Orlando, Fla. (September 21, 2019) Colton Underwood, star of “The Bachelor” and founder of Colton’s Legacy Project, visited children at Nemours Children’s Hospital in to brighten the day of children staying in the hospital on Saturday. He also got to meet Ava, a Nemours patient with cystic fibrosis, who was selected by his foundation to be the recipient of an AffloVest, and her mom, Angela, and her pediatrician, Dr. Floyd Livingston. Colton’s Legacy Project is giving 50 children with cystic fibrosis in 50 states this therapeutic vest, which improves their mobility during therapy treatments.
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About Nemours Children’s Health System
Nemours is an internationally recognized children's health system that owns and operates the two free-standing children’s hospitals: the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., and Nemours Children's Hospital in Orlando, Fla., along with outpatient facilities in five states, delivering pediatric primary, specialty and urgent care. Nemours also powers the world’s most-visited website for information on the health of children and teens, KidsHealth.org, and offers on-demand, online video patient visits through Nemours CareConnect. Nemours ReadingBrightstart.org is a program dedicated to preventing reading failure in young children, grounded in Nemours’ understanding that child health and learning are inextricably linked, and that reading level is a strong predictor of adult health.
Established as The Nemours Foundation through the legacy and philanthropy of Alfred I. duPont, Nemours provides pediatric clinical care, research, education, advocacy and prevention programs to families in the communities it serves.