Local Doctor's Charity Project Hopes to Send One Patient on a Trek Next Summer

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VINELAND, N.J. -

A holiday charity project run by a doctor at a local hospital will make one lucky patient a happy camper.

In the spirit of Giving Tuesday, Allison Frederick, who is the senior speech-language pathologist at the HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Vineland, came up with a way to help send one person to CAMP TREK this summer.

The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey's CAMP TREK is designed for individuals living with brain injury.

By selling chocolate candy grams in the form of brains and pins throughout the hospital, the staff hopes to relieve the cost of camp for one person.

"For Giving Tuesday the HealthSouth Rehabilitation of Vineland has chosen to support the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey CAMP TREK, and CAMP TREK is a summer camp designed for brain injured adults to go away and have a great experience for the week and to give their caregivers a break for a little bit," said Frederick.

The cost of the camp varies between $1,200 to $405 a week.

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