Santamonica Olcott will always remember her first Valentine’s Day gift from her daughter, thanks to a local nonprofit bringing hope to families facing cancer and other illnesses.

Olcott’s daughter, 3-year-old Kiara Wallace, who has been hospitalized at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital for a week with an infection, was able to give her a Valentine’s Day bracelet Wednesday afternoon, courtesy of Baldwinsville nonprofit Maureen’s Hope.

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