“Thank you for your lovely donation of movies. It is very touching that as a young lady you have taken initiative to give back to others who are experiencing medical illness … Generous acts of compassion – such as yours – can have a great impact on the child and his or her family who struggle through those difficult times.”
Lenia Batas, Child Life
Maimonides Children’s Hospital, Brooklyn, N.Y.
“It was a sincere honor and pleasure to meet you and your family when you visited our San Antonio Ronald McDonald House. Our families enjoyed their time with you and are getting many hours of pleasure from the movies and books you brought. You are a special young lady and we truly appreciate you making our families feel special.”
Pat Bivin, Executive Director
Ronald McDonald House of San Antonio
“We rarely hear of someone so young whose concern for others motivates her to devote so much time and energy and efforts to improve their lives. The children who benefit from your enormous act of kindness will surely be grateful, and I share their gratitude.”
Rep. Alcee L. Hastings
Member of Congress, Washington, D.C.
“Your donation and services are a gift that will be valued not only in the amount of money it represents, but also as an invaluable gift of love for others.”
Lee Myers, Director
Children’s Hospital, New Orleans, LA
“Kayla is a blessing for all whom she touches and I just hope that this gift assists her in her efforts to help others.”
Calvin B. Martin, Palatka, FL
“This is a really great thing you are doing. I like the way you just went out and made it happen! You’re helping a lot of people and their families, and will make a difference for so many you may never meet.”
Paul Ladd, Sr. Correspondent World Christian Broadcasting
“Through your hard work and dedication you have earned the respect and admiration of your family, friends and the entire community.”
Former State Rep. Patrick J. Rooney, Jr.
Florida House of Representatives, District 85
“You are doing an amazing job – keep up the good work – we are excited to help out!”
The Goodin Family, Oklahoma City, OK
“We are all so impressed by Kayla’s hard work and mission to meet the needs of hospitalized children across the country.”
Jenna Priest, Child Life Dept.
Shands Children’s Hospital – University of Florida
“The books and movies that you donated can be used by families and staff over and over again to give recreation and comfort to patients. Not only can they be used by patients at their bedsides, but they can be used in our libraries and activity centers by many kids at once. Your project will bring happiness to hundreds of families in the coming months!”
John Sladewski, Child Life Specialist
Bristol Myers-Squibb Children’s Hospital
“Kayla Cares 4 Kids is a wonderful foundation that you started from the ground up. It is quite impressive and you should be so proud of yourself.”
Jeff Atwater, Chief Financial Officer
Florida Dept. of Financial Services
“Thank you so much for this wonderful donation and the great work you are doing to support kids.”
Ronald McDonald House
“We know the children served at these hospitals will find these DVD’s a source of education and entertainment.
Eugene R. D’Amore, VP Hospital Operations and CIO
Shriners Hospitals for Children, Tampa FL
“It’s amazing what a funny or favorite movie can do to make a hospital stay better. There will be many smiles to come!”
Millicent Ongaco, Child Life Dept.
Sunrise Children’s Hospital
“Your gift makes a difference to kids and their families.”