuddle Cot #7 - Forbes Hospital (Monroeville, PA)
On May 7, 2019 we delivered Cuddle Cot 7 to Forbes Hospital which is located on the outskirts of Pittsburgh, PA. This donation continued our partnership with the Allegheny Health Network. They really do put patient care first!
Cuddle Cot #8 - Mon Health (Morgantown, WV)
We made our second donation to West Virginia on August 1, 2019 at Mon Health. The hospital staff were so gracious and thankful to provide this time for their patients.