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Hannah Geneser Learning Center & Safety Store


  • We will close early at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sep. 4. 
  • We will be closed on Tuesday, Sep. 17 for a pediatric injury conference. 

We're helping kids stay out of the hospital. 

The Hannah Geneser Learning Center & Safety Store is committed to making safety a priority for all families. Many are surprised to hear preventable injuries are the leading cause of death and injury for children of all ages (1 to 19 years old). That's why we provide a variety of safety products and have experts on hand to help you follow best practices as your child grows. When you leave, we want you to feel confident that you have all the information you need to help keep your family safe. We provide one-on-one education for the proper use of each product you purchase. 

We're making safety affordable for your family. 

The Hannah Geneser Learning Center & Safety Store offers low prices by partnering closely with manufacturers. When you shop with us, you save money and help support the Center for Advocacy and Outreach at Blank Children's Hospital. The center has experts that reach beyond the hospital walls to improve the health, safety and well-being of all children. 

Hannah's Story

The Hannah Geneser Learning Center & Safety Store is named after Hannah Geneser. On March 21, 2011, four-year-old Hannah Ray Geneser died in a tragic accident when a screen gave way and she fell from an open window. In response to her tragic and untimely death, the Hannah Geneser Foundation was founded by her parents, Jamie and Shanda. The Hannah Geneser Foundation promotes childhood safety – with special emphasis on window safety – through public awareness and educational opportunities. Learn more about Hannah and the Foundation on their website. 

Safety Products

The Hannah Geneser Learning Center & Safety Store currently offers the following safety devices:

  • Bike helmets
  • Ski helmets
  • Elbow, knee and wrist pads
  • Window guards and stops
  • Smoke alarm/CO detector
  • Fire escape ladders
  • Car seats/Booster seats
  • Various childproofing items
  • TV mounts
  • Life jackets
  • Infant sleep sacks
  • Radon test kits
  • Child safety gates

See photos of the products and pricing. 

Common questions we can help with: 

  • Is my child ready to go forward facing in their car seat? 
  • When do I transition my child to a booster seat? 
  • When is a good time to start childproofing? 
  • I know I need to secure my windows, but I am not sure what device to buy.  
  • What type of gate can I use at the top of stairs?  

Stop by the Hannah Geneser Learning Center & Safety Store to ask an expert! See our location and hours.