BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Makeup artists and manicurists took over for doctors and nurses at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, giving their youngest patients a little pampering.
It isn’t every day you see Cinderella in the hallway, but Thursday, she was just one of many princesses at Sinai’s Children Hospital. Lizzie Gardner got a new look at the “Supergirl Superfun Pamper Party.”
“We bring in professional makeup artists and nail technicians and we give the girls and their moms makeovers and we do their nails and we get them fashion accessories and then we take their photographs and we make them feel as beautiful as they are,” said Laurie Strongen, Hope for Henry Foundation.
Hope for Henry hosts special events for children with serious illnesses.
“The hospital walls kind of fade away and their IV pumps, it’s like they can’t hear them anymore, and it’s just a wonderful, special treat for them,” Strongen said.
“They’re actually helping make the child’s day more exciting because of the hospital and the worries. So they’re just helping,” princess Lizzie Gardner said.
The special day was also hosted by the family of the late Lenny Robinson — Baltimore’s beloved Batman.
“The children in the hospital are sad, they’re feeling isolated. It ‘s summer, they’re missing out. And now they’re having the party, they’re the special ones, they’re the VIPs, they’re getting pampered, and he would have loved the joy and the smiles,” said Marilyn Richardson, who works at Sinai.
Volunteers from All About Me Salon and Spa in Towson and SOIRE took time out of their day to help these princesses be at their most beautiful.
Sinai is one of many hospitals where Hope for Henry has special programs for children.