The Shriners of Ballut Abyad Shrine Temple in Albuquerque,visited the Shriners Hospital for Chlidren-Los Angeles on Sunday September 14th.
Nearly 50 Nobles and Ladies of the San Juan Shrine Club from Farmington, New Mexico and brought with them over $4,000 worth of toys and books for the patients of the hospital. The Club raised the money for the toys at their annual pancake breakfast.
The books were donated through the efforts of the local Farmington Waldenbooks bookstore and the manager of the store accompanied the Shriners on the trip.
The group drove 14 hours by bus to deliver the toys and books to the hospital.
Neil Schurman, President of the club and himself a former Shriners Hospital patient, expressed his thanks to all the staff of the hospital for the work that they do and urged all Shriners to come visit the hospital and see first hand what their philanthropy provides to the patients of the hospital.