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Photos: Children’s of Mississippi turns into Winter Wonderland

Published on Monday, December 6, 2021

BankPlus brought Santa, Christmas trees, and even snowflakes to patients in the state’s only children’s hospital Wednesday. Small trees and ornaments, books and blankets went with patients to their hospital rooms to brighten the holiday season.

Children's of Mississippi patient Roderick Lynn tries to catch flakes from a snow machine as his mother, Tamara Morton, pushes him through BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland.
Children's of Mississippi patient Roderick Lynn tries to catch flakes from a snow machine as his mother, Tamara Morton, pushes him through BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland.
BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland included visits with Santa, Christmas decor and even falling flakes from a snow machine, all to brighten the holidays for Children's of Mississippi patients and their families.
BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland included visits with Santa, Christmas decor and even falling flakes from a snow machine, all to brighten the holidays for Children's of Mississippi patients and their families.
Children's of Mississippi patient Mathis West of Richton gets a bag full of decorations from BankPlus employee Courtney Shaw as UMMC development liaison Ryan Mains helps out with his tree during BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland.
Children's of Mississippi patient Mathis West of Richton gets a bag full of decorations from BankPlus employee Courtney Shaw as UMMC development liaison Ryan Mains helps out with his tree during BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland.
Children's of Mississippi patient Ryder Jackson of Long Beach decorates a Christmas tree in his hospital room alongside his mother, Marie Paquin, and father, Nicone Paquin, following a visit to BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland.
Children's of Mississippi patient Ryder Jackson of Long Beach decorates a Christmas tree in his hospital room alongside his mother, Marie Paquin, and father, Nicone Paquin, following a visit to BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland.
Children's of Mississippi patient William Currie smiles while visiting with Santa during BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland.
Children's of Mississippi patient William Currie smiles while visiting with Santa during BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland.
Children's of Mississippi patient Zalayah Miller of Jackson smiles while choosing a Christmas tree.
Children's of Mississippi patient Zalayah Miller of Jackson smiles while choosing a Christmas tree.
BankPlus volunteer Katie McRae sets up trees for Children's of Mississippi patients at BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland.
BankPlus volunteer Katie McRae sets up trees for Children's of Mississippi patients at BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland.
Children's of Mississippi patient Elizabeth Allen of Jackson chooses a Christmas tree at BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland.
Children's of Mississippi patient Elizabeth Allen of Jackson chooses a Christmas tree at BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland.
Children's of Mississippi patient Karleigh Matthews of Natchez takes in the holiday decorations at BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland.
Children's of Mississippi patient Karleigh Matthews of Natchez takes in the holiday decorations at BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland.
Children's of Mississippi patient Melanie Conner of Clinton decorates her hospital room Christmas tree following a visit to BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland. Looking on are her parents, Monika and Dewayne Conner.
Children's of Mississippi patient Melanie Conner of Clinton decorates her hospital room Christmas tree following a visit to BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland. Looking on are her parents, Monika and Dewayne Conner.
Longtime Friends of Children's Hospital leader and philanthropist Sara Ray, left, greets Dr. Mary Taylor, Suzan B. Thames Chair and professor of pediatrics, and Children's of Mississippi CEO Guy Giesecke.
Longtime Friends of Children's Hospital leader and philanthropist Sara Ray, left, greets Dr. Mary Taylor, Suzan B. Thames Chair and professor of pediatrics, and Children's of Mississippi CEO Guy Giesecke.
Children's of Mississippi patient Paisley Umberger takes a walk through BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland.
Children's of Mississippi patient Paisley Umberger of Pearl takes a walk through BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland.
Children's of Mississippi patient DeAsia Scott smiles with Santa and his elves at BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland.
Children's of Mississippi patient DeAsia Scott smiles with Santa and his elves at BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland.
Children's of Mississippi patient Ryder Jackson of Long Beach picks out a Christmas tree at BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland.
Children's of Mississippi patient Ryder Jackson of Long Beach picks out a Christmas tree at BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland.
Volunteer elves Erica Bradshaw, left, and Gail Willridge flank Santa Claus with Dr. Mary Taylor, Suzan B. Thames Chair and professor of pediatrics, and Children's of Mississippi CEO Guy Giesecke during BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland.
Volunteer elves Erica Bradshaw, left, and Gail Willridge flank Santa Claus with Dr. Mary Taylor, Suzan B. Thames Chair and professor of pediatrics, and Children's of Mississippi CEO Guy Giesecke during BankPlus Presents Winter Wonderland.