Fox News interview with Woody Wilkins Director and Founder of the program
Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital
Interview with Woody Wilkins
Dances With Wood is a
Creative Arts Program that empowers and inspires children who are hospitalized with cancer and other serious illnesses.
The creative self-expression of woodworking helps to heal the spirit and reveals to a child his or her own
individuality, inner beauty and competence. Each project can be undertaken while sitting or lying in a hospital bed.
Founded in 1998
The Dances With Wood program...
• is currently available in 28 states
• is used in 33 children’s hospitals
• has served over 26,000 children