Dr. Margolis packaging rocks for Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

As you round out your holiday shopping, it’s a safe bet you’ll come across some unique last-minute gifts. At his local Nordstrom department store in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, David Margolis, MD, noticed a rock for sale—for $85.

Dumbfounded, Margolis, the head of the bone-marrow transplant program, mentioned it to his colleagues at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Their reaction? That $85 could be better spent. (And it will have to be; that rock is sold out.) So Margolis pledged to personally mail a rock to anyone who donated $85 to Children’s through the end of the year.

He’s raised over $113,000 from more than 630 donors so far.

The campaign, called Rocks for a Reason, supports medical care, community-based health initiatives and research. Plus, donations help fund the expressive therapies team, which provides patients with “a wide range…

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