Forward “Columbus” Nick Foligno donated half a million dollars to children’s hospital Boston, which in 2013 saved his newborn daughter, reported on the official website of the NHL.
Three years ago in this hospital, his daughter was born in Milan, but soon she had discovered problems with the heart valve. In a Boston medical institutions turned out to be innovations that only began to be used for the correction of congenital defects.
In the end, Milana Foligno was the 17th child in the world who has established an artificial valve. After this incident, the player decided that will thank the hospital.
“My wife felt obligated to help the research. This is important because this is the future, said Foligno. Research has helped us and is very important to send money in this area to find new ways of delivering care. And we are very proud that we were able to help doctors in this.”