Irene Hand Roberts was born on April 28th, 1917, at her grandmother’s restaurant and boarding hotel in McLaughlin, South Dakota. In July 1923, at the age of six, Irene developed what was called infantile paralysis, but is now known as polio. Her polio was treated at Shriners Hospitals
Every year, Shriners Hospitals for Children selects two National Patient Ambassadors (NPA) to represent the health care system’s patients. We are proud to introduce our 2020-2021 National Patient Ambassadors Connor and Mia, and share their incredible stories.
Our mini-documentary provides a look at the Shriners fraternity through the stories of members. Watch the first 7 and a half minutes of this incredible story.
As women, we have an increasing ability to effect change through our own leadership and philanthropy. Women & Philanthropy empowers all women, diverse in age, interests, and backgrounds, to make a difference through a direct, participatory role. Members recognize that by giving together, their gift ...
Meet National Patient Ambassador Connor and see his story.
Nobles from Shriners International explain what the fraternity is all about and why it is more than just a fraternity.
Meet National Patient Ambassador Mia and see her story.
Brotherhood through the eyes of Kirk Pearson, Zamora Shriners.
Family through the eyes of Ralph Jubb III, Al Kader
Since its inception 50 years ago, the IASYC has grown internationally and expanded its presence on the Pacific and Atlantic coasts.