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Main Street at the newly renovated MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital is an active throughway connecting inpatient pods, a play park and family amenity rooms. It’s also where patients, family and staff gather to “ring the bell,” a tradition celebrating the completion of treatment and a joyful milestone.
Houston philanthropist and longtime MD Anderson supporter Diane Lokey Farb, who recently contributed $500,000 to the Children’s Cancer Hospital in honor of her late husband, Harold Farb, was among supporters visiting Main Street and other areas of the expanded space at a re-opening ceremony in May. Of special note that evening, near one of two brass bell niches, was a plaque honoring the couple’s philanthropy. It’s a fitting place to recognize this generous gift that provides hope and courage in the fight against cancer.
"I had the opportunity to tour the children’s hospital long before the renovations were underway and saw firsthand the need for a more cohesive and comfortable space,” says Diane. “During that visit I heard about the cutting-edge work of Dr. Lee and Dr. Sandberg. Harold would be as pleased as I am to support this important research and to congratulate the hospital on its long-awaited, beautiful new space.”