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Field Hockey Team Visits Local Children's Hospital

The Harvard field hockey team traveled to the Franciscan Hospital for Children in Brighton, Mass., on Monday April 27 and enjoyed what an action-packed afternoon.

As part of the Crimson's mission to give back to the community, the field hockey team packed a comprehensive bag of arts and crafts filled with face paint and bubbles to share with the children upon arrival. The team was split into three groups to spend time with some of the many programs and services offered by the hospital.

"Harvard field hockey hopes that our visit this spring will establish a longer term relationship for future volunteer opportunities at the Franciscan Hospital," said 2009 co-captain Kristin Bannon. "We particularly enjoyed doing arts and crafts with the children, it reminded us of how lucky we are to be student-athletes here at Harvard and the importance of giving back to the community."