Lorraine is the driving force behind Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels. Her experience in the pediatric cancer world sparked her lifelong devotion to advocacy and support for children and their families. She is committed to fulfilling her daughter, Amanda’s, wish to provide dignity and comfort to all children battling life-threatening diseases. Comfycozy’s for Chemo, an adaptive apparel line, was created in 2012 and a 501c3 established in 2013. Over 8,000
children have received a Comfycozy. She serves on the Family Advisory Council and Memorial Service Grievance Committee at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Lorraine teaches ‘Family Centered Care’ classes to new healthcare professionals. She is a speaker for Mother’s Grace, MASK magazine, the Child Life Specialist Association, and many other organizations. Lorraine was awarded the Phoenix Business Journal’s Healthcare Heroes Innovator Award in 2018. She also shared Amanda’s experience with Bard to inspire the medical device AllPoints Port Access System Port Stabilizer, known as the “Amanda Needle”.