PENNINGTON, NJ (WTXF) - Capital Health and its Volunteer Services Department celebrated the graduation of two new clowns into its therapeutic clown program.
The program, which is run through Bumper T. Caring Clowns, Inc., provides clowns for visits with patients and visitors.
Therapeutic Clowning is a powerful tool in promoting the healing process.
Clowns are volunteers dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of hospitalized patients, their families, friends and caregivers.
Clowns complete a comprehensive clown training course on the art of gentle humor.
The therapeutic clown program is one of many programs offered by Capital Health's Volunteer Services Department. Learn more about the program and how people can get involved a twww.capitalhealth.org/volunteers. Members of the community who are interested in volunteering can also email the department at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 609.303.4023.