Teaming Up: Headbands of Hope, North Carolina Children’s Hospital and PSI CRO

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By Kayt Leonard

Public Relations Specialist

PSI CRO, Durham, NC, 29 October 2018  PSI CRO is partnering with Headbands of Hope to donate more than 200 headbands to children at North Carolina Children’s Hospital, one of the world’s leading children’s hospitals.

“We are very excited about this donation with Headbands of Hope,” says Sabine Kroher-Debuschewitz, PSI Director of Operations in North Carolina. “Headbands of Hope has made an incredible impact in the lives of so many children battling cancer, and their focus is close to our hearts at PSI. As a team, we’re thankful to have the opportunity to give back to the communities that we’re dedicated to.”

Headbands of Hope has donated headbands to every children’s hospital in America and in 13 different countries. Together, PSI and Headbands of Hope are hosting the donation event at North Carolina Children’s Hospital on October 30th. In addition to this event, the two organizations will coordinate donations in both San Francisco and Philadelphia at later dates. These locations are chosen based off of proximity to additional PSI offices in the US.

About Headbands of Hope: Headbands of Hope LLC is an organization founded by Jessica Ekstrom who wanted to make a difference in the lives of children battling cancer. For every item sold, a headband is donated to a child battling cancer. Since launching in 2012, Headbands of Hope has donated over 285,000 headbands to every hospital across the United States and in thirteen countries. Headbands of Hope is carried in thousands of stores across the world. They’ve been featured on the TODAY Show, Good Morning America, Vanity Fair, Seventeen Magazine, and even supported by celebrities like Lea Michele, Lauren Conrad, Kelsea Ballerini, Lili Reinhart and more. 

About PSI CRO: PSI is a privately-owned, full-service clinical research organization (CRO) operating globally. PSI’s global reach supports clinical trials across multiple countries and continents and is known to be highly selective about the work that they pursue. With an exceptionally high repeat and referral business rate combined with minimal staff turnover, PSI is on a mission to be the best CRO in the world as measured by its employees, customers, study sites, and vendors.