Volunteers sought to warm hearts with magic

Open Heart Magic, a nonprofit group that entertains children being treated at hospitals, is seeking volunteers who want to be hospital magicians.

Volunteers will perform for children undergoing medical treatment at places including Hope Children's Hospital in Oak Lawn. Magicians in 2012 reached more than 3,000 youths at their hospital bedsides, and the group's goal for the next three years is to bring bedside magic to more than 10,000 children and teens.

Hospital magician performing magic one-on-one for youths at their bedsides, then show them how the tricks are achieved. Volunteers will leave the patients with magic supplies and a booklet with more magic tricks to learn.

For more information call (312) 624-8079.